3.16.12 – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Enterprise System Coordinator (Utility Billing)- City of Durham, NC

If you are a self driving MUNIS expert, we want to hear from you! The Department of Water Management provides the City of Durham with safe drinking water while protecting the environment with superior wastewater treatment operations. With approximately 215,000 citizens and an extended water and sewer service area population of over 240,000, Durham also serves large institutional users located within the Research Triangle Park, as well as Duke University. This role is an SME for our MUNIS utility billing system. You will oversee the daily bill file production process working in concert with water and sewer maintenance staff from transfer of meter data into the system through bill printing. This position serves as a technical resource for the Customer Billing Services Division and will work closely with TS/ERP to implement periodic system upgrades and conduct testing. This role is also responsible for system reporting, application training, and project management along with daily job scheduling and troubleshooting.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in information systems, management, business administration, finance, or other related field; Minimum three years experience with an ERP or billing system (utility or municipality experience preferred); Advanced knowledge of Excel and use of Access and Crystal report preparation; Valid Class “C” drivers license; Must have experience tracking and reconciling system outputs and the ability to troubleshoot; Effective communications both oral and written with the ability to work under pressure and scrutiny; Must be an effective relationship builder at all levels in order to drive projects to completion. Benefits include 401(k), 457, retirement, flex spending accounts, and generous annual/sick leave.

Apply online (referencing job #7839) at jobs@ci.durham.nc.us or to Human Resources, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701. Job closes March 30, 2012. EOE;

Tax Administrator- Perquimans County, NC

Perquimans County is seeking a Tax Administrator with a salary range for Grade 72 of $39,428 to $59,708 per year and will be provided according to experience.

This individual will serve under the County Manager and will be required to perform administrative and supervisory work in the assessment, listing, and collection of County and municipal taxes.

Must have graduated from high school and a four-year degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience is preferred. Applications may be obtained from a local ESC Office, the County Manager’s Office located at 128 N. Church Street, Hertford, N.C., or from the county website, www.perquimanscountync.gov.

Closing date for receipt of applications is March 28, 2012 at 5 p.m. A full description of the Job Duties may be obtained from the County Manager’s Office. Perquimans County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/ADA) and participates in E-Verifying System. Posted March 8, 2012.

Finance Director- Town of Smithfield, NC

This position performs managerial and professional duties in planning, organizing and directing a variety of fiscal and administrative functions including disbursement and accounting of municipal revenues and expenditures; monitoring and administering the budget; accounting, collections, purchasing, fixed assets, preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and related fiscal operations; supervises staff assigned to these functions; develops and implements departmental goals; assists the City Manager in directing the formulation of Town financial policies; manages receipt and investment of Town revenues; administers debt service program; responsible for the Town’s property and liability insurance programs; assists the auditors during the annual audit of Town financial records; submits to the City Manager and Town Council periodic statements of the financial condition of the Town; supervises the general accounting system for the Town; maintains financial records for each department; maintains separate accounts for items of appropriation in the budget; monitors expenditures and obligations on accounts. This position requires thorough knowledge of the North Carolina General Statutes and of local ordinances, governmental financial practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance administration, including principles and practices of municipal accounting; thorough knowledge of fiscal activities such as purchasing, fixed assets, liability and budget analysis and preparation; ability to design and prepare analytical or interpretative financial statements; and ability to conduct long range planning.

Must have a four year degree in accounting or business and considerable experience in public finance administration including some supervisory experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a CPA, certificate as a Finance Officer or Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration. Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history check and physical required.

Salary Range: $58,552.00 – $89,584.56.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Qualified applicants may obtain an application at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market Street, Smithfield NC 27577 or via the Town’s website www.smithfield-nc.com. EEO/ADA Employer. Posted March 8, 2012.

Tax Assessor- Halifax County, NC

The Tax Department is one of 22 departments in the local government of Historic Halifax County. Located in northeastern North Carolina, near the VA/NC border and straddling I-95, with the largest city being Roanoke Rapids. The Tax Assessor plans directs and coordinates the evaluation revaluation processes of real and personal property; performs the duties imposed by law; maintains and prepares reports and ensures compliance with statutory requirements. County tax assessors are appointed by the county board of commissioners, upon appointment and completion of certification and constitutionally required to take an oath of appointment emphasizing the necessity of impartiality.

Major Responsibilities: Some of the essential functions of the Tax Assessor include: the ability to carry out proper theories of estimating the fair market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes; planning, developing and refining policies and procedures for a countywide assessment appraisal program; planning periodic revaluation programs for the county; and performing related tasks as required.

Qualifications: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or certificate of equivalency and at least five years experience in a vocation reasonably related to the duties of a county assessor, including two years supervisory experience. Preferred experience: hands-on experience with in-house revaluation appraisal.

Salary range for this position is $36,145 – 58,676. Candidate’s starting salary will be negotiable and commensurate with related education and experience.

Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

For full consideration, interested applicants must submit the following: Completed Halifax County Application for Employment (form HR1107) – include “Posting Number” 514519-1425 on application. Deadline for application and any supplemental material is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012 (postmarks not accepted).

For additional information or to obtain the application, visit www.halifaxnc.com or contact Halifax County Human Resources Management at (252) 583-1688, ext. 4. EOE.

Town Manager- Town of Beaufort, NC

Growing coastal community with pop. 4,300. $11.2 M operating budget. 65 employees. Services include: police, fire, public works, water, sewer, inspections, zoning and finance.

Qualifications: public or business administration or planning degree, 2+ years local government managerial experience, competent with computer technology and software. North Carolina and CAMA municipal experience preferred. Excellent benefit package.

Salary range: $70,000+ negotiable. Email resume, completed application (download from town website) and cover letter to Judy Hills, Eastern Carolina Council jhills@eccog.org EOE. Deadline April 27, 2012.

City Manager- City of Greensboro, NC

Pop. 270,000. Is seeking an exp., motivated, hands-on city mgr. w/ strong leadership, comm. & interpersonal abilities. This at-will executive level position reports to an elected mayor & 8 council members. The city of has 22 dept. heads & 3,000 FT positions w/ an annual budget of approx. $450M. This is an exciting, stable opp. to work w/ a very capable staff on a variety of opps. & challenges.

Req’s. a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/univ. w/ significant resp. executive mgmt. exp. A Master’s degree or other advanced degree may be considered a plus. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary w/ an excellent benefit package. Starting salary will depend on compensation history & quals.

This position is open until filled; however, the first review will take place on 4/23/12. Electronic submittals are strongly pref’d. via email to Ralph Andersen & Associates at apply@ralphandersen.com, and should include the following: Compelling cover letter; Comprehensive resume; Salary history; & 6 prof. refs. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Confidential inquires welcomed to Robert Burg at 916-630-4900.

Executive Assistant- Town of Leland, NC

Leland, pop. 12,623. Perform admin. work for the Town Mgr. requiring strong org., project coordination & tracking, report writing & research skills. The position reports to the Town Mgr. under a Charter Council-Mgr. form of gov’t.

Salary is $38,652.

Go to Town website: www.townofleland.com. Position is open until filled. EOE

Town Administrator- Town of Harrisburg, NC

Harrisburg, pop. 12,000+. Rapidly growing comm. 15 miles NE of Charlotte in Cabarrus Co. seeks qualified apps. to implement policies of elected governing body (mayor & 7 mbr. council). Town has annual operating budget of $13M & FT staff of 69. Will be proactive team leader resp. for prof. level tasks including: gen. supervision of depts., budget prep. & modification, & providing council w/ info. on status of projects & muni. functions. Must demo. exp. in growth mgmt., planning, muni. finance & personnel admin. Must also possess ability to work effectively w/ governing council, staff & citizens; strong leadership & interpersonal skills; & knowledge of all phases of muni. govt.

Prefer Master’s degree in public admin./bus. admin./public policy or other appropriate field from accredited college/univ.; min. 5 yrs. mgmt. exp. as town admin. or asst. town admin. in muni. of comparable size or larger; or equiv. comb. of edu. & exp. that provides req’d. knowledge, skills & abilities.

Salary: $88,753-124,254 (commensurate w/ exp. & demonstrated skills). Competitive benefits pkg.

Submit letter of interest describing major career achievements & resume to: Town Clerk, Town of Harrisburg, P.O. Box 100, Harrisburg 28075. Open until filled. EOE

Assistant Finance Director- Town of Whiteville, NC

Whiteville. Pop. 5,118. Located 50 minutes from Cape Fear beaches & North Myrtle Beach. Able to assume duties of the finance dir. upon retirement of current dir. Will serve as a key member of mgmt. team; initially will assist in the supervision of budget processes, fund accounting, customer svcs., collections, billing, computer & payroll functions for an operating budget of $7,300,000+; attends night mtgs. periodically.

Desired: grad. from a 4-yr. college/univ. w/ a degree in accounting or business & considerable exp. in public finance, including related supervisory exp.; an equiv. comb. of edu., exp., & training may be considered.

App. & job description available thru the city clerk, 910-642-8046 or by emailing: clerk@ci.whiteville.nc.us. For consideration, submit city app. & cover letter identifying applicable skills & exps. to: City Clerk, ATTN: Vacancy Assistant Finance Director, POB 607, Whiteville 28472; First review of apps. on 3/22/12. Open until filled.

Economic Development Director- Rutherford County, NC

Rutherford County, pop. 64,000, located in the beautiful foothills of Western N.C. is seeking an Economic Development Director. Job involves encouraging expansion of existing industries & establishing new industries in Rutherford Co. for the purpose of creating jobs, economic opportunities & increasing county revenue through investment. Position also coordinates co. & regional resources to make available infrastructure to new business & promote Rutherford Co. w/ a high profile image to attract new industry, commercial & tourist properties. Also responsible for assisting existing industry & businesses in obtaining infrastructure support & manpower. Resp. for admin. functions of the Economic Development Dept. Must have knowledge of co. ops. Must have considerable exp. in business, industrial development planning.

Requirements: Satisfactory academic achievement demonstrated by an undergraduate or advanced degree in business, marketing or other field relating to economic development; 5 yrs. executive exp. in community economic development; relevant exp. may be substituted for academic credentials.

Must have a valid driver’s License.

Apply: Rutherford County Personnel Department, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton 28139, 828-287-6145., Resumes must include salary history. Salary negotiable based on education & experience, full benefit package. Position open until filled.

City Administrator- City of Fairfield, IA

The City of Fairfield Iowa (Pop 9464) seeks City Administrator. Salary $80 – 90K (depending on qualifications) with excellent benefit package BA required with Masters in public admin or related field preferred $16M budget with 80-85 FTE’s Fairfield received Iowa Great Place award and is competing to become an Blue Zone community We seek an administrator whos skills will mesh with and thrive in the progressive and positive aspects of the community.

Email resume and references to joy@fairfieldcityhall.com or mail to city of Fairfield 118 S Main Street Fairfield IA 52556 Attn Joy Messer

Director of Finance- City of South Lake Tahoe, CA

The beautiful City of South Lake Tahoe is pleased to announce an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, creative and motivated Finance Director. As a member of the senior management team, reporting to the City Manager, the Finance Director oversees the accounting and financial operations of the City. This is a high profile department head position.

Experience: Ten years of increasingly responsible financial experience in a municipal and/or private sector setting including six years of management and administrative responsibility.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, economics, business administration or a related field. An advanced degree in a related field and/or CPA is desired.

For a complete job description and access to the online application, visit our website at http://apptrkr.com/238741. Applicants MUST SUBMIT A CITY APPLICATION through the City website. Final filing date: April 13, 2012, 5:00p.m.

Tourism Director- County of Montgomery, VA

The Executive Director has primary accountability for the accomplishments and integrity of the Montgomery Tourism Development Council (MTDC) and the Tourism Office. Working with MTDC, position determines the focus and direction of the Tourism Office and develops the Office’s capabilities, directs operations, oversees the activities of the Visitor’s Bureau and serves as central spokesperson for tourism matters. The Executive Director works with representatives of both the County and Town governments, business and civic leaders, tourism industry professionals, tourism related groups and general public in development of tourism strategies, marketing efforts and campaigns to successfully promote tourism development within the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg, and Montgomery County.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field and 5-7 years of related experience in marketing and/or public relations work, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of the community and New River Valley area is highly desirable.

Hiring range $38,697-$48,372, DOQ with excellent benefits (paid health, dental and vision, flex spending, life, disability, retirement, wellness program). Visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountyva.gov/e-services to apply for this position. A resume must be attached to the online application. Deadline: March 30, 2012.

Town Manager- Town of Lincoln, ME

Lincoln, Maine (5,221). Salary negotiable DOQ/E. Growing full service community located in Penobscot County. Council/Manager form of government, seven-member Council elected for three-year staggered terms. 42 municipal employees. Municipal budget of $2.5 million excluding schools.

Seeking individual with strong budgetary and financial management skills. Experience in labor relations and personnel management. Effective supervisory skills and hands-on experience in economic development activities. Educational background in public administration or related field, progressively responsible experience in municipal management.

Send resume and salary history by fax (207) 624-0118; by email HumanResource@memun.org; or by mail to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330

Application deadline: April 6, 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Village Manager- Village of Northfield, VT

The Village of Northfield, Vermont (pop. 2,101), seeks a highly responsible and collaborative village manager. Home to Norwich University, the oldest private military college in the United States, Northfield is located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains, close to the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from either Boston or Montreal. Northfield offers easy access to both idyllic rural and culturally diverse, cosmopolitan settings. The village was incorporated in 1855 and is the community’s commercial, industrial, and residential center.

The manager reports to the board of trustees and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the village and municipal utilities for both Northfield Town and Village, which comprises, water, sewer, and electric. The village owns about $20 million in assets and combined expenditures for village services are about $6 million. The manager supervises 12 employees, administers an operating budget of several million dollars, and oversees all personnel, financial, public works, and community-relations matters. A detailed job description is available at http://www.northfield-vt.gov under “Current Notices.”

This is a part-time position that may increase to full-time. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent competitive benefits package.

A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree in public administration or a related field is preferred. Previous experience in municipal government, managing electric, water, and sewer departments and enterprise funds and working with Vermont’s Public Service Board is preferred. Additional experience in government financial management is a plus.

Resume review begins April 16, 2012.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Northfield Village Manager Search
c/o VLCT
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05602-2948.

You may also email your application to municipal.recruitment@vlct.org with Northfield Village in the subject line.

Village Manager- Village of Spring Lake, MI

Spring Lake (pop. 2,514) is a full-service, home rule village with council/manager form of government. The current manager is accepting another opportunity in a larger community after 9 1/2 years. The village has had three managers since 1995. This full-service village is in sound financial condition with a $7.2 million budget, and 24 employees. The six-member council is elected to four-year staggered terms, and village president elected to a two-year term. Stable council is supportive of staff.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with local government manager or assistant manager experience, budget/finance experience and strong communications skills. Additional information and community profile will be available at www.mml.org/classifieds

Full Job Description. Send resume, cover letter, salary history and 5 employment references to execsearch@mml.org, Subject Line: SPRING LAKE; OR mail to Michigan Municipal League, Attn: Spring Lake Search, 1675 Green Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Candidates must request CONFIDENTIALITY as provided by Michigan Law, if desired. EOE. ICMA-RC.

Deputy Director of Human Services- Broward County, FL

Salary: $95,283 to $154,263 annually; DOQ.

Broward County is the 18th largest county in the nation and the 2nd largest in Florida. Within the County’s 1,220 square miles are 31 municipalities, the largest of which is the county seat, Fort Lauderdale, and a population of over 1.7 million.

The County has a strong Commission/Administrator form of government and has approximately 5,400 employees and eight organized bargaining units. The County’s overall budget for FY12 is $3.2 billion with a General Fund of $931 million. The Human Services Department has four divisions, two offices and 27 facilities. The Department has a total budget of $133.5 million ($69.25 million from the General Fund and $64.25 million from grant funding) and 506 employees. The four divisions within the Department are: Community Partnerships, Elderly and Veterans Services, Family Success Administration and Broward Addiction Recovery.

The Deputy Director for Human Services is responsible for assisting the Director in the administration or coordination of programs associated with health and social services in a variety of divisions, offices, or specialized sections of the Human Services Department. The required education and training includes graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, or related field; and six years of progressively responsible experience in supervisory and administrative work or any equivalent relevant training and experience. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have professional experience in social work, business operations and program management. Experience in a comparable sized complex governmental organization is desirable. Salary range DOQ. Please apply on-line by April 6 at www.allianceRC.com.

For questions and inquiries, please contact: Sherrill A. Uyeda or Syldy Tom at 562.901.0769 or info@alliancerc.com.

Emergency Services Manager- San Bernardino County, CA

Salary: $8,053 – $10,308 Monthly; DOQ.

The Fire Department is recruiting for an Emergency Services Manager to plan, direct, and manage the operations of the County’s Emergency Preparedness Program. This management level position oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of the emergency services operations for the County Operational Area and County Fire Department. This position is responsible for managing the Division’s budget, overseeing the Department’s Emergency Operations Center, and coordinating emergency services volunteer programs for the Department.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Emergency Services Manager (Fire Department)  job description.

Human Resources/Payroll Specialist- Hyde County, NC

 Click here for a job description and click the link below for a Hyde County Employment Application. Submit application to Mazie Smith, County Manager, P.O Box 188, Swan Quarter, NC 27885. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 16, 2012.