Administrative Intern


The Town of Rye is accepting resumes for the full-time position of Administrative Intern. The term of this

appointment is limited to one (1) year. You will join a fast-paced management team that oversees

operations throughout the Town of Rye municipal government. The Administrative Intern works directly with

the Town Administrator as an assistant and trainee. The intern caries out projects of a broadly-defined

nature, requiring a high degree of initiative, independence, good judgment, energy, discretion and tact. This

position can offer increasing levels of responsibility. The Administrative Intern is expected to progress to

higher levels of municipal management. This is a great place to launch your career.

Responsibilities of this position include: assists the Town Administrator in facilitating the general efficiency

and smooth running of the Town and its parks; The Intern acts as liaison between the Town executive office

and all departments, as needed; Implements special projects, drafts Requests for Proposals (RFPs and

conducts research as part of the procurement process; attends the monthly legislative meetings, special

events and serves as coordinator for the Town’s video production team; The Administrative intern acts as the

chief point-of-contact for all grants administration and assists with human resources, both vital and key roles

for the Town.

The Administrative Intern must have: familiarity with the principles, practices and organization of

municipal government; project management capabilities; facility with research methods, a basic

understanding of financial management and statistics; Ability to interpret data and prepare presentations;

interact with the public effectively; use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing,

calendar, e-mail and database software; demonstrate accuracy; honesty; resourcefulness; dependability.

Located in the hills of Southeastern Westchester and the shore of the Long Island Sound, the Town of

Rye is comprised of the Villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook, and the Rye Neck portion of the Village

of Mamaroneck. It contains three school districts and operates two parks, Crawford Park and Rye Town

Park. The Town is responsible for Town Records, the assessment of 11,200 parcels and the collection of

taxes totaling $200+ million annually. It operates one of the busiest justice courts in the state of New

York. Approximately 49,000 people reside in the Town of Rye.


  • A demonstrated commitment to public service
  • Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills
  • Structured thinker with the ability to see the big picture as well as focus on details
  • Demonstrated record of high standards and accuracy
  • The ability to handle confidential matters with discretion

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of 60 college credits* from a recognized college or university

and two (2) years office support, staff or administrative experience in a public or private sector agency.

SUBSTITUTION: Satisfactory completion of an additional 30 college credits* may be substituted on a

year for year basis for each year of the above stated work experience.

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, only experience gained after attaining the minimum education level

indicated in the minimum qualifications will be considered in evaluating experience.

*SPECIAL NOTE: Education beyond the secondary level must be from an institution recognized or

accredited by the Board of Regents of the New York State Department of Education as a post-secondary,

degree-granting institution. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) will be a plus.

Compensation: Salary range $50,000 - $70,000, depending on qualifications and

experience. Submit a resume and transcript with letter of interest to

Questions call Town Administrator Debbie Reisner (914)939-3553.


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