Town Manager - Town of Telluride, Colorado
Telluride, CO, (pop. 2,400) is a world-class, all-season resort town known for its superb skiing, authentic mountain character, and unpretentious attitude, as well as for its cultural events, fine dining, and unmatched, signature festival schedule. At an elevation of 8,750 feet in the dramatic San Juan Mountains in a remote area of Southwest Colorado, Telluride’s “daytime” population is closer to 5,000, swelling to well over 15,000 during ski and festival seasons. The seven-member town council seeks an experienced, savvy leader, who appreciates Telluride not only as a state treasure and world-class destination, but as her or his home. Citizens are highly engaged, educated, and passionate, with diverse opinions that reach well beyond skiing.. Major issues incude a pending wastewater treatment plant expansion, growth, affordable housing, open space, parking, historic preservation,and regional transportation. Four-year degree in relevant field of study, preferably public administration, political science or business administration. Ten years progressively responsible experience in local government, including five as a municipal manager or assistant. Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance. Annual salary range is $125,000 to $150,000, plus substantial housing allowance.
Filing deadline is September 21, 2017.
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