Westborough, MA (18,934 pop.), seeks a proactive, seasoned community leader to serve as its new Town Manager. This financially stable community boasts substantial reserves and an AAA bond rating and is recognized as a desirable community for smart growth business development with a strong residential base for commuters to both the Boston and Worcester labor markets.  Incorporated in 1717, Westborough recently celebrated its 300 year anniversary. Westborough had an active manufacturing presence that has now evolved into a leading technological center along the route 495 and Mass Pike corridor. The community has a rich history and a strong commitment to preserving its heritage, while also providing the highest level of municipal services to its residents. This beautiful, semi-rural community with numerous recreational amenities offers easy access to routes 90 and 495 and is dissected by major state routes 9, 30 and 135 with a location just 29 miles from the world-class medical, educational, and cultural assets of Boston and only 12 miles from Worcester. Led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, with an open town meeting form of government, this community has an established Town Charter, excellent schools and boasts a quality of life that makes this a “destination” community for any public manager. The Town Manager will oversee an operating budget for FY 2020 of approximately $114 million dollars (combined school and town) with 188 town side FTEs. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of seven years of experience in public administration, with a minimum of five years served in a senior management capacity or an equivalent combination of education and relevant management experience. The town of Westborough Charter does require the Manager to live in Westborough or one of the six contiguous communities within one year of appointment. The town has established a total compensation minimum of $180,000 with a competitive benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience for this position. Westborough is an equal opportunity employer.  For additional information related to the search contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x320.

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Deadline: 9 a.m. EST, May 22.