The Town of South Hill is recruiting for a full-time Town Manager. Reporting to the Mayor/Town Council, the Town Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Town of South Hill including the management of a balanced budget.
We offer an attractive compensation package to include 100% paid medical and dental coverage, Virginia Retirement Program (VRS), Short-term and Long-term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and an employee assistance program.
In collaboration with the Town Council, develop the Town’s Strategic Plan and execute it along with the Comprehensive Plan to support the present and future needs of the community.
Thoroughly evaluate the Town’s service delivery, capacity, resources, and organizational structure to ensure that it can meet the needs of employees and demands of the community.
Continue to enhance the quality of life desired by residents while driving growth, economic diversity, recreational and leisure opportunities in a sustainable, balanced manner.
The Successful Candidate:
is strategic and innovative regarding areas for growth, new development, and redevelopment;
enjoys proactively engaging with the community, telling the Town’s story, advocating for opportunities, and marketing the community’s strengths,
constructively advocates for and provides guidance to the Town Council in helping achieve vision and priorities for the Town;
evaluates and implements opportunities to work with the Town Council in order to strategically diversify the Town’s tax base while creatively assessing ways to increase revenue and manage expenses;
diplomatically engages with diverse stakeholders, individual community members, employees, and government authorities in order to leverage the Town’s opportunities and mitigate challenges;
oversees the preparation and administration of the Town budget focusing on gaining efficiencies in operations and implementing debt reduction strategies;
oversees the preparation of the Council agenda for monthly meetings of the Mayor and Town Council; oversees the execution of policies, laws, and ordinances as adopted by the Mayor and Town Council.
Minimum qualifications of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related degree
A minimum of five (5) years of executive-level management experience in local governments of similar size and complexity
Residency within the South Hill town limits is required.