Director of Administration & Community Affairs

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Posted on 02/13/2017 by the Town of Milton  |  Expires 03/03/2017

Help Wanted

 

Resourceful? Collaborative? Looking for a new challenge? The Town of Milton seeks an experienced public administrator to join its senior management teamas the Director of Administration & Community Affairs. Reporting to the Town Manager, this full-time exempt position manages day-to-day administrative functions of the Town offices with special focus on overseeing special projects for both the Town Manager’s office and other departments; handles human resources/risk management responsibilities and has a role in payroll/benefits matters; prepares materials and public notifications and coordinates details for selectboard meetings; maintains regular contact and ongoing relationships with local community groups, state and regional agencies, and other municipalities; and delivers the Town’s strategic initiatives to residents through direct contact, social and public media, advertising, and the use of other public engagement strategies. This position also oversees the strategic focus and operations of the Recreation Department and the Town’s relationship with the Library staff.

Located in northwest Vermont on the shores of Lake Champlain in Chittenden County, Milton is home to just over 10,000 residents, making it the eighth most populous town in the state. The town has a $7.5 million operating budget, capital reserve fund, enterprise fund for water and wastewater, and special revenue funds for recreation, public safety, and public works. Milton is a growing and vibrant community rich in tradition and civic pride.

The Director of Administration should bring highly developed organizational skills, an ability to engage in creative problem solving, supervisory experience, and the capability to develop and maintain trust as well as excellent working relationships across the town to this position. The ideal candidate will be able to handle situations with tact and diplomacy and generate support and confidence in the town’s actions. Minimum three years’ experience in fiscal and personnel management required. Salary range is $53,700 to $62,000, commensurate with experience. The Town of Milton offers an excellent benefits package.

Does this sound like the right fit for you? We’d like to learn more about you. To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and a Town of Milton job application (found at http://miltonvt.org/images/Employment_App_Updated_2016.pdf) to Mary Thompson, Administrative Assistant at mthompson@town.milton.vt.us, or send it to:

Town of Milton
43 Bombardier Road
Milton, VT 05468.

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 3, 2017.

The Town of Milton provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Milton complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Town of Milton expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Milton’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.