County Administrator

County of Halifax, VA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $125,000 - $150,000. plus health benefits, member of the Virginia State Retirement System
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 36,241
  • Where: PO Box 699n , Halifax, VA
  • Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr

Post Date: Jul 26 2018

Deadline: Oct 15 2018

Send a confidential cover letter and resume to clerk of the Board of Supervisors, P.O. Box 699, Halifax, Va. 24558 by October 15, 2018.


Halifax County Population 35,200
The County of Halifax, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of County Administrator Salary range $125,000 - $ 150,000 DOQ; plus health benefits, member of the Virginia State Retirement System; reports to an 8 member Board of Supervisors elected by district; $94 million budget. Requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years public sector experience as a County Administrator, City Manager or assistant, or a senior level position in local government. Responsible for 83 direct full/part time employees plus the general day to day operations of the County. Candidate should possess considerable skills in leadership, motivation and communication with strong negotiating skills in public policy development as well as written and verbal communication. Historic Halifax County is nestled in the heart of Southside Virginia, bordering North Carolina, Halifax is the home to the Virginia International Raceway and the South Boston Speedway, covering 825 square miles of land and 7 miles of water. The county is strategically located for transportation and distribution assets essential to development including fiber optics, a technology park, Industrial parks, enterprise and technology zones, a higher education center, 2 state parks, and a southern exposure ideal for solar power development. Community features found desirable include a rural based, progressive lifestyle, an active agricultural and recreational sector, cultural arts center, golf courses, and valuable outdoor recreational sites and facilities. AA/ADA/EEO Employer.