The town of Dartmouth is currently recruiting for an Assistant Town Administrator. This key management position is responsible for highly professional, administrative and supervisory work in directing a diverse municipal department and in assisting the Town Administrator to provide daily control over a variety of ongoing town activities. Researches, analyzes and recommends changes in town policies, and serves as liaison and coordinator between town officials, employees and citizens.

Assists the Town Administrator in coordinating the functions of the town consistent with the policy direction of the Select Board. Acts as representative for the Town Administrator in addressing issues with citizens and other outside public and private agencies. Acts as representative of the Town Administrator at commission and board meetings. Assists the Town Administrator and Finance Director in the preparation and review of the capital improvement plan, budget requests, analysis and presentations. Provides direct supervision and guidance to assigned department heads. Exercises authority delegated by Town Administrator/Chief Procurement Officer to prepare and award bids and other solicitations. Develops and monitors procurement practices, provides guidance to other departments on procurement matters. Prepares grant applications and manages grant awards. Oversees and implements all the duties of the Department of Development including community and economic development, community development block grant, grant development, alternative energy and green communities, affordable housing, community relations, and project management. Develop and implement a strategic Community and Economic Development Plan for the town.

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management or related field; master’s degree in public administration, or related field preferred. Three to five years of experience in municipal management or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The salary range for this position is $89,522-$116,378. Interested candidates may submit employment application, cover letter and resumes to: jobs@town.dartmouth.ma.us.

Full job description and employment applications can be found on town of Dartmouth website, on Employment Opportunities page.

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