County Administrator

Description :

The County Administrator is an appointive position that serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors as the administrative head for the County providing organizational oversight and vision.  

General Description of Work
Performs complex executive work planning, directing and coordinating the overall operation of the County, serving as chief administrative and operating officer, ensuring proper operations, staffing and budgeting, advising and assisting the Board of Supervisors with operations and governance, planning, organizing and directing planning activities, services, programs and staff, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Board of Supervisors.  Organizational supervision is exercised over all personnel within the organization.  

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, with coursework in public administration, or related field and extensive experience of an increasingly responsible nature in local government, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Special Requirements
County residency is required within six (6) months of employment.
Valid Driver’s License in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Contact :

Application review will begin on June 25, 2019.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit:
Cover letter
Detailed resume including career accomplishments and salary history
Completed County Application, and
List of 5 professional references

to:  Human Resources Department, Attention: Michelle Dalton, HR Director 
605-1 Pine Street, Hillsville, VA 24343
Tel:  276-730-3002; Fax 276-730-3014

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled