Town Administrator/ Town Secretary

The Role

The Town Administrator/Town Secretary is responsible for the efficient and effective operation, coordination, and oversight of services provided by the Town such as budgeting; platting; permitting; code enforcement; building inspection; municipal court; street maintenance; mowing; and maintenance of town hall.  Services will be provided by employees or contracts with providers approved by the Town Council.  The Town Administrator/Town Secretary must have strong knowledge of land use, platting, and special use permit applications as well as good understanding of drainage/storm water issues.

The Town Administrator/Town Secretary directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of Town employees and contract employees/services and determines and assigns work projects as well as work schedules. 

The Town Administrator/Town Secretary provides senior level administrative support for Town officials and provides accountability for the administration, monitoring, and compliance of services and functions legally mandated by ordinances and applicable state laws, and ensures compliance with the Public Information Act and Open Meetings Act. This position communicates with the Mayor, Town Council, and Boards on a regular basis to advise of project status and and prepares verbal and written reports.  This position attends all Town Council meetings and Planning and Zoning meetings. 

Contract management is an important function of this position.  Oversight of contracts include: CPA services, legal services, IT administration, grounds and street maintenance, code enforcement, building inspection, refuse management, and public safety

The Town Administrator/Town Secretary serves as the strong liaison and primary contact between Collin County, Wylie NE SUD, Collin County Sheriff, Texas Department of Transportation, City of Wylie and others regarding Town services provided by interlocal agreements.

This position will report directly to the Mayor and Town Council.  The anticipated hiring salary range is $85,000 - $110,500 DOQ.  

The Ideal Candidate

The Town Administrator/Town Secretary needs to be:

The Community 

The Town of St. Paul, Texas, was established in 1971.  Formerly in the ETJ of Wylie, Texas, St. Paul was established to preserve the spacious, rural environment for the residents.  Maintaining the small rural town feel of St. Paul as it continues to mature is a goal of the Town Council and its residents.

St. Paul is located in southern Collin County and is bordered to the west, south, and east by the City of Wylie and the City of Lucas to the north.  The current population of St. Paul is 992.  St Paul is within the highly rated Wylie Independent School District and is home to Pinnacle Montessori, a private school.

The Town of St Paul was recognized as one of the 60 best work-from-home cities by PC Magazine.

Town Hall

For more information contact:

Katie Corder, Partner