Town Manager – Rocky Hill, CT

Deadline: Friday, August 26, 2022


The Town of Rocky Hill is located halfway between New York City and Boston, is home to roughly 21,000 people and is renowned for being one of Connecticut’s most desirable places to live, play, and work. The Town is located along the banks of the beautiful Connecticut River, covers 13.45 square miles, and is named for the trap rock ridge that rises in the northeast.

The Town of Rocky Hill operates under a Council-Manager form of government with the Town Council comprised of a Mayor and eight Council Members. The Town Council appoints a Town Manager who serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Town who is responsible for oversight and administration of all day-to-day operation of municipal functions with the exception of the Board of Education.

The Mayor and Town Council seek a professional, visionary, transparent, and personable Town Manager for Rocky Hill who balances forward-thinking growth management with fiscal conservancy, communicates effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and is equipped to inspire staff to serve an increasingly diverse community. The ideal candidate will be a person of high integrity who has demonstrated an ability to manage municipal organizations successfully and build consensus to achieve goals.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, finance or a closely related field is required, with a Master’s degree preferred. Additionally, applicants should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a senior leader of an organization that is comparable to, or more expansive than, the Town of Rocky Hill relative to size, organizational complexity, and operating budget. Considerable exposure to personnel and financial administration is desired. Candidates will also be considered that possess any combination of education and/or work experience deemed relevant and equivalent to achieve the successful performance of the job.

This position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications, and in accordance with employment contract negotiations. Residency is required following a reasonable period after appointment and must be maintained throughout tenure as Town Manager.

How to Apply

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For more information on this position contact:
Doug Thomas, Executive Vice President, SGR