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Town Administrator

Category: Management
Description:
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR – TOWN OF ELM CITY, POPULATION 1300. TOWN BUDGET IS $1.5 MILLION. LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES SOUTH OF ROCKY MOUNT AND 9 MILES NORTH OF WILSON ON US 301. MAYOR/COUNCIL FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATOR WHO IS COMFORTABLE WORKING WITH PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATION SKILLS, BE A STRONG LEADER WHO WILL GUIDE ELM CITY INTO A MORE PROSPEROUS FUTURE, UNDERSTANDS THE NEED TO KEEP THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL WELL-INFORMED, AND PROMOTES TRANSPARENCY. THE ADMINISTRATOR SHOULD BE SOMEONE WHO WILL REPRESENT THE TOWN, HAVE A HIGH DEGREE OF PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY, HAVE A STRONG WORK ETHIC, MAINTAIN AN OPEN-DOOR POLICY. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRES A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC OR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OR OTHER RELEVANT FIELD; A MASTER’S DEGREE IS PREFERRED. CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST 5 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR BUSINESS; EXPERIENCE AS A LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATOR/MANAGER, ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR/MANAGER OR DEPARTMENT HEAD IS PREFERRED. EXPERIENCE IN NORTH CAROLINA MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OR IN COMPARABLE COMMUNITIES IS A PLUS. THE CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND BUDGETING, PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION, STRATEGIC PLANNING, GRANT WRITING, PROCUREMENT, ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVEOPMENT, COMMUNITY RELATIONS, PUBLIC WORKS, AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE. RESIDENCY WITHIN THE TOWN LIMITS, OR WITHIN WILSON COUNTY IS PREFERRED AFTER ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT HOW TO APPLY: SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, A FIVE YEAR SALARY HISTORY, AND THREE TO FIVE WORK RELATED PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES TO UCPCOGEXECUTIVESEARCH@GMAIL.COM . CANDIDATES MAY HARD COPIES OF THEIR RESUME AND SUPPORTING MATERIALS TO “UPPER COASTAL PLAIN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS, P.O. BOX 9, WILSON, NC 27894. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL MARCH 18, 2019. HIRING RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS $45K TO $65K DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT MUST PASS A DRUG TEST, REPUTATION SCREENING, AND CRIMINAL AND FINANCIAL BACKGROUND CHECKS PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT. ELM CITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND CONSIDERS APPLICANTS FOR ALL POSITIONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.
Employer: Elm City
Expires: 3/18/2019
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