town manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

As the administrative head I am driven to manage costs and deliver goods and services efficiently. This requires innovative thinking and strategic planning.

Skill Highlights
  • Business operations organization
  • Human resources
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Budget development
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Budget forecast
  • Negotiations expert
  • Employee relations
  • Strategic planning
  • Cost reductions
  • Self-Motivated
  • Public Relations
  • Purchasing
  • Training and Development
  • Employee scheduling
  • Employee Evaluations
  • Vendor Negations
  • Operations Management
Core Accomplishments

Project and Operations Management:

  • Managed all municipal departments
  • Handled all functions related to strategic long term planing. For example in Stockton Springs: the Cape Docks Harbor facility, completion of the municipal building, professionalized the police department, wrote several grants including a NOAA grant, and Safe Routes to School grant.

Professional Experience
2012 to 2013 Town Manager International City Management | Reno, NV,
  • Provided oversight to the Town's $6.374 million budget, managed a staff of 45 employees, and worked directly with the town council and various committees.
  • Additional duties included , Personnel Director, Safety Office, NIMS Compliance Officer, Town Clerk, Deputy Registrar of Voters, CDBG Program Administrator, Health Officer, Budget Officer, Overseer of the Poor, Road Commissioner, Treasurer, Tax Collector, and Motor Vehicle Agent.
  • Key accomplishments: Provided customer service by taking citizens' complaints and acting on them in a professional manner as well as doing actual counter work when staffing shortages occurred.
  • Assisted the council and the RSU withdrawal committee throughout the RSU withdrawal process.
  • Stressed safety first by working with the Maine Department of Labor and Maine Municipal Association in identifying and correcting hazards in the work place.
  • Required all town personnel to update their training on an annual basis.
  • Updated and made changes to the town charter as well as policies and.
2004 to 2012 Town Manager International City Management | Rialto, CA,
  • Served as the first town manager and made changes needed to better manage all town departments and managed a staff of 62 employees.
  • Other duties included Road Commissioner, General Assistance Administrator, and Tax Collector.
  • Key accomplishments: Oversaw software conversion to electronic auto registration using the Harris Trio System.
  • Played an integral role in the construction of the town's salt building, public works building expansion, fire station, and construction of the town's harbor facilities.
  • Wrote several grants including a Safe Routes to School Grant of $255,000 and a $400,000 CELCP Grant.
  • Used power point presentations for town meetings.
02/1996 to 2004 Senior Accounting Clerk International Fertilizer Development Center | Muscle Shoals, AL,
  • Responsible for the posting of advertising payments as well as the reconciliation of the advertiser's account contact delinquent advertisers, and make customer contact in order to avoid placement with a collection agency, reconcile accounts as needed, and take customer inquiries..
07/1971 to 02/1996 Administrative Assistant National Beverage | Hayward, CA,
  • Responsible for compiling data on all production activity, budget preparation, and purchasing agent.
  • Use of Microsoft Office, Professional Write, and Harvard Graphics.
  • Journeyman Web Pressman experience in Letterpress and Flexo-graphic Technology.
06/1XXX to 1993 Town Administrator Town Of Lamoine | City, STATE,
  • Served as the first town administrator.
  • Organized the town office as well as the introduction of computers.
  • Major renovations were made to the town office, fire station and transfer station.
  • Implemented workfare for general assistance.
Expected in 1990 to to Select One | Public Administration University of Maine, Orono, Maine GPA:

Coursework in Public Administration

Allen C. Hardinson Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society

Expected in 1XXX to to Certificate in Human Resources Management | Human Resources Management University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine GPA:

Expected in 1981 to to Select One | Graduate work in Business Management Husson College, Bangor, Maine GPA:
Expected in 1980 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration Finance, Business Manage University of Maine, Orono, Maine GPA:
Professional Affiliations

Member of Maine Municipal Association's Legislative Policy Committee

MCTMA Member of the Mid-Coast Town and City Managers Association

MMTCTA Member of the Maine Municipal Tax Collectors and Treasurer's Association

MWDA Member of the Maine Welfare Directors Association

EMDC Past Member of the Board of Directors; Eastern Maine Development Corporation

PVCOG Past President of the Penobscot Valley Council of Governments, Member of the executive committee

Healthy Waldo Past Governance Board Member of Healthy Waldo

MDI League of Towns Lamoine's representative on the committee.

City of Brewer Planning Board Member, former chairman Sign Ordinance Committee Member Comprehensive Plan Committee Member

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School Attended

  • University of Maine
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Husson College
  • University of Maine

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