Assistant City Manager — Full Time — City Manager's Office
Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
REQ #: 9015 — 1 Position(s)
Posted Date: 1/24/2014 Reposted Date: Closing Date: 3/10/2014
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Assist City Manager and work as a member of the city's Executive Team performing a broad range of activities and projects involving city government/administration. Includes oversight of any departmental functions assigned by the City Manager. Represent the city on various boards. This position will be responsible for implementing procedures and practices that promote quality service delivery within the city organization. Coordinate and collaborate on key projects by identifying work plans/strategies, determining required level of support, and managing projects. Participate in the development of the city's budget by: monitoring expenditures and debt services, identifying new funding sources, and making budget recommendations to the City Manager. Develop and/or assist with the implementation of new programs or enhancements to existing programs. Participate in resolving customer complaints. Effectively represent the city in professional organizations and at outside activities as required.
Strong leadership skills and proven experience working with a diverse team of professionals including exceptional organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills with communication and presentation abilities; creative and energetic management style; effective policy-making; and solutions-oriented approaches. Background in Planning and Public Works is desirable including significant experience with major development projects, engineering, major construction, and special projects. Must follow city and departmental policies and procedures. Typically works in a climate controlled indoor environment. Must be able to attend various functions and meetings at other sites either within or outside the city.
Drivers License: Valid Class C Texas DL
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or in a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning is required. Major course work in civil engineering is desired.
Experience: A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible supervisory and
management experience is required. Five years previous experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager is desired.
Certifications: No certifications required. Texas Professional Engineer License is desired.
Testing: No testing required.
Physical Demands: Sedentary
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