Assistant Town Manager

Salary: $128,000-$160,000
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted November 18, 2022

The ideal candidate is a collaborative and team oriented professional with a strong commitment to quality and service. Requires the ability to model Town of Eagle staff values of integrity, respect, commitment, responsibility, collaboration, and leadership.

Position Title: Assistant Town Manager
Reports to: Town Manager
Direct reports to this position: Information Technology Manager, Communications & Marketing Specialist, Special Events Manager, Economic Development Housing Specialist, Sustainability Specialist, and Information Center.
Status: Exempt
Pre-Hire Requirements: This position requires the successful passing of a pre-hire criminal background and motor vehicle check.

Job Summary: Under administrative direction, provides highly responsible and complex administrative assistance to the Town Manager and Town Council in coordinating and directing Town-wide departmental activities and operations; assists the Town Manager in executing the long-term vision and goals for the Town in collaboration with the Town Council and Department Heads; may manage Town departments and divisions as assigned by Town Manager; assists with internal and external communication, including serving as a liaison and with departments, officials, contractors, and community organizations; fosters cooperative working relationships among Town departments and various community and regulatory agencies. Oversees the Town’s sustainability programs, initiatives, planning, and goals. Coordinates activities, strategic plans, and operations in partnership with assigned department directors and staff as delegated by the Town Manager. Performs other job-related work as required.

Hiring Range: Minimum $128,000 – $160,000 annually, depending on experience. Maximum pay rate is $192,000.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Management, Economic Development, Political Science, Real Estate Development, or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Public Administration or related field preferred.
  •  Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in management, including at least five (3) of executive management or director level. Municipal or public sector experience preferred.
  •  Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a fulltime, benefits eligible position. Normal days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Will regularly attend Town Council (2nd and 4th Tuesday at 6 p.m.), and various committee meetings that typically occur during regular business hours.

To apply:

  •  First review of resumes on 12/09/2022, recommend applying early, resumes received after this date may not be considered, however, position will remain open until filled.
  •  Internal Candidates: submit an internal application along with resume and compelling cover letter.

Selection Guidelines:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job-related tests may be required.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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