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Assistant Town Manager
Location: US-VA-Ashland
Job Details:

TOWN OF ASHLAND

ASSISTANT TOWN MANAGER

Full-time position. The Assistant Town Manager will have high expectations of himself/herself and other staff, pay attention to detail after listening and understanding the big picture, and will take care of day-to-day issues before they are referred to the Town Manager. The ideal candidate will bring a strategic perspective, be able to see beyond the immediate pressures, and stay focused on the important long-term objectives. He/she will be calm under pressure, responsive but not reactive, and provide thoughtful, creative alternatives. The Assistant Town Manager will be an excellent communicator who is also a good listener, serve as a sounding board for the Town Manager, and be strong enough to provide fresh alternatives regardless of their popularity. He/she will spend time getting to know the operational functions and issues of the Town and seek solutions. The ideal candidate will be ethical, approachable, trustworthy, apolitical, and committed to service. He/she will be adaptable to changing needs, build partnerships and collaboration across agencies and organizations that have similar objectives, while seeking to enhance the Town¡¦s ability to meet community needs. The ideal candidate will be someone who has successfully held similar positions while showing fairness as well as patience, humility, and a sense of humor while dealing with customers. Specific duties include: planning and organization of the Town¡¦s information technology resources, supervision of the parks and recreation function including management of the municipal pool; coordination of the Town¡¦s tourism efforts including special events; budget, development and analysis; serving as the Town Clerk and all the functions involved with that role, policy development, and special project management.

Minimum qualifications: Active enrollment to obtain a Master¡¦s degree in Public Administration or related field, and 3-5 years of experience in public administration or related field. Supervisory experience preferred.

Complete job description and application forms are available at the Ashland Municipal Building, 101 Thompson Street, P. O. Box 1600, Ashland, VA 23005, or by calling (804) 798-9219. Application is also available online at www.ashlandva.gov

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace. Deadline for applications: Open until filled with first review on July 20, 2018.


 
Benefits:
The Town offers excellent benefits, including a generous PTO plan, life insurance. health insurance, paid retirement, and other benefits. The Town of Ashland is an award-winning organization having been named one of the region's Top Workplaces by the Richmond Times Dispatch for two years running. Minimum salary for the range is $75,697, but candidates not meeting minimum qualifications may be hired below this starting point.
 




Town of Ashland

Wanda, Cornwell
Human Resources Department
101 Thompson St
P.O. Box 1600
Ashland, VA, 23005
P: 8047989219
F: 8047984892


1  Full-Time Position Open
Degree Preferred:
Masters

Major:
Public Administration

Experience Req. Yrs:
3-5 Years years




 


 


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