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Deputy Town Clerk/Human Resources Director

Category: Other
Description:
THE TOWN OF VALDESE IS SEEKING A SELF-MOTIVATED AND DETAIL ORIENTED PROFESSIONAL WITH OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS TO SERVE AS OUR DEPUTY TOWN CLERK/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR. THE TOWN OF VALDESE IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING AN ENCOURAGING ATMOSPHERE THAT SUPPORTS JOB SATISFACTION AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH FOR ALL TOWN STAFF. VALDESE, (APPROXIMATE POPULATION 4,500) IS LOCATED IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA, 70 MILES WEST OF CHARLOTTE, WHERE THE “FOOTHILLS MEET THE MOUNTAINS”. FOUNDED IN 1893 BY TWENTY-NINE WALDENSIAN SETTLERS FROM THE COTTIAN ALPS OF ITALY, WE HAVE A DEEP RESPECT FOR OUR UNIQUE HERITAGE WHICH WE CELEBRATE ANNUALLY WITH SPECIAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS. WE HAVE A THRIVING DOWNTOWN FEATURING SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS, SHOPS AND HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS. THE TOWN HAS A COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT; CONSISTING OF A MAYOR AND FIVE COUNCILMEMBERS, REPRESENTING FIVE WARDS, EACH ELECTED AT- LARGE IN NON-PARTISAN ELECTIONS. THE TOWN PROVIDES A FULL RANGE OF MUNICIPAL SERVICES WITH A CURRENT OPERATING BUDGET OF $10.91 MILLION. THE BUDGET INCLUDES A TOTAL GENERAL FUND BUDGET OF $6.02 MILLION AND UTILITY FUND BUDGET OF $4.89 MILLION. AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE TOWN’S LEADERSHIP TEAM, THE DEPUTY TOWN CLERK/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR PERFORMS RESPONSIBLE, DIFFICULT ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL WORK IN THE MAINTENANCE OF OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL RECORDS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN PROVIDING SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE TOWN MANAGER AND ELECTED OFFICIALS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES PROGRAM FOR THE TOWN. THIS POSITION PERFORMS THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF DEPUTY TOWN CLERK IN SUPPORT OF THE COUNCIL MEMBER WITH THE CHARTER­ DESIGNATED STATUTORY RESPONSIBILITY OF TOWN CLERK AS WELL AS ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES AS ASSISTANT TO THE TOWN MANAGER. THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF GENERAL LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES GOVERNING MUNICIPAL PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES AND COMPETENCE IN THE PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, AND LAWS GOVERNING THE MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: GRADUATION FROM A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A DEGREE IN BUSINESS, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, OR RELATED FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN A POSITION INVOLVING OFFICE AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, WITH HEAVY PUBLIC CONTACT FUNCTIONS; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. EXPERIENCE: A MINIMUM OF THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN A PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE POSITION INVOLVING OFFICE AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, PREFERABLY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS AND A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CAN ALSO BE OBTAINED BY VISITING WWW.TOWNOFVALDESE.COM. DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. SUBMIT BY OCTOBER 4, 2019 FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION.
Employer: Town of Valdese
Expires: 10/24/2019
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