Public Administration Jobs

Public administration jobs focus on the development, implementation and study of branches of government policy for the advancement of the public good. Virtually any occupation that can be found in the private sector can also be found within state and local governments, as well as the federal government. Public administration careers focus on those jobs that are inherent to government and jobs that are done within a government and public administration context.

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Town Manager Town of Rocky Hill Rocky Hill, Connecticut 04/22/2014
The Town of Rocky Hill is a dynamic community poised on the verge of additional economic revitalization and expansion and a community which also enjoys a significant corporate and historic presence. Rocky Hill is seeking a respected leader and manager who is well-versed in finance and ... More
Deputy Director of Human Services Virginia Beach, Virginia Virginia Beach, Virginia 04/22/2014
The City of Virginia Beach (pop. est. 439,000) is a full-service city located in Southeastern Virginia along the Atlantic Ocean.  The City has a council-manager form of government with 7,100 employees, an annual operating budget of $1.7 billion, and several departments including Human Services.  ... More
Executive Director United Way of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 04/22/2014
United Way of Wisconsin supports the capacity development of local United Ways in Wisconsin, individually and working together, so that they can build strong communities by mobilizing our public, private and non-profit sectors through research, civic engagement, public policy advocacy, and ... More
Long Term Care Manager, ADS, 9365-12 Confidential Portland, Oregon 04/22/2014
Multnomah County Department of County Human Services invites applications for a Long Term Care Program Manager in the Aging & Disability Services (ADS) Division. This is a full time position located in downtown Portland.   Are you excited about working in a strategic ... More
Fleet Operations Manager City of Ormond Beach, Florida Ormond Beach, Florida 04/21/2014
The City ofOrmond Beach(pop. 40,000) on Florida’s beautiful east coast is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fleet Operations Manager. Ormond Beachis a friendly community with wonderful neighborhoods, a beautiful beach, parks and nationally accredited schools.  ... More
Town Administrator Town of Wayland, MA Wayland, Massachusetts 04/21/2014
WAYLAND, MA TOWN ADMINISTRATOR RECRUITMENT Reopening of Position Wayland, MA (14,000pop.), seeking creative, proactive, community leader to serve as next Town Administrator.  ... More
Disability Unit Manager County of Sonoma Santa Rosa, County of Sonoma 04/21/2014
Disability Unit Manager $83,129-$101,058 Annually The Position The Risk Management Division of the County of Sonoma Human Resources Department is seeking a talented, ... More
Senior Internal Auditor City of Sarasota Sarasota, Florida 04/21/2014
Description: On-site audit of review processes used in the performance of operational, information technology, compliance and financial audits; evaluation, summation, and reporting of findings, in addition to active participation ... More
Management Analyst I (1755_34935397) Fairfax County Government Fairfax, Virginia 04/19/2014
The Department of Family Services (DFS) offers ... More
Communications Director County of Volusia Daytona Beach, Florida 04/19/2014
The County of Volusia is seeking a Communications Director (Sheriff's Office Program Manager) for a multi-discipline, consolidated E-911 and communications center operated by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. This position is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and will be responsible ... More
Assistant of the City Manager City of Maricopa Maricopa, Arizona 04/18/2014
Assistant to the City Manager  Salary being offered: $63,049 - $69,015 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for possible ... More
Director of Health Survey Program Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health Boston, Massachusetts 04/18/2014
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SURVEY PROGRAM JOB POSTING ID # J40809 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 21, 2014 APPLY DIRECTLY TO MASS. DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH The ... More
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