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Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator. Wise County is a rural community of approximately 40,000 residents located approximately 52 miles Northwest of Abingdon, Virginia. A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration, economics, finance, or a related field is required; with a Master’s Degree preferred. At least five (5) years of public management experience or service as a chief administrative officer or deputy chief administrative officer in public or private sector management or in a responsible local government position required. Past experience of the individual should demonstrate high levels of performance in areas that include finance, project management, public relations, human resources management, community and staff development and planning. Additional information may be found at www.wisecounty.org. The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. To be considered please submit a resume with cover letter, five (5) professional references and salary history to Attention: Chairman Dana Kilgore, County Administrator Position, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293. E-mail applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission is close of business on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The Wise County Administrator’s position will remain open until filled.
Wise County Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ASSISTANT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Economic Development Director Recruitment. A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, public administration or related field is required, or a minimum of three years experience in economic development, business, finance or related field. Experience in the use of market research methodologies is preferred.
This position will be responsible for assisting with operations, project management, marketing, communication, fiscal/finance, and assessment. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director of Economic Development and will be required to work closely with administrative officials, Board of Supervisors and serve in a professional leadership role.
Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website. Full job description can be found at www.wisecounty.org. The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications. To be considered please submit a resume with cover letter, Attention: David L. Cox, Interim County Administrator, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293. Deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, August 10, 2018.
EE/AA/EEO David L. Cox
Interim County Administrator
(Ongoing Opportunities Available)
Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development
The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.
College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC. Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.
The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP). The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.
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