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Newton NH - Town Administrator

Posted May 26, 2022

The Town of Newton, New Hampshire (population approx. 4600) is seeking a professional, progressive candidate to serve as its next Town Administrator. Located along the Massachusetts border, Newton has all the small-town charm of a traditional New England community yet is just minutes to the commercial resources of Plaistow and Salem NH, and Haverhill, MA. Located just 40 miles from Boston and 30 miles from Manchester, all the cultural, medical and educational assets of the region are within a short drive. With an SB2 town meeting form of government and reporting to a 5-member Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator oversees and coordinates the services of a workforce comprised of 13 FT/64 PT employees and an operating budget of approximately $3.7 million.

The successful candidate should have experience with finance administration (municipal preferred), understand local government and have excellent communication and “people skills”. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or related field, 2 years in municipal government; OR equivalent combination of experience and education which demonstrates an ability to be successful in the position. Salary range to $ 105K. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Newton is an equal opportunity employer.


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