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County Administrator

Greene County, Virginia (pop.21,000) is seeking an involved, proactive leader to be its next County Administrator. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greene County is a small, rural community that offers stunning landscapes and an array of unique experiences.
The County Administrator is the Chief Executive Officer for the County, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and directs and supervises day-to-day operations of all County departments and agencies that are under the direct control of the Board. This position oversees the implementation of policies set by the Board and ensures they are carried out. The Administrator is the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, as well as the official liaison to the five County Constitutional Officers, the Judiciary, and State and regional agencies.
The starting salary for this position will be $135,000—$180,000, depending on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will be offered a generous benefits package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), health insurance coverage, paid time off, deferred compensation, professional development support, and other benefits as identified in the negotiated employment contract. County residency is required within one year of employment. Relocation expenses are negotiable.
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Management, or a related field, and three to five years successful executive leadership; local government experience in Virginia is preferred. A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development by participating in organizations, such as the International City/County Management Association and the Virginia Local Government Management Association is desired; certification as an ICMA Credentialed Manager is preferred. EOE.
We invite qualified professionals to submit a cover letter and resume by visiting our website at:

This position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes occurs on February 15, 2023. Following the first review date, we will evaluate all applications against the criteria outlined in the recruitment brochure. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at or 703-923-8214.