Employment and Bids

Job openings (and ongoing general applications and public works department applications) and public bid notices will be posted here.


Assistant to Town Manager for HR and Purchasing

The Town of McCandless is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Assistant to the Town Manager for Human Resources and Purchasing. The Town offers a competitive salary with an excellent fringe benefit package, starting salary depending upon qualifications and experience. The job description for this position my be found here.

The successful candidate will work with the Town Manager and Assistant Town Manager, primarily in the areas of Human Resources and purchasing/procurement. The individual will also assist the Town Manager and Assistant Town Manager with special projects, grant application preparation, grant administration and budget preparation. The Assistant also serves as the recording secretary to Personnel Board, Pension Board and as FMLA Coordinator.

The position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of the Town’s human resources functions. He/She will maintain personnel records and receive requests for file access. They will respond to employee questions regarding employment conditions and benefits. Coordinates recruitment and selection process and ensures proper employee on-boarding. They will maintain eligibility lists for hiring, serve as technical advisor to the Town Manager on human resource matters and support the Assistant Town Manager on purchasing administration and develop comprehensive recommendations for the Leadership Team.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with coursework in human resources, public administration, or business administration, or a related field, and four years of responsible experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Send application and resume to the Town Manager's Office, in care of employment@townofmccandelss.org. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE, Robert Grimm, Town Manager

Planning and Development Administrator

Town of McCandless is seeking qualified candidates for the department head level position of Planning and Development Administrator. The incumbent is retiring after 24 years of service and manages the planning, building and codes inspection functions for the Town. This position is responsible for overseeing development in the municipality, including site and subdivision reviews and development and building construction.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning and community development as well as a track record of professional development activities, and prior zoning code administration experience. The individual should enjoy working in a small, yet fast paced organizational atmosphere, collaborating with his/her peers, and being an effective and positive member of the Town’s management team. He/she should be decisive, collaborative, open minded, fair, ethical and honest.

Minimum requirements include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field. Three years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government. Or any acceptable combination of experience and training.

The Town offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. A complete position description is available for review here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and Resume to employment@townofmccandless.org. Review of resumes will begin on December 16, 2019.

The Town of McCandless is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. The Town of McCandless does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


General Application
Public Works Employment Application

• FMLA Notice


Bid notices

None at this time.