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Job Vacancies

The city is currently seeking qualified applicants for the jobs that are listed below. Please follow the instructions to apply for each job opportunity as they may vary depending upon the city department and the vacancy. Thank you for your interest in working for the citizens of Charles Town.

Charles Town City Manager

Charles Town, WV (population approximately 6,500), a historic community with a growing population, seeks experienced, progressive applicants for the position of City Manager. Charles Town is located approximately 65 miles from the greater Baltimore/Washington DC metropolitan area and has a unique mix of historic and newer residential neighborhoods, surrounded by an enticing rural landscape. Charles Town seeks to grow into a community that blends the revitalization of its historic downtown district with citywide new business and commercial development opportunities.

The City currently has approximately 40 full-time employees and an annual budget of $6.2 million.  The City Manager is appointed by and reports to City Council, including a Mayor and eight members, elected at large to four-year staggered terms.

Application.  Send resume, letter of introduction, a minimum of three professional and/or personal references and current salary and/or salary requirements to: City of Charles Town, Attn: City Manager Selection Committee, PO Box 14, Charles Town, WV 25414. Applicants many also submit materials to the following email  Please indicate if you wish your application to remain confidential.

Qualifications. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience), a Master’s degree is preferred, a minimum of three years of experience in public administration or related field, and demonstrate strong leadership, communication, and administrative skills. Experience in the areas of economic development and revitalization, historic tourism and preservation, intergovernmental relations, community relations, infrastructure planning, and housing development are desired. See the attached profile and job description for more detail about the position.

Deadline.  Open until filled with first consideration beginning June 3, 2022.

Compensation.  Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.

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