Professional Management Positions in New York State

Keep an eye on position announcements and professional local government opportunities in the state.

Jul 1, 2020 | ARTICLE

General Foreman

Village of Ardsley

The Village of Ardsley is seeking candidates for the position of General Foreman to supervise all municipal highway/public works functions.  Engineering degree preferred.  Examples of work include, but are not limited to:

Supervision of maintenance and improvements related to roadwork, stormwater, sewer collection system, parks, snow removal, street cleaning, sanitation, emergency operations, and other related public works functions.  Also responsible for all departmental reporting requirements, purchasing, record keeping, personnel, and coordination of projects involving outside consultants and engineers.

This position generally requires a 40 hour work week, but the individual must be available for all emergency work and other job related tasks, as needed.  This position works under the general direction of the Village Manager.

Applications are available on the Village website and will be accepted until July 24, 2020, or until position is filled.  Ardsley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Competitive salary and benefits offered.

Submit resumes to:  Confidential Secretary to the Village Manager, Village of Ardsley, 507 Ashford Ave., Ardsley, N.Y. 10502, or

City Manager

City of Watertown, NY

The City of Watertown is currently accepting applications for the position of City Manager with an expected starting date of January 1, 2021.

The City of Watertown’s Council-Manager form of government was recognized by ICMA in 1920. It is among the oldest ICMA-recognized plans in New York State. Three City Managers have served Watertown over the past seventeen years.

The City seeks a seasoned leader of a comparable organization with extensive personal experience in finance, budgeting, labor relations, capital and operational planning, expenditure management, public facilities, and staff development.

A detailed Position Profile, which details the essential education, experience, and personal qualities of the ideal candidate, as well as application requirements, can be viewed on the Job Opportunities menu tab at the City’s website,

Chief Equity and Diversity Officer

County of Tompkins, NY

We are excited to resume our search for our Chief Equity and Diversity Officer. Developed by the employee led Diversity and Inclusion Infusion Team, this new position will be a partner to Tompkins County as we continue to grow and develop our justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.

The Chief Equity and Diversity Officer (CEDO) reports directly to the County Administrator and partners with senior leaders to develop and drive forward the key strategies of the organization. The Chief Equity and Diversity Officer leads Tompkins County's commitment and strategy to be a diverse, anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive organization. S/he/they are responsible for setting and implementing an overarching vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for Tompkins County, at the programmatic and administrative levels. This CEDO is an inspiring, collaborative, courageous, innovative, and visionary leader with outstanding people and management skills.

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