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Town Managers serve the municipality by completing a variety of duties: preparing materials for council meetings, developing the annual budget, implementing financial reporting procedures, administering funds, liaising with the government and local entities, managing municipality assets, and hiring staff. Successful example resumes for Town Managers mention qualifications such as managerial skills, decision-making, problem-solving orientation, presentation and communication abilities, and analytical thinking. The ability to handle financial resources is vital. Employers select resumes displaying a Master’s Degree in public administration.

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Town Manager, Finance Director, Human Resources Director

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a municipal government with a population of 3,700 residents, 25 full-time employees, seven major departments, three union bargaining units and more than 75 part-time employees; designed and directed several community visioning and planning efforts; Authored Town’s first 10-yr Capital Investment Plan (CIP); successfully negotiated $20 million settlement of landmark, nationally significant litigation with decommissioning nuclear power plant; chaired or served on numerous local, regional, and state boards and committees
  • Successfully managed annual operating and capital budgets in excess of $5 million, hard assets in excess of $33 million and capital reserve accounts in excess of $13 million never ending a fiscal year in the red; designed and implemented comprehensive plan to shift Town from a single taxpayer comprising more than 90% of local tax base to equitable taxation assessments town-wide that resulted in stable tax revenues and eliminated economic volatility
  • Created job descriptions, compensation & benefits scales for all employees; overhauled personnel policies & procedures; led all workplace investigations; negotiated all union bargaining unit contracts
  • Chief spokesperson for the Town; designed and administered all internal and external communications; led all media and public relations efforts; designed website and marketing materials
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
Public Administration
Mediation & Facilitation
12

Intern, Assistant to The Town Manager

  • Conducted research for the public works department and drafted short term plans concerning modernization of equipment and service delivery.
  • Conducted cost analyses to establish budget priorities within all departments.
  • Reviewed and updated HR policies, workplace safety policies and personnel records.
  • Managed conflict between municipal government and non-profit contractors.
  • Evaluated economic development plans and released RFPs to contractors to initiate plans into action.
  • Developed a Grants Administration Manual to streamline the grants management
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Political Science / Economics
MPA
Public Administration
13

Town Manager and Human Resources Secretary

  • Provided administrative support to Town Manager and Human Resources Coordinator including typing, filing, copying, mailings and general assistance with projects and research.
  • Coordinated schedule of conference rooms and maintained town manager's schedule.
  • Handled multi-line phones; managed mail distribution; maintained supply inventory; performed receptionist duties; recorded meeting minutes; processed weekly general government payroll for all town office departments.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Medical
14

Town Manager

Supervised all town staff

  • Developed town budget
  • Reviewed capital improvement projects
  • Consumed economic data and forecasted revenues and expenditures
  • Conferred with staff in surrounding counties on matters in common
  • Managed town contracts to include develop RFPs and contract enforcement
  • Oversaw management of town infrastructure
  • Provided cost analyses for town projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Pre-law
MA
Master of Arts
Teaching License
15

Assistant to The Town Manager

Cultivated strong working relationships with all functional areas of the [company name]; acted as a liaison during multiple projects and assignments.

  • Member of the town's negotiation team working towards successful Union Labor Contracts for multiple town departments
  • Assist in the preparation of the municipal budget to be presented to the Budget Committee for final approval
  • Researched, developed, and executed multiple surveys on behalf of town government that resulted in various ordinance amendments, revisions and adoption
  • Responsible for the coordination of the licensing procedure and application process for all town-licensed businesses in compliance with town law
  • Developed excellent interpersonal and customer service skills through daily interaction with the public, providing support to townspeople
  • [company name] Wellness Coordinator
  • Assist in maintaining and updating the Town's website
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Arts And Sciences
MA
Master of Arts
16

Secretary to The Town Manager

Transcribed correspondence for Town Manager and maintained files.

  • Prepared Town Council agenda packets for bi-weekly meetings.
  • Maintained pool of applicants for Boards and Committees and insured appointments and re-appointments were done in timely manner.
  • Assisted Town Clerk with proofreading ballots, reports from Board Chairs for Annual Report, job descriptions and job postings for submission to newspaper and Maine Municipal Association website.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
17

Intern to The Town Manager

Great Barrington Town Hall

  • Briefed the Town Manager on projects
  • Managed and completed projects (i.e. drafted the payment in lieu of taxes program for Great Barrington, drafted contracts and technology user agreements).
  • Provided administrative support to the Town Manager and his staff
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Teaching
Leadership Conference
18

Commission Manager/town Manager

Implemented the Five Management System required to operate the Administration of Chapter activities.

  • Purchased office equipment, supplies, hay, feed, and secured consultants using the Procurement policies and procedures.
  • Maintained Chapter property and ensure that they are properly accounted for and recorded.
  • Supervised personnel which included advertising, interviewing, writing job descriptions, and performing performance evaluations.
  • Maintained chapter records according to the policies and procedures.
  • Maintained financial records using the MIP, including the chart of accounts, budgeting funds according to the OMB manual, and reporting the financial status of accounts.
  • Preparing reports, resolutions and setting agendas for the monthly Chapter meetings.
  • Writing proposals for funding, Business Site Leasing, and bringing economic development projects to the Chapter.
  • Assisting the Veterans Organization, Ranchers Round Table, and overseeing the Padres Mesa Ranching Activities.
  • Maintained Homesite Leasing Records and established procedures and policies.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Social Science
Business Administration
19

Town Manager

Manage the overall operations of the Town of Preston, MD, including A/P, A/R, HR and Public Relations, while maintaining
constant vigilance against overspending, waste and fraud, and delivering maximum value for our residents/tax payers.

  • Liaison and primary communicator with local, state and federal agencies.
  • Creation, development and proactive oversight of Town budget, spending, employee benefits and collections.
  • Attend and collaborate during all town meetings, workshops and prepare agendas, bill listings etc.
  • Listen, identify and resolve varied complaints and concerns for businesses and citizens within the town.
  • Stay focused on the big picture and long-term goals (like building the rainy day fund) as well as meeting present day
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration Technology
BS
Business Management
20

Administrative Assistant to The Town Manager

  • Drafted, reviewed and amended policies, resolutions and correspondence
  • Answered FOIA requests (when Town was sans attorney)
  • Assisted in real estate closings for eminent domain project
  • Legal research
  • Facilitated citizen access to local government
  • Attended a multitude of meetings and record minutes
  • Interacted with elected officials, consultants, developers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Government Administration
JD
Juris Doctor

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