The Town Manager serves as the Chief Administrative/Executive Officer and is appointed by, and responsible to, the Mayor and Council for the administration of all Town affairs as outlined in the Town Charter including:
-Managing activities of Town departments by assigning priorities and objectives to department heads and professional staff; reviewing/approving management reports regarding department and administrative activities.
-Overseeing the preparation and administration of the Town budget focusing on gaining efficiencies in operations and implementing debt reduction strategies; presenting a balanced budget annually to the Mayor and Council for review and approval.
-Participating in preparation of the Council agenda and related documentation for meetings of the Mayor and Town Council. Prepares an annual report of the Town’s accomplishments and awards.
-Providing leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range plans, ensuring staff focus remains strong in working toward strategic objectives.
-Overseeing the faithful execution of policies, laws and ordinances as adopted by the Mayor and Town Council
-Representing the Town at external meetings and forums, promoting the Town’s objectives and initiatives.
-Providing professional advice to the Mayor and Town Council.
-Attending all meetings of the Council and recommend for adoption such measures as he/she shall deem expedient
-Keeping the Mayor and Council fully advised of the municipality’s financial condition and its future financial needs;
Please review the complete Invitation to Apply on our website for additional information about the town, our form of government, the ideal candidate as well as challenges and opportunities for this position.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree required in public administration, business administration, or related degree from an accredited college or university. A minimum of five (5) years of executive level management experience in local governments of similar size and complexity or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Prior areas of the successful candidate’s experience will include strong knowledge of budgeting, finance and debt reduction strategies.