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Position: City Manager

Employer: City of Charles Town, WV

Application Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2017, 5 p.m. 

Compensation: Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications. 

To Apply:  Send resume, letter of introduction, a minimum of three professional and/or personal references and current salary and/or salary requirements to: City of Charles Town, Attn: City Manager Selection Committee, PO Box 14, Charles Town, WV 25414. Or, should you wish to email your application information, please send it to:  Please indicate if you wish your application to remain confidential. 


Description: Charles Town, WV (pop. approx. 5,000), a historic community with a growing population, seeks experienced, progressive applicants for the position of City Manager. Charles Town is located approximately 65 miles from the greater Baltimore/Washington DC metropolitan area and has a unique mix of historic and newer residential neighborhoods, surrounded by an enticing rural landscape. Charles Town seeks to grow into a community that blends the revitalization of its historic downtown district with citywide new business and commercial development opportunities.

The City currently has approximately 40 full-time employees and an annual budget of $4.1M. The City Manager is appointed by and reports to City Council, including a Mayor and eight members, elected at large to four-year staggering terms. 

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of three years of experience in public administration, and demonstrate strong leadership, communication and administrative skills. Experience in the areas of economic development and revitalization, historic tourism and preservation, intergovernmental relations and community relations are desired. A complete profile of the ideal candidate and job description is available for review at  The City of Charles Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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