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Town Manager

Category: Management
Town Of Blowing Rock, NC, A Scenic Resort/tourism Community Located In Northwestern NC In Watauga And Caldwell Counties Along The Blue Ridge Parkway With Year-round Population Of 1,397 & An Estimated Seasonal Population Of 8,000, Is Seeking Qualified Candidates For Town Manager. The Town Council Consists Of A Mayor & 5 Council Members. The Town’s Property Valuation Exceeds $1.6 Billion, Has An Annual Operating Budget Of $15.7 Million With 80 Full-time Staff Along With Some Part-time Staff. Town Functions Include Administration, Police, Fire/rescue, Streets/sanitation, Cemetery, Parks/recreation, Landscaping, Water/sewer, Storm Water, And Planning/zoning. Salary Depends On Experience And Qualifications, With Excellent Benefits Including Employer Provided Health, Dental, And Vision Insurance For The Employee And A 5% 401k Contribution. Qualifications Include A BA/BS And Minimum Five Years Applicable Experience, With MPA/MBA Preferred. Credentialed Manager Through The ICMA Is Preferred But Not Required. The Ideal Candidate Will Be Able To Connect And Communicate With All Levels Of The Organization And The Community. The Ideal Candidate Will Be A Confident Leader, Able To Quickly Assess Options And Offer Win – Win Solutions. The Ideal Candidate Will Be A Decisive Servant-style Leader And Should Demonstrate The Additional Skills: • Ability To Effectively Plan, Supervise And Coordinate The Activities, Personnel, And Functions Of A Municipal Operation; • ability To Develop And Implement Municipal Policies And Procedures; • ability To Review And Analyze Current Policy, Practices, And Procedures, Identifying Problem Areas Or Necessary Changes; • ability To Prepare And Present Comprehensive Oral And Written Reports; • ability To Secure And Retain The Confidence Of The Council And The Public At Large; • ability To Deal Courteously Yet Firmly With The Public; • ability To Establish And Maintain Effective Working Relationships With Department Heads, Governing Officials, Outside Agencies, Business Leaders, And The General Public. Submit Cover Memo, Resume, Work-related References, And Five-year Salary History To Manager Search, Town Of Blowing Rock, PO Box 47, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605-0047, Or Via Email To Applications Will Be Accepted Until October 1, 2023, At Which Time Review Of Applications Will Begin. The Position Will Be Open Until Filled With A Target Date Of December 1, 2023 Residency Within 15 Miles Of Blowing Rock Is Required Within 6 Months Of Appointment, Or Another Reasonably Negotiated Timeframe.
Employer: Town of Blowing Rock
Expires: 9/28/2023