City Manager


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Posted on 03/06/2017 by the City of Rockland, Maine  |  Expires 04/03/2017

Help Wanted


The City of Rockland, Maine (, is accepting resumes for the position of city manager. Located in mid-coast Maine, Rockland (pop. 7,237) is a service center community and county seat. The city has a strong and growing historic downtown, working waterfront, successful business community, cultural and recreational opportunities, and a diverse residential community. Rockland has a $22.7 million total operating budget and 100 full-time employees. Rockland operates under a City Charter, Council/Manager form of government with a five-member council elected citywide and serving staggered three-year terms.

A manager with a collaborative and open management style, who cultivates and maintains positive relationships with elected officials, city staff, and all of the city’s various constituencies and stakeholders, and who is invested in assisting Rockland develop and achieve its collective vision will be a strong candidate. Excellent leadership and organizational skills, team-building experience, and experience seeking best practices will be essential. The council is seeking candidates with a minimum of five years of demonstrated municipal management experience as a manager or similar related position. Technical skills and experience in areas of economic development, finance, strategic and long-term planning, budgeting, labor relations, policy development, and project management are desired. Applicants will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field (Master’s degree preferred). Candidates with varied combinations of education and management experience are encouraged to apply. The city manager is required to live in Rockland and is expected to become an active part of the community.

Salary based on experience and qualifications.

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by 5 p.m,. on Monday, April 3, 2017, via email (, fax (207-624-0118), or by U.S. mail to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330.

Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.