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  • Town of Pownal
  • 467 Center Street
  • PO Box 411
  • Pownal, VT 05261
  • Town Clerk: (802) 823-7757
  • Selectmen: (802) 823-0132
  • Fax: (802) 823-0116

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Town Administrator Pownal

The Town of Pownal, Vermont (pop.3478) seeks a collaborative and dynamic town administrator. This historic town is located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Southern Vermont in Bennington County. The town's abundant outdoor recreational opportunities reflect quintessential Vermont living and it is located within a few hours of Boston, New Haven, and New York metropolitan regions. The administrator assists the five-member selectboard's general administration of the town. Day-to-day responsibilities include supporting all departments as needed, grant writing and managing grant awards, monitoring budgets, attending and participating in all selectboard meetings, public relations, and coordination with the town's elected and appointed officials. This is a new part-time position, with the potential to increase to full-time. The salary range is $35,000 - $40,000 with excellent benefits. A detailed job description is available here. A bachelor's degree in public administration, political science, or business management and/or a minimum of three years' experience in an administrative or managerial capacity in either municipal government or business, or a combination of equivalent experience as the selectboard deems sufficient is required.

Application deadline: March 19, 2018.

Please do not fill out the online Application for this position. This position instead requires you to apply in confidence by sending an email a cover letter, resume, and reference list (3) to nelsonbrownell@rocketmail.com, subject: Pownal Administrator, or mail to:
Confidential: Pownal Administrator Search
c/o Nelson Brownell, Selectboard Chair,
P.O. Box 14
North Pownal, VT 05260

View the full job Description below for more details.
Administrator Job Description

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The Town of Pownal is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory working environment and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetics, religion, gender, gender preference, pregnancy, disabilities, marital status, veteran status, ancestry or political affiliation.