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Town Manager

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO, POP. 4,300, IS LOCATED IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS, A HAVEN FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS AND NATURE LOVERS. NORTH WILKESBORO HAS A RICH HERITAGE AND HAS BEEN A GATEWAY TO WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA SINCE THE TOWN’S INCORPORATION IN 1891. NORTH WILKESBORO IS A FULL-SERVICE TOWN PROVIDING FOR POLICE, FIRE, PARKS AND RECREATION, ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC WORKS, WHICH INCLUDES WATER, SEWER, STREETS AND SANITATION. THE TOWN IS INVOLVED IN MANY GREAT PROJECTS AND HAS AN ADOPTED ANNUAL TOTAL BUDGET OF OVER $10.4 MILLION. THE TOWN NOW SEEKS A PROFESSIONAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT PRACTITIONER TO BECOME ITS NEXT TOWN MANAGER. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AS A MANAGER OR ASSISTANT MANAGER, A BS DEGREE IN TOWN AND COUNTY MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS OR A RELATED FIELD, AND PROVEN LEADERSHIP ABILITIES. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE AT LEAST 10 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, A MPA, MBA OR RELATED GRADUATE DEGREE AND PROVEN LEADERSHIP ABILITIES, AND BE AN ICMA CREDENTIALED MANAGER. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENT, HAVE A STRONG BACKGROUND IN UTILITIES AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND BE A TEAM-ORIENTED LEADER DISPLAYING AN OPEN-MINDED AND FLEXIBLE ATTITUDE TOWARDS STAFF AND ABILITY TO WORK WITH THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. STARTING SALARY $90K-$115K DOQ. FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN APRIL 19, 2019; OPEN UNTIL FILLED. SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME WITH 5 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES TO CONNIE BAUGUESS, FINANCE DIRECTOR, POST OFFICE BOX 218, NORTH WILKESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, 28659, OR BY EMAIL TO FINANCE@NORTH-WILKESBORO.COM. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN’S WEBSITE.
Employer: Town of North Wilkesboro
Expires: 5/2/2019
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