Full-time position providing professional and administrative support for city legislative processes, planning commission, and police/fire hiring; serving as liaison between elected officials and the public; overseeing municipal elections; managing projects; maintaining records of council actions, media relations and city website/social media; assisting city’s administrative team with budget planning and personnel or other administrative issues; grant writing and administration.


Full job description is available online here: http://cityofelkinswv.com/employment-opportunities


Required: Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years’ experience in responsible, professional positions. Diplomacy, discretion, strong character, attention to detail, time-management, problem-solving/conflict-resolution, and the demonstrated ability to set and meet goals while working both independently and with teams. Incumbent must reside inside Elkins city limits. Pre-employment drug screen/background investigation.

Preferred: Education/experience in public administration, planning, political science, history, finance/economics, journalism, business management, or other related field.


Salary to be negotiated, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full city benefits (PEIA health insurance, PERS defined-benefit pension plan, life insurance, etc.).

To apply:

Submit resume with cover letter by April 15 to:

Mayor Van Broughton

401 Davis Avenue

Elkins, WV 26241


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