New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire Municipal Association

Town Manager

Town of Dexter, Maine

The Town of Dexter is announcing the extension of our process to recruit a Town Manager.  It is the continued goal of the Council to hire a Town Manager that will assist them in directing the Town of Dexter for the long-term. 

Dexter is a service center community with a year-round population of about 4,000 that functions under a Town Council/Town Manager form of government.  Town operations include police, fire, airport, recreation, public works, facilities, library and cemeteries.  Dexter has a current annual municipal operating budget of $4 million excluding contributions to the school district and county.

The Town Council is looking for an individual with substantial experience in personnel management, strong budgeting and financial management skills, economic development, and grant writing.  Candidates should possess superior communications and computer skills.  Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability is essential.

A degree in public or business administration or a related field is preferred, and a minimum of five years of experience in municipal management is desired.  Individuals with equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.  Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience and qualifications.  The successful candidate will need to reside in Dexter.  

To Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a resume, cover letter, and at least three references no later than the close of business, May, 10 2017.  Please email all materials to or by mail to:

Town of Dexter

Attn: Town Manager Search

23 Main Street

Dexter, ME  04930

The Town of Dexter is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: May 10, 2017