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Danvers, MA - Town Manager - DEADLINE 08-11-14



Danvers, MA (26,500 pop.), is seeking a creative, proactive, community leader, committed to excellence, to serve as its next Town Manager.  This community, with a rich history and hometown feel, is located just 20 miles from Boston with its world-class medical, educational, and cultural assets yet minutes from the MA shore.  Danvers is recognized for providing exemplary services to its residents and thriving business community.  Led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, the stability of governance in this community is exceptional as evidenced by the 35+ year tenure of the incumbent manager.  The Town Manager is appointed for a five-year term, and, with the assistance of an Assistant Town Manager, oversees an operating budget of approximately $125M and 300+ Town FTEs.  The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s preferred) and should have 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 proven management experience.  Salary range, at $165k to $175k, is commensurate with the expectation for continued excellence in management.  The successful candidate should be prepared to make Danvers his or her home.  Danvers is an equal opportunity employer.  For additional information related to the search, or Town and candidate profiles, contact Alan Gould, Vice President, Municipal Resources Inc. at 603-279-0352, x-320.  


DEADLINE:                                                      August 11 @ 8AM EST


Resumes, in confidence, to:

Danvers, MA – Town Manager Search

ATTN:  Gail Schillinger

Municipal Resources, Inc.

120 Daniel Webster Highway

Meredith, NH  03253


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Natick, MA - Fire Chief - DEADLINE 08-08-14

Fire Chief

Natick, Massachusetts


The Town of Natick, Massachusetts (pop. 33,000), is seeking to fill the position of Fire Chief.  The Department consists of 78 fulltime uniformed civil service employees, with an operating budget of 7.9 million.  Appointed by the Board of Selectmen and under the administrative oversight of the Town Administrator, the Fire Chief serves as a key member of the Town’s management team.  A minimum of two years post high school education is required, with advanced degrees in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Homeland Security, Business or Public Administration, as well as, a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officers Program are preferred.  In addition, candidates should be credentialed as a Massachusetts Fire Chief, or have the ability to become one upon appointment.  Interested candidates must have a minimum of seven years experience in fire suppression, as well as a minimum of five years supervisory experience.  Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas:  budgeting; collaborative interagency relationships; labor management relations in a unionized environment; fire; EMS; and emergency management.  Full compensation and benefits package are negotiable.   The Town of Natick is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or age. 

Visit Municipal Resources Career website at for a full job description. 

Cover letter and resume in pdf preferred:

Gail Schillinger, Administrative Assistant

Municipal Resources, Inc.

120 Daniel Webster Highway

Meredith, NH 03253

Deadline:  August 8, 2014

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Southbridge, MA - Town Manager - REOPENED - NEW DEADLINE 07-25-14




Southbridge, MA (pop 16,700), seeks a progressive, proactive, entrepreneurial, professional with a proven record of leadership and management to serve as the next Town Manager. Southbridge is located in south central MA, just to the east of Springfield, and to the south of Worcester, near the convergence of Interstate 84 and the MA Turnpike, on the CT border. The Capitol Cities of Boston, MA; Hartford, CT; and Providence, RI, all within a comfortable 60 minute drive or less; providing easy access to world class educational facilities, medical institutions, and unparalleled cultural venues. The Town Manager works under the guidance and direction of a nine member Town Council, and oversees a budget of $56 Million and a workforce of 573, the majority covered by collective bargaining agreements. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, high integrity, and the ability to promote and maintain organizational excellence and exceptional community service. Experience with economic development and downtown revitalization is a big plus. 10 years of relevant senior management experience and BA/BS degree required; MPA or related advanced degree strongly preferred. Salary negotiable – most recent $136K+. FLSA exempt position. EEO. Additional Information at


DEADLINE: 7/25/14





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Pelham, NH - Library Director - DEADLINE 07-25-14

Pelham, NH


Library Director


Pelham, NH, Public Library seeks a creative, outreach-oriented, enthusiastic leader to serve as Director.  The right candidate will have knowledge of emerging technologies in library services, programming, and strategic planning, as well as web site and social media skills.  The Library is a beautiful newer facility in southern NH, with easy access to Boston, the seacoast, and the White Mountains.  Servicing over 5,500 patrons, with a collection of over 30,000 items, with 3FT staff, plus PT and volunteers.  MLS plus three years administrative work experience in a library setting desired.


Salary beginning at $57,000.00 plus excellent benefits, including retirement.


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FLSA exempt position; EEO


DEADLINE: July 25, 2014 (or until position is filled)





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Newton, NH - Fire Chief (Part-time) - DEADLINE 07-03-14

Fire Chief (Part –Time)


Town of Newton, NH


The Town of Newton, NH (pop 4600), is seeking an experienced fire officer for the position of part-time fire chief.  Newton is located in southeastern NH on the MA border. This Chief is expected to work approximately 25 hours per week, to maintain regular office hours, and to be available for emergency call-backs.  The Newton Fire Department is comprised of a committed corps of on-call staff and is responsible for providing all traditional fire services to this community.  Although EMS transports are handled by a private ambulance service, the fire department is a first responder.  The Fire Chief reports, and is directly responsible to, a 5 member Board of Selectmen.  The successful candidate will have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Fire Science, Public Administration, or closely related field, and 10 years experience in fire service, with at least 5 years of supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of required knowledge, skills, & abilities.       


Wages commensurate with training and experience.  The Town of Newton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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Resumes in Confidence to:

Newton, NH – Fire Chief Search

ATTN: Gail Schillinger

Municipal Resources, Inc.

120 Daniel Webster Highway

Meredith, NH  03253


DEADLINE:  July 3, 2014



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New Durham, NH - Financial Officer & Benefits Administrator - DEADLINE 06-30-14

New Durham, NH

Financial Officer and Benefits Administrator 

The Town of New Durham, NH, is seeking a full-time Financial Officer and Benefits Administrator with excellent interpersonal skills to perform and oversee accounting, payroll, financial reporting, auditing, and budgeting functions.  The position is responsible for maintaining and updating financial procedures, enhancing internal controls, coordinating the preparation of the annual budget, analyzing monthly financial statements, directing audit preparation, serving as primary liaison with external auditors, supervising cash management, managing the computerized accounting system, preparing a variety of financial reports for the Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee, coordinating communications, and regular reports on financial matters with other departments. Attendance at some evening meetings required during the budgeting process.  

The ideal candidate: Associates degree in accounting (Bachelor’s degree preferred), and two years of municipal accounting experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This position has a salary range of $14.25 to $24.99 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications. EOE.

Submit cover letter, resume, and application to:  

Jeremy Bourgeois, Town Administrator

PO Box 207

New Durham, NH 03855

Or via email to:

DEADLINE:  Close of business Monday, June 30, 2014.


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Somersworth, NH - Director of Public Works & Utilities - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Director of Public Works and Utilities

Somersworth, NH, accepting applications for Director of Public Works & Utilities. Key member of City's leadership team, oversees all facets of City's streets, water, wastewater, stormwater and Engineering divisions.
BA/BS in Engineering, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field strongly preferred; 8 years experience, 3 in supervisory and administrative role. Extensive senior level public works experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Experience in operation and maintenance, project management, and service delivery, with team-orientation and customer-focus essential. Strong budget and management skills, team building, and enthusiasm toward creative solutions to meet Community needs. Annual salary $74,470 to $90,607 DOQ. Excellent benefit package.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Submit resume to the City Manager, One Government Way, Somersworth, NH 03878


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