Search Firm to Assist with Town Administrator Recruitment

The Town of Berlin is seeking to recruit a Town Administrator, the first in the Town’s history, and anticipates filling the position with a July 1, 2019 start date. The Town adopted the position of Town Administrator in October 2018 at a Special Town Meeting via Special Act. Passage of the Special Act is pending.

The Town Administrator will report to a three-person Board of Selectmen and be assisted in their work by an Administrative Secretary and a dedicated team of department heads and employees. The Town is also fortunate to be served by both elected and appointed volunteer Boards and Committees who take an active role in the governance of the Town. Berlin, a community of 3,000 residents, has an open Town Meeting form of government.

Click here for the Scope of Services for the Town of Berlin to employ consultant or executive recruitment services for the recruitment of a Town Manager. It is important that the process includes public participation and input from a wide variety of stakeholders. The appointee to the Town Administrator position will serve in accordance with the Special Act. (UPDATE: This Special Act legislation (House Bill H.4952) was enacted and can be viewed here.)

Search Firm to Assist with Fire/EMS Chief Recruitment

The Town of Berlin Board of Selectmen seeks consulting services in connection with the recruitment and selection of an appropriate candidate for the position of Fire/EMS Chief for the Town of Berlin.

Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be obtained here. Selection criteria are included in the detailed RFP.

Proposals must be received by Noon 12:00 PM on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the:

Town of Berlin Selectmen’s Office
23 Linden Street
Berlin, MA 01503