Bloomfield, CT (20,500) seeks proactive, seasoned community leader to serve as Town Manager. Residents of Bloomfield take great pride in being a welcoming majority-minority community that respects and honors its diversity. This charming small town was designated as an All American City in 1970 and in 2020 Reader’s Digest honored Bloomfield as one of the Nicest Places in America.

Financially stable, boasts substantial reserves, has an AA+ bond rating and is recognized as a desirable community for smart growth business development with a strong residential base for commuters to the metropolitan Hartford labor markets. This beautiful community is an inner ring suburb of Hartford. The community has a rich history and a strong commitment to preserving its heritage, and boasts a quality of life that makes this a destination community for any public manager. Bloomfield has numerous natural and recreational amenities and offers easy access to I-91 and I-84.

A full-service municipality, led by a nine member Town Council and a Town Manager with an established Council-Manager form of government. The local government provides outstanding public services and excellent schools. Manager oversees an operating budget for FY 21 of $94.7M (School and Town) with 152 FT and 58 PTE’s, not including School Department employees.

An MPA or related degree and eight-plus years of experience in public administration, with five-plus years in a senior management capacity or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Preference will be to Town Managers/Administrators, Assistants and Department Heads with large municipal operations and knowledge of all town functions. Experience in labor relations is required. Town Charter requires the Manager to reside in Bloomfield.

Total compensation range of $160,000 to $180,000 with a competitive benefits package DOQ. Affirmative action/EOE, committed to a diverse workforce and women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 INFORMATION: www.mrigov.com/career

Cover/resume in confidence as PDF to:  recruitment@mrigov.com by April 12

 

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