Posted on November 21, 2023
TOWN OF BERLIN
Administration – Special Projects Administrator
Fulltime Salary $29.50 – $33.50/Hourly Full Benefits
Essential Functions: The Special Projects Administrator reports directly to the Town Administrator and performs all aspects of work to meet the objectives of the Town. The Special Projects Administrator is responsible for working on critical/special projects assigned by the Town Administrator and assists in the daily operations of the Administration Department. Work involves the application of professional knowledge and personal judgment to a variety of managerial and administrative needs. The Special Projects Administrator will work with elected officials, the Town Administrator, Department Heads, employees, citizens, and third-party vendors. Works a 40-hour workweek, with the possibility of nights (specifically the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month for Mayor and Council Meetings), weekends, and holidays.
Education and Experience: A high school diploma is required. A minimum of two years of college with an associate degree in public administration, accounting, or business administration is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Five (5) years of experience working with a government entity is preferred. Must maintain a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record; pre-employment and periodic review of Motor Vehicle Records is required.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and. skills in managing various complex projects and programs concurrently preferred. Experience in grant writing, administration, and accounting preferred, with general knowledge of generally accepted government accounting principles. Must possess the ability to operate standard office equipment, including a general knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Able to evaluate organization and management procedures and make recommendations for improvements. Knowledge of organizational behavior and organizational development, including leadership development.
This position includes access to and responsibility for highly confidential records and other materials; discretion in handling such matters is imperative. Excellent writing skills and the ability to perform basic mathematics are a must. Candidate must possess excellent time-management skills, be able to work independently and take responsibility for self and workload. Must possess human relations skills and the ability to communicate and work well with elected and appointed officials, the public, consultants, vendors, outside agencies, and coworkers courteously and tactfully. Must be able to perform duties safely and efficiently as well as set the standard for others.
Closing Day: December 19, 2023, or until filled. Due to the holiday season, please note there may be a delay in scheduling interviews until after the new year.
Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a confidential Town of Berlin application for employment, a resume, and three professional references to the Town’s Human Resources Director at [email protected]. Applications can be found at www.berlinmd.gov or can be picked up at 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811, or by calling 410-641-2770. EOE/M/F/V/D.