Assistant City Manager

City of Wheeling, WV

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: DOE, DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 28,486
  • Where: 1500 Chapline Stn , Wheeling, WV
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 4 2019

Deadline: Jan 31 2019

Please send the Human Resources Department a copy of your resume and cover letter to the following address: Human Resources Department 1500 Chapline Street, Room 301 Wheeling, WV 26003 Or: EOE


DEFINITION: Under general direction of the City Manager, provides management services to the Office of the City Manager, guidance to department heads and works with the City Manager in all aspects of municipal administration.

(May not include all duties performed)

Oversees the daily management and supervision of various City departments including the provision of guidance and direction to department heads;

Coordinates internal activities;

Completes special projects as assigned to assist the City Manager in planning and program development;

Addresses special task assignments in the areas of personnel administration and budget development;

Prepares and attends meetings of the City Council and related committees as a member of the City management team;

Attends meetings and functions as a representative of the City Manager’s office, including the Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Chamber’s Development Committee, and the Public Information Director- Emergency Services;

Oversees the City’s liability insurance;

Assists in the budgetary process;

Identifies and seeks resolution to internal problems and issues;

Acts in the absence of the City Manager;

Addresses concerns and complaints from citizens and City Council;

Interacts with Council members to answer questions;

Performs other duties as assigned.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration or a closely related area and four (4) years of experience in public administration including at least two (2) years in a managerial role. An equivalent combination of education and experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills, and other characteristics may be substituted for the above qualifications.

Excellent benefit package available including comprehensive medical dental benefits, vision and life insurance, and participation in the City of Wheeling's pension plan.