Assistant Town Manager
The hiring range is $90,000-105,000. Base salary and compensation are negotiable based on experience and qualifications. The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package (Human Resources | Front Royal, VA).
Residency within Town or Warren County limits is required.
To apply, email a cover letter with resume, salary history and five professional references to Ms. Laura McIntosh, Interim Human Resource Director at LMcIntosh@frontroyalva.com.
Resume review begins May 3, 2021. Finalists will participate in interviews and skill assessments on May 17-18, 2021. Interviews with the Town Manager will follow at a subsequent time. The Town of Front Royal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for assisting the Town Manager in providing leadership and strategic direction to assigned Town departments; provides leadership in major Town initiatives and serves as Acting Town Manager as necessary. The portfolio for this position includes the infrastructure-focused operating departments/divisions of Public Works, Water Management, Construction Management and Capital Projects, Solid Waste, Fleet Operations, Energy Services, Information Technology, and Purchasing.
A. Proactively communicates and engages with a diversity of stakeholders including citizens, staff, non-portfolio department directors,
Council members, and regional partners, in a manner that promotes the values of transparency, accountability, and understanding.
B. Demonstrates stewardship of infrastructure needs (e.g. sidewalks, stormwater, water management, pavement) and Capital Improvement/Construction projects.
C. Establish Town’s strategic plan and performance measures and ensures the application of systematic and strategic project management principles to identify metrics, action plans, and delivery of project outcomes on-time and on-budget.
D. Develop Town’s 5-year Capital Improvement Plan
Experience Required: Three to five years of successful leadership at a senior/administrator level in an organization with comparable responsibilities; possessing a broad skill set appropriate to the breadth of local government operations; and consistently increasing responsibilities in career growth.
Minimum Education Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Engineering, or a related field; Master’s degree is highly desirable and preferred.