Employment

 TOWN OF DEWEY BEACH

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Town of Dewey Beach makes all hiring decisions without regard to an applicant’s gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, color, creed or any other category protected by local, state or federal law.

 

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CURRENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

There currently are no available positions.

Posted 12/28/2017: TOWN MANAGER

The Town of Dewey Beach is seeking a Town Manager. This is a full-time position responsible for all aspects of managing Town business and activities. The Town Manager will be a team-oriented, strategic-thinking professional with strong finance and budget management experience, staff leadership and communication skills. Financial, analytical and human resources skills, as well as supervisory experience, are essential. Experience with planning & zoning, grant writing, economic development, and resourcefulness. Demonstrated ability to work with community groups, residents and business owners is essential.  Familiarity with seasonal beach community issues is desired; candidate must be able to supervise police, beach patrol and code enforcement departments, as well as building management, administration and finance.

The Town has a small workforce a full-time employees and part-time employees that provides municipal services including police, beach patrol, public works and administrative services. Public utilities and services are handled by other entities. The Town Manager oversees Town staff, and a budget. The Town Manager also leads the Town’s economic development efforts, including maintaining a close working relationship with the Town’s business community. The Town Manager’s duty hour will vary as dictated by Town needs, and the candidate will be required to be “on call” in the event of an emergency. This is an FLSA-exempt position.

Candidates for Town Manager must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or related field; law degree or Master’s degree in public administration, business administration or closely related field is preferred; or equivalent professional experience in the field.        
  • Three to five years plus of increasingly responsible local government management experience.
  • Proven leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills to lead a financially fit organization.
  • Completed NIMS training or successful completion within one year of appointment.

The Town Manager will be appointed by the Commissioners for a 90-day probationary period. The successful candidate will be awarded a one-year, renewable contract.  Competitive salary plus benefits package. The successful candidate will be required to provide references and to undergo a complete background check.

Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to the TM Search Committee at 105 Rodney Avenue, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971, or may be emailed to the Search Committee resume@townofdeweybeach.com .

The Town of Dewey Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran or handicap status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.

 

Posted 12/28/2017: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The Town of Dewey Beach is seeking applicants for a flexible part time position (up to 30 hours per week, possibly more) to fill the vacancy of the Finance Director. The position is responsible for preparation of budget and financial accounting for the Town of Dewey Beach.  The applicant will work closely with the Town Manager and Department Heads, Budget and Finance Committee, in preparation of Town budget in addition to preparing monthly financial reports.  This position liaisons with Human Resources, the Audit Committee and assists with the annual audit.

The successful applicant for the position requires an accounting or bookkeeping background. QuickBooks experience is required where Town financial records are maintained.  The applicant must have good communication and writing skills, college degree or comparable work experience within accounting and finance.    

Resumes should be sent to the Town Manager at 105 Rodney Avenue, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971, or may be emailed to the Town Clerk at ashleigh@townofdeweybeach.com.

This position will remain open until filled.

The Town of Dewey Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran or handicap status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.