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The City of Vergennes is seeking a city manager. Vergennes (pop. 2,500) is Vermont’s oldest city and has a city charter and council-manager form of government. Close to the shores of Lake Champlain and an easy drive to Burlington and Middlebury, Vergennes is a thriving community situated in the heart of the Champlain Valley.

The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of general municipal operations, practices and procedures, including applicable laws and regulations; budgeting, accounting and related procedures; grant and funding sources; personnel management; project management; community planning and development; and conflict resolution. He or she will be able to make recommendations and communicate effectively with municipal officials, state and federal organizations, and the public. The city manager oversees 17 full-time employees and an annual operating of budget of $2,138,942.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field (advanced degree preferred), 5-10 years of progressive experience in municipal government, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a full-time position with some evening, weekend, and holiday hours required. Salary is $70,000 to $85,000 DOQ/E. The city provides an exceptional 100% employer-paid benefits package.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references by July 9, 2018, to municipal.recruitment@vlct.org. Please note where you saw this ad.

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