Town of Buckland

Buckland, MA (2,000 pop.), is seeking a proactive and energetic municipal management professional to serve as its next Town Administrator.  This small, rural community is located in Franklin County, Mass., approximately 40 miles from Springfield. Buckland is led by a three-member Select Board, has an Open Town Meeting form of government, and a FY19 operating budget of approximately $4.6 mil.  The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in a field related to municipal management. Preferred candidates should have experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager, or education and experience that is equivalent showing progressive leadership. Candidates should possess demonstrated skills, abilities, and knowledge in municipal finance, grant writing and administration, municipal procurement, economic development, personnel management, and strategic planning.Prior experience working with regional or shared services preferred. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $70K+/-, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Schedule and salary are negotiable. Buckland is an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit http://www.communityparadigm.comor contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

Submit résumé and cover letter, with the subject line Buckland Town Administrator, via email in a single PDF, by 5:00 p.m. on March 25, 2019, to: