County Administrator Recruitment

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Roanoke County is seeking an experienced professional to serve as County Administrator, the chief administrative officer responsible for directing programs and operations of Roanoke County's government. The new County Administrator will succeed the incumbent manager who is retiring on February 1st, 2022.

The recruitment profile provides background information on the community, its government operations, and its aspirations. It also outlines the qualifications, experience, and characteristics determined to be necessary and desirable for successful performance as County Administrator.

Application Process

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume, with salary expectations and professional references, to The Berkley Group via email at While the position is open until filled, the formal review of applicants will begin October 22, 2021. Inquiries relating to the County Administrator position may be directed to:

Kimball Payne, The Berkley GroupBerkley Group Logo
P.O. Box 181
Bridgewater, Virginia 22812
Mobile: (434) 444-3662

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  1. The Position
  2. Community Background
  3. Economy
  4. Awards & Recognitions

The Board appoints a County Administrator to act as the administrative head of the County. The County Administrator serves at the pleasure of the Board, carries out its policies and directs business procedures. He or she is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the county government and manages and supervises all departments, agencies, and offices of the County, except for the County Attorney who reports directly to the Board. 

The County Administrator is responsible for developing and, upon adoption by the Board, implementing annual operating and capital budgets. He or she recommends policies and priorities for the Board’s consideration and leads the County workforce in delivering services and responding to citizen issues or concerns. He or she serves as a liaison between the Board of Supervisors, the Constitutional Officers, the Judiciary, regional, state, and local agencies and authorities, and community organizations. The County Administrator also serves as the official Clerk to the Board, the Director of Emergency Services, and the Purchasing Agent, and is a member of local and regional committees, commissions, or authorities as a representative of the County.

>> Download the Roanoke County Administrator Recruitment Profile brochure for more information.

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