BEECH MOUNTAIN TOWN MANAGER: Overview- The Town of Beech Mountain, NC is accepting applications for the Town Manager position. We seek an experienced professional with proven municipal leadership skills who will partner with the Town Council and community to address the dynamic challenges facing our small resort town in the 21st century. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative visionary with proven experience in leading and managing infrastructure improvements and year-round economic development. An understanding of how to maintain a positive, mutually supportive work environment is essential. This destination town has an outstanding and knowledgeable full-time staff of 55 employees. The departments consist of Administration, Planning and Inspections, Finance, Public Works- Sanitation & Utilities, Police, Volunteer Fire, Parks and Recreation, as well as the Tourism Development Authority; all supervised by the Town Manager.
The candidate must be able to effectively communicate and possess strong strategic planning and analytical skills, along with knowledge of municipal governmental operations, policies and North Carolina General Statutes. The Town Manager will be a highly ethical professional who will develop a strong culture of accountability and transparency within the Town. A successful candidate will possess executive level skills in interpersonal and written communications, personnel management, critical thinking, strategic planning, budgeting and financial operations.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field, a Master of Public Administration or Master of Business Administration preferred, or equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience should include at least five (5) years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience in local government as Town/City or County Manager, Assistant Manager or Department Head. Candidates should possess accomplishments in budgeting, demonstrated communication skills, community involvement, team working and team building, and management diversity. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered. Benefits: Salary – DOQE, ($100K – $145K Range) North Carolina Local Government Retirement, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401K plan, vacation, sick leave, life and short-term disability coverage. Application Deadline: Applications accepted until filled.