The town of Barre (population: 5365; budget: $12million) is seeking qualified applicants for Town Administrator to serve as chief administrative officer of the town.

The successful candidate will have excellent leadership qualities, exceptional oral and written communication skills including successful grant-writing record, experience with municipal finances/budgets, procurement, Mass. General Laws, human resources/personnel management, and planning. The candidate should be forward-thinking and innovative, with a strong commitment and motivation to work collaboratively with town department heads, employees, boards, committees, and citizens.

The Town Administrator plays a crucial role in the town’s overall planning, management, organization, stability, and growth. The position works under the three-member Board of Selectmen.

View the job description at www.townofbarre.com.

Job requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field, and five years of related experience with a minimum of three years in a managerial position. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to tasearch@townofbarre.com, no later than April 9.