County Executive Officer

Organization: Prince William County
Salary: The Board is committed to providing a highly competitive salary and benefits package. The details will be negotiated and included in a comprehensive employment agreement.
Close Date: 10/16/2009

Job Description:

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Approximate Population: 467,425


COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER


Prince William County (PWC) is located 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and covers 348 square miles. It is growing fast and is now the third largest local government in Virginia. Residents enjoy an ideal location near Washington, D.C., a growing and diverse population and a healthy local economy. PWCís quality of life features include excellent public schools, world-class colleges and universities and great dining, shopping, recreational and leisure amenities. The Countyís cost of living is reasonable for the area.

PWC has a highly stable Board of Supervisors/County Executive form of government. Accordingly, the County is governed by an eight-member Board of Supervisors (BOS) which appoints a County Executive to serve as Chief Administrative Officer and to execute the Boardís policies. PWC provides a full range of local government services including police, fire/rescue, court services, education, development administration, library, water & sewer, parks & recreation, health & social services, public improvements, planning and general administration. The BOS includes a directly elected Chair and seven district elected Supervisors. All are elected to nonpartisan four-year staggered terms. PWCís FY 2010 total budget is $2,204,300,598 of which 51.5% is allocated to County Schools. PWC employs 3,570 non-school employees. Please visit Prince William County at www.pwcgov.org.

Qualifications include a Bachelorís degree (Masters preferred) combined with significant successful executive level management experience gained in a large, complex local government comparable to PWC. Must fully understand public finance and budgeting; must be an effective communicator and have proven Board relations skills as well as effective staff leadership and performance-based management abilities.

The Board is committed to providing a highly competitive salary and benefits package. The details will be negotiated and included in a comprehensive employment agreement.

Please send your confidential resume with cover letter and current salary by October 16, 2009.
Robert E. Slavin, President
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