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  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $135,000 - $175,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 25,392
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 31 2020

Deadline: Apr 30 2020

Please refer to the City of West Linn's website


$135,000 - $175,000
Plus Excellent Benefits

West Linn, Oregon (population 26,756), known as the "city of hills, trees and rivers", is a safe and sought-after bedroom community in the Portland metropolitan area. It sits at the confluence of three rivers and is home to the historic Willamette Falls Heritage Area. Residents and visitors enjoy the mountain views, river access, and nearby farms and wineries. West Linn is a quick ten miles south of the City of Portland, and is known for its eco-friendliness, vibrant dining scene, microbreweries, coffee houses and thriving arts and culture community. Many families choose to live in West Linn for the award-winning West Linn-Wilsonville School District, and its excellent parks and recreational opportunities are also a significant draw.

Hired by and serving the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for implementing Council policy, and for planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the City of West Linn. Proven management experience in municipal finance/budgeting, economic development, land use law and city planning; experience providing oversight of city departments, including the police department, and managing regional partnerships is requested. Excellent communication skills, a background in implementing best practices, a track record of sustaining high performing teams, and dedication to the principles and values of diversity, equity, and inclusion are desired.
Please refer to the City of West Linn's website for th full City Manager Profile and application instructions.

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  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Population: 699,893
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager


Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to manage administrative operations for and to provide executive level consultation and support to the Board of Commissioners (BOC).

Essential Functions:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; reviews time sheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and County administrators; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to the BOC.

Provides technical assistance and support to BOC to assure departmental effectiveness and efficiency; directs the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of administrative operations, such as communications, human services, and intergovernmental affairs; and directs the preparation of strategies to meet BOC goals.

Acts as consultant to BOC regarding the County budget process; reviews, monitors and researches budget issues and related fiscal matters; and manages and monitors budget issues for assigned area of responsibility.

Coordinates policy implementation; researches and analyzes policy initiatives; consults with County staff and other governmental and community organizations; facilitates advisory, policy and other work teams to develop policies, procedures and standards; and makes recommendations on to improve programs, processes, and procedures.

Acts as liaison with County administrators, other County departments, governmental agencies, constituents and the general public; gathers information; and communicates goals and policy initiatives.

Makes recommendations to resolve concerns/problems of citizens and employees; facilitates resolution of constituent complaints; assists in resolution of employee issues; provides advice and recommendations for complex issues; and interprets policies and procedures.

Provides communications and public relations support to the BOC; researches issues and writes reports; drafts correspondence; writes speeches and talking points; and prepares and analyzes various reports as assigned.

Coordinates special events and projects as assigned; directs planning and coordinates events and projects; and assists in identifying resources.

Attends various meetings and work sessions; and may represent BOC before community groups, private agencies, and other governmental entities and officials.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field (Master’s degree preferred); ten years of progressively responsible experience in public administration, government operational analysis and planning, project management, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

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  • Job Function: Human Resources Director
  • Salary: $123,000 - $135,000. DOE, DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time


If there is such a thing as the perfect place to make a living and raise a family, Gainesville-Hall County ranks high on the list. Bordered by Lake Sidney Lanier and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the sheer beauty of the landscape inspires families to grow and thrive while the flourishing economic environment attracts shopping, medical, financial and educational institutions that are second to none, an ideal balance. Hall County is the epicenter of an aggressive economic environment in Northeast Georgia. Gainesville, the county seat, is a bustling city of more than 41, 464 people. Located 50 miles northeast of Atlanta and 35 miles northwest of Athens. Hall County has 1520 full-time and approximately 320 part-time employees.

Hall County is seeking a professional and ethical Human Resources Director who is a dedicated team player and has a proven Human Resources record of success in leadership and management of human resources functions within a public/governmental agency or private sector organization. The successful candidate should be an experienced, self-confident person who can immediately provide quality HR services to a variety of service departments in a timely manner and is able to address workforce problems with diplomacy and tact. This person must also be sensitive and knowledgeable of the unique role Constitutional Officers have in managing their personnel under the Georgia Constitution. The ability to identify and implement new and innovative approaches to delivery of HR services is an important qualification expected of the new Director. Specific experience is expected in compensation/benefits administration, employee relations, risk management, and the ability to offer responsive HR support services to a team-oriented, employee-friendly organization. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have well-developed problem-solving abilities and have the ability to speak directly and objectively about important issues without being adversarial. The “ideal” Human Resources Director will be an excellent communicator who has a collaborative, approachable, and informative management style with the ability to tactfully, empathetically and fairly address HR needs and issues with Hall County department heads and employees.

Minimum qualifications for the Human Resources Director include:
• Bachelor's Degree in human resources management, organizational development, public administration, business administration or related degree from an accredited university is required. A master’s degree is highly preferred.
• A minimum of five years of progressively responsible human resources experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job is required.
• Local government (city, county, state) human resources experience is highly desired.
• SHRM and/or HRCI certification is highly desired and will be noted during the vetting process as an indication of commitment to continued professional development.
• Five years supervisory experience is required.

Compensation & Benefits include:
The starting salary for this position will be established commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate; starting salary is expected to be in the range of $123,000-$135,000. A comprehensive benefits package includes: Health, dental and vision insurance, 457 Deferred Comp and 401(a) Retirement Plans, Paid Time Off, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, as well as a comprehensive wellness program and family health center. Relocation assistance is negotiable.

How to Apply: Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related job references, and salary history not later than 5:00 pm (ET) April 21, 2020 to:, any questions should be directed to Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the middle of May 2020.

W. Alan Reddish, Senior Vice President
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, Ga. 30606
Cell: 706-614-4961

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  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Salary: DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 587
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 19 2020

Deadline: Apr 17 2020

Apply online at For assistance please contact Tusayan Town Hall at 928-638-9909 or


JOB SUMMARY: Highly responsible administrative and managerial work in directing and coordinating all phases of the Town government. Under policy direction of the Town Council, the Town Manager plans, directs, manages and reviews the activities and operations of the Town; manages and coordinates all Town services and activities provided by Town staff and Town contract staff as well as with outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Town Council.

SUPERVISION: The elected Town Council is the legislative body that sets policy, adopts Resolutions and Ordinances, approves the annual Town budget, and hires the Town Manager by contract. The Town Manager has direct managerial and administrative responsibilities for Town operations. This is an at-will position and the Town Manager serves at the pleasure of the Town Council.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
• Responsible for the day to day operations of the Town and exercise responsibility through Town staff.
• Direct and manage the development and implementation of Town goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies, procedures, and priorities for all service areas; allocate resources accordingly.
• Provide highly responsible administrative staff assistance to the Town Council; confer with the Town Council regarding a wide variety of municipal government issues; recommend policies, procedures and actions to be taken by the Town Council; carry out Town Council decisions or directives.
• Report to the Council on the affairs of the Town and the actions taken both for their information and, if appropriate, for their action.
• Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the Town budget; direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; submit annual operating and capital budget to Town Council; administer approved budget; implement midyear adjustments.
• Plan, direct and manage the Town's work plan; meet with Town staff and contract staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate program goals and objectives.
• Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of Town service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes.
• Represent the Town to other public agencies, community-based organizations, elected officials, outside agencies, and the mass media; explain, interpret, justify and defend Town programs, policies, and activities; negotiate and resolve sensitive, significant, and controversial issues.
• Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; assign staff to resolve citizen complaints and concerns in a timely manner.
• Select, train, motivate and evaluate Town management and administrative staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
• Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional groups and committees; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public administration.
• Maintain community respect through good public relations and by keeping residents informed of Town progress and polices.
• Discuss problems and complaints concerning Town operations with residents or refer to appropriate official for action.
• Direct the media relations activities on behalf of the Town.
• Perform related functions as required.

Education: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a local public agency in an administrative and managerial capacity. Experience with local government policies and procedures and the supervision of employees. Also desired is experience in building and executing a local government budget; negotiating and managing contracts; working effectively with a very limited staff; dealing with a mixture of direct reporting staff and contract staff; and project management with outside contractors. Experience in an Arizona local government is highly desired.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have and maintain a valid Arizona Driver’s License or acquire one within one month of hire. ICMA member and Certified Public Manager desirable.

Knowledge of:
• Modern and highly complex principles and practices of municipal government management, administration, and organization.
• Role and function of a Town Council in an Arizona municipal government.
• Current social, political and economic trends and operating problems of municipal government.
• Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
• Principles and practices of municipal government budget preparation and administration.
• Principles of personnel management including supervision, training and performance evaluation.
• Research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures.
• Sources of information related to a broad range of municipal programs, services and administration.
• Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Skill in:
• Operation of modern office equipment including computer equipment and software.
• The safe operation of a motor vehicle.

Ability to:
• Work a schedule required to fulfill duties of position.
• Work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
• Provide effective leadership to and coordinate the activities of a municipal organization.
• Effectively administer a variety of Town-wide programs and administrative activities.
• Identify and respond to public and Town Council issues and concerns.
• Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Effectively and fairly negotiate appropriate solutions and contracts.
• Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
• Select, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
• Prepare and administer a large municipal budget; allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner.
• Establish and administer effective financial controls for the management of Town revenues and resources.
• Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods.
• Prepare clear and concise reports and develop appropriate recommendations.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit for long periods of time, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Employee may be required to carry, push/pull objects and materials up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to adjust focus, and manual dexterity in combination with eye/hand coordination. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

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Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: $131,334 - $212,761. DOE, DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 32,000
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 28 2020

Deadline: Apr 3 2020

City of Greer online application, cover letter, resume and salary history must be submitted by Friday, April 3, 2020.


City Administrator - City of Greer
Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Upstate, SC, the City of Greer is one of South Carolina’s fastest-growing cities. With easy access to interstate highways, an international airport and commercial rail service to the Port of Charleston, it is a bustling hub for business and industry. The City provides services to more than 32,000 residents who enjoy a high quality of life with easy access to lakes, parks, mountains and regularly scheduled festivals and events in Greer City Park and Greer Station. The City of Greer is located along the I-85 corridor between Spartanburg and Greenville and at the center of the Charlotte/Atlanta market.
The City Administrator manages the day-to-day operations of the City of Greer in accordance with South Carolina law and City ordinances. This is a Council form of government with authorities given to the City Administrator by city ordinance. This position oversees a budget of approximately $28 million and over 290 employees in seven departments. The City offers competitive compensation, vehicle allowance, training opportunities, excellent benefits package, retirement, tuition reimbursement program, paid time off, wellness incentive programs and much more.
Major Job Duties:
• Oversees the operations of all departments including Administration, Building and Development Standards, Municipal Court, Police, Fire, Public Services, Parks and Recreation.
• Executes the policies, directives, and legislative actions of City Council in a Council form of government.
• Works and consults with CFO and department directors concerning budget preparations and prepares annual budget for City Council’s review; monitors budgetary expenditures during fiscal year.
• Negotiates contracts and agreements; ensures compliance with the city's purchasing rules and regulations; enforces the city's personnel policies and procedures.
• Interacts with federal, state, county, and other municipalities and agencies.
• Receives, investigates, and/or handles citizen complaints and concerns.
• Keeps the Mayor and Council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the City including strategic planning.
• Serves on various state and local boards or commissions.
• Other duties as outlined in the job description.

• A bachelor's degree is required; a master’s degree in public administration, business administration or closely related field is preferred. ICMA Credentialed Manager preferred.
• Seven to Ten (7 -10) years’ experience as City/County Administrator or Assistant City/County Administrator with progressive experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Visit the City of Greer at and for additional information.

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Job Details

  • Job Function: Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
  • Salary: $106,845 - $193,631.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 144,301
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 26 2020

Please note that this posting is a continuous recruitment with the first application review date of 3/25/2020.


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