Town Manager, Enfield, CT (44,500) The Town of Enfield, Connecticut, is a historic community situated along the beautiful Connecticut River in Hartford County. Enfield is about 18 miles north of Hartford and eight miles south of Springfield, Massachusetts. The beautiful Town of Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. Enfield is 33.8 square miles with a current population of approximately 44,500. The Town of Enfield is located at the center of a two-state, three county region. Situated midway between two major employment centers – Hartford and Springfield, MA - Enfield enjoys a superior location along Interstate Route 91, is minutes from Bradley International Airport and within a two-hour drive of both Boston and New York City.
Enfield’s location, transportation access, quality work force, land, infrastructure and business services have attracted many first-rate corporate citizens. The Town has a diversified commercial/industrial base of manufacturing, research, engineering, distribution, service and retail facilities. Several companies have located their corporate headquarters in Enfield. A total of approximately 2,200 businesses are located in Enfield.
Under the Council-Manager form of government, Enfield is a full-service community with approximately 454 full-time Town employees, most of whom are covered by seven collective bargaining agreements. The annual Town budget is approximately $132 million, $64 million of which is for Town operations and includes personnel costs, capital and other expenses. The Town Manager is appointed by and reports to an eleven-member Town Council. Candidates will be expected to have a background in administering municipal operations, particularly financial and personnel management.
The successful candidate must (pursuant to the Town’s Charter) possess the following unless otherwise noted:
A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, with the major field of study in public administration or government.
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in public administration.
A Master’s Degree in Public Administration is highly desirable.
Candidates should have the proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships and possess knowledge of public personnel and finance methods and procedures.
The ability to write technical reports and to express ideas effectively in written and oral form is also required.
Annual compensation is $160,000 +/- DOQ. However, the Town Council will consider a higher starting salary depending on the successful candidate's qualifications and/or experience. Excellent benefits package. Residency is required as soon as possible after appointment but not later than six months, unless approved by the Town Council. Submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by June 30, 2018 online to GovHR USA, LLC – www.GovHRjobs.com. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to Joellen C. Earl, CEO, GovHR USA at 847-380-3238.