The Town of Mamaroneck is located in the southeastern portion of New York State, just north of New York City in Westchester County. The Town of Mamaroneck has a population of 29,156 and includes the entire Village of Larchmont (one square mile), the Unincorporated Area (5.7 square miles which is not part of either village), and the part of the Village of Mamaroneck west of the Mamaroneck River bordering Rye Neck (2.3 square miles). Both the incorporated Villages and the unincorporated Town are self-governing and define the Town as a political and governmental subdivision of the State of New York.
The Town has excellent schools and recreational opportunities. It is easily accessible by Interstate 95 and by commuter rail. The Town is an ideal location to live, work, play and raise a family. The Town provides direct municipal services - police, fire, sanitation, highway among others - to the residents of the Unincorporated area, and recreation, property assessment services, senior citizen services, tax collection, and ambulance services to both villages.
Under the Council-Manager form of government, Mamaroneck is a full-service community with approximately 128 full-time and 326 part-time employees. The 2021 Town budget is approximately $42M. The Town Administrator is appointed by and reports to the Town Board, which is comprised of Supervisor and four Council members. The Supervisor is elected for a term of two years, and Board members for four year overlapping terms.
The successful candidate will have a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work, including the following:
A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Business Administration or a related field, plus at least five years of experience working in a public sector entity, preferably a local government. A Master's degree in Public Administration or related field is preferred.
Ability to develop strong working relationships and interact with elected officials, senior staff, boards or commissions, and employee representatives in a positive and professional manner is required. A demonstrated passion to engage and work with others, including a diverse resident population, in a professional and respectful manner is required.
Excellent problem solving and financial skills, including budget preparation, purchasing, contract and grants administration, insurance, and risk management skills.
Excellent human resources skills, including experience in contract negotiations and administration and labor relations.
Excellent verbal, writing, and social media communication skills including the ability to clearly present concepts, explain operations and finances and respond to controversies and day to day matters.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with a record of handling a wide variety of projects at one time and with the ability to be nimble in changing course or direction.
Starting salary for the position is $185,000 to @215,000 DOQ. Submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by March 1, 2021 at GovHRjobs.com to Joellen J. Cademartori, CEO, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel 847-380-3238. The Town of Mamaroneck is an Equal Opportunity Employer.