City of Newport officially launches City Manager search

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NEWPORT –– The City of Newport has officially launched its search for its next City Manager.

City officials say they are looking for a candidate with strong organizational and operational expertise to help improve the city.

“The City of Newport is excited to be at the start of a new chapter for our City,” Mayor Linda Joy Sullivan stated. The candidate profile and job posting can be found on the city website. An excerpt of the profile states:

“The City Manager, as prescribed in the City Charter, is the Administrative Officer for the City responsible for overseeing and directing the day-to-day affairs of the city government under the direction and supervision of the City Council. The City Manager serves as the administrative head of all City departments and is responsible for the efficient administration thereof.”

The City of Newport is working with Leonine Public Affairs through the Vermont League of Cities and Towns to manage the search process.

Starting salary for the position is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Residency is strongly preferred. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by January 31, 2024, online to Corey Parent at [email protected].

Questions regarding recruitment should be directed to Corey Parent at 802-370-0494 or Alex Brigham at 802-999-0939.

The City of Newport provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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