Town Manager Resume Samples

A Town Manager is hired to assume responsibility for assuring the effective management of Town Affairs and Operations. The job description entails performing professional, administrative, technical, and supervisory duties and overseeing Town Departments, activities, and projects. Other crucial duties are listed on the Town Manager Resume as – conducting research and providing information, serving as a liaison and coordinator between elected and appointed town officials, employees, and citizens, performing varied professional municipal duties, coordinating and directing town activities on daily basis, monitoring operations of all town departments and other boards; reviewing and updating job description for all Town employees.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills – working knowledge of municipal finance, budget management, personnel management, collective bargaining; the ability to negotiate contracts, agreements, and working arrangements with unions, community organizations, and the business community; excellent writing skills, and working knowledge of IT systems, hardware, and software. A degree in political science or a related field will be useful.

Town Manager Resume example

Town Manager Resume

Objective : Twenty-three plus years of professional/government experience with expertise in the following areas: Budgeting and Financial Operations Human Resources/Personnel (PHR) Strategic Planning Government/Media Relations Economic/Community.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Development Legislative Relations Employee, Labor and Union Relations Risk Management.

Description :

    1. Pahrump has a diverse population of 36,593, employs 51 full and 25 part-time staff with an operating budget of $12.45 million.
    2. Pahrump is an unincorporated town, has a board/manager form of government, is 364 square miles and provides fire protection, recreation, pool, code and business license enforcement with electrical utilities provided by a co-op and police and refuse by contract.
    3. Appointed by a 5-member Town Board.
    4. Oversaw the day-to-day operations; Served as the Human Resources Director, Created short and long term goals.
    5. Served as Media Relations Officer during Incidence Command situations, i.e., wild fires, major accidents, etc.
    6. Implemented Board policies and directives.
    7. Submitted balance FY10, FY11 & FY12 budgets by recommending $960,000.00, $540,000.00 & $740,000.00 in reductions with no lay-offs while obtaining support from all departments/Union.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Public Administration


Town Manager Resume

Objective : To obtain the position of manager within your organization. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of their town.

Skills : Planning, Designing, Optimizing and Implementing technologies.

Description :

    1. Carried out the policies adopted by the elected body.
    2. Provided professional administration, management and supervision of municipal departments.
    3. Assured compliance with relevant federal laws and regulations, North Carolina General Laws and municipal bylaws, ordnances and regulations.
    4. Developed long-range plans with guidance from the elected body and assists in the achievement of common goals and objectives.
    5. Supervision: Type received: general policy direction by elected board or council.
    6. Exercised: Independent judgment.
    7. Assumed full responsibility for decisions.
    8. Oversaw key department managers.
    9. Functions as the Chief Executive/Administrative Officer of the municipality.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Management Business


Town Manager Resume

Summary : Seeking a Town Manager position that will utilize my current skill set. At the same time, to gain experience in new areas and challenge myself on a daily basis.

Skills : Solid financial skills, Managerial skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised Water and Sewer Utilities, Roads, Waste and Administration Departments Managed $3.5 million budget Guided Town Council in setting policy.
    2. Responsible for all operation of all Town functions Employment of all Personnel Development, presentation and operation of the Town Budget.
    3. Supervised all town staff Developed town budget Reviewed capital improvement projects Consumed economic data and forecasted revenues and expenditures.
    4. Managed town government, including utilities.
    5. Updated zoning, subdivision and building laws.
    6. Built community confidence and convinced governing body to annex Colorado third busiest airport which serves the Steamboat ski resort resulting.
    7. Completed new town hall and convinced state to complete highway improvements at the same time as city downtown revitalization construction made.
    8. Facilitated Council goals to better manage growth caused by economic boom in local industries of ski resort and mining.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Literary Theory

Town Manager Resume

Headline : Professional with over 20 years local government management experience with additional experience in state government and private sector business. Professional foundation developed from entry level to management experience while obtaining a Masters in Public Administration. Exceptionally strong in finance, accounting, budgeting, water law, public works and hospital administration.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Working With Various Stakeholders, Budgeting, Strategic Planning.

Description :

    1. Served as general manager of the Town government under direction of the Town Council, and assisted the Council in the attainment of its objectives.
    2. Directed departments of, public works, public utilities, fire, police, development services, finance, human resources, parks and recreation, and administrative services.
    3. Managed $30 million budget and 11 direct reports.
    4. Reorganized Development Services to streamline operations and improve accountability.
    5. Improved transparency of Town government according to John Locke Foundation criteria.
    6. Began a Citizen Academy to help residents learn about local government.
    7. Began the process of transferring utility ownership and operations over to the county to relive the town of heavy debt load.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Leadership

Town Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain the position of Town Manager within your organization. Work with elected officials and other government employees to ensure that everything from public safety to sanitation is handled effectively and efficiently.

Skills : Project Management, Project Coordination, Project Development, Public Speaking, Public Relations.

Description :

    1. Hired in to address some very difficult problems for the community.
    2. Stripped of their police powers, officers were in jail and the town was facing other issues.
    3. Had a great number of notices of violations from state agencies.
    4. Complicated the situation the town was having growth and blight issues.
    5. Able to stabilize the situation and make changes to the organization, which improved the town structure.
    6. Directed the day to day operation of the Town including among others, utility services, recreation, building inspection, administrative services, police and fire.
    7. Ensured that all laws and ordinances are enforced; exercising control and supervision over all departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Management

Town Manager Resume

Objective : Highly accomplished and resourceful Professional with 26 years of progressively higher leadership and management experience secured by graduate degree in Strategic Management ready to transfer highly versatile knowledge and skills to you.

Skills : Communication, Diplomacy, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Obtained over $800,000 in grant funding.
    2. Voting member overseeing company reporting $400 million in revenues and $1.6 billion in assets.
    3. Spearhead economic redevelopment efforts for the community.
    4. Monitored and administered funds, budgets, and $3 million revenue streams generated from three utility services (Electric, Water and Waste Water.) Streamline departmental administrative functions through the successful integration of an information technology infrastructure resulting in increased operational efficiency and accuracy.
    5. Created and implemented standard operating procedures and improved employee training programs ensuring compliance with state regulations.
    6. Monitored, evaluated, rewarded and/or discipline employees of multiple departments.
    7. Liaisoned on behalf of elected council with Legislators, businesses, citizens and employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business

Town Manager Resume

Headline : Town Manager is Working to identify new opportunities, ensure innovation, and lead strategic thinking that meets clients needs,Anticipating future needs and opportunities in the context of economic, social, and industry trends, Mapping client partners path to omni-channel marketing success, through analysis.Contributing to organizational success by helping client partners succeed.

Skills : MS Office, Account Manager, Town Assistant.

Description :

    1. Represented the values and interests of the Council in community, economic and intergovernmental negotiations.
    2. Selected Accomplishments Assisted the Town in refunding of bonds and refinancing general fund obligations for savings over three million dollars.
    3. Executed discovery calls, deliver product demos, and guide customers through the sales process all the way to close.
    4. Used the CRM to meticulously manage your entire pipeline and customer base.
    5. Worked closely with sales ops and the marketing team to ensure a high quality pipeline of inbound demand.
    6. Worked closely with the Partnership Account Managers to ensure university clients are onboarded in accordance with the service agreement theyve signed.
    7. Partnered with the client to made bold decisions that span marketing and technology to drive change.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Leadership

                            Town Manager Resume

                            Objective : Town Manager developing long-term plans for the growth and development of their community. This might include things like deciding where new roads or schools should be built, how to best use local resources, etc.

                            Skills : Strong oral and written ommunication skills.

                            Description :

                              1. Managed and coordinated daily operations for the Town of Kersey (population 1,400).
                              2. Directed activities of six department heads.
                              3. Controlled $800,000 budget; reviewed and analyzed data from Treasurer.
                              4. Wrote over $135,000 in grants.
                              5. Supervised the development of a new comprehensive plan.
                              6. Served as liaison between the Town Board and all personnel.
                              7. Coordinated with developers during four successful annexations for the Town of Kersey.
                              8. Coordinated two community festivals for the Town of Kersey paid for by local businesses.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Business

                            Town Manager Resume

                            Summary : Excellence in obtaining funding and grants evidenced by securing over in grants and savings in 3 years. Provide daily report of field sales success and communicate VOC data to superiors.

                            Skills : Possess good character and Integrity.

                            Description :

                              1. Streamlined the chain of command and internal structure roles, relationships and responsibilities.
                              2. Led the effort to expand and renovate the Seelyville Water system, from 70 miles to 110 miles of water main.
                              3. Oversaw installation/inspection of water booster station, and nine sewer lift stations.
                              4. Infrastructure improvements during last 13 years total approximately $9 million dollars combined.
                              5. Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents, employee manual and press releases.
                              6. Negotiated contractual agreements for the town, including construction, engineering and utility maintenance services.
                              7. Served on several county related committees representing Seelyville constituents and interests.
                              8. Handled money and checks, making daily deposits per state guidelines.
                              9. Managed operations of all town assets, employees and utilities water, sewer, street with annual revenue of $1.7 Million.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Secondary Education

                            Town Manager Resume

                            Summary : As a Town Manager, responsible for strategic partnerships with Builders, Facility Management Companies etc. Working cohesively with a team of equally talented and passionate colleagues to develop short and long-term strategies to efficiently grow the business.

                            Skills : Time management, Budgeting, Project management.

                            Description :

                              1. Responsible for managing 55 employees, a $4.2 million operating budget and $3.2 million capital budget.
                              2. Served on the Board of Directors of the Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce, Alleghany County Economic Development Corporation, Virginia Western Highlands tourism organization, the Clifton Forge School of the Arts and the Clifton Forge Main Street Program.
                              3. Developed an effective and focused team of managers by filling vacant positions with entrepreneurs and building positions around talents rather than job descriptions.
                              4. Completed two major capital projects: a $1.23 million dollar upgrade to the water treatment plant and the $2.50 million dollar water meter installation project which was completed $650,000 under budget.
                              5. Worked with the Main Street organization and downtown business owners to revitalize downtown which resulted in the development of a tourist-friendly shopping experience and an increase of 8 new businesses.
                              6. Collaborated with Congressman Boucher and his staff, the Virginia Tourism Corporation, the Roanoke-Alleghany Regional Commission and local stakeholders to developed a unique brand and created a marketing strategy.
                              7. Supported of local entrepreneurs, revitalized the iconic Masonic Theater, leading to a 200 % increase in utilization, the rehabilitation of the building and construction of a new amphitheater.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Secondary Education