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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
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Historic Friends Church
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Located on Route 1a, Friends Church is the oldest still-standing church in Fort Fairfield.  It was built in 1859-1860 by the Haines family and a bunch of their Quaker friends, who, according to oral history, were part of the Underground Railroad before and during the Civil War. 
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The church was later used as a neighborhood community church and is being restored by Frontier Heritage Historical Society. 
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Friends Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and plays host to the annual Hymn Sing typically held on the first Sunday of the Maine Potato Blossom Festival.