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County Manager

Category: Management
Description:
ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS SEEKING A SKILLED PROFESSIONAL WITH PROVEN LEADERSHIP ABILITY TO SERVE AS THE NEXT COUNTY MANAGER. ALLEGHANY COUNTY PREFERS A COUNTY MANAGER WHO WILL SUCCESSFULLY ESTABLISH AND FOSTER INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS. THE GOVERNING BOARD IS SEEKING A CANDIDATE WITH STRONG FINANCE/BUDGET/ADMINISTRATIVE/LEADERSHIP SKILLS WHILE ENCOURAGING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN OUR MOUNTAINOUS AREA. IN ADDITION, THE COUNTY MANAGER WILL LEAD DEPARTMENTS AND BUILD TEAMS TO PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICES TO THE COUNTY’S CITIZENS WHILE RECEIVING DIRECTION FROM A FIVE-MEMBER BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. A STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND GUIDELINES ARE A MUST AS WELL AS GOOD COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPARENCY OF ALL COUNTY BUSINESS TO THE PUBLIC. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PARTICIPATION IN BOARDS AND COMMITTEES WILL BE EXPECTED DURING AND AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS A PLACE OF QUIET NIGHTS, ECHOING BLUEGRASS MUSIC, MANY LOCAL ARTISANS, ABUNDANT WILDLIFE, AND SPECTACULAR SCENERY. WITH A POPULATION OF JUST OVER 11,000, ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS A SMALLER THRIVING COMMUNITY WITH A STRONG SENSE OF FAMILY. ALLEGHANY COUNTY EMPLOYS 160 FTE EMPLOYEES ACROSS 21 DEPARTMENTS AND HAS A TOTAL BUDGET OF $18.4M. QUALIFICATIONS: A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN A RELATED FIELD WITH AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT; OR A MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC OR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ECONOMICS, FINANCE OR RELATED FIELD WITH SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED; OR AN EQUIVALENT AMOUNT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT. PREFER CANDIDATES HAVE FIVE OR MORE YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE WITH STRONG ADMINISTRATIVE AND BUDGETING SKILLS. SALARY MAY BE NEGOTIABLE AND WILL BE BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS. FULL JOB PROFILE AND APPLICATION ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.ALLEGHANYCOUNTY-NC.GOV. TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, DETAILED RESUME WITH REFERENCES, AND A COMPLETE STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT (PD 107) TO APRIL HAMM, ALLEGHANY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE, PO BOX 366, SPARTA, NC 28675. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING, CRIMINAL BACKGROUND AND DMV DRIVING RECORD CHECKS. ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS AN EOE.
Employer: Alleghany County
Expires: 10/5/2019
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