City Administrative Officer
The City of New Carrollton is currently looking for a highly qualified, vision-oriented, self-motivated professional for the position of City Administrative Officer (CAO). This position is appointed and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor. The CAO must be fiscally responsible and exude a high level of integrity at all times. The selected individual will work in conjunction with the Chief of Police and Director of Public Works to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City. The ideal candidate must be an avid listener, critical thinker, collaborative leader, and possess excellent problem-solving skills. The CAO must have the ability to convey complex information into simple terms effectively, orally, and in writing. Building rapport and maintaining key internal and external relationships is a vital part of this role. Quickly responding to Council and citizen requests is a must.
Prior work experience in a municipal setting is highly desired.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered. Salary commensurate with experience.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field is required. A Master’s degree in public administration or a related field is preferred. Minimum five years of progressively responsible management experience in public administration. Must be able to demonstrate supervisory experience and personnel management skills.
Please visit our website at www.newcarrolltonmd.gov to view the full job description and apply.