A job posting for town manager was up on the town’s website, Indeed.com, GovJobs.com and ICMA.org (no link – you need to be a member), as well as with the R.I. League of Cities and Towns as of Wednesday, Nov. 22. In addition, the posting will run in the Providence Journal in this Sunday’s paper and online for 30 days, according to Chief of Staff Michaela Antunes.
The post begins, “The Town of East Greenwich, R.I., (pop. 13,146) is seeking a Town Manager responsible for the daily operation and administration of municipal government, fiscal management, capital planning, collective bargaining, procurement and management of personnel, oversight of Town departments, preparation of an annual operating budget of approximately $62 million, and other related duties, as defined in the Town Charter.”
The salary range for the position was listed as $130,000 to $160,000 a year. Current Town Manager Gayle Corrigan makes $160,000.
Among the qualifications sought are a minimum of 10 years of experience as a business leader, administrator or similar position leading an organization and team of professional employees, and a minimum of 5 years municipal collective bargaining experience.
The deadline for resumes is Dec. 22.
Town Councilman Nino Granatiero is the council’s point person for the search. He has said he wants to have a five-member search committee made up of recommendations from council members. He said the council will also meet with the town’s personnel board.