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Town Administration - Corporation of Shepherdstown, WV (ID: 436509)
|Type||City/County Manager and Administrators|
|City / Organization||Corporation of Shepherdstown, WV|
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Corporation of Shepherdstown
Steeped in over 250 years of history, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, is located in the Eastern Panhandle along the banks of the Potomac River. Known for its vibrant downtown and restored historic homes and shops, the town is a popular tourist destination and acclaimed for its arts and cultural offerings. The immediately surrounding area offers a rich Civil War history, rural landscapes, and easy river and canal path access with abundant opportunities for hiking, biking, and river activities. A walkable town and home to Shepherd University with its abundant offerings, Shepherdstown is also within easy commuting distance of Dulles Airport and downtown Washington, DC.
The Town Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Town Council. Under the direction of the Mayor, the Town Administrator oversees the general administration and oversight of Town departments, employees, and annual operating and capital budgets. Services provided to residents include public safety; highways and streets; planning and zoning; parks; recreation; urban development; electric, natural gas, water, and sanitary sewer systems; sanitary landfill; and general administrative services. The Town Administrator leads and carries out Council directed policies, programs, and initiatives and ensures effective, efficient, and responsive professional services to the entire community.
The Town Administrator’s responsibilities specifically include:
the Town and with other jurisdictions;
relative to personnel and human resources.
Knowledge, skills, abilities:
including the ability to manage conflict, and find common ground as appropriate.
work processing, internet research, and appropriate software applications.
Salary range $75,000 to $85,000 based on experience. Excellent benefits package includes medical and life insurance plus retirement plan contribution by employer.
Send your cover letter explaining why you are right for this opportunity as well as your resume to “Attention: Town Clerk” via fax to 304-876-1473 or mail to P.O. Box 248, Shepherdstown, WV, 25443 or hand delivery to Shepherdstown Town Hall at 104 North King Street, Shepherdstown, WV, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2023.