Waters & Company Executive Recruitment Roxbury, New Jersey 07852, United States
Jan 23, 2017Full Time
Roxbury Township operates within the council-manager form of government under the Faulkner Act (see N J S A § 40 69A-1, et seq.). The Township Council consists of 7 elected officials, elected for four-year terms on a staggered basis from the population in partisan elections. Three at-large seats are selected together and one seat from each of four wards are elected two years later. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor are chosen from within the Council. The Township Council appoints a Township Manager who is responsible for the day-to-day operations associated with all municipal activities. The Township’s operating budget for FY 2016 (calendar year cycle) was $29.4 million with a staffing level of 150 full-time equivalents. The FY 2017 budget will be finalized in March. Township employees are represented by five bargaining units. Job Requirements: Requirements include a minimum of an undergraduate degree in business, political science or public administration, or a related field, from an accredited college or university, and a graduate degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of ten years’ service in a municipality or the equivalent is sought. Candidates with service as a Township manager, assistant/deputy Township manager in an equivalent or larger municipal organization or service in a county or as a department head in a large, complex municipal organization will be considered. The candidate’s background and experience should include a diverse exposure to all aspects of managing a similar Township or equivalent, preferably in a like suburban or exurban environment and in a community undergoing substantial redevelopment and revitalization. The Township Council is open to candidates from any region of the nation with experience relevant to Roxbury Township, with a focus on candidates from growing and involved communities.