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Town Manager

Category: Management
Description:
TOWN MANAGER - 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 1,280 & SEASONAL TO 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 $1.1 BILLION, HAS AN ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET OF $13.7 MILLION WITH 66 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 AND DENTAL INSURANCE FOR THE EMPLOYEE AND A 5% 401K CONTRIBUTION. QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE A BA/BS AND MINIMUM FIVE YEARS APPLICABLE EXPERIENCE, WITH MPA/MBA PREFERRED. APPLICANT SHOULD DEMONSTRATE: • 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. THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH A TARGET DATE OF JANUARY 18, 2019, 5:00 P.M. AT WHICH TIME THE REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN. EEO. SUBMIT COVER MEMO, RESUME, TOWN APPLICATION (HTTP://WWW.TOWNOFBLOWINGROCKNC.GOV/RESIDENTS/EMPLOYMENT), 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 HR@TOWNOFBLOWINGROCKNC.GOV. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE LATE FEBRUARY TO EARLY MARCH, AN OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE WILL TAKE PLACE IN APRIL, AND THE NEW MANAGER WILL START PRIOR TO JULY 1, 2019. RESIDENCY WITHIN THE BLOWING ROCK FIRE DISTRICT IS REQUIRED WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT, OR ANOTHER REASONABLY NEGOTIATED TIMEFRAME.
Employer: Town of Blowing Rock, NC
Expires: 12/21/2018
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