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Town Manager

Category: Management
Description:
NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY JUST 20 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE. WITH A DIVERSE POPULATION OF 900 YEAR-ROUND RESIDENTS, INCREASING TO APPROXIMATELY 3,500 DURING THE SUMMER SEASON, THE TOWN OF MONTREAT IS SEEKING A QUALIFIED, ENERGETIC, AND PROFESSIONAL CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF TOWN MANAGER. THE TOWN MANAGER MANAGES THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF FIVE (5) DEPARTMENTS AND OVER 12 FT EMPLOYEES WITH A TOTAL TOWN OPERATING BUDGET OF APPROXIMATELY $2 MILLION. THE TOWN HAS RECENTLY ADOPTED THE COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT WITH MAYOR AND FIVE (5) COMMISSIONERS ELECTED EVERY FOUR (4) YEARS AND WITH STAGGERED TERMS. MONTREAT IS ALSO HOME TO MONTREAT COLLEGE AND THE MOUNTAIN RETREAT ASSOCIATION. A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE IS ONE THAT IS MATURE, CONFIDENT AND AN ADAPTABLE LEADER, WHOSE ACCOMPLISHMENTS DEMONSTRATE EFFECTIVENESS, OUTSTANDING VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS, AND THE ABILITY TO PRESENT MULTIPLE OPTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION. A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL FURTHER HAVE A PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF FORGING PARTNERSHIPS WITH PRIVATE AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO ACCOMPLISH COMMUNITY GOALS AND BE SUCCESSFUL AT MOTIVATING AND MANAGING DEPARTMENT HEADS TO WORKS AS A TEAM TO ACCOMPLISH ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS AND POSITIVELY REPRESENT THE ORGANIZATION TO CITIZENS. THE TOWN MANAGER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING, MANAGING, DIRECTING, AND IMPLEMENTING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE TOWN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE SHORT- AND LONG-RANGE PLANNING, FINANCIAL AND BUDGETARY DIRECTION AND GUIDANCE TO THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF, LEADING LONG RANGE AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PLANNING, OVERSEEING FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OVERSEEING OPERATIONS OF THE TOWN, AND WORKING CLOSELY WITH THE COMMISSIONERS ON MAJOR INITIATIVES AND PRIORITIES. APPLICANT MUST HAVE A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (OR RELATED FIELD) AND THREE (3) OR MORE YEARS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED. A MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IS PREFERRED. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE WITHIN THE TOWN LIMITS. STARTING SALARY RANGE IS $75,000 TO $100,000 PLUS 5% 401(K) CONTRIBUTION ALONG WITH HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, AND LIFE INSURANCE, PAID SICK, VACATION, AND HOLIDAY LEAVE. PLEASE SEND APPLICATION, RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: TOWN OF MONTREAT, ATTN: TOWN CLERK, PO BOX 423, MONTREAT, NC 28757 OR EMAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION, RESUME, AND COVER LETTER TO: AMURPHY@TOWNOFMONTREAT.ORG. EMPLOYER: TOWN OF MONTREAT
Employer: Town of Montreat
Expires: 8/20/2022
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