Town Manager


eyeglasses online

Posted on 03/10/2017 by the Town of Hartland  |  Expires 03/31/2017

Help Wanted


The Town of Hartland, Vermont (pop. 3,393) seeks a collaborative and energetic town manager to serve as its chief administrative officer. Hartland is a small town on the Connecticut River in southeastern Vermont that maintains a strong tradition of civic engagement. Its covered bridges and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities reflect quintessential Vermont living within easy driving distance of Lebanon and Hanover, New Hampshire and Dartmouth College.

The manager reports to a five-member selectboard and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the town. The manager supervises 11 full-time and five part-time employees, administers a $2.5 million operating budget, and oversees all personnel, finances, and public works. A detailed job description is posted below.

A Bachelor’s degree in public administration or business management is required (Master’s degree preferred). Previous experience in municipal government is desired. The hiring range is $60,000 to $80,000, with an excellent benefits package provided. The manager is encouraged but not required to reside in town.

Please apply in confidence with a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references via email to with “Hartland” as subject, or send via U.S. mail to:

Hartland Town Manager
c/o VLCT
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05602-2948.

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2017.

The Town of Hartland is an equal opportunity provider and employer.