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Job Opening - City Manager

The City of Gardiner, Maine, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Manager.  Located near the state capital on the Kennebec River with a redeveloping historic downtown, Gardiner has a population of 5800.  Gardiner is a full service community with a Council/Manager form of government, 57 employees, and a budget of 5.9 million dollars, excluding schools and County government.  

The Council is seeking candidates with management experience and demonstrated leadership abilities implementing and executing the City’s strategic vision and long range plans. The strategic vision and long range plans were recently set out in the City’s comprehensive plan. The Manager is the primary economic development staffer and is expected to deliver recommendations and insight to the City Council on a wide range of issues.  Skills in financial management and budgeting, project management and policy development with an open, collaborative and transparent management style and excellent communication skills are desired. The Council prefers candidates with municipal management experience and a degree in Public Administration; however, individuals with related experience and training are encouraged to apply.  

Salary is negotiable based on experience and training.  Deadline for submission of materials is April 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements by email to or by fax to (207) 624-0118 or send by U.S. mail to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330

Gardiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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