The Town of Boylston is seeking a full-time Town Administrator. Located in Central Massachusetts/Worcester County, Boylston has an operating budget of $14M for the town of 4,400 citizens. The Town Administrator is appointed by, and reports to, a three (3) member Board of Selectmen, with a town meeting form of government. The Town Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town, and is primarily responsible for administering and coordinating all employees, activities, and departments under the jurisdiction of the Board of Selectmen. This role is also responsible for preparing and administering the annual operating and capital budgets, grant writing, and serves as the Town’s Chief Procurement Officer.
Minimum qualifications: experience in municipal government, and a Bachelors Degree and/or related certification in management disciplines, 5 years of managerial experience, strong organizational leadership, excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in grant writing, knowledge of municipal law, experience managing a budget, and be able to exercise sound judgement in conducting duties and responsibilities. A designation as a Certified Procurement Officer, and experience working in a town/organization of similar size is preferred. Involvement in non-profit, social, educational, philanthropic, or other community groups where a candidate can demonstrate skills in relationship building and community development will be held in high regard.
The Town offers a competitive benefits package, and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted until March 5, 2018. Interested candidates should apply at the address below, or forward a resume and three (3) references to Lindsay Katz:
HR Administrator’s Office
221 Main St
Boylston, MA 01505
The Town of Boylston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Town Clerk
The Town of Boylston is seeking to fill the part-time (780 hours/year) position of Assistant Town Clerk. The hours worked will vary weekly to meet the needs of training, coverage for the Town Clerk, and events such as election coverage. Hours will be paid at a rate of $15.00/hour. This position works under the direction of the Town Clerk and performs administrative duties that include but are not limited to, census data management, dog licensing, swearing in officials, tracking boards and committees, managing absentee ballot mailings, and assisting with telephone and counter requests.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including Monday nights. Must be or become a Notary Public. Must have strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Must have strong communication and customer service skills, and be able to establish a good working relationship with other Town departments, boards, committees, commissions, and State and Federal agencies. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:
221 Main St
Boylston, MA 01505
The Town of Boylston is an Equal Opportunity Employer