City Manager – Bangor, ME
City Manager, Bangor, ME (pop. 33,039) The City of Bangor is located on the Penobscot River thirty miles from the Maine coast and one hundred and thirty miles northeast of Portland. Bangor is the third largest city in Maine with a population of 33,039 within 34.6 square miles. Bangor is an ideal location to live, work, play and raise a family. It is proud of its “big city experience, but with a quiet close community and no rush hour, just a rush minute.”
Under the Council/Manager form of government, Bangor’s municipal budget provides funding for police, fire, public works, finance, parks and recreation, health and community services, and an international airport, among other municipal services. The General Fund operating budget appropriation for FY21 was $106.9 million.
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the administrative head of the City, responsible to the City Council for the administration of all departments. The City Manager appoints heads of departments, except the City Clerk, City Assessor, and City Solicitor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The City has approximately 700 municipal employees, with a little over two-thirds of them being in full-time positions.
The successful candidate will have:
● Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in related discipline or an equivalent combination of experience, training, and education. Master’s degree with specialization in public administration, city planning, public policy, business administration, or a related field preferred.
● Five years or more of progressively responsible experience in a public agency setting, preferably in roles such as a City Manager, Town Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Department Head/Director.
Starting salary for the position is $106,626 to $143,227 DOQ. To see full job description, and to apply immediately with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to Michael Jaillet, Vice President or Joellen J. Cademartori, CEO, GovHR USA, LLC – go to www.GovHRjobs.com. Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis through December 1, 2021. The City of Bangor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.