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Town of Sabattus Hiring Town Manager

Start Date: June 10, 2024 | End Date: July 12, 2024
County: Androscoggin County
Job Type: Manager

The Town of Sabattus, Maine is accepting applications for the position of Town Manager.  Sabattus, located in Androscoggin County north of the busy cities of Lewiston/Auburn and within 40 miles of Portland, Maine’s largest city and the Maine coast. It is a growing residential community looking to increase its commercial and industrial opportunities.

Sabattus has a population of 5,200 and has 25 full-time staff and 7 part-time staff. Its annual budget, excluding schools, is approximately $3.7 million dollars. It operates under a charter with a 5 member Selectboard/Town Manager form of government. Selectboard members are elected for 3-year staggered terms.

The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of serving a municipality with the goal of maintaining and developing current services and townwide infrastructure, finance and budgeting, labor relations/contract negotiating, and policy management are desired. The individual must be a visionary with demonstrated leadership, organizational and listening skills; excellent written and oral communicator with the ability to inspire and empower staff and be enthusiastic about the needs of the community. Leadership with integrity, honesty, openness and humor combined with creative problem solving will be essential. The successful candidate will be required to become an active member of the community. Residency in Sabattus is desired but is negotiable.

The Selectboard is seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated municipal experience as a manager or similar related private business experience.  Applicants will possess a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a closely related field with a master’s degree preferred. Salary range is based on qualifications and experience.

For further information concerning Sabattus please go to


Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and five (5) references by June 29, 2024, to

Sabattus Town Manager Search

Sabattus Town Office

Attn: Interim Town Manager

190 Middle Road

Sabattus, Maine 04280

Telephone: (207)375-4331


This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Town of Sabattus is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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