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Town of Shelby- Town Administrator Ideal Candidate Profile

Position Overview

The Town Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of the Town of Shelby pursuant to town ordinances, statutes of the state and the resolutions, motions and directives of the Town Board.  The Town of Shelby also has a separate Sanitary District with its own board and the Town Administrator will also serve as the administrator of the Sanitary District under the direction of the Sanitary District Board. This position supervises office staff and the Road Superintendent, and responds to citizen concerns in a professional manner.

The Town Administrator oversees combined budgets of more than $2.9 million dollars. The position is responsible for administering the town's financial affairs in a cost effective manner: including serving as the Town Treasurer, budget preparation and accounting, employee wages and benefits, policy and ordinance development, residential and commercial development, water and sewer utilities, park development and maintenance. The Town Administrator coordinates with the Clerk, Fire Chief, Police Officers, Assessor, Inspectors and Shelby Youth Baseball volunteers to maintain public services and enhance the quality of life for the residents of the Town of Shelby. This position reports to the Town Board and operates under the direction of the Sanitary District Board in regards to matters relating to the Sanitary District.

This position requires residency in the Town of Shelby within two years of the successful candidate’s employment. The successful candidate must pass a background investigation, credit check and drug test.

Education and Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or closely related field and a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible local government management experience is required. A Master’s degree in public administration or business administration and/or experience with Wisconsin statutes is preferred.  Water and sewer municipal operations experience is preferred. The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

Professional and Personal Traits

·         A thorough understanding of municipal organizations and operations

·         The ability to lead staff, coach, motivate, manage, and develop high-performance teams

·         Proven ability to organize, manage multiple projects/priorities and meet deadlines

·         Strategic thinking,  problem solving and negotiation skills

·         The ability to  achieve strategic objectives and develop/manage a budget

·         A self-starter with the ability to perform duties when needed (including evenings and weekends)

·         Customer focus and good customer service skills

·         Effective and persuasive presentation skills

·         Knowledge of economic and community development, planning and zoning

·         Experience dealing with intergovernmental issues

·         Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people 

·         Excellent written and oral communications skills

·         Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Meets with citizens to inform, educate and respond to issues or problems

·         Supervises all staff and coordinate with volunteers and third-party vendors/contractors

·         Develops necessary organizational processes and structures

·         Identifies current legislation, administrative rules, and policies requiring the attention of the Boards

·         Prepares the necessary information for each Board or committee meeting

·         Informs the Boards of events and actions required prior to Board meetings

·         Reports to the Boards on the activities and progress toward meeting strategic objectives

·         Provides fiscal oversight for audit, financial and all compliance reporting

·         Prepares and presents the annual budget and capital improvement plan for review and approval by the Town Board and Sanitary District Board

·         Plans for short-term and long-term financing for capital projects

·         Ensures the Town operates within the financial parameters approved by the Boards including the preparation and delivery of financial status reports

·         Identifies and stays current on federal, state and county funds available including the directing of grant activities

·         Oversees and manages township property and assets

·         Negotiates and administers contracts for outsourced services

·         Works with various local, state, and federal agencies on matters of mutual concern 

·         Administers and provides support to economic and community development,  planning and zoning

·         Works with outside legal support to draft township ordinances

·         Serves as the personnel officer to ensure safe and proper working conditions for township employees,  including establishing compensation and benefits policies for employees

·         Serves as the Township’s emergency management coordinator

·         Oversees Shelby Youth Baseball and Softball organization, an all-volunteer summer program for area youth ages 7-14

·         Other duties as assigned by the Town Board and/or Sanitary District Board

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions.

PeopleFirst HR Solutions is proud to partner with the Town of Shelby in filling this position. Interested professionals should submit a letter of interest, resume, work-related professional references, and salary history to mhelgeson@peoplefirsthrsolutions.com, or send them to PeopleFirst HR Solutions, 600 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, La Crosse, WI 54601. Candidates wishing to be considered should have their information postmarked or e-mailed  as instructed above by no later than midnight on November 30, 2016.

The Town of Shelby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Village Administrator


Village Administrator, Hobart, WI (pop. 8,500). Progressive, vibrant, rapidly growing municipality, Hobart is adjacent to the City of Green Bay, 20 miles northeast of Appleton and minutes from Interstates 41 and 43. Residents enjoy Hobart’s suburban and rural atmosphere, taking advantage of urban-style services and easy accessibility to the Greater Green Bay’s recreational and cultural activities. Hobart’s motto “Greatness is Growing” attests to its pace of growth, one of the fastest in the state.

Residential and economic development is at the forefront of Hobart’s strategic direction. Incorporated in 2002, the Village’s population has increased more than 38% since 2010. The Village’s 33 square miles are situated in western Brown County and within the former, historic boundary of the Oneida reservation. The community’s land base is varied with woodlands and rich topography to the north, undeveloped agricultural land to the south, and urban amenities to the north and east.  Village growth is punctuated by high-end homes, as well as targeted commercial and industrial development. Hobart’s growth is headlined by the Centennial Centre at Hobart, a mixed-use residential and commercial development, designed to serve as the community’s downtown commercial district.

The Village is seeking a collaborative, strategic-thinking professional with strong leadership and economic development skills. A background in intergovernmental relations is also desired, as some Village services are provided in cooperation with neighboring communities, plus work with village officials in managing tribal relationships is on-going. A record of visibility in the community, proven financial/analytical and human resources skills is required.  Experience in community planning and growth management is a plus. The Village has more than 21 FTEs, a $14.3 million budget (all funds, including TIF) and is rated AA+. The Village’s two TIDs are in solid financial shape.

Candidates must have a minimum of a BA in public or business administration, community planning or related field. Three - five years of increasingly responsible municipal management experience is required. A Master’s degree in public or business administration is preferred. 

Candidates must possess proven managerial, interpersonal, and leadership skills to direct a resident-forward village team serving a diverse community. Starting salary range:  $95,000 – $110,000 +/- DOQ.  Excellent benefit package. Candidates should apply by November 14, 2016 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240.

Municipal Court Clerk-Somers, WI

The Village of Somers is accepting applications for a full-time Municipal Court Clerk. Salary range is $36,000-$40,000 annually. Benefits include health insurance & Wisconsin Retirement. The successful applicant will perform the duties of Municipal Court Clerk, including scheduling hearings on violations of municipal ordinances for the Municipal Court judge to hear on a bi-monthly basis, tracking juvenile and adult court cases electronically, notifying defendants of court times, collecting fines and forfeitures from those found or pleading guilty of violations, remitting appropriate portions of such collections to village, county, and state government in a timely fashion, assist the Clerk-Treasurer in collection of taxes, election work & other duties as assigned. Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. The ideal candidate should have several years of general office or clerical experience and must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Prior knowledge and experience in court proceedings & court management software is preferred.

A detailed job description is available at www.somers.org or Somers Village Hall. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Somers Village Clerk-Treasurer

PO Box 197

Somers, WI 53171

City Administrator, Glendale, WI (pop.  12,870). Progressive, mature, full-service municipality, Glendale is on the banks of the Milwaukee River and within walking distance of Lake Michigan. Immediately north of Milwaukee, Glendale is located along Interstate 43 and is less than 14 miles from Mitchell International Airport. The city is home to many vibrant organizations including Johnson Controls Inc., Cardinal Stritch University and Bayshore Town Center. With more than 800 businesses that provide for a diverse economic base, Glendale is a financially sound community with a daytime population exceeding 50,000.

Established in 1950, the City’s history dates back almost 200 years. Glendale’s motto – Rich Past, Bright Future – is embodied in the City’s strategic balance of residential, commercial, retail and industrial properties. A family-friendly community, Glendale is located in premier school districts. Nicolet High School consistently ranks among the state’s top-performing schools.   Glendale is a regional leader in economic development as seen in the transformation of a 1950’s-era shopping center to the 1.4 million square-foot mixed-use giant that is today’s Bayshore Town Center. Growth continues as the Center is entering its second phase.

The City is seeking an experienced, collaborative, strategic-thinking professional with strong leadership and communication skills. A background in intergovernmental collaboration is important, as a number of City services are provided in cooperation with neighboring communities.  A record of visibility in the community, proven financial/analytical and human resources skills is required.  Experience in community planning and economic development is a plus. The City has 73 full-time employees, an $18 million budget (excluding TIF debt), and is rated Aa2.

Candidates must have a minimum of a BA in public or business administration, or engineering. Five or more years of increasingly responsible municipal executive-level experience is required. Assistant administrator experience in a larger community will also be considered. A Master’s degree in public administration, business administration or other advanced executive level training such as ICMA Credentialed Manager is preferred. 

Candidates must possess proven managerial, interpersonal, and leadership skills to direct a customer-oriented organization serving a diverse community. The recently retired City Administrator served the City in that role for 37 years. Residency in the City is highly encouraged. Starting salary range:  $120,000 – $135,000 +/- DOQ.  Excellent benefit package. Candidates should apply by October 10, 2016 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240.

For Sale

2004 INT 7400:DT466 Engine, 8LL transmission, Single Axle, approx.  96,000 miles
New Fuel Tank,  New air tanks
Universal Plow & Wing, Swenson Sander, Stainless Steel Dump box
$30,000  OBO
Call  608-734-3818

1986 Champion 730A motor grader for sale. @13000 hours total. Well maintained and runs good. About 3000 hours on rebuilt transmission and about 2700 hours on engine overhaul. Wing plow, good rubber. Any reasonable offer will be considered.



Alex Puig, Chairman

Forest Township, Richland County, WI



2006 International 5 to 7 yard steel box

330 hp international engine

Automatic transmission 6 speed

Diff lock

Air condition

Am/fm radio

70,000 miles as of 4-4-16

4768 hrs as of 4-4-16

Tires 70% or more front and rear

8’ tapered front mount wing

12’ reversible front plow

11’ reversible underbody scraper

Stainless steel sander/spreader 9” auger

Joy stick controller with spare controller

Back-up camera and wash/puff

Very little surface rust on box

Interior excellent

Box vibrator

$75,000 available September 1st  2016

Town of St Germain, Dept of Public Works

561 Hwy 155, St Germain WI 54558

715-542-3155 - stgtownshop@hotmail.com

The truck can be seen at the above address, ask for Tim

Town Clerk

The Town of Kinnickinnic, River Falls WI, is seeking qualified candidates for a part time Town Clerk. See town website for details: www.kinnickinnictwp.org. High School or higher education. Office and/or Municipal Clerk experience preferred but not essential. Send resume to: Town of Kinnickinnic, 1271 County Road J, River Falls, WI 54022, or email to kinnitownhall@pressenter.com



Oneida County is accepting applications for the establishment of an ongoing eligibility list for full-time E911 Telecommunicators with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.  The 2016 starting hourly wage is $16.63 plus fringe benefit package.

Qualified applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent. Successful applicants will be required to use radio equipment, computers and computer-aided technology and must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.  Qualified applicants chosen for further consideration will undergo an evaluation regarding their ability to multitask and make quick decisions.

Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, medical exam, psychological assessment, background check and oral interview.

Complete job description and law enforcement application packet are available at the Personnel (LRES) Office of the Oneida County Courthouse or at www.oneidasheriff.org or www.co.oneida.wi.gov.  Applications must be fully completed and returned to Oneida County LRES, P.O. Box 400, 1 S. Oneida Ave., Rhinelander, WI 54501.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

Used Aquatic Plant Harvester-Townsend,WI

Inland Lakes P&R District-1999 Very good condition

Hydraulic System, 7 ft cutter head, Isuzu Engine

Diesel, 41 HP, Stainless Steel Hull, WxL 10x24’ Trailer optional

Stored inside in winter months-contact Dwight Ziegler 715-850-2212 ziggss@granitewave.com

LTE AIS Project Assistant

Oneida County Land and Water Conservation is accepting applications for three AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) Project Assistant positions.  These LTE (Limited Term Employee) positions assist the AIS Coordinator with planning and implementing the Oneida County AIS program for prevention and control of aquatic invasive species in Oneida County and cooperates with other AIS partners to achieve the goals and objectives set forth in the Oneida County DNR AIS Education Grant.  Two positions are for 600-hours at $12.00 per hour and one AIS Field Lead position is also available for 1000 hours at $14.00 per hour.  Employees will be compensated for mileage during the work day. 

Qualified individual must have an Associates degree in Natural Resources or related field, or current enrollment in a Bachelors degree program with natural resource conservation field experience. 

Complete job description and required Oneida County application are available at www.co.oneida.wi.gov under the Employment Opportunities tab.  Application, resume and cover letters should be submitted to Land and Water Conservation, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI  54501 or by email to msadauskas@co.oneida.wi.us.  Any questions, please call 715-369-7835.  Applications will be taken until positions are filled.     




2000 John Deere 772CH Grader 

7200 hrs, Michelin Snow Plus tires, 14’ Molo Board w/2’ extension,

Front Scarifier, Falls Snow Wing

Asking $70,000.00 OBO.   Town of Wilson, Rusk Co., WI

Contact info:  Earl Smith, 608-797-7942


Town of Sterling, Polk County, WI

1991 Single Axle dump truck. 5 -7 yard dump box. Comes with McKenzie plow and Fink Sander. 197,500 miles. 13 speed road ranger transmission $13,950 OBO For more information email-townofsterling@grantsburgtelcom.net or call Terry @ 715-557-0077


John Deere 640 Self Leveling Loader w/bucket.

Comes with mounting Brackets and hardware.

Asking $7,000 or best offer.

Contact:  Town of Belmont, Chairman, Brad Schobert 608-347-6215.

For Sale

FALLS Model V90 V-Plow

12 Foot, 60” Nose height, 84” Discharge height.

Never used, paid $11,045 new - Asking $8,500 or best offer.

Full add with picture can be found on the WTA website

Town of Oregon Public Works Abel Schultz at (608) 438-2397

Town of Oregon Chairman Wayne Ace at (608) 576-7281

Road Maintenance Position (Assistant Highway Patrolman)

The Town of New Glarus is seeking an individual for part time road

maintenance. Duties include plowing snow, brush trimming,

installing and taking down snow fence, help with emergency tree

removal. Applicant must be able to run a tractor with loader. They

must also be able to use a chain saw. The position requires a CDL.

Position reports to Highway Patrolman and the New Glarus Town

Board. Salary dependent on training and experience. Position may

become full-time after first year. Contact the Town of New Glarus

for information and application 527-2390.


The City of Wauwatosa (Milwaukee County) has the following election supplies for sale:

·         77 rolls of paper for the Edge equipment; per-roll cost is $3.80, will sell for $2.80/roll

·         12 rolls of paper for the Insight tabulators; per-roll cost is $3.80, will sell for $2.80/roll

·         4 bags (of 100 each) seals for these pieces of equipment; per-bag cost is $25, will sell for $18/bag

·         Take-up spools (Edge); per-spool cost is $2.20, will sell for $1.00/spool  (minimum 5-spool order)

Will include a partial roll or two of paper at no cost while supplies last!  Minimum 5-roll order, please.

Will also include 25 seals from a partial bag at no cost while supplies last!  S&H to be negotiated.

Please contact Joanne Pelczynski, Wauwatosa City Clerk’s Office, if interested:  jpelczynski@wauwatosa.net  (414) 479-8921.  City of Wauwatosa, 7725 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Pumper Fire Truck For Sale

1975 Chev Howe Pumper fire truck

15,969 miles Run and pump time

427 Cubic Inch Gas

5 Speed Transmission with 2 speed diff

800 gallon tank

Hose reel 150 ft. 1"

2 sets tower lights w/electrical rewind

Excellent condition

Have manuals and service records

Asking $6500

Call Joe 715-282-5581 Town of Cassian Oneida County