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TOWN MANAGER

Fort Fairfield, Maine

The Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine, is currently soliciting resumes for the position of Town Manager.  Fort Fairfield is a community of 3500, with a Council/Manager form of government, an annual budget of $3.0 million excluding schools, and 20 full-time employees.  The Town Council is seeking an individual with personnel management and labor relations experience, strong successful economic development experience, strong financial management and budgeting skills, and good communications skills.  The successful Manager candidate should be a creative problem solver with the ability to work as a team member, and demonstrate flexibility and openness in the performance of their job.

Candidates should possess at least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience.  The Town Council would prefer a candidate with municipal management experience and a degree in Public or Business Administration, however, individuals with equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply. 

Salary is negotiable based on experience and training.  Correspondence may be submitted by email: PersonnelServices@memun.org; by fax (207) 624-0118; or by U.S. mail. Resume, cover letter and salary history must be received by Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Please send materials to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330
Fort Fairfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Fort Fairfield Flood Prevention Information

The Town of Fort Fairfield has been a proactive community when it comes to managing and mitigating the risks possed by flooding.  springflood2015                     Spring 2015 Flooding North Caribou Road

Some of the steps taken by the town include creating a warning system, curating a library of floodplain information, establishing an annual outreach meeting with emergency management, transportation, media and other stakeholders as well as establishing protocols for flood events.  

Fort Fairfield has been recognized for these efforts by being designated as a Storm Ready Community by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration since 2001 and as a Federal Emergency Management Agency Project Impact Community since 2000.

The following are links to local and national flood prevention information:

Notice of Available Local Flood Prevention Services

Flood Prevention Information Available at Fort Fairfield Public Library

National Floodplain Insurance Program Information: www.floodsmart.gov

National Community Rating System Resource Information: www.CRSresources.org