Town Manager Search Process


The Town of Bloomfield has contracted with an executive search firm to find a new Town Manager. Input from residents, local business leaders, and town employees is extremely important as we find the next individual to lead the Town.

The Town Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town and reports to the Town Council. The Town Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town, including appointment and supervision of all Town Staff; recommendation of policies, procedures, and ordinances; and the development of the Town's budget for the Town Council’s consideration and approval.

The Town Council requests your feedback regarding the position of Town Manager.  The Town Council believes it is important to solicit feedback regarding the characteristics and traits the new Town Manager should possess as well as the opportunities and challenges the person will be faced with when commencing employment with the Town. 

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Proposed Recruitment Process Recommendations and Timeline

August 30 - September 15 - A survey is available to provide feedback regarding the Town Manager position by residents, stakeholders, and employees. A Dedicated email for Town Manager search is live – – for interested parties to provide feedback directly to the Search Consultant.

Week of October 2nd - Position is advertised and recruiting commences.

October 31st - Deadline for submission of resumes.

Week of December 4th - Finalists Meet and Greet with the Public and/or Public Forum. Feedback will be solicited from participants and will be compiled into a report for the Town Council by the Search Consultant.

Week of December 11th - Finalists interview with the Town Council.

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ll use this feedback to create a leadership profile of the next TownManager, so our search firm, GovHR, knows what type of person we’re looking for.

About The Search Firm

GovHRUSA is aGovHR certified woman-owned business that provides comprehensive executive recruitment, interim staffing, human resources consulting and organizational analysis consulting services for local governments, intergovernmental organizations, school districts as well as other governmental and non-profit entities. GovHRUSA consultants have worked in all areas of local government leadership including city/county management, human resources, public safety, finance, public works, parks and recreation, and utilities. This combined hands-on knowledge and experience have made GovHRUSA a proven leader in public sector consulting.