The City of South Burlington, Vermont seeks a collaborative, energetic, and professional City Manager. South Burlington (population 17,900) is a growing, dynamic community with a strong tradition of civic engagement. Located adjacent to Lake Champlain and the University of Vermont, the city includes a nationally recognized school system, thriving retail and hospitality sectors, hospital and world class recreational opportunities. In 2008, Family Circle magazine recognized South Burlington as one of the "Ten Best Towns for Families".
The manager reports to a five-member City Council in a traditional council-manager form of government. The manager supervises 127 full-time employees and 50+ part-time and seasonal employees, develops and administers a $13 million operating budget, and oversees all personnel, financial, departmental, and labor-relations matters. A detailed job description is available at www.sburl.com under "Employment Opportunities".
The Council will select a manager to be an active partner in community and governing discussions and to provide leadership in policy formulation and implementation. South Burlington's next manager will face the challenge of assisting the Council in balancing the growth that comes from being a desirable community with the community's wish to preserve open space.
The salary range is $95,000-$115,000 and is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package. A Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's in public administration, business administration or other relevant field is desirable. Five years previous experience in municipal government is preferred.
Deadline to submit application is August 1, 2013. To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to: South Burlington City Manager Search, c/o Human Resources Dept., 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
Applications also accepted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with South Burlington in the subject line.
The City of South Burlington is an equal opportunity employer.