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Town Manager

Category: Management
Town Manager - Sparta, Pop. Approx. 1,900, The Unspoiled Province - County Seat Of Alleghany County, NC, Sparta, North Carolina Is A Step Back In Time – Friendly People, Relaxing Atmosphere, And Beautiful Countryside. Located In The Northwest Mountains Of North Carolina, Sparta Is A Close Drive From The Cities, But Is “miles Away” From Anywhere. Sparta And Alleghany County Offer Many Opportunities To Experience The Small Town Feel With Local Stores And Eateries, As Well As Outdoor Adventures Along The Blue Ridge Parkway And The New River. A Council-Manager Form Of Government, Sparta Seeks A Qualified Applicant Reporting To The Mayor And 5 Council Members. Responsible For Supervision And Management Of 25 Full-time Employees And A $4.7M Budget. Departments Include Public Works, Water And Sewer, Planning & Zoning, Finance And Police. Qualifications Include A Minimum Of A BA/BS Degree. Preferred MPA With Experience In Local Government. A Knowledge Of Federal, State And Local Laws Regarding Town Government, And A Background In Planning & Zoning, Human Resources, Or Finance Are Greatly Desired. Candidates Should Possess Abilities In The Areas Of Budgeting, Planning & Zoning, Economic Development, Grant Writing, Public Works, Consensus Building, Community Involvement And Internal/External Team Building. The Town Manager Is Considered The Budget Officer For The Town. Compensation And Benefits Include A Competitive Salary DOQ/E, North Carolina Local Government Retirement, NC State Health Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave Accrual, And Longevity Bonus. Candidates Should Submit A Cover Letter, Current Resume With Personal Work-Related References, An Official Town Of Sparta Employment Application (available At Https://, And Any Other Desired Supporting Material To The Town Of Sparta, Attn: Interim Town Manager Scott Buffkin, PO Box 99, Sparta, NC 28675 Sparta, NC, 28675. Open Until Filled Employer: Town Of Sparta
Employer: Town of Sparta
Expires: 6/1/2024