Job Posting: Deputy City Clerk, City of Milford

This is a professional position with a high degree of responsibility for managing all aspects of constituent services and Council affairs, including policy research and implementation, coordination of Council, Council Committees, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Workforce Development Commission, and Community Cemetery Board meetings, and serves as the point of contact for constituents and interest groups on municipal matters.  The first point of contact for the general public, position requires impartiality while balancing and protecting the interests of the City, the citizenry, Mayor and members of Council. While attending to the ever-shifting priorities faced by a municipality on a daily basis, responsibilities include a multitude of cyclical duties including Council, Board, Commission and Committee meeting preparations, municipal and special elections, and records management. Decision making and working independently are fundamental to this position.

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Job Posting: Public Works Employee, Town of Bridgeville

The Town of Bridgeville is hiring for a full-time hourly position within the Public Works Department (water, sewer, and streets). Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Delaware Operators Base License within one year of hire. Experience working with meters and meter reading equipment is preferred but not required. The ideal applicant must be able to multi-task, carry out oral and written instructions, be self-motivated, and be a strong team player. Equipment operations experience, ability to lift 50 lbs, valid driver’s license, and high school diploma/equivalent are required. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary. 

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Job Post: Clerk, City of Harrington

The City of Harrington is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of Clerk of Council/Administrative Assistant. This individual is responsible for keeping a record of the proceedings of the City Council and Committee meetings and performs such other duties and have such powers as may be prescribed by Ordinance or City Charter to include accounts receivable and accounts payable duties for the City.

 

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Job Posting: Account Specialist, Town of Camden

The Town of Camden, Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of Account Specialist. The Account Specialist oversees all the Town finances of the day-to-day operations of the Town under the direction of the Town Manager. The Account Specialist handles the Human Resource Function of the Town, handling all Personnel issues. This function includes but is not limited to all payroll, benefits, vacation and sick time accrual, health and life insurance premiums, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), processing of newly hired employees, workers’ compensation, disability issues, pension payments and processing of retiring town employees, etc. The Account Specialist works in concert with the Town Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who is a subcontracted employee of the Town. Along with that, he/she also assists the annual external auditors for the town in fulfilling all requests they make in completing their audit.

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Job Posting: Executive Director, Downtown Milford Inc.

Executive Director Job Description
Downtown Milford, Inc.

Job Summary: The Executive Director of Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI), a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, designated Delaware Main Street program, is responsible for creating and managing programs and projects that continually promote quality civic, economic, commercial and cultural development of the central business district in Milford, Delaware through concentrated efforts in economic development, organization, design, and promotion. Milford, Delaware is a traditional downtown in central Delaware with a population of 9,993, approximately 140 businesses in the central business district, a Riverwalk, and a variety of arts assets. Milford has recently been named one of the top places to live in Delaware, with Delaware itself being named a top state to retire in the country.

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NECoPA 2020 Best Faculty Paper Award

The NECoPA Conference Committee is accepting submissions for the NECoPA 2020 Best Faculty Paper Award and the Best Student Paper Award. For more information on submission requirements, please click the link below!

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Job Posting: Clerk, Town of Fenwick Island

The Town of Fenwick Island is seeking applicants for a full-time position as the Town Clerk. The Town Clerk provides administrative support and serves as the Town’s records management and FOIA coordinator, manages posting of agendas and transcription of minutes for all Council meetings and Committee meetings, maintains the calendar of Town Hall activities and updates the town sign, website, and Facebook page, coordinates all aspects of the Town election, produces the Town bi-annual newsletter, maintain the accuracy of essential property and tax records, voter registration and emergency contact records, and assists the Town Manager with special projects.

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Job Posting: Town Manager, Dewey Beach

The town of Dewey Beach is seeking a Town Manager. Dewey Beach is a coastal town in southern Delaware located on a small strip of land approximately one mile long and two blocks wide and situated between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Rehoboth Bay on its western border. The town has approximately 300 year-round residents but the town has a lively summer population which swells to around 30,000 summer residents and weekend visitors. 

Dewey Beach operates under the supervision of a town council and mayoral form of government with an annual budget of $3.5 million.  The town workforce is comprised of full-time, part-time and seasonal employees providing municipal services including police, beach patrol, public works, code enforcement, finance, and administrative services.  Public utilities are handled by other entities.

The Town Manager performs complex executive tasks and will be responsible for all aspects involved with the coordination and management of Town business, finance and administration.  The Town Manager prepares and administers the annual budget, supervises all staff departments and represents the Town governing body to the public and other governing bodies at county, state and federal levels.  The Town Manager assists the Town Council and Mayor with governance, planning, organizing and directing town projects, events, services, programs, and related work as assigned or required.  The Town Manager also leads the Town’s economic development efforts and maintains a close working relationship with the local business community.  This is an FLSA-exempt position.  Working hours will vary as dictated by Town needs including likely night and weekend work during the summer months.  The candidate will also be required to be “on call” in the event of an emergency.  This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 

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Job Posting: City Manager, City of Dover

The City of Dover seeks a proven, dedicated, responsive and experienced individual for the position of City Manager. The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader with a background in city management, local governance or public affairs. The candidate will be a strong leader, manager and administrator with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, business management or a closely related field. Master’s degree in public administration, finance, or business management is preferred. ICMA Credentialed Manager (ICMA-CM) preferred. The candidate should have a minimum of ten years’ experience. Desired characteristics, qualifications, and experience:

  • Demonstrated strong financial and budget management skills with active participation and oversight, including long range capital facility needs planning and
    financing, willingness and ability to present concise and understandable financial summaries to Council
  • Impeccable integrity, committed to the high ethical standards of the local government management profession and transparent government operations, ability to establish high degree of credibility with citizens
  • Thoughtful, visionary and creative
  • Politically astute, but not political
  • Experience with environmental issues, and knowledgeable about alternative energy issues, utility management (including electric), and information technology
  • Demonstrated ability to help elected officials understand their roles and responsibilities, and keep them informed about significant long-term trends, opportunities and
    challenges that should be addressed in the public interest, with adequate notice and opportunity for consideration of sound recommendations and alternatives, and skills to help build consensus.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of local government
  • Strong media relations, public presentation, written communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to be an effective spokesperson and ambassador for the City
  • Experience with land use planning and economic development
  • Demonstrated sound personnel management experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Mayor, City Council, City employees, other local and county, state and federal officials, as well as the community at large
  • A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion
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Job Posting: Clinical Case Manager, Delaware Center for Justice

The Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) is seeking a full-time Clinical Case Manager for its Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP). The Case Manager will be located at the Sussex County, Georgetown Probation Office and work in partnership with existing staff in New Castle and Kent County. The Clinical Case Manager will be responsible for providing intensive case management services to a caseload of adults on probation as well as facilitating regular group therapy sessions in Southern Delaware. 

About the Delaware Center for Justice  

The Delaware Center for Justice, Inc. is the leading non-profit organization in Delaware committed to transforming the quality of justice through advocacy, policy, and practice.. What began as the Prisoner’s Aid Society in 1920 has evolved into an organization that currently serves both adults and youth who are justice-involved – transforming the delivery of justice in Delaware and implementing programs that facilitate fresh starts for victims of crime, youth at risk, and the incarcerated. We are a diverse staff with one vision – to continue the legacy of making a difference in Delaware.  

In pursuit of a higher quality of justice, DCJ focuses on issues and actions impacting the criminal justice system, including:

• Conditions of confinement

• Alternatives to incarceration

• Re-entry initiatives for incarcerated populations

• More cost-effective & efficient use of limited corrections resources

• Legislative reform

• Meeting the needs of victims of crime

• Crime prevention & intervention programs

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