Town Manager

The Town of Poolesville, MD is currently accepting resumes for the position of Town Manager.

The Town Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Town.

The Manager is responsible to the Commissioners for the proper administration of all affairs of the Town. Under provisions of the Town Charter and Code, the Town Manager sees that all laws, ordinances, and resolutions of the Commissioners are faithfully enforced, attends all meetings of the Commissioners, makes recommendations to the Commissioners for adopting such measures as he/she may deem necessary or expedient, and makes reports to the Commissioners from time to time upon the affairs of the Town and keeps the Commissioners fully advised of the Town’s financial condition and its future financial needs.

 Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in local government, including three (3) years’ supervision and/or executive level management. Exceptional communication skills, both orally and in writing, including the ability to actively listen and communicate with a wide range of individuals and all segments of the community as well as a proven record of transparency in management.

Preferred qualifications include a Master’s Degree in public administration or a closely related field and strong human resources/employee relations, fiscal management, economic development, and regional and intergovernmental expertise. ICMA-CM and work in a full-service commissioner/manager government are preferred, but not required.

The Town Manager is preferred to reside within approximately 30-minutes of the Town limits.

The salary for the Town manager ranges from $90,000 to $110,000 and is dependent on qualifications and experience. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package that includes health insurance, 401-A and paid time off.

Applications will be received through the close of business on June 7, 2021 at 19721 Beall Street, P.O. Box 158, Poolesville, MD 20837 or by email at

The Town of Poolesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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