Job Posting: Assistant Town Manager

The Town of Christiansburg, Virginia has an opening for the position of Assistant Town Manager.

This position will assist the Town Manager in management of Town affairs, primarily in areas of economic development, community and business relations, and special projects. This position is responsible for the preparation of the Annual Capital Improvement Program; conducting analysis studies and reports on complex administrative and operational issues; and presents information to the public, advisory committees, commissions, Town Council, and outside agencies. Individual participates in the development of goals, objectives, policies and priorities. They will serve as Acting Town Manager during their absence.

Qualified candidates for this vital opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree and must have a minimum of five years of experience in government service. To be considered, candidates must have a thorough knowledge of principles and concepts of municipal administration including development and administration of an economic development program; ability to exercise considerable independent judgment in planning, implementing, overseeing and reviewing major Town projects; ability to originate and recommend a broad range of policies and projects appropriate to the needs of the Town. Must have the ability to develop and maintain effective communications within the Town organization and with the public and ability to work with the public to promote good relations on behalf of the Town. The successful applicant will possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. A pre-employment drug test and background check will be required.

Salary range for the position is $68,665 to $95,668/year; with excellent benefits that include vacation, sick leave, fully paid retirement, life insurance, and employee medical insurance (the employee pays a modest portion of medical insurance).

A Town of Christiansburg application and a resume are required for this position by 5 p.m. on Jan. 26. Applications are available in the Town Hall, 100 East Main Street or can be downloaded at An EEO Employer.