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Town Manager

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN MANAGER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING, COORDINATING, AND ADMINISTERING ALL TOWN FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES. THE TOWN MANAGER PROVIDES POLICY GUIDANCE, COORDINATES THE ACTIVITIES OF DEPARTMENT HEADS AND SUPPORT STAFF, AND FOSTERS COOPERATIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CIVIC GROUPS, INTER-GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND TOWN STAFF. THESE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE ALL-INCLUSIVE. EMPLOYEE MAY PERFORM OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS NEGOTIATED TO MEET THE ONGOING NEEDS OF THE TOWN. PLANS, ORGANIZES, COORDINATES, PRIORITIZES, ASSIGNS, AND EVALUATES THE WORK OF DEPARTMENT HEADS AND SUPPORT STAFF, AND PROVIDES COUNSELING AND TRAINING AS NEEDED. EVALUATES THE TOWN'S PHYSICAL AND SERVICE NEEDS AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES, PROVIDES POLICY GUIDANCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF BUDGET REQUESTS AND PROGRAM PROPOSALS, AND APPRAISES AGENCY PERFORMANCE IN RELATION TO PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AND PRIORITIES. DIRECTS THE PREPARATION OF THE ANNUAL BUDGET, PRESENTS BUDGETARY RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE TOWN COUNCIL, OVERSEES BUDGETARY EXECUTION AND CONTROL, AND RECOMMENDS OR APPROVES BUDGETARY ADJUSTMENTS IN KEEPING WITH TOWN POLICIES. PROVIDES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP FOR MAJOR TOWN FUNCTIONS, COORDINATES THE WORK OF TOWN AGENCIES AMONG THEMSELVES AND WITH RELATED FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AGENCIES, AND PLANS FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH, MAINTENANCE, AND EXPANSION OF PUBLIC SERVICES. SUPERVISES AND PARTICIPATES IN PREPARING AGENDA AND AGENDA MATERIALS FOR THE TOWN COUNCIL'S CONSIDERATION, FORMULATES ALTERNATIVES, RECOMMENDS PROGRAM AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES FOR COUNCIL CONSIDERATION, EVALUATES PLANS FOR EFFECTING COUNCIL POLICIES, AND PLANS AND OVERSEES THE PREPARATION OF REGULAR AND SPECIAL REPORTS FOR THE TOWN COUNCIL AND THE PUBLIC. REPRESENTS THE TOWN GOVERNMENT IN DEALING WITH STATE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES, OFFICERS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND COMMUNITY GROUPS. ADVISES TOWN COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE MATTERS, SUGGESTING ACTIONS WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE COMMUNITY. PROVIDES RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVENUE SOURCES, MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES, INVESTMENTS AND INDEBTEDNESS, AND UTILIZATION OF AVAILABLE FEDERAL/STATE GRANTS AND MATCHING FUND PROGRAMS. ASSESSES GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS TO ENSURE EFFECTIVENESS, EFFICIENCY, AND PUBLIC CONVENIENCE. SUPERVISES EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE PRIORITIZING AND ASSIGNING WORK, CONDUCTING PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS, ENSURING STAFF IS TRAINED, AND MAKING HIRING, TERMINATION, AND DISCIPLINARY RECOMMENDATIONS. SERVES ON VARIOUS TOWN ASSOCIATIONS AND BOARDS TO INCLUDE ASSISTING WITH FUNDING ACTIVITIES AND IMPLEMENTING AND INTERPRETING DEPARTMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. ADDRESSES THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND VARIOUS PUBLIC OFFICIALS REGARDING TOWN EVENTS AND ISSUES. EMPLOYEE PREPARES THE ANNUAL BUDGET.MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR A CLOSELY RELATED FIELD AND SEVEN (7) YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE.
Employer: Town of Surf City
Expires: 11/17/2019
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