This recruitment has been extended with a new application deadline of August 21, 2020.
The Town of Front Royal, Virginia (pop 15,221) is seeking a decisive and strategic, growth-oriented leader to be its next Town Manager. Located approximately 76 miles west of Washington, D.C., Front Royal is the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley and Shenandoah National Park. The Town offers numerous recreational activities and a vivid Historic District, making it a popular tourist center with an average of 36,000 visitors every year.
The Town Manager serves as the chief administrative officer for the Town, with responsibilities including the general management of the administrative affairs and work of the Town; implementing service programs including water and sewer, electric, and solid waste collection systems; planning/zoning and economic development; and preparations of reports and proposals for the Town Council. The Town Manager supervises a direct staff of 12 and an indirect staff of approximately 175. To learn more about the responsibilities of the position, please view the recruitment brochure at the application link.
The Council understands the need for a capable leader in order to respect both the history and future potential of the Town. Therefore, the starting salary for this position may vary based on the extent of the match between the successful candidate’s experience, skills, knowledge and abilities to those specified herein. The Town of Front Royal offers a competitive benefits program including health insurance, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, and wellness and employee assistance programs. Relocation and other assistance are negotiable.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration or related field, Master’s preferred, and a minimum of 5 years of experience planning and directing major programs of local public services or any equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies applicable to the structure, programs, and practices in conducting public services through Town government.
About Town of Front Royal, Virginia
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