Buchanan, WI (Population 6,969)
Located in the third largest metro area in Wisconsin, the Fox Cities, Buchanan is a growing community with a rich history and bright future. Buchanan is a diverse community that contains robust commercial areas, rural lands, farms and urbanized subdivisions. In the spirit of representative town government, Buchanan’s future strategic directives include striving for organizational excellence; improving and maintaining infrastructure; sustaining strong fiscal health; supporting community and economic development and safeguarding public health, safety and welfare.
Under general direction of the Town Administrator, the Administrative Intern position offers an advanced and unique learning experience in municipal government. The position works on and assists in completing duties and projects across a variety of departments within the Township. The goal of the position is to offer a comprehensive perspective of local government management through participation. The position will have responsibilities in budget preparation and analysis, communications, customer service, performance measurement and policy and program analysis.
This position is designed to provide experience with municipal management for an individual currently enrolled in (or just recently graduated from) a graduate program in Public Administration, Planning, Finance, Business Administration, Management, Human Resources or a closely related field. Upper-level Undergraduate students in similar fields will be considered as well. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion for municipal government and a commitment to a career in public service. Salary is $11.65-$13.69/hour. Position will work between 10-20 hours/week.
An employment application, cover letter AND resume must be completed and submitted. An initial review of applications will begin when received. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.
Submit information to Administrator, Town of Buchanan, N178 County Rd N, Appleton, WI 54915 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position will be open until we select the most qualified candidate.