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Nederland, CO Seeks Town Administrator/Zoning Administrator

The Town of Nederland, Colorado is accepting applications for the position of Town Administrator, who also acts as the Zoning Administrator. The community is comprised of about 1,500 residents in town limits, and serves about 7,500 people in the Peak-to-Peak region. The Town Administrator directly supervises six department heads and support staff, with an overall staff of about 30. The Town Administrator is responsible for developing and administering a General Fund budget of over $2 million, and overall budget of about $5 million, including enterprise funds, as well as implementing the policies and goals set by the Town Board. The Town Administrator oversees Community Development, Planning, and Zoning.

  • The successful candidate should possess a degree in public administration or related field and at least five years’ progressively responsible experience.
  • Experience required in municipal finance/budgeting, economic development, and implementation of town policies to meet strategic goals.
  • Master’s degree and experience working in Colorado mountain communities is a plus.
  • Experience in community development and emergency management a plus.

Hiring range is $75,000-$85,000 DOQ. Residency/relocation to the Boulder/Gilpin County area is required. Ideally, the successful candidate would be available to start the position in the summer of 2021 to allow for orientation with the current Administrator.

Those interested should submit a cover letter and resume to Christy Ruehman, HR Specialist, at or P.O. Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466 no later than Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 5 p.m.

To view the full job description and benefits package, click here.