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March 5, 2012

Featured Job: City Manager, Bell, CA

City of Bell – founded in 1927; renewed in 2011.

This is an opportunity to provide extraordinary public service to a community that has turned the corner and taken back their City. Vision, creativity, integrity – these words describe the organization’s leader of the New City of Bell.

With the hard work of a skilled group of “transition managers,” much of the groundwork is currently being laid including the development of a professional annual budget, classification and compensation study, job descriptions, and other internal infrastructure improvements.

The City Manager will team with the new City Council and lead the organization and community into the future. Opportunities abound to select a new team of professional department heads to assist in contemporizing the organization, provide quality government services, and improve civic pride. The City Manager will also focus on economic development, General Plan development, and the disposition and use of City property.

Join in the renewal of the City of Bell – what better opportunity to contribute your proven experience and commitment to local government.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline: March 5, 2012

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Career Compass No. 24: Asking Powerful Questions

My manager seems to be always asking our team questions. In fact, we spend a lot of team time responding to her queries.

We are a high-functioning and productive team but I wish my manager would just come in and tell us where she wants us to go. I thought a leader took charge and made decisions.

 

These are times of great flux—new technologies, demographic changes, and severe financial shifts all are forces disrupting our local government world. In these uncertain times, a manager cannot know all the answers and be certain about direction. While we in government, business, and education have traditionally focused on having the right answers, there are no right answers. Therefore, “a good question beats a good answer.” In these times of great flux, leaders need to harness the energy, creativity, and commitment of everyone to adapt to this disruptive world.

We tend to think that leadership is all about having the answers, making decisions, and determining direction. Ron Heifetz, in his book Leadership Without Easy Answers, emphasizes that the big issues of the day are not “technical challenges” (such as designing a road), which can be addressed by technical experts. Rather, we face “adaptive challenges.” With adaptive challenges (such as addressing a homelessness problem in a community), there are no right or wrong answers; choices often involve value conflicts among stakeholders; and leadership is required to bring people together to do difficult work.

In this kind of environment, the role of leaders is to invite people on a journey whose destination may be unclear. Asking powerful questions is an effective leadership approach in order to engage team members and external partners. Moreover, posing genuine questions allows the leader to demonstrate a little humility and vulnerability and thereby become more human and authentic, enhancing one’s ability to lead. People are less likely to follow if they cannot relate to you on some level as a person.

The Importance of Questions

Why are the right questions so powerful? First, leaders cannot force followers to follow. Therefore, leaders use questions to generate conversations. The poet David Whyte suggests that leadership is the art of conversation. So, who are we engaging in conversations? What is the content of our conversations?

Second, questions are also the key to engaging people and securing their discretionary effort and commitment, without which we cannot be successful as organizations.

Finally, in a disruptive world, learning agility is the critical skill. Technical knowledge (knowing the correct answers or solutions) becomes quickly obsolete in a world of accelerating and non-linear change. Learn-how becomes more important than know-how. The foundation to learning agility is the ability to ask fundamental questions.

Powerful Questions

As a leader, the trick is asking provocative and engaging questions. Anyone can exert leadership by asking questions such as:

  1. Why does what we do matter?
  2. For what ideas are we fighting?
  3. Are we as an organization or department who we say we are?
  4. Why would anyone follow our team?
  5. Are we focused on the right challenge or problem?
  6. What is our organizational culture all about?
  7. How do we sustain our culture?
  8. What if we take a completely different approach?
  9. How do we accelerate our learning?

As Polly LaBarre discusses in her hbr.org blog piece “The Question That Will Change Your Organization,” the more disruptive your questions, the more opportunity that your team or organization will create or shape your future. The questions of “Why?” or “Why not?” or “What if?” will invite possibility, not doubt about the future.

Beginner’s Mind

All of us can lead through asking important questions. To do so, leaders must not only ask questions but be open to the responses. As the Buddhists say, we need to avoid an “expert’s mind.” An expert’s mind is full—there is very little room for new or contrary information or other perspectives. Therefore, leaders who wish to truly engage others must exhibit a “beginner’s mind.” A beginner’s mind is empty and thus open to all kinds of ideas and different views. A beginner’s mind demonstrates authentic curiosity about what is happening in a dynamic world and how we might respond to it.

Leading the Way

To use powerful questions, leaders at all levels must:

  1. Prepare for the conversation and identify courageous questions that will provoke the kind of conversation that the team needs in order to move forward.
  2. Demonstrate some humility and vulnerability by asking questions for which you may not have the answer.
  3. Be open to the responses to your questions and be unafraid of where the conversation may lead.
  4. Make it safe for others to ask questions by modeling—asking tough questions, being non-defensive to the responses of others to your questions, and encouraging others to do the same.

A New Leadership Competency

In our disruptive world of local government, leaders at all levels of the organization must be able to ask questions and start conversations. This new leadership competency will help us engage others in shaping a new future for the organization. 

 
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Career Compass is a monthly column from ICMA focused on career issues for local government professional staff, and appears in ICMA's JOB newsletter and online. Dr. Frank Benest is ICMA's senior advisor for Next Generation Initiatives and resides in Palo Alto, California. If you have a career question you would like addressed in a future Career Compass, e-mail careers@icma.org or contact Frank directly at frank@frankbenest.com.

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Job Hunting & Hiring Just Got Easier through the ICMA Career Network!

Whether you are hiring for a job or hunting for one, matching qualified professionals with the local governments who need them is a top priority here at ICMA. To that end, we have recently upgraded our Job Center. The new job board functionality is now integrated with the ICMA web site and Knowledge Network, and allows for a more seamless interaction for both advertisers and job seekers.

Employers and recruiters will like...

  • Ads will not disappear from your ad history, so you can easily reactivate or renew a job opportunity, copy an old posting, or access an old invoice or receipt
  • Universal login - you no longer need your old Employer account and anyone with an ICMA account can post a job ad
  • Pay by purchase order (for the account holder's local government)
  • Ads will now run for 60 days (instead of 30)
  • Ads are priced by job function (CAO, senior management, staff/entry level, intern)
  • CAO ads do not expire until the recruiter or local government has completed their search (initially posted for 60 days, but easily renewed at no cost)
  • CAO ads automatically appear in the ICMA Newsletter at no additional cost
  • A-la-carte options are available for job ads to be included in other areas of the ICMA and Alliance for Innovation web sites
  • Automatic receipt/invoice generation for employers upon placing an ad
  • ICMA member discount of 25% off the total order! 

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JOB SEEKERS WILL LIKE...

  • An interactive Google map to view opportunities by geographic region
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  • Jobs can be tagged by employers by topic area, so they will "float in" to relevant topic pages in the Knowledge Network
  • A search box and jobs feed now appear right on the Careers home page for easier job seeking. 

Future Improvements Forecast...

  • Ads included in a new ICMA Jobs Twitter feed
  • Organization profiles
  • Mentor module and finder
  • New resume functions (based off of your Who's Who profile)
  • Location information (e.g. distance from target location), weather, cost of living, and other data to help job seekers evaluate available positions.

 

In addition, the ICMA Newsletter and Job Opportunities Bulletin have been redesigned for easier use.

 

We welcome your feedback at careers@icma.org.

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CAO Positions
Job Title City Manager
Job Location 1301 12th Street, Suite 100, Altoona PA 16601
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 14 2014
Application Deadline Nov 30 2014
Start Date
Salary $100,000-$120,000
Employer City of Altoona, PA
1301 12th St
Altoona,PA  16601-3458

Altoona, PA (45,000)
City Manager. Salary: $100,000 to 120,000 DOQ. Good Benefits. 7 member Council elected at large. 250 employees. Last Manager retired after 17 years. Budget 32 million. City hosts The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus, 4,500 students. Altoona enjoys the arts, music, theater, and sports. Good public and parochial schools. Home of the double A, Altoona Curve professional baseball team. Famous Horseshoe Curve Railroad Museum. All located in picturesque mountains of central PA. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred. 5 years Municipal Manager experience required, additional years desired. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered. Successful experience in economic development and financial management desired. Send electronic cover letter, resume, and three recommendation contacts to candidates@altoonapa.gov Applications accepted until November 30, 2014. For information call City Manager’s Office (814) 949-2408 or, e-mail candidates@altoonapa.gov, or write to City Manager’s Office, 1301 12th Street, Suite 100, Altoona PA 16601.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 555 Highway 101, Bandon, OR 97411
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 24 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $79,893-$104,582
Employer City of Bandon, OR
PO Box 67
Bandon,OR  97411-0067

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

The City of Bandon, Oregon, is located 90 miles north of the California border on the Southern Oregon Coast. This lively seacoast town offers unparalleled charm, scenic beauty, and rich opportunities for recreation and relaxation. In 2010, Bandon was named as one of the “coolest small towns in America” by Budget Travel. Bandon is a close knit community with a population of 3,100 in the city limits and about 5,700 in the greater Bandon area. Bandon is home to five world class golf courses and Bandon Crossings Golf Course was recently named one of 10 best new courses by Golf Magazine. Tourism is a vital industry for this picturesque community, with visitors coming to enjoy Bandon's beaches, fishing, hunting, golf, hiking, antiquing, surfing, birding, mushroom picking and more. With all that it offers, Bandon remains charmingly undiscovered and unspoiled.

The City of Bandon operates as a council-manager form of government. The 2014-2015 total budget is $23,489,584 with a general fund budget of $2,231,582. There are 36 FTEs and departments include Finance, Municipal Court, Police, Public Works, Planning, Parks & Recreation, Electric, Library, Water and Sewer. The City also owns and operates a community center, library, and community theater. Under the broad policy guidance and direction of the Mayor and Council, the City Manager directs and coordinates the administration of city government.

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in public administration, political science, business management or a closely related field, and five years of applicable experience in public sector administration. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

The City of Bandon is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 26, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location Beacon, NY
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 10 2014
Application Deadline Dec 1 2014
Start Date
Salary (depending on DOE/Q)
Employer City of Beacon, NY
1 Municipal Plz Suite One
Beacon,NY  12508-2526

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to provide overall leadership and management to a high quality of life local government. The City of Beacon, New York, is seeking an experienced city management professional to continue the positive overall leadership of the city government.

The Mayor and City Council prefer its new City Administrator to be an individual who possesses at least seven years experience in a local government leadership and management capacity. A BS/BA in Public Administration or related field is required with a Master’s degree preferred. Or, in extraordinary circumstances, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The Acting City Administrator is not an applicant for the position.

The City Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City and is charged with the responsibilities of supervision, coordination and administration of City Departmental activities. The City of Beacon, population 15,541, and 4.9 square miles, is located in the southwest corner of Dutchess County, New York in the Mid-Hudson Region.

The City of Beacon operates under a City Charter that specifies a Mayor/Council form of government.

The City Administrator is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Governing Body, and for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City government.

Beacon is a full-service City government providing services to citizens via a number of departments.

The City 2014 General Fund budget is $18.7M .

The Mayor and entire City Council is up for re-election in 2015.

The City Administrator is the top appointed official of the City government. Starting salary for the position will be DOQ/E plus reasonable relocation. Residency is not mandated but is preferred of the successful candidate.

For additional information on this outstanding opportunity, please contact James L. Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 770-551-0403; jmercer@mercergroupinc.com.

Confidential resumes by COB December 1, 2014, to James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 5579B Chamblee Dunwoody Road, #511, Atlanta, GA 30338. Voice: 770-551-0403; Fax: 770-399-9749. E-Mail: jmercer@mercergroupinc.com; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com EOE

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $150,000-$160,000 (Plus a car allowance, subject to negotiation and depending upon qualifications. Excellent benefit program.)
Employer City of Bloomington, MN
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington,MN  55431-3071

Bloomington, Minnesota (population 86,000) is seeking a strong and experienced leader to become its next City Manager. The City of Bloomington is an award-winning, premier and dynamic community home to the Mall of America located in the center of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer under the direction of the City Council responsible for a $188 million budget and 650 full-time and part-time employees.

Qualified candidates shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in public administration or a closely related field and at least seven years of increasingly responsible management experience. Master’s degree desirable. Extensive knowledge of multi-faceted and complex municipal government operations and public policy. Strong skills in communication, finance, capital planning, economic development and organizational leadership essential.

Position profile available at www.bloomingtonmn.gov or www.springsted.com. Position open until filled; review of resumes begins Monday, October 6. EEO

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 9765 Maple Street Bridgman, MI 49106
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 22 2014
Application Deadline Nov 21 2014
Start Date
Salary $60,000-$85,000
Employer City of Bridgman, MI
PO Box 366
Bridgman,MI  49106-0366

The City of Bridgman is now recruiting an organized, responsive relationship builder with skills in economic development and personnel development to be the next City Manager.

With a population of nearly 2,300 people living within approximately 3 square miles, Bridgman sits in the state’s southwest corner, 16 miles from Indiana and a hop with a skip to Chicago. Managing this safe, family-oriented community provides a great career opportunity to a leader with the “heart of a servant” who has at least two to five years of executive level municipal experience in another village, township or city.

The new manager must support the lean and professional staff who have a long-term commitment to service and must possess superior and responsive communication skills with the Council and the community. Along with a view of the lake, Bridgman offers a solid benefit package including a defined benefit retirement plan, health plan and a salary range of $60-$85K depending upon qualifications and experience.

The City of Bridgman is committed to recruiting a detail-oriented leader with well-honed time-management skills who can serve as an ambassador for and with the community.

To be considered a qualified applicant, respondents must first have:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field of study such as Public Administration, Management, Business, Finance or Urban Planning; AND
- Two to five years of executive level municipal experience preferably as a manager or assistant manager of a city, village or township. Department Director level experience will be considered depending on the scope of responsibility and span of authority. AND
- A solid history of community involvement

Applicants must also have proven expertise in:
- Finance and governmental budgeting
- Human Resources with an emphasis on training, staff development and succession planning
- Planning and zoning

Among the skills that will be expected of respondents who move to the level of candidate are these:
- Highly developed communication skills: written, presentation and one-on-one. Capability to create community-wide communication tools a plus.
- Personnel Policy development
- Economic development particularly in the area of downtown development and tourism support. An understanding of resident recruitment, retention and place-making strategies valuable.
- Grant writing and management
- An understanding of risk management strategies, including the ability to recognize and manage issues that have the potential to become future liabilities for the City
- Ability to negotiate, secure and implement collaborative service agreements
- Capital improvement planning
- Technology savvy

The new City Manager of Bridgman will be a respected professional who is above ethical reproach. He or she will be approachable and collaborative; willing to delegate while holding self and others accountable. The Manager must be:
- Unbiased and even-tempered
- A seeker of input
- Adaptable to change and patient when change is necessary
- A mentor to employees, council members and community groups
- A person of foresight who sees potential rather than a reactor to problems
- Solution-driven
- Respectful

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Job Title Town Manager
Job Location 2 Plum Street, Cape Charles, Virginia 23310
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 30 2014
Application Deadline Oct 30 2014
Start Date
Salary $70,000-$100,000 (The salary is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience)
Employer Town of Cape Charles, VA
2 Plum St
Cape Charles,VA  23310

Town of Cape Charles, Virginia (pop 1, 000 year round; 3,000 seasonal) Town Manager. The historic Town of Cape Charles, Virginia, located in Northampton County near the southern tip of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the Town’s next Town Manager. Since its founding in 1886, Cape Charles has evolved into a dynamic town capable of meeting the needs of a diverse array of residents, visitors, and businesses. The Town is governed by a Town Council consisting of six members. Three Council members are elected every two years with each serving a four-year term. Council is presided over by a Mayor who is elected every four years.

Cape Charles town government provides a wide range of services to a growing number of year round residents and visitors and is widely recognized for its efforts to provide a high quality of life and pleasant lifestyle. The Town operates with an approved FY 2015 budget of $6.8 million. Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in finance, public or business administration with a master’s degree preferred. An adequate level (three to five years) of public and/or private sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant, or department head in a public or private organization with similar or significantly greater complexity, budget and staffing as the Town of Cape Charles is also an important consideration, with more experience preferred. Past experience and knowledge for competitive candidates to possess must show a high level of interest and successful achievement in a broad range of areas that includes being visible and working effectively with a Town Council, governing body, board and the community, economic and community development, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Council and community consensus, developing transparent processes for all functions of local government and development and administration of realistic budgets and financial practices in a challenging economic environment. For a full profile describing the position please visit: www.Springsted.com.

The salary for the position is negotiable, within a range of $70,000 to $100,000, based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include participation in Virginia State Retirement Plan (VRS), vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses.

The deadline for receipt of application materials is October 30, 2014. To apply for this position, send a cover letter, résumé, salary history and five (5) work-related references to John Anzivino, Senior Vice President, Springsted Incorporated, 1564 East Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228, Fax 804.726.9752 or richmond@springsted.com. Electronic submissions are preferred.

The Town of Cape Charles, Virginia
is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location PO Box 907 , Chanute, KS
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 19 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $90,000-$150,000 (DOQ)
Employer City of Chanute, KS
PO Box 907
Chanute,KS  66720-0907

The City of Chanute, Kansas, is seeking a new City Manager. Chanute (population 9,112) is located 90 miles SW of Metro Kansas City. The City operates as a full service community, plus electric, natural gas, water, sewer, storm water, fiber optic, landfill, refuse collection, and airport. Chanute operates with a $50M combined funds budget with 150 FT employees plus PT and seasonal staff. The City is a Commission/Manager form of government.
Qualifications: A Bachelors of Arts or Science Degree in Public Administration or related field from an accredited university with a minimum of three years of high level knowledge of management and budgetary experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. BA/BS Degrees and Master’s Degree can be exchanged in combination to 5-6 years of high level senior management experience in a private or public sector. Experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager with knowledge of public management, utility management and budgetary experience is highly desired. Competitive candidates should have at least 7-10 years of senior level experience in a similar or greater complexity and size of organization. Any equivalent combination of experience, training and education that will provide the skills and ability necessary for satisfactory performance of the required duties. Salary: $90,000-$150,000 D.O.Q.

December 8, 2014 (First Review-Open until Filled) Mail applications, supplemental questions, resumes and cover letters to: City of Chanute, City Manager Search, % Janice McCoy Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 907 Chanute, Ks 66720 or electronically tojmccoy@chanute.org.

View complete position profile at www.chanute.org.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location PO Box 446 , Claremont, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 16 2014
Application Deadline Nov 21 2014
Start Date
Salary $45,000-$65,000
Employer City of Claremont, NC
PO Box 446
Claremont,NC  28610-0446

City Manager- Claremont, N.C. pop 1,404 Council/Manager gov. progressive industrial & community based city with full service departments seeks energetic, motivational, & visionary candidates who will wear multiple hats for the position of City Manager. Candidates must have the ability to relate well to community and have the ability to partner with an engaged council to carry out strategic priorities. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation with a bachelor’s degree, or Masters’ degree preferred in public administration or a related field. 2-3 years’ experience in local government preferred. Experience in effective intergovernmental relations, personal community engagement, planning, zoning, leading cohesive change and being adept at understanding and applying technological solutions to problems will be success factors. The hiring range is $45,000- $65,000 depending on qualifications with a full benefits package. Please submit a cover letter, resume, & references to: Anthony Starr, at WPCOG, P.O. Box 9026, Hickory, NC 28603 no later than November 21, 2014. A more detailed description about this exciting opportunity to serve the City of Claremont can be found on the city website at www.cityofclaremont.org The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 255 Broadway Avenue South Cokato, MN 55321
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 15 2014
Application Deadline Nov 12 2014
Start Date
Salary $63,616-$84,889
Employer City of Cokato, MN
PO Box 1030
Cokato,MN  55321-1030

Cokato is a growing city less than one hour west of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is a small, vibrant community that is known for its history, diverse recreational options and an excellent educational system. In 2010, Bloomberg’s Businessweek.com named Cokato the top small town in Minnesota to raise children. Cokato also has a large commercial presence and a City Council that values and promotes economic growth and development.

The position reports to the Mayor and City Council and is responsible for the management and operations of the City. Through budgeting, communication, policy development and management, the Administrator will ensure effective, efficient and professional services that meet the City’s goals, objectives and vision.

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, business, planning, community or economic development, or a related field and at least two (2) years of related experience. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Also desired is experience in senior management, financial management and economic development. The position profile is available online at: http://www.daviddrown.com/#!cv/c1c80

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Job Title Executive Director
Job Location 900 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 21 2014
Application Deadline Nov 22 2014
Start Date Feb 1 2014
Salary (Competitive, DOQ)
Employer Connecticut Conference of Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, CT
900 Chapel St 9th Floor
New Haven,CT  06510-2802

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) is seeking well qualified candidates with association management or other relevant experience for the Executive Director position.

CCM is the statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven association of towns and cities, founded in 1966, with offices in New Haven (headquarters) and Hartford, the state capital. CCM represents municipalities at the General Assembly, before state executive branch and regulatory agencies, in the courts, and on federal issues with the National League of Cities; and provides a broad array of other services to municipalities and municipal officials. Insurance and risk management services are offered through the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA), a member-owned and governed agency established by CCM in 1980. CIRMA reports to a separate Board of Directors and CEO.

The Executive Director is appointed by the 25-member CCM Board of Directors, elected by and representative of member municipalities (155 member towns and cities, 94 percent of state population). The Executive Director supervises a staff of 17 (two department directors and an executive assistant), and administers a budget of $3 million. Municipal officials oversee and participate actively in CCM policy development and services.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must engage citizens and be a visionary leader with a hands-on entrepreneurial approach to creating meaningful service programs for municipalities. The candidate should have a Master’s degree in Public Administration or related field from an accredited institution, with a minimum fifteen years of progressively higher levels of responsibility in administration of governmental or association programs and services, demonstrated supervisory and organizational development ability, and relevant experience with intergovernmental issues and processes, or an equivalent combination of education, skills and experience.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, WA 98042
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 19 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $143,472-$171,312
Employer City of Covington, WA
16720 SE 271st Street Suite 100
Covington,WA  98042-7342

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Located just 35 minutes from Seattle, Covington, Washington, is ideally situated to offer the best the Pacific Northwest region has to offer. Residents enjoy a family-friendly community and active lifestyle featuring many nearby outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, skiing, water sports, fishing, biking and more. Incorporated in 1997, Covington currently has a population of 18,480. As a major center in southeast King County, the City attracts residents and visitors with its array of parks and trails, a regional aquatics center, and diverse shopping opportunities. Nearby state parks like Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, Flaming Geyser State Park, and Mt. Rainier National Park offer camping and acres of forest to explore.

The City of Covington is governed by a council-manager government with a seven member council. Departments include the Executive, Community Development, Finance, Parks & Recreation, and Public Works. The City is served by the Kent Regional Fire Authority and contracts for services, such as city attorney, police, court and jail services. The total budget is $36,682,704 which includes the general fund budget of $3,813,285. There are 42 regular employees, as well as many part-time and seasonal positions.

Under broad policy guidance and direction from the Mayor and City Council, the City Manager performs high-level administrative, technical, and professional responsibilities in directing and supervising the administration of all departments of city government. The City Manager is the head of the management team and exercises supervision over all municipal employees, either directly or through subordinate supervisors.

Candidates should have a degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field and at least 10 years of progressively responsible senior management experience, preferably in the public sector at the local level of government. A Bachelor's Degree is required, but a Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business or a related field is preferred.

The City of Covington is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 19, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 75 N Seventh Street, P O Box 129, Eagle Lake, Florida 33839
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 16 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Eagle Lake, FL
PO Box 129
Eagle Lake,FL  33839-0129

The City of Eagle Lake is accepting applications for the position of City Manager. The current City Manager is retiring after approximately 6 years of service. Eagle Lake has a population of approximately 3000 people, and is located in Central Florida, in Polk County directly south of Winter Haven, Florida. The Manager is appointed by, and answers to the five member City Commission. The Manager directs the City staff of 13 full time and 6 part time employees. The Manager is responsible for developing and administering the $3 million City Budget.

The successful candidate should possess a degree in public administration or related field, and experience as city manager or assistant city manager in another city. Financial/budgeting experience is a necessity, and Florida municipal experience preferred. The successful candidate must be capable of working with, and supervising all types of persons, and be willing to speak directly with customers. Eagle Lake has a Community redevelopment Agency; the successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in business development in Eagle Lake.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter stating salary requested, and a resume, to City Clerk Dawn Wright, P O Box 129, Eagle Lake, Florida 33839, by October 31, 2014. The position description and ad are available on our website www.eaglelake-fla.com . Any questions may be directed to City Clerk Dawn Wright or City Manager Pete Gardner at 863-293-4141. The City of Eagle Lake is an equal opportunity Employer.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 118 South Main Street, Fairfield, Iowa 52556
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 22 2014
Application Deadline Nov 10 2014
Start Date
Salary $90,000-$110,000 (DOQ)
Employer City of Fairfield, IA
118 S Main St
Fairfield,IA  52556-3301

City Administrator, Fairfield, Iowa. Progressive community in southeast Iowa is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator. Salary range is $90,000 to $110,000, depending upon qualifications with full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees all municipal departments, including public works, police, fire, water, wastewater, parks & recreation, building, zoning, finance, and cemetery, which includes 70 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $14.9 million. The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the seven member city council and mayor fully advised of the city's financial condition and overall future needs. Qualifications include a college degree in public or business administration or related field and 5 years experience in a public sector management position. A masters degree in public administration is preferred, but not required. Residency requirement is in effect. Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City's website (www.cityoffairfieldiowa.com after it has been posted on October 28th. Application materials requested include a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on November 10, 2014. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to :Callahan.cmc@gmail.com">Callahan.cmc@gmail.com.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 1101 S Saginaw St , Flint, MI 48502
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (Competitive dependent upon qualifications)
Employer City of Flint, MI
1101 S Saginaw St
Flint,MI  48502-1420

The City of Flint is seeking a City Administrator to perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the day-to-day management of city government. The City Administrator exercises appointment and supervision authority over all municipal employees and works under the broad policy guidance of Michigan Public Act 436 of 2012, including but not limited to, the Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB); meets, confers and reports to the Mayor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves as the chief administrative officer in implementation of executive policy, strategic planning, Master Plan activities and directs the management of day-to-day administrative activities and appointed staff officials.

Assembles financial and management information; meets and confers with City department heads to gather and assemble pertinent data and information and recommendations for the Mayor and City Council's consideration in making executive determinations and policy.

Translates executive decisions and policies of the RTAB and Mayor into administrative procedures for the cost effective and efficient operation of the City.

Implements legislative action of the City Council as approved by the RATB.

Monitors and manages the administrative inter-activity of City departments so the delivery of public services represents an efficient, effective and coordinated effort.

Interacts with other governmental agencies as requested by the RATB, Mayor or City Council.

Prepares and reviews correspondence, reports, speeches, resolutions and other material for public relations purposes. Answers citizen and official inquiries regarding City policy matters.

Directs the preparation of the agenda for City Council meetings. Attends RATB, City Council and Council Committee, meetings advising members and makes recommendations to committees consistent with policy objectives, strategic planning and administrative activities.

Attends public meetings and events; gives presentations and information to the public regarding matters of City business.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in public administration, political science, business management or a closely related field; Master’s degree in public administration preferred, ICMA-CM Credentialed Manager desired.

Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience as a city manager, or municipal administrator.

Five (5) years experience supervising a professional staff at the department head level.

Considerable knowledge of modern policies and practices of public administration.

Working knowledge of municipal finance, human resources, public works, public safety, and community and economic development.

Skill in preparing and administering municipal budgets and planning, directing and administering municipal programs.

Demonstrated ability to facilitate organization development, delivery systems and evaluation in a complex municipal environment.

Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports.

Ability to carry out assigned projects through to completion.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to make presentations to the public and elected officials regarding complex concepts.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City officials and the public; ability to efficiently and effectively administer a municipal government.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary; competitive dependent upon qualifications.

Excellent benefit package.

Employment contract as part of appointment offer

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 373 S. High Street, 26th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215-6314
Job Type Contract
Date Posted Oct 13 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer County of Franklin, OH
373 S High St 25th Floor
Columbus,OH  43215-4591

Franklin County (pop. 1.3 million) is the second most populous county in Ohio and the 30th largest county in the nation. The county seat, Columbus, is the state capital and the most populous city in the state. Franklin County is a Constitutional County governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners that employs 1,400 personnel and administers a total operating budget of approximately $1.35 billion. The County is recognized as one of the best managed counties in America in a study conducted by Governing Magazine and Syracuse University. The Board of County Commissioners appoints the County Administrator who, along with three Deputy County Administrators, is responsible for the general administration of 14 departments, including departments that administer human services, economic development and sanitary engineering. The Board is seeking candidates for County Administrator whose strengths include financial management and budgeting skills, revenue forecasting, and long-range planning to maintain the County's solid financial position and its current excellent bond ratings. The Administrator is expected to exhibit good stewardship of the County's resources and be proactive to prepare the County for growth. The next County Administrator should be able to identify underutilized resources, maintain and expand services and facilities required to accommodate growth, and to ensure the continued improvement of customer services. Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Public Policy, Finance, Economics, or a similar field; a Master's degree is preferred. Additionally, candidates should have at least ten (10) years of executive level management experience, preferably as a County/City Manager, Deputy/Assistant Manager, or executive leader in an organization of similar structure, size and complexity. The successful candidate should also have considerable knowledge of and experience in capital improvements, economic development, community relations, budget management, strategic planning, performance measurements, project management, human resources and labor relations. The salary range is open, dependent upon qualifications, and is accompanied by an excellent benefits package. Resume review will begin November 10, 2014; position is open until filled.

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 107 N. Kent St., Winchester, VA 22601
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 17 2014
Application Deadline Nov 16 2014
Start Date
Salary (Salary is negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Employer County of Frederick, VA
107 N Kent St
Winchester,VA  22601-5039

County of Frederick, Virginia County Administrator. Frederick County, Virginia (pop 81,319) strategically located at the northern entrance of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley is seeking a County Administrator who possesses a strong, confident, proactive leadership style and who is results oriented and mission driven. Ideal candidates should also demonstrate a record of success and display excellent management skills, while being proactive and valuing diversity of ideas and philosophies leading to thoughtful, insightful, informed and well-balanced decisions for the community. Frederick County is located 50 minutes west of Dulles International Airport and 75 miles from Washington, D. C. The County is governed by a seven-member Board of Supervisors, elected for four year staggered terms, with the County Administrator serving as Chief Administrative Officer. The FY 2015 General Fund budget is $264.5 million and provides funding for 709 full-time staff that provides a full range of well-developed services for Frederick County residents.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, finance, planning or related field with a master’s degree in a related field preferred. In addition, at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience as a Chief Executive/Administrator or Deputy Chief Executive/Administrator in a high performing, comparably sized, growing community, educational institution or non-profit organization with a wide range of duties in operation and management is required. Past experience of the individual must show high levels of performance in areas that include finance and budget, growth management, human resources, economic development and maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels. Additional experience in team building and outreach and development of high performing functions of governmental departments a significant consideration.

The salary for the position is negotiable, based on the candidate’s education, qualifications and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

The deadline for résumés is November 16, 2014. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Springsted Incorporated based on the criteria established by Frederick County. After a process, which will include interviews and reference checks for those candidates who are determined to be best suited for the position, a group of finalists will be presented to the Board of Supervisors for their consideration. Finalists should be interviewed in Frederick County during the month of December 2014.

Frederick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please visit www.springsted.com to view the County’s complete
Community and Position Profile and learn more about the position.

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Job Title Deputy County Manager, Heath & Human Services
Job Location 141 Pryor St. Atlanta, GA 30303
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 17 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (Starting salary range in the mid- high $100s, D.O.E)
Employer County of Fulton, GA
160 Pryor Street SW Suite J-301
Atlanta,GA  30303-3472

(5) to seven (7) years in a senior management or executive role. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced County/City Manager from a smaller jurisdiction with experience with a public health portfolio.

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by visiting our website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/ at your earliest convenience. This is an accelerated recruitment process with on-going review of resumes until September 29th with in-person interviews with the County in late October. For more information please contact Andrea Sims by calling her mobile telephone 216.695.4776. Visit our website at www.waters-company.com to view the detailed recruitment brochure for this position.

Fulton County Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity At All Levels Of Its Workforce.
Visit the Fulton County’s web site at www.fultoncountyga.gov

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Job Title Town Manager
Job Location 1026 Park Avenue , Grand Lake, CO 80447
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 11 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date Feb 1 2015
Salary $65,000-$77,000 (Plus benefits)
Employer Town of Grand Lake, CO
PO Box 99
Grand Lake,CO  80447-0099

TOWN MANAGER, Town of Grand Lake (pop. approx. 450, seasonal 4000+). Target start date of February 1, 2015. Salary (base before benefits) $65,000-$77,000 DOQ/E, with excellent benefit package.
Home to Colorado’s largest natural lake (Grand Lake), this progressive mountain resort community and western gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park provides an outstanding opportunity to learn many aspects of local government. Approximately 100 miles northwest of Denver. Grand Lake is a statutory town that has three enterprise funds including Water, Marina, and Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) trash service. Combined budget of $4.3M.
A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, with a master’s degree in business administration, public administration, management, or a related field preferred. Candidates should demonstrate management and leadership skills, excellent communication skills, utmost integrity, and the ability to promote and lead excellence in Town services. Candidates should possess a minimum of 4-6 years of progressively responsible local government or comparable experience. Emphasis on planning and growth management, intergovernmental relations, financial management, economic development, strong administrative and personnel skills. Supervises staff of 11.
Familiarity with small mountain communities and/or Colorado experience preferred. Send resume and 5 references to: Town Manager Search Committee, P O Box 99, Grand Lake, CO 80447 or town@townofgrandlake.com by 4:30 PM MT, Tuesday, October 14, 2014. For further information on this outstanding opportunity, please contact the Town Clerk, 970-627-3435, fax 970-627-9290, email town@townofgrandlake. or go to the town's website, www.townofgrandlake.com.

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Job Title Borough Manager
Job Location 120 Marshall Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $95,000-$105,000
Employer Borough of Kennett Square, PA
120 Marshall Street
Kennett Square,PA  19348-2942

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Kennett Square, PA (6,500)
Borough Manager. Salary: $95,000 to 105,000 DOQ. Good Benefits. 7 member Council elected at large. 42 employees. Last Manager served 6 years. Budget 11.5 million. Kennett Square is known as the Mushroom Capital. Area features include the Wyeth Brandywine Art Museum, Longwood Gardens, famous Talula’s Table Restaurant, the Brandywine Battlefield. Professional staff, supportive Council. Nationally recognized schools. Located near the University of Delaware and West Chester University. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred. 3 years Municipal Manager or Assistant Manager experience required. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered. Successful experience in economic development and financial management desired. Send electronic cover letter, resume, and three recommendation contacts to kscherer@kennettsq.org. For information call Borough Manager’s Office (610) 444 6020 ext 108 or write to Borough Manager’s Office, 120 Marshall Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 100 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 9 2014
Application Deadline Oct 31 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQE)
Employer City of Kyle, TX
PO Box 40
Kyle,TX  78640-0040

The City of Kyle, Texas, is conveniently situated 20 miles south of Austin and 50 miles north of San Antonio. Kyle has enjoyed tremendous growth and today boasts a population of over 33,000, signifying a 480% increase since 2000.

The City of Kyle is a Home Rule City with a council-manager form of government. Under the policy direction of the Mayor and City Council, the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Fiscal Officer of the City. The City has more than 180 full-time employees, 40 seasonal employees, and an annual budget for FY 2014-2015 of $54.9 million.

The selected candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, finance, or a closely related field, and 10 years of executive level management experience that includes five years as a city manager in a similar sized community or as an assistant city manager in a larger community. A master’s degree is preferred. The City Manager will be expected to live in the City of Kyle and become a part of the Community.

View complete position profile and apply online at:
http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:
Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
Ron@GovernmentResource.com

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 100 Lake Lotawana Drive, Lake Lotawana, MO 64086
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 24 2014
Application Deadline Dec 1 2014
Start Date
Salary $45,000-$90,000 (DOQ)
Employer City of Lake Lotawana, MO
100 Lake Lotawana Dr.
Lees Summit,MO  64086

Job OPENING
City of Lake Lotawana, Mo
Job Title: City Administrator
Job Type: Full Time/Exempt
Salary: Negotiable plus benefits package
Applications are being accepted through Dec. 1, 2014, for the position of City Administrator of Lake Lotawana, Missouri, a fourth class city in eastern Jackson County, Mo. Duties include day-to-day management of operations and personnel, support to the mayor and six aldermen in policy and budgetary goals, public relations and citizen communications.
The City of Lake Lotawana (full-time pop. 1,939) is located on the eastern edge of the Kansas City metro. The City was incorporated in 1958 as a lake community. Recent annexation has expanded the City limits considerably. The lake itself was established in 1928. It is a private lake governed and managed by its own association board of directors. The City works closely with the Lake Association to ensure the safety of its citizens.
The City operates Police, Public Works and Wastewater Departments, as well as Planning & Zoning.
Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business or a similar field; master’s degree preferred. Additional qualifications include demonstrable computer skills in standard office software, with an emphasis on oral and written skills in the English language. Experience in municipal government desired. No residency requirement.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to City Clerk, City of Lake Lotawana, 100 Lake Lotawana Road, Lake Lotawana, MO 64086 or email toemployment@lakelotawana.org.
For a detailed position description and more information on the city, please visit the City’s website at www.lakelotawana.org. EOE/AA

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 600 Sixth Street, Lincoln, CA 95648
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 8 2014
Application Deadline Nov 7 2014
Start Date
Salary $182,000-$224,494 (Excellent benefit package including CalPERS Retirement.)
Employer City of Lincoln, CA
600 Sixth Street
Lincoln,CA  95648-1878

Located at the edge of Northern California’s foothills, 27 miles northeast of Sacramento, the City of Lincoln is a full-service city with 186 staff serving a population of 43,600. The new City Manager will be a dedicated public servant who supports and implements the policies of the City Council, understands and supports Lincoln’s conservative values, and will maintain the City’s quality of life while proactively and effectively spearheading economic development. Top contenders will have strong leadership characteristics and an engaging personal style. This position requires an experienced public administrator with significant senior level experience in a municipal organization including and a track record of success in economic development and financial management of a comparable size or larger organization. California experience is highly valued although highly qualified candidates on a national level will be given equal consideration. A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree or other advanced degree may be a plus. Salary range is $182,000 - $224,494; placement within the range is DOQ. Excellent benefit package including CalPERS Retirement.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 801 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 11 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $115,000-$135,000
Employer City of Lincoln City, OR
PO Box 50
Lincoln City,OR  97367-0050

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Located on the scenic Oregon Coast, Lincoln City's stunning natural scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities make it a popular tourist destination. Residents enjoy the perks of small town life with major urban cities nearby, such as Salem, 58 miles to the east, and Portland, 88 miles to the northeast. The City has a population of approximately 7,900 which can grow up to 30,000 at peak tourist season. The City boasts 7.5 miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches and the consistent breeze makes Lincoln City one of the best places in the world to walk on the beach and fly a kite. Surfing and kite-boarding conditions are also world-class. Residents and visitors also enjoy golfing, hiking, fishing, skiing, rock hunting, bird watching, tide pooling and boating.

Lincoln City operates under the Council/Manager form of government. The annual budget is $41 million, including the General Fund budget of $10 million. 140 FTEs offer a full range of City services, including water, sewer, streets, parks, police, urban renewal, recreation, court, community development, a library and a visitor’s bureau. The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor and City Council and is responsible for the overall management of the City’s organization and operations.

Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field, and at least seven to ten years of progressively responsible senior management experience, preferably in the public sector at the local level of government, or any satisfactory combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, are required.

The City of Lincoln City is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 19, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 1525 Broadway, Longview, Washington 98632
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 10 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $117,996-$159,300
Employer City of Longview, WA
PO Box 128
Longview,WA  98632-0128

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The City of Longview, Washington, ideally situated between Seattle, and Portland, Oregon, has a small town atmosphere that is very appealing to residents and visitors alike, offering a safe, comfortable and inviting gathering place with shopping, restaurants, theatre, galleries and beautiful streetscapes. It is the largest city in Cowlitz County with a population of approximately 36,700 and continues to grow in size and diversity. In 2012, Forbes listed Longview as one of America's prettiest towns. The temperate climate and spectacular natural surroundings offer year-round recreational opportunities, including boating, biking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, water recreation and golf. Longview is a gateway to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, and tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the area's economy.

The City of Longview operates under a Council/Manager form of city government and provides a full range of municipal services to its citizens, including police, fire, parks and recreation, street maintenance, planning and zoning, code enforcement, information technology, nuisance abatement, library, engineering, water, sewer, storm water, solid waste & recycling, and city administration. The 2013-14 Biennial Budget for the City of Longview totals $63,968,030 and there are 304 FTE's. Under guidance from the Mayor and Council, the City Manager is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the City.

A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, planning or a related field; and ten or more years of management experience, including at least 5 years of experience as a department director or assistant city manager. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

The City of Longview is an equal opportunity employer. First review: November 16, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title Town Manager
Job Location 6 East Pennsylvania Avenue , Lovettsville, VA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 12 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $65,000-$95,000 (DOE/DOQ)
Employer Town of Lovettsville, VA
PO Box 209
Lovettsville,VA  20180-0209

The Town of Lovettsville, VA (pop. 1,700+) located in northern Loudoun County, VA is a small, but fast growing and progressive community.

The Town Manager serves at the pleasure of the Mayor and six member Town Council. Responsibilities include communication with the Mayor and Council members, budget and capital improvement plan development and implementation, financial planning, government liaison, and supervision of the Town's eight member staff, including water and wastewater operations. The successful candidate shall possess strong verbal and written communication skills, proven leadership, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including capital projects.

Required: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or closely related field and at least 3 years of local government management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Salary and Benefits: Range $65,000-$95,000 depending on qualifications. Competitive benefit package including participation in Virginia Retirement System. Visit www.lovettsvilleva.gov or call 540-822-5788. Download application at www.lovettvilleva.gov. Mail completed application, cover letter and resume to Town of Lovettsville, P.O. Box 209, Lovettsville, VA 20180. First review of applications on October 6, 2014.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez, CA 94553
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 14 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer City of Martinez, CA
525 Henrietta St
Martinez,CA  94553-2337

The City of Martinez, located along the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers just 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, covers 12.5 square miles with approximately 36,700 residents. As one of California’s first towns and the home of John Muir, Martinez retains a strong sense of history and commitment to environmental issues. The City is the County seat of Contra Costa County. . The City is now seeking a City Manager who is seasoned and capable of handling economic and community development while ensuring the financial stability of the City. The City Manager will be politically astute, yet apolitical; visible, approachable, and accessible to the Council, community, and staff. The ideal candidate must be a strong manager and leader who is capable of standing up to the City Council while providing clear direction with the future of the City in mind. This position requires a broad understanding of municipal operations, particularly in the areas of finance, budget, land use, and economic development. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. The salary range for the City Manager is open and dependent upon qualifications. Apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Bob Murray or Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions. Closing date November 14, 2014.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 11333 Cedarburg Rd. Mequon, WI 53092
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 10 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $110,000-$130,000 (DOQ, with an excellent benefits package)
Employer City of Mequon, WI
11333 N Cedarburg Rd
Mequon,WI  53092-1930

The City of Mequon seeks an innovative local government manager who is responsive, hard-working, honest, and approachable who will promote an organizational culture of responsiveness, accountability, excellence, and professionalism. The City Administrator serves as the City’s chief administrative officer and manages the daily operations of the City.

The City has approximately 115 full-time equivalent employees and 50 paid on-call employees in the following departments: administration, assessor, attorney, clerk, community development, engineering, finance, fire/ambulance, forestry, human resources, inspections, parks, police, public works, and water and wastewater utilities. The City’s 2014 General Fund budget is about $15 million. The overall budget with utilities and capital project funds is approximately $30 million.

Mequon, which is 47 square miles with a current population of 23,300, sits on the western shores of Lake Michigan, just north of Milwaukee. This beautiful community has lakeshore bluffs, stately homes, farmland, and expansive open space. It has numerous parks, five golf courses, excellent trails within the City and connecting to other communities, and access to the scenic Milwaukee River. The City has preserved its rural heritage with high development standards and low-density zoning regulations. Fifty percent of the land in the City is undeveloped, with most of that still being farmed. It is a safe, fiscally conservative, and well educated community. Mequon is home to Concordia University Wisconsin and the North Campus of the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Mequon was named one of the 10 safest cities in Wisconsin and the number one K-12 school district in the state.

Requirements
The position requires a master’s degree in public administration and minimum of 7 years managerial experience as a city administrator/manager, assistant city administrator/manager, or department director with equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience developing a budget and managing staff are also required.
Preferred qualifications include experience with economic development, long-term financial planning, public safety, labor agreements, and utilities. ICMA-CM is preferred but not required.

Questions
Questions should be directed to Catherine Tuck Parrish, Executive Search Practice Leader at the Novak Consulting Group at ctuckparrish@thenovakconsultinggroup.com.

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Job Title Town Manager
Job Location 197 Penobscot Avenue, Millinocket, Maine
Job Type Contract
Date Posted Oct 20 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary
Employer Town of Millinocket, ME
197 Penobscot Ave
Millinocket,ME  04462-1430

The Town of Millinocket, Maine is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager. Located adjacent to Baxter State Park, Millinocket is a full service community with a population of 4,500 and a Town Council/Town Manager form of government. Millinocket has a municipal budget of $5.8 million and 34 municipal employees.

The Council is seeking an individual with strong budgeting, financial management, and computer skills, experience in personnel management and labor relations, experience in the preparation and administration of grants, and experience in economic development activities. Candidates should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, appropriate educational credentials, and demonstrated management and leadership ability. Municipal management experience is preferred, but candidates with differing work experience are encouraged to apply. Salary negotiable, based on experience and training.

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Job Title Police Chief
Job Location 246 Industrial Park Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 15 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date Jan 13 2015
Salary (DOQ)
Employer City of New Smyrna Beach, FL
210 Sams Ave
New Smyrna Beach,FL  32168-7040

CHIEF OF POLICE
City of New Smyrna Beach, FL
(Population 24,000)

Located on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is one of the oldest European
settlements in Florida and has a rich history. Scottish Dr. Andrew Turnbull established the first
British colony in 1768. Only St. Augustine and Pensacola are recognized as older within the State.

Today NSB is a busy city covering 38 square miles with approximately 24,000 permanent residents.
Less than an hour northeast of Orlando and 14 miles south of Daytona Beach, it is a well-known
destination that has retained its character, charm and small town atmosphere. Our residents are
proud of our quality schools which include one high school, one middle school and three elementary
schools. Volusia County has five colleges within its boundaries: the University of Central Florida,
Daytona State College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Bethune-Cookman University, and
Stetson University.

Government

Incorporated in 1887, the City follows the Commission-Manager form of government. The Mayor serves
a two-year term. The four Commissioners serve staggered four-year terms. One of the Police Chief ’s
responsibilities is to attend all commission meetings. The Commission is very supportive of staff,
and the Police Department is politically stable. The City Manager has been with the City since July
2009 and in 2011 was selected as the City Manager of the Year for Volusia County.

The City’s total budget is approximately $60 million and its general fund is $20.8 million. It is
financially strong with 25 percent in reserves within the General Fund. The City’s present millage
is 3.5764 for the general fund and 0.4519 for debt service, the second lowest of 16 cities in
Volusia County.

The Police Department

The City of New Smyrna Beach Police Department, while actively pursuing State accreditation, is
responsible for public safety including patrol, traffic control and community services. The
department also is responsible for records and criminal investigations. Emergency communications
and a records management system are through a county-wide communications center operated by the
Volusia County Sheriff ’s Office. The New Smyrna Beach Police Department has an annual operating
budget of approximately $6 million. The department is currently comprised of a total staff of 61.75
employees which includes 49 sworn officers and 12.75 non-sworn employees.

The Police Department’s Administration Division oversees the operations of the department and
provides more than 700 training hours and nearly 100 training sessions each year. The core of the
department, the Operations Division, responds to approximately 56,500 calls for service annually.
The Criminal Investigation Division provides follow-up investigations on UCR reported crimes and
conducts proactive investigations into illegal drug sales and possession. The department also
participates in a local narcotics task force. Community outreach efforts include providing
education and intervention-oriented programs including D.A.R.E., P.A.L., volunteers, and
neighborhood/business watches. Additional information is online at www.cityofnsb.com/police .

THE POSITION

The Police Chief reports to the City Manager and directs the activities of the municipal police
department by accomplishing goals, objectives, and tasks, either personally or through
subordinates. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, management style, and
personal traits:

Experience

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement, to include
five years at a senior management level, in multiple police functions. Additionally, the ideal
candidate will possess experience in the administration of a police department.

Education, Certifications, & Training

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal
justice, or a related field supplemented by formal training in law enforcement and public or police
administration, with a Master’s degree preferred. Candidate must also be certified by the State of
Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission either upon hire or within six months of
employment. Executive law enforcement training with the FBI National Academy is preferred.

Management Style & Personal Attributes

The Chief of Police must be an excellent communicator, demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
in diverse situations, and be a recognized leader amongst his/her peers, with subordinates and
within the community at-large. The Chief must also be discreet, exercise sound judgment and
decision making skills, work effectively in a unionized environment and be a proactive leader.

Compensation & Benefits

The City of New Smyrna Beach offers competitive salary and benefits. The starting salary will
depend upon the qualifications of the individual selected. The City also provides an excellent
employee benefit program. The program currently includes personal leave days, health, dental, life
and disability insurance as well as a defined contribution retirement plan.

Selection Process

The City of New Smyrna Beach will be accepting applications for the position of Police Chief until
November 14, 2014. Interested applicants should forward their application, resume along with salary
expectations and four work-related references to: chargy@cityofnsb.com.

Resumes and applications are subject to Florida’s public records law. References will be contacted
once mutual interest has been established after notification to the candidate.

Inquiries regarding the Chief of Police position may be directed to Carol A. Hargy, Human Resources
Director, at 386.424.2111 or at chargy@cityofnsb.com.

New Smyrna Beach is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
minorities to apply. Under the Florida Public Records Act, all applications are subject to
disclosure upon receipt. Veteran’s preference will be awarded under applicable Florida law.

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Job Title CITY MANAGER
Job Location 101 E. LAKE STREET
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline Nov 10 2014
Start Date
Salary $94,500-$110,000
Employer City of Petoskey, MI
101 E Lake St
Petoskey,MI  49770-2491

Petoskey is situated beautifully on the south shore of the Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan, astride Bear River and surrounded by the natural beauty of Northern Michigan lakes and forests with year-round recreation. A thriving City of just under 6,000 it is the seat and service center of Emmet County which has a growing population of 35,000. Petoskey values its natural setting, home town spirit, parks, trails and open space, professional regional services and a resilient economy that includes four-season resorts and tourism. Nationally recognized as a “Best Small Town” and a “Best Place to Retire”. City Council members seek a professional, resourceful City Manager with an agile financial mind and a commitment to the highest quality of services, open government and sustained economic vitality. Stable City government first chartered in 1895; Council-Manager form adopted in 1916, one of the earliest in the nation. Two City Managers in the last 31 years. Total budget is $28.1M including all operating funds, water, sewer and electric utilities. An excellent staff of 72 full-time employees. City Manager appointed by 5-member City Council, including Mayor. Salary range $94,500 - $110,000 DOQ, plus excellent benefits. Degree in public or business administration or related field, graduate degree preferred, plus 7-10 years chief administrative experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. An active communicator with vision for a sustainable community. Collaborative skills with the Council for goals and priorities, and alignment of staff work for measurable, continued accomplishment. Business acumen to manage financial planning, regional utilities, service delivery, new technologies, infrastructure and downtown improvements. Excellent School District, McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, picturesque and walkable downtown, North Central Michigan College, County, adjoining Townships and active community groups.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 202 N Virginia St , Port Lavaca, TX
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 9 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Port Lavaca, TX
202 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca,TX  77979-3431

Job description available online at www.portlavaca.org

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 11 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $150,000-$175,000
Employer City of Puyallup, WA
333 S Meridian St
Puyallup,WA  98371-5372

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Situated at the foot of scenic Mount Rainier in the beautiful Puget Sound region, Puyallup, Washington, is ideally located 10 miles east of Tacoma and 35 miles south of Seattle. Residents enjoy the best the Pacific Northwest region has to offer, including spectacular natural beauty and year round outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, skiing, boating, and more. A historically farming community, over the years the City has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for east Pierce County. Puyallup is also the home of the Washington State Fair, which continually ranks as one of the largest fairs in the world, with over one million visitors attending each year. Puyallup offers beautiful parks, excellent schools, nice residential districts, many shopping opportunities, including a unique downtown antique district, and much more.

Incorporated in 1890, Puyallup has a population of 38,670. The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government and provides a full range of municipal services to its citizens, including Public Works, Development Services, Municipal Court, Finance, City Clerk, Human Resources, IT & Communications, Legal, Library, Parks & Recreation, and Police. The City employs 296 fulltime employees and its total 2014 general fund budget is $40,555,282. Under the general direction and supervision of the City Council, the City Manager assumes full management responsibility, leadership, and accountability for all city operations.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, or related field; and at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government, including five years of administrative or supervisory responsibility is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted as long as it provides the desired skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The City of Puyallup is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 19, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 415 Diamond Street, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline Nov 7 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer City of Redondo Beach, CA
PO Box 270
Redondo Beach,CA  90277-0270

Located in the choice coastal edge of Los Angeles County, Redondo Beach (population 67,000) has been known as a preferred destination for over a century. The Mayor and City Council are now seeking a City Manager to oversee the City’s 435 budgeted positions and proposed FY2014/2015 General Fund budget of $74 million.

Redondo Beach seeks a City Manager exhibiting a confident, sincere, and collaborative leadership style, able to empower staff and uphold accountability in a transparent, constructive environment.

Candidates for this position should demonstrate understanding of and familiarity with land-use issues, urban planning, and economic development in order to provide knowledgeable input regarding the impact of current and future development plans. A financially astute candidate will also be valued. The Mayor and City Council seek candidates with previous experience in the position of City Manager or Assistant City Manager. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required; a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is preferred.

The salary for the City Manager is open and dependent upon qualifications. Closing date November 7, 2014.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 270 Pleasant St. Rockland, ME 04841
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Rockland, ME
270 Pleasant St
Rockland,ME  04841-5305

The City of Rockland is seeking an experienced, progressive and forward thinking City Manager.

Rockland is located in the heart of Midcoast Maine. With a thriving working waterfront, vibrant economy and downtown district, historic buildings and an art community that includes the Farnsworth Art Museum, its Wyeth Center and the Strand Theatre that contribute to the cultural pulse of the City, Rockland is an outstanding place to work, live and enjoy.

While each year tourists flock to the City, Rockland enjoys a year round population of 8,000 and a growing business community and economy that is expanding beyond commercial fishing to include boatbuilding, light manufacturing and a thriving financial service sector. The City has 100 full-time employees and a $16 million operating budget.

Rockland operates under a city charter, council-manager form of government with a five-member council elected city wide and serving three year staggered terms. The City Manager is selected by and reports to the Council.

The ideal candidate will have strong finance, operations, labor and management skills; experience as a town or city manager; and the ability to work effectively and with transparency with elected officials, citizen groups, employees and the legislature. The right candidate should possess a Bachelors degree in business or public administration, while a Masters Degree is preferred, and have at least five years of progressive municipal leadership experience.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the career minded manager, who thinks strategically, works collaboratively, listens attentively, and who can make tough decisions. Rockland is facing some unique challenges over the next five years: a need for increased economic development, an aging infrastructure that needs addressing, aging housing, and a municipal government that needs refocusing and reenergizing. Rockland needs a City Manager who can hit the ground running, lead a vibrant team of municipal employees, in concert with the Council, to provide leadership to the City for the future.

Rockland offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefit package along with the opportunity to grow your career in a vibrant, supportive community. To learn more about this position, call Rick Dacri, Dacri & Associates Executive Search, at 207-967-0837 or rick@dacri.com.

To apply, email or mail resume, cover letter and salary history, in confidence, by November 7, 2014, to

Rick Dacri
Dacri & Associates, LLC
Executive Search
7 High Point Drive
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
207-967-0837
rick@dacri.com

The City of Rockland, Maine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title Town Administrator
Job Location Rutland, MA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 11 2014
Application Deadline Nov 7 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer Town of Rutland, MA
250 Main St
Rutland,MA  01543-1376

The Town of Rutland seeks a Town Administrator who is a seasoned manager in an environment of similar complexity and sophistication who possesses strong organization, communication and community leadership skills. For more information and application procedures, please see the Profile on the Collins Center web page: www.umb.edu/cpm

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 16 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary $240,625 (DOQ)
Employer City of Santa Barbara, CA
PO Box 1990
Santa Barbara,CA  93102-1990

The City of Santa Barbara (Pop. 90,412) is situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the City has been promoted as the “American Riviera.” The City Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City and the head of the administrative branch of the City government and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The City’s total budget of $311 million reflects a regular full-time staff of 1,015 and 500 part-time personnel. The successful candidate for the position of City Administrator must be a professional with outstanding judgment, management skills, and integrity. The City Administrator will be highly organized and comfortable with a variety of municipal functions. The ideal candidate will also need to be energetic, self-confident, and have an open, approachable personal style. He or she must be able to provide leadership that will inspire, motivate, and empower key staff and department heads to achieve established goals. The position requires someone who is fiscally prudent, politically astute, and has a comfort with and desire for interacting with elected officials, local and regional government entities, business leaders, residents, and diverse stakeholders. Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree in public administration or business administration and prior experience as a City Manager in a comparable, diverse, full-service city is highly desirable. The current salary range maximum is $240,625, plus a comprehensive benefits package including CalPERS. The City Council will negotiate a mutually approved employment agreement with the selected candidate and may include relocation assistance. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Dave Morgan at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 33568 E. Columbia Ave., Scappoose, OR 97056
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 29 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $95,000-$120,000
Employer City of Scappoose, OR
33568 E Columbia Ave
Scappoose,OR  97056-3423

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Located in northwest Oregon near the border with Washington, Scappoose, (pop. approx. 6,680), offers small town charm and natural beauty within 20 minutes of Portland, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most beloved urban centers. Known for its friendly, small town atmosphere, Scappoose residents enjoy a slow paced lifestyle amongst the breathtaking natural beauty of the area that includes views of Mount St. Helens, farmlands, rivers, and towering evergreen trees.

Scappoose operates as a council-manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of a seven member City Council. Departments include Police, Community Development (Planning and Building), Municipal Court, Administration, and Public Works. The 2013-14 budget for all funds is $11,690,039 and there are 28 employees. The City Manager is the administrative head of the city and is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all city departments.

Bachelor’s degree in Public/Business Administration or related field. A master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of five years in local government or closely equivalent experience required, with at least three years in a supervisory or administrative capacity, with small community background desirable. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above.

The City of Scappoose is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 5, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title City Administrator
Job Location PO Box 80 , Siloam Springs, AR
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 16 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $93,657-$140,486 (Starting Salary Negotiable)
Employer City of Siloam Springs, AR
PO Box 80
Siloam Springs,AR  72761-0080

The City of Siloam Springs is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time City Administrator. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the City Administrator performs high level administrative, technical and professional work by directing and leading the administration of City government.

This position is responsible for managing and supervising all departments, agencies and offices of the city to achieve goals within available resources; provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; provides professional advice to the City Board and department heads; makes presentation to councils, boards, commissions, civic groups and general public. Performs cost control, monitors revenues and expenditures, prepares annual budget requests, and assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, responsible for funds and/or equipment valued at 100 million. Appoints and removes all department heads, officers and employees of the city, except members of the board. Sees that all laws and ordinances are faithfully executed; attends all meetings of the Board, and all other duties requested by the City Board.

Siloam Springs is a dynamic, growing community with a population of over 15,000 people, located in the beautiful Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas. Siloam Springs and the surrounding area offer a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and was recently named one of America’s best small cities by Smithsonian Magazine.

Applicants must agree to reside in City after hire; must possess a Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or 8 (eight) years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The City offers a generous benefit package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, vacation and sick leave.

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 9104 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Jul 15 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $155,000-$175,000 (The salary is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience)
Employer County of Spotsylvania, VA
PO Box 99
Spotsylvania,VA  22553

County of Spotsylvania, Virginia County Administrator. Spotsylvania County, Virginia (pop 122,392) is seeking a County Administrator with excellent management skills who is proactive, change-oriented and values diversity of ideas and philosophies leading to thoughtful, insightful, informed and well-balanced decisions for the community. Spotsylvania County lies in Virginia’s “Golden Crescent” and is strategically located between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia, the State Capital.

The County is governed by a seven-member Board of Supervisors, elected for four year staggered terms, with the County Administrator serving as Chief Administrative Officer. The FY 2015 General Fund budget is $450.9 million and the County maintains its AA2 and AA+ bond ratings from Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch rating agencies respectively. The approved County budget provides funding for 911 full-time staff who provide a full range of well-developed services for Spotsylvania County residents. Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or related field with a master’s degree in business or public administration preferred. Extensive public and/or private sector management experience in a high performing, growing community or similarly sized organization with a wide range of duties in operation and management is desired. Past experience must demonstrate high levels of performance in areas that include budget and finance, long range and strategic planning, transportation, staff development and maintaining positive lines of communication at all levels. Additional experience in development of high performance functions of governmental departments a significant consideration.

The salary for the position is negotiable, based on the candidate’s education, qualifications and experience within a range of $155,000 to $175,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Moving and relocation expenses may be negotiated with the County. County residency is required within a reasonable time of appointment to the position.

Position is open until filled. Résumés will be screened by Springsted Incorporated based on the criteria established by Spotsylvania County. After a process, which will include interviews and reference checks for those candidates who are determined to be best suited for the position, a group of finalists will be presented to the Board of Supervisors for their consideration.

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 630 Florence Ave Owatonna, MN 55060-2913
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 15 2014
Application Deadline Nov 12 2014
Start Date
Salary $95,000-$135,000
Employer County of Steele, MN
PO Box 890
Owatonna,MN  55060-0890

County Administrator: Steele County, MN (population 36,417).
Salary Range: $95,000 to $135,000 with excellent benefits.

Steele County is a vibrant county located in Southern Minnesota along two major growth corridors. The County has a rich tradition of progressive leadership and innovation.

The position reports to the County Board and is responsible for management of the functions and operations of the County. Through effective budgeting, communications, community engagement and policy development, the Administrator will deliver professional services that meet the County Board’s mission and vision.

The position profile is available at http://www.daviddrown.com/execsearch/index.html#!cv/c1c80

Please complete the process by November 12, 2014. The County Board will conduct an initial interview on December 19, 2014 and select finalists. The final interviews are tentatively set for January 8 and 9, 2015. Please direct questions to Gary Weiers at gary@daviddrown.com or 612-920-3320 ext. 109.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 135 N. Animas Street, Trinidad, CO 81082
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 29 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Trinidad, CO
135 North Animas
Trinidad,CO  81082-0880

The City of Trinidad, Colorado, is accepting applications for the position of City Manager. Candidates should have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in government and/or business. A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in public administration, business, or other applicable field are preferred. Compensation shall be commensurate with qualifications. Additional criteria and application information are available at the Colorado Workforce Center, 140 North Commercial Street, Trinidad, CO 81082, (719) 846-9221; or on-line at www.connectingcolorado.com. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by November 14, 2014 deadline..

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 212 N Bonner Ave, Tyler, TX 75702
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 6 2014
Application Deadline Oct 28 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQE)
Employer City of Tyler, TX
PO Box 2039
Tyler,TX  75710-2039

Tyler, Texas (population 105,000) is seeking a strong and experienced leader to become its next City Manager. Located midway between Dallas and Shreveport, the City of Tyler is a dynamic award-winning community that is home to the Tyler Rose Garden and beautiful Azalea Trails. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer under the direction of the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for a $171.1 million total budget and 850 full and part time employees.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in local government. A master’s degree in public administration or business administration and two or more years of experience as a city manager or assistant city manager is preferred.

The City Manager is required to establish and maintain residence within the corporate boundaries of the City of Tyler.

View complete position profile and apply online at:
http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:
Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
Ron@GovernmentResource.com

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Job Title Township Manager
Job Location 1076 Eagle Rd , Newtown, PA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 29 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (DOE)
Employer Township of Upper Makefield, PA
1076 Eagle Rd
Newtown,PA  18940-2818

Upper Makefield Township, (population 8,190) seeks a dynamic individual to serve as the community’s next Township Manager. Located in historic Bucks County, Upper Makefield is a community with a strong history of environmental and historic preservation. Appointed by a 5-member Board of Supervisors, the Township Manager oversees the day-to-day operation of the local government, manages a $16 million budget, and implements policy established by the elected Board. Successful candidate will have proven administrative skills in budgeting and financial management, personnel management, and collective bargaining; will be a team-oriented leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills; and will be able to interact effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including a highly-engaged citizenry. Municipal experience preferred. A Degree in Public Management/equivalent experience expected. Forward cover letter, resume and three professional references to: David R. Nyman, Interim Township Manager, 1076 Eagle Road, Newtown, PA 18940, by September 16, 2014.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 4800 West 92nd Avenue
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 15 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Westminster, CO
4800 W 92nd Ave
Westminster,CO  80031-6387

CITY MANAGER, Westminster, Colorado
Generous benefit package, negotiable DOQ, with incumbent’s current salary of $226,000. Relocation assistance and an employment agreement will be provided by the City.

The City of Westminster (pop. 109,000) is a dynamic Front Range community between Denver and Boulder, with a reputation for innovative and progressive municipal management. The City Council is seeking a highly experienced, visionary and innovative leader for its 900 plus member staff. The current manager is retiring in January after 13 years of service. Located on the US 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is poised to become the third downtown in the mile-high metroplex. Named one of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live,” Westminster offers breathtaking mountain views, a diverse and involved citizenry, well-planned and livable neighborhoods, a variety of commercial areas, superb recreational amenities and thriving businesses hosting numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities. Key projects include the development of Westminster Center, a 104 acre mixed-used urban center, and the development of Westminster Station, on the metro-wide transit rail system. For more detailed information, specific candidate requirements and to apply for this exceptional opportunity, please go to the link below for a brochure and to upload your resume and cover letter. This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than October 31, 2014. For more information please contact Chuck Rohre at 214 466 2436 or crohre@waters-company.com. Westminster is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.

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Job Title Assistant City Manger - Operations
Job Location 500 S 4th Ave , Brighton, CO
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 6 2014
Application Deadline Nov 15 2014
Start Date
Salary $112,051-$153,510 (Starting range - Excellent Benefits)
Employer City of Brighton, CO
500 S 4th Ave
Brighton,CO  80601-3165

POSITION: Assistant City Manager - Operations
SALARY: $112,051 - $153,510
DEPARTMENT: City Manager’s Office
CLOSES: November 15, 2014 5:00 pm

(Note instructions at bottom for applying & completing Supplemental Questionnaire.)
Definition:
The purpose of this position is to manage and direct operational activities for the City. This is accomplished by directing, coaching, coordinating and planning the activities of assigned departments; developing and implementing policies and procedures; addressing inquiries and requests; developing support systems; preparing and presenting annual budgets; forecasting revenues and expenditures; reviewing policies and procedures and any specific issues; establishing goals; developing long-range programs for each area of responsibility; reviewing major projects; evaluating staff performance; developing and monitoring strategic plans; and coordinating activities with elected officials and outside agencies. Serves as a member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team. Other duties include advising the City Manager and acting in the absence of the City Manager. This position must work well independently and with teams, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills, which support the City of Brighton’s mission and values. Supervision received and exercised: under general direction of the City Manager, exercises direct supervision over the Parks & Recreation Department, Streets & Fleet Department and Utilities Department.

Example of Duties:
Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following: Confers with and provides recommendations and advice to the City Manager, City governing bodies, committees and department heads concerning legislative, planning, operational, fiscal, and personnel issues, the status of programs and issues involving City departments and development of City-wide programs and policies; confers with the public and civic groups on interpretations of City practices, services, and policies; identifies future trends/issues and formulates proposals for action; serves as Acting City Manager when designated in the absence of the City Manager and makes administrative decisions as necessary. Confers with representatives of county, state, and federal agencies on matters pertaining to the activities of City government; negotiates and facilitates agreements between City departments and outside agencies, consultants, and developers. Assures City operations are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and codes; oversees policy development activities; and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team. Develops information on and directs the preparation, planning, development, implementation, and control of the City’s operating and capital improvement budgets; assists managers and others in department-specific and/or citywide budget preparation; researches and gathers information; reviews plans and proposals; may assist with development and presentation of final documents. Participates in the selection, training, and evaluation of Department Directors and/or other employees as assigned; provides direction and leadership to assigned Operations departments and managers regarding general and specific administrative issues of concern in areas such as planning, programming, staffing, and organizing their departments/divisions; assigns projects; advises and works with department heads to recommend courses of action for improving operating methods, including use of performance measures and facilitating effective and efficient business practices. Represents the City Manager and confers with the public, civic groups, and others to provide interpretation of City practices, services, and policies; addresses inquiries and resolves complaints; participates on committees and boards and in community activities as assigned; attends meetings, conferences, and workshops as assigned. Monitors legislation and assures City compliance with laws, regulations, statutes, and codes. Directs and/or participates in the preparation of complex statistical and/or narrative reports, correspondence, and other documents, including those required by law; makes presentations to City officials, councils, boards, and others as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Public administration with particular reference to municipal administration, including principles applied in the development and management of organizations providing various municipal and utility services. Functions of municipal government and the personnel, methods, materials, and techniques employed in the operation of such government. City Charter, general laws, ordinances, and regulations underlying the municipal corporation. Principles of public policy, local government finance, human resources and labor relations.
Ability to: Analyze and interpret technical, financial, procedural and legal information. Skilled at effectively exercising customer service practices while establishing and maintaining successful working relationships with department heads, managers, supervisors, employees, vendors, colleagues, and the public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with legal and engineering consultants and city engineers. Ability to communicate verbal, written and electronic responses, reports and findings in a clear effective and professional manner. Ability to use computer technology and to develop a functional expertise with computerized systems and supporting software for presentations and spreadsheets. Ability to see and read instructions, reports and characters on a computer screen. Ability to talk and hear in person and on the phone. Must possess the ability to speak in a manner that is easily understood by City personnel, consultants, business professionals and the public. Ability to work in an environment that involves varying amounts of sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping for short periods of time. Ability to understand, communicate and exercise internal and external inclusive approach.

Education and Training:
Minimum of nine years of experience in Parks & Recreation, Utilities or Streets & Fleet as a department director, Assistant City Manager, Deputy City Manager or City Manager. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration or related operational field is preferred, however an appropriate combination of education and experience will be considered.

Special Requirements:
Valid Colorado driver's license and ICMA Credentialed Manager Certification strongly preferred.

Apply: Online at www.brightonco.gov or at 500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601
Applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire - Attached to online job posting. Completed Questionnaire should be returned to HumanResources@brightonco.gov.
If you have questions please call 303-655-2098.

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Job Title Director of Utilities/Asst. City Mgr.
Job Location 205 N. Main, Cameron, MO 64429
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 20 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $67,476-$89,068 (DOQ\E)
Employer City of Cameron, MO
205 N Main St City Hall
Cameron,MO  64429-1746

The city of Cameron seeks an energetic leader to become Director of Utilities/Assistant City Mgr. A financially stable and growing community in NW Missouri, Cameron is ideally positioned at the “Crossroads of the Nation” - Highways I-35 and U.S. 36, and just 50 min. north of Downtown KCMO and 30 miles west of St. Joseph. Cameron is uniquely advantaged with access to all modes of transportation, great schools, and medical facilities. Position reports to City Mgr.; salary range is $67,476 - $89,068, DOQ/E, w/excellent benefits; responsible for 20+ FTEs and $21M budget overseeing water, wastewater, and electric utilities, along with other duties as assigned. B.S. in business, engineering, public administration or related field and experience with capital improvements, budget, and supervising similar utility operations required. Must possess excellent written and verbal skills and be organized with attention to detail and meeting deadlines. Questions to Art Davis (816) 898-1962; Send confidential resume, cover letter, salary history + 6 work-related references by email to ArtDavis@ArtDavisGroupLLC.com; Position open until filled; first review of applications on 12/1/2014. (EOE)

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Job Title Assistant City Manager
Job Location 7700 Market Blvd, Chanhassen, MN
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 2 2014
Application Deadline Oct 27 2014
Start Date Dec 1 2015
Salary $70,000-$88,753 (Hiring Range, DOQ)
Employer City of Chanhassen, MN
PO Box 147
Chanhassen,MN  55317-0147

The City of Chanhassen is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant City Manager. This position is responsible for providing general assistance to the City Manager in daily operations of the city, including economic development, human resources, cable television operations, budgeting, and supervision of non-sworn public safety personnel. This position will have extensive contact with the city council, commissions, civic organizations, and the general public. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and team building skills, be well versed in current technology and trends, and have a demonstrated history of problem solving and implementing creative solutions. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field, with enrollment or completion of a master’s program desired. Minimum of four years experience, with at least two years being in a supervisory role helpful but not required. This is a full-time exempt position with a starting pay range of $70,000 - $88,753 and an excellent benefits package.

The position is open until filled, however priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 27, 2014.

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Job Title Assistant Town Manager
Job Location PO Box 535 , Concord, MA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 1 2014
Application Deadline Nov 3 2014
Start Date
Salary $81,000-$123,000
Employer Town of Concord, MA
PO Box 535
Concord,MA  01742-0535

Assistant Town Manager
Town of Concord, MA
Our historic town (pop. 17,668) seeks a progressive, forward-thinking manager to perform administrative, planning and management work in connection with the duties and responsibilities of the Town Manager's Office. As a member of our Senior Management Team, the Assistant will take a lead role in enhancing and managing the Town’s public and inter-departmental communications through a variety of forums while also providing direct support to the Town Manager in planning and coordinating town services and operations, supervising several department/division managers, coordinating facilities maintenance, and participating in budgeting, policy development, collective bargaining and general liability insurance management. Must be highly motivated with ability to use independent judgment and have exceptional interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal skills. Also requires extensive knowledge of public administration, finance, human resources and supervision. Salary range: $81 - $123K. Application Deadline:
11/3/2014 @ 9:00 a.m.
For additional information regarding the position and how to apply, please visit: Job Opportunities at www.concordma.gov

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Job Title Assistant to the Borough Manager
Job Location 1 West First Avenue, Suite 200, Conshohocken, PA 19428
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 26 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (DOE, DOQ)
Employer Borough of Conshohocken, PA
1 West 1st Ave Suite 200
Conshohocken,PA  19428-6801

Conshohocken Borough located in historic Montgomery County, PA, is seeking a professional to effectively assist in the management and supervision of the departments and operations of the municipality. Qualified individuals will have exceptional listening and communication skills, a background in Human Resources and a minimum of two years managerial experience in a municipal public agency with a demonstrated responsibility for communications and implementation and supervision of varied programs. Candidates must possess excellent collaborative management and problem solving skills. A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of public policy is strongly preferred. Salary is DOQ/E with an excellent benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Assistant to the Borough Manager will also assist in the formulation and implementation of Borough policies, procedures, and regulations, conduct research for various projects for the Manager, assist in budget preparation, manage the human resource, pension and insurance functions, and be actively engaged in external communications with the public and other agencies.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, and at least three (3) years experience; preferably in municipal or state government. A Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration is strongly preferred

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Job Title Management Analyst
Job Location 801 Burlington Ave , Downers Grove, IL 60515
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 6 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $52,058-$71,580
Employer Village of Downers Grove, IL
801 Burlington Ave
Downers Grove,IL  60515-4782

Village of Downers Grove Seeks Talented and Motivated Candidates to fill the position of
Management Analyst

Do you want to contribute directly to the success of the Village of Downers Grove, an innovative and collaborative municipal organization?
Do you want to help develop the Village's performance management function with strong analytical and decision-making capabilities?

The Village of Downers Grove is committed to the development of strong and enduring performance management capabilities, and is pursuing the ideal candidates to fill the position of Management Analyst. In this role, you’ll become be a part of a team that operates with the following principles in mind:
• Communication makes us better
• Great ideas come from anywhere and everywhere
• We are tough on issues and easy on people

Under the direction of the Village’s Performance Manager, and working closely with the Village Manager, Deputy Village Manager and department staff across the organization on a variety of substantial projects, you will have the opportunity to build essential skills necessary to understand how to manage and collaborate effectively in a complex municipal organization focused on delivering strong performance and results.

Examples of Projects and Other Responsibilities:
- Lead the Village’s environmental sustainability efforts as the staff liaison to the Environmental Concerns
Commission
- Support the Village’s strategy of fiscal sustainability by participating in supporting process improvement
events, using Lean and Six Sigma techniques
- Support the Finance Department and Village Manager’s Office in the annual budget and capital improvement
processes. Oversee design of the annual budget document. Analyze and prepare annual TIF budget and
projections.
- Work on the rollout of the Village’s new automated agenda management process and customer response
system

Compensation:
The Management Analyst position enjoys a competitive salary and benefits package, career development opportunities, and mentoring by senior staff. In addition, the position provides valuable work experience, offers the opportunity to contribute creative and innovative ideas, and provides an ideal setting to learn about important issues and emerging trends. Compensation package includes the following:
• Salary Range: $52,058 - $71,580. Starting salary expected to be below $55,000
• Comprehensive health benefits
• Participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
• Accrued sick and vacation leave along with paid holidays
• Village-sponsored membership with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and
Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants (IAMMA)

The successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis In Public Administration, Public Policy, Business or related field. A
Master's degree preferred
• One to two years of full-time experience preferred, although exceptional achievements as an intern will be
considered
• Possess advanced research, analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a variety of people, including staff members from across the
organization, elected officials and board/commission members, residents and key representatives from
other organizations
• Possess strong written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrate a commitment to developing a career in local government management
• Adhere to the ICMA Code of Ethics and be dedicated to rigorous professional development

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop professional skills and credentials by:
• Managing high-level projects of substantial responsibility across the organization
• Meeting in weekly one-on-one discussions with the DGMF supervisor
• Actively participating in discussions and decision-making with senior-level staff on a regular basis
• Receiving regular coaching and career development guidance by experienced professionals in the
Manager’s
• Office and Village’s leadership team
• Making presentations to Village staff, elected officials and community groups
• Facilitating meetings and refining skills at working effectively among groups
• Actively participating as a key Village representative to the Alliance for Innovation, ICMA and related
professional associations
• Attending professional conferences and networking events

Application Period: Open until filled

Complete the online application at: publicjobline.com. Only online applications will be accepted.

E.O.E.

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Job Title Assistant City Manager
Job Location 12000 Findley Rd Ste 400 , Johns Creek, GA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 13 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Johns Creek, GA
12000 Findley Rd Ste 400
Johns Creek,GA  30097

Johns Creek, located in northeast Fulton County, Metro Atlanta, is the 10th largest city in Georgia.

The City of Johns Creek is seeking an Assistant City Manager to join its senior management team. The ideal candidate will hold a BS/BA and have ten or more years of experience in municipal management positions with authority for program direction, budget administration or coordination, and supervision of such functions. Three or more years of direct supervisory experience required, including proven success in performing performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, employee coaching, and employee development activities.

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Job Title Assistant City Manager
Job Location 305 S 3rd St , Knoxville, IA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 26 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $55,000-$65,000 (DOE)
Employer City of Knoxville, IA
305 S 3rd St
Knoxville,IA  50138-2255

The City of Knoxville, Iowa is now accepting resumes and applications for the position of Assistant City Manager. Knoxville is located approximately 35 miles southeast of Des Moines and is home to the Sprint Car Capital of the World, as well as the Sprint Car Hall of Fame. Knoxville also includes major employers such as 3M, Hormel, and Weiler Industries. The community is progressive and has many development projects underway.
The Assistant City Manager is under the general administrative direction of the City Manager and performs a variety of complex and specialized supervisory, professional, financial, budgetary, and administrative duties which require accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality, and limited independent judgment. He/She will also be responsible for planning and zoning functions of the City including assisting the Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of Adjustments. The Assistant City Manager also serves as the Public Works Director. Other duties include but are not limited to: providing limited human resource services; coordinating activities of departments; develops and administers policies, programs, and projects while serving as the City Manager’s chief assistant including acting as City Manager in his/her absence.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or other equivalent. A Master’s Degree is preferred. At least three years of progressively responsible management experience in a city manager office or equivalent management, or senior staff experience in government. Supervisory experience preferred.

Please submit a resume, application, 5 work related references, salary history and salary expectation to:
City of Knoxville
Attn: City Manager
305 S 3rd Street
Knoxville, IA 50138

For any questions regarding the position or to obtain an application and job description please call (641)828-0550, or email citymanager@knoxvilleia.gov.

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Job Title Assistant County Manager
Job Location 115 W Main St , Lincolnton, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $74,817-$82,298
Employer County of Lincoln, NC
115 W Main St
Lincolnton,NC  28092-2601

County of Lincoln – Population approximately 80,000. Located near the Charlotte metropolitan area and Lake Norman. A challenging and exciting opportunity for an Assistant County Manager. The selected individual will assist in the management and long range planning of County government and will act for the County Manager during his/her absence. Work involves extensive contact with elected officials, department heads, and the public. Strong, forward thinking, leadership abilities, as well as independent judgment, initiative, tact, and courtesy are required. Provides direct supervision for County departments as assigned. Assists the County Manager in planning, coordinating, organizing, and directing the County operations. Manages special assignments sensitive and/or complex issues. Directs and coordinates interdepartmental projects and activities as needed. Receives citizen complaints and responds and/or takes appropriate action to resolve the complaint. Reviews and monitors state and federal legislation as it effects the County, acts as a liaison with County, State, and Federal officials and with local governmental lobbying associations, and communicates County views and interests. Researches, analyzes data, prepares, and supervises special projects as required. Represent the County Manager at meetings and functions. Prepares and delivers public presentations to community and professional groups. Must have thorough knowledge of County government organization, operations, and problems; thorough knowledge of the State and Federal legislation and policies. Must have ability to plan, direct, and supervise the work of assigned departments; ability to research, analyze and make recommendations on various topics; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, department heads, and the public; and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Completion of a bachelor’s degree in public administration from an accredited college or university (master’s degree preferred), or graduation from an accredited college or university in a closely related field, with three (3) to five (5) years of experience in local government administration OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $74,817.00 to $82,298.00. Negotiable depending upon qualifications. Position is open until filled. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. Interested candidates may apply online at www.lincolncounty.org or mail their resume and an application to the Director of Human Resources, Lincoln County Government, 115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, N.C. 28092. The County of Lincoln is an EOE employer.

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Job Title Assistant City Manager
Job Location 222 N. Tennessee St. McKinney, Texas 75069
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 24 2014
Application Deadline Nov 21 2014
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer City of McKinney, TX
PO Box 517
McKinney,TX  75070-0517

City of McKinney, TX – Assistant City Manager
The Community:
Established in 1848, McKinney, Texas is located 30 miles north of downtown Dallas. It serves as the county seat of Collin County and is situated in the midst of the growth out of Dallas and its northern suburbs. The City of McKinney has established a reputation in the DFW metroplex for being at the forefront of development and quality of life.

McKinney has experienced a steady population growth in the last three decades. In 2007, the Census Bureau announced that among cities with populations over 100,000, McKinney was the fastest growing city in the nation. McKinney’s population reached more than 130,000 by the beginning of 2011, a 95% increase in the previous ten years, and now stands at more than 149,000 in 2014.
Economic development is a central component to our city’s strategic plan. Companies in McKinney range from Global Fortune 500 corporations to home-grown, local startups. City efforts have a focus on attracting, retaining and expanding businesses that add vitality to the local economy.

The Gateway development, a 90-acre site owned by the city, is a key entryway to our community. Collin College was the first occupant at Gateway and recently, Emerson Process Management built its headquarters and research and development facility at the site. The four-story 187-room Sheraton McKinney Hotel and Conference Center is scheduled to open in early 2015. In addition, McKinney is home to the headquarters for Hisun Motors Corporation U.S.A., Raytheon SAS business, Emerson Process Management, Encore Wire, radio-controlled car maker Traxxas and the international Wistron GreenTech.

McKinney is home to McKinney National Airport, the premier general aviation airport in North Texas. The airport is just one major draw for businesses located here. The nation continues to recognize McKinney as a stand-out community with some of the most recent accolades including the October 2014 issue of Money Magazine ranking McKinney #1 on their list of the Best Places to Live in the country. Factors considered included employment, schools, crime and safety, as well as overall quality of life aspects including a feeling of community pride. According to the listing, McKinney’s historic downtown and hometown spirit set the city apart from the rest of suburban America. This adds to the accolades already received from Forbes, Best Life Magazine, CNNMoney, Texas Highways Magazine and many more.

The City of McKinney Unique by Nature brand has come to define the city’s image for residents, businesses and visitors.

The brand speaks to McKinney’s natural assets: our rolling hills, parks, streams and lakes. It refers to our inherent uniqueness: our historic downtown, our cultural diversity, our quality of life, our business-friendly environment and the dynamic growth we’ve seen over the past decade. It represents the spirit of our community – the charming neighborhoods, friendly residents, downtown festivals, a sense of history and the prudent but forward-thinking attitudes of our leadership and the community’s willingness to work together to make McKinney a great place to be. Our community’s employees embody the spirit of this brand in their service-minded approach.

McKinney has a unique, rich and diverse spirit in part because of the history that shaped it. Over the years, city leadership’s vision in preserving our history has intentionally crafted a growing community that represents its past while offering a vibrant present and a very promising future.

Government:
The City of McKinney operates under a Home-Rule charter providing for the Council-Manager form of government. The city is governed by a City Council composed of the Mayor and six Council Members. The Mayor and two members of the City Council are elected at large and the other four members are elected from single-member districts. All are elected on a nonpartisan basis for staggered, four-year terms with a two term limit. The City Council, as the policy maker, appoints a City Manager to manage the city’s day-to-day operations. The City Manager appoints and removes all officers and employees of the city with the exception of the Municipal Court Judges, who is appointed by the City Council. The City Council also appoints a contract City Attorney firm.

The City of McKinney, with nearly 1,000 employees, prides itself on being a fiscally sound, service-oriented city government serving more than 149,000 residents and growing. We provide a broad spectrum of programs and critical services including police, fire, emergency ambulance service, library, parks, recreation, water, sewer, refuse and recycling collection and disposal, golf, traffic engineering, street maintenance, community development (planning and zoning) and public improvements.

The Position
The Assistant City Manager is a key position within the City of McKinney and it is essential for the successful candidate to work closely with the Citizens, Mayor, City Council, City Boards, Department Directors, Managers, Supervisors and other City Staff to accomplish the goals that have been envisioned for the City. The Assistant City Manager reports to the City Manager.

Under general direction of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager is responsible for administration of their assigned areas of responsibility and all City administration as assigned in the absence of the City Manager. This position will provide administrative guidance to assigned departments, assist with budget development and administration, monitor internal controls and coordination of City programs and assist in the development and presentation of long and short term strategic plans to meet organizational and developmental needs of the City. The Assistant City Manager will respond to City Council on a regular basis regarding City issues and programs. This position is responsible for oversight and administrative guidance of the following departments: Municipal Court, Development Services, Parks, Recreation and Open Space, Main Street/MPAC, and Housing and Community Development.

Duties and Functions
• Direct and manage the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies and priorities for each assigned service and/or operational area; oversee the development and implementation of policies and plans relat¬ed to departmental services and operations.
• Assist with the development of long and short-range plans through solicited input from City Council, community organizations, citizens, department heads and officials.
• Promote City programs, activities, services, and business opportunities in order to increase economic development opportunities.
• Accountable for overseeing the preparation of annual department budget projections and maintaining the budget in a fiscally responsible manner.
• Interpret and administer City Ordinances; implement City and Council policies.
• Attend, participate, and conduct high level internal and external meetings; represent the City with outside agencies; and, represent the City on various boards as assigned.
• Interact with City Council Members on a regular basis regarding City issues, programs, and special projects.
• Respond to and resolve a wide range of citizen inquires and concerns; negotiate and resolve controversial issues; respond to City Manager, City Council, and city management team in a timely manner.
• Supervise professional, technical and clerical personnel; supervisory duties include: instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others, monitoring standards, coordinating activities, providing timely, accurate and thorough performance evaluations for supervised employees, allocating personnel, and recommending employee transfers, promotions, discipline up to and including termination of employment, and salary increases as appropriate.
• Develop, oversee, and implement new and innovative programs and services that emphasize creative problem solving; solicit employee participation to continuously improve the organization.
• Represent the City Manager as needed and serve as acting City Manager as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Ability to lead a team; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and others with respect.
• Build professional relationships with internal staff, external vendors and consultants, Council and customers.
• Ability to listen and respond appropriately to a diverse range of issues and opinions from a variety of audiences.
• Knowledge of budget projection, development, management and justification practices and procedures.
• Skill in networking with internal/external administrative officials at the federal, state, and local levels as well as private and public foundations.
• Possess strong negotiation skills and the ability to make firm recommendations and decisions based on professional judgment, employee input, and experience without retreating under political or public pressure.
• Skill in planning, developing and implementing City policies, procedures and objectives.

Education and Experience
Interested candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration or closely-related field and at least seven years experience progressively responsible leadership roles that includes significant work in local government. A Master's degree is preferred; an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate must have good financial management skills and sense of fiscal discipline with the ability to develop more efficient ways of delivering City services. Knowledge of public administration principles, fiscal planning and budget preparation will be necessary for this position. This candidate should have a genuine interest in improving the community.

The ideal candidate must possess the capacity and interest to be an effective mentor and leader for staff; demonstrated track record of setting a positive example of competence, professionalism, trust, energy and work ethic and promoting good organizational health and morale.

This person should be a flexible leader with the ability to delegate authority and responsibility while maintaining appropriate levels of operational control. Effective communication and responsiveness will be necessary for this individual to be successful; advanced written and verbal communication skills are imperative.

Salary
The City of McKinney is offering a highly competitive starting salary (negotiable based on candidate experience and qualifications) and a comprehensive benefits package to its employees and their families, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability coverage, EAP, and retirement benefits.

Residency within City limits is desired. Relocation assistance will also be available for the successful out of area candidate.

*Deadline to receive resumes is November 21, 2014

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Job Title Assistant City Manager
Job Location 8500 Santa Fe Dr , Overland Park, KS
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $7,225-$8,670 (per month)
Employer City of Overland Park, KS
8500 Santa Fe Dr
Overland Park,KS  66212-2866

Assistant City Manager
114-136

The City of Overland Park has an exciting opportunity available as an Assistant City Manager.

Responsibilities: This position is an important member of the city’s senior management team responsible for complex citywide initiatives and projects. The Assistant City Manager provides professional staff assistance to the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Mayor, City Council, and departments on a variety of tasks and assists with the development of the annual operating and capital budgets. The position will work with residents and other stakeholders to resolve complaints and address requests for service.

The Assistant City Manager is responsible for oversight of many of the City’s enterprise functions including the Overland Park Soccer Complex, Overland Park Convention Center, and convention center hotel. This position will also serve on the board and work closely with the Overland Park Convention and Visitors Bureau and other relevant stakeholders to promote tourism to the city. The Assistant City Manager will coordinate the city’s internal sustainability work group and large-scale citywide events requiring multi-departmental support.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or closely related field. Master’s degree in Public Administration preferable. Minimum of five years general governmental experience in various aspects of municipal operations, at the department or city manager’s office level. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. $7,225-$8,670/mo. Position is eligible for a car allowance. Open until filled.

Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at www.opkansas.org. If unable to apply online, visit the HR Office between 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212
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Job Title Assistant City Managers
Job Location Pleasanton, CA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 23 2014
Application Deadline Nov 23 2014
Start Date
Salary $163,973-$196,768
Employer City of Pleasanton, CA
PO Box 520
Pleasanton,CA  94566-0802

Assistant City Managers
City of Pleasanton, CA

Known for its outstanding quality of life, the Bay Area’s City of Pleasanton (pop. 72,000) is a full-service municipality with 450 regular employees and a longstanding reputation for stable leadership and superior services. The City’s FY2014-15 total operating budget is $167 million (General Fund $93.1 million). Due to upcoming retirements, Pleasanton will be in the unique position of having two Assistant City Manager vacancies.

Ideal candidates will be capable of handling a broad and diverse range of upper management responsibilities. A proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently while being nimble will be considered favorably. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills along with a history of sound critical thinking and decision making will also be expected. Current or previous experience as an Assistant/Deputy City Manager, and/or department or division head in a municipality of similar complexity is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

The midpoint of the salary range is $163,973. ACMs can earn up to $196,768 based on years of service and performance. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package that includes 2.7% @ 55 CalPERS for Classic Members. This recruitment will close at midnight on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Detailed recruitment brochure available at www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111
Carolyn Seeley • tel 949.487.7606
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC
www.tbcrecruiting.com

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Job Title Deputy City Manager
Job Location 3200 Civic Center Cir NE , Rio Rancho, NM
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 7 2014
Application Deadline Oct 29 2014
Start Date Feb 1 2015
Salary $99,613-$124,517 (Hiring range; salary DOQ/E)
Employer City of Rio Rancho, NM
3200 Civic Center Cir NE
Rio Rancho,NM  87144-4501

Seeking a talented local government management professional with a proven track record to assist the city manager in leading municipal operations in a rapidly growing fast-paced city of 90,000 residents. The city government has approximately 680 FTEs. The deputy city manager’s focus will be on leadership of key departments with an emphasis on operations, organizational goals, and service to all stakeholders. The incumbent will have direct oversight for assigned departments (currently Information Technology, Library, and Human Resources; with other departments assigned based on experience and skill set).

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field. Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related discipline preferred. 7 years of experience in city/county government in the council-manager form of government structure is required with 5 of those years as a city/county manager, assistant/deputy city/county manager, department director or similar executive. 7 to 10 years’ experience as a city/county manager or assistant/deputy city/county manager preferred.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The following characteristics are desired in the new deputy city manager:

  • A strong generalist manager with extensive knowledge of municipal service delivery and principles of public administration.
  • A problem-solver who is able to think and act from a citywide perspective.
  • Ability to establish a relationship of confidence and trust with the city manager, governing body, and senior leadership team.
  • Ability to balance leadership role with completion of special projects & initiatives.
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates high emotional intelligence and maturity.
  • Is politically savvy but able to remain apolitical in a variety of environments.
  • A good mentor who is willing to teach and share his/her expertise.

MAJOR INITIATIVES
Major initiatives for the new deputy city manager include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the IT Director to develop an IT strategic plan (underway)
  • Work with the HR Director to enhance employee training (underway) and other HR services.
  • Work with the City Clerk to formalize the agenda preparation process and move to an electronic preparation process (underway).
  • Develop and implement methods to enhance accountability and track the progress of all departments on organization priorities (underway).
  • Develop and implement methods to continuously improve operations of the City Manager’s Office to include citizen concern routing and communication.
  • Administer the National Citizen Survey in FY15.
  • Administer participation in ICMA Insights with the Center for Performance Analytics in FY15.
  • Identify and implement a software solution for customer relations management and supervise staff overseeing the initiative.

For more information and recruitment brochure, visit www.ci.rio-rancho.nm.us.

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Job Title DEPUTY COUNTY MANAGER
Job Location PO Box 550 , Raleigh, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $106,600-$181,400 (Hiring salary dependent on qualifications.)
Employer County of Wake, NC
PO Box 550
Raleigh,NC  27602-0550

The Deputy County Manager assists the County Manager in the leadership, direction and coordination of Wake County Government, ensuring that all directives, decisions, policies, resolutions, ordinances and regulations issued by the Board of County Commissioners and the County Manager are implemented. Position is one of two deputies in the County Manager’s Office and supervises multiple department heads.

Under the policy direction of the County Manager, the Deputy actively participates in Board agenda development, Board meetings, and special committee and department head meetings. Incumbent develops strategies for the efficiency and effectiveness of County services by identifying issues, analyzing recommendations and coordinating implementation of policies and procedures. Successful candidate is a demonstrated leader with a proven ability to build collaborative relationships. He/she is innovative, creative and a visionary. In addition, is politically savvy but able to remain apolitical in a variety of environments and possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

TO APPLY SEE BELOW.

Education and Experience
The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or closely-related field. Additionally, candidate will have at least eight (8) years of public sector management.

Preferred Qualifications
A master’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is strongly preferred. Successful candidate public sector experience should be as a City or County Manager, Deputy or Assistant Manager or Major Department Head with a comparable organization as well as experience leading an organization through strategic planning efforts, strong leadership and communication skills and demonstrated performance working with staff to build consensus.

Compensation and Benefits
Wake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary range is $106,600 - $181,400, hiring salary is dependent on qualifications.

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Job Title CHIEF FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR
Job Location 301 King St , Alexandria, VA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 22 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary $78,380-$138,470
Employer City of Alexandria, VA
301 King St
Alexandria,VA  22314-3211

CHIEF FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR
CHIEF OF CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

To apply, please follow the link: jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/Central?quickFind=197435

The City of Alexandria is seeking a Chief Family Services Specialist Supervisor in the Center for Children and Families within the Department of Community and Human Services. The Chief Family Services Specialist Supervisor plans and manages the administrative aspects of social service delivery programs for Child Welfare including budgeting ($11 million), scheduling, determining personnel needs (approximately 50 staff), training, ensuring the quality and quantity of service rendered, and participating in policy development. The incumbent ensures full utilization of community resources, and participates in the development of new resources. The employee works under the direct supervision of the Director of the Center for Children and Families.
• Provides leadership for and supervises, researches and evaluates the effectiveness of program operation;
• Provides consultation to those supervised on difficult problems and makes decisions requiring high-level action;
• Develops and implements internal operating policies and procedures;
• Represents the Department in community affairs, and serves on committees and task forces;
• Interviews applicants for positions and effectively recommends hiring, promotion, transfer, discipline or termination of personnel;
• Manages approximately fifty staff consisting of program managers, supervisors, Family Services Specialists, case aides, and administrative staff;
• Plans and coordinates work load of the Child Welfare Division, and establishes goals and objectives;
• Ensures compliance with federal, state and local policy;
• Serves on the Senior Management Team of the Center for Children and Families;
• Performs related work as required.
Minimum & Additional Requirements:
Master's Degree in Social Work or other related degree; 10 years or more of experience in child welfare with increasingly progressive levels of supervisory responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications:

LCSW or license eligible preferred.

Why You Should Apply:
Find a personally rewarding career in this position overseeing the Child Welfare Unit. Put your talents and experience to good use and join our team to get the recognition you deserve! We value diversity in our work environment and know that employees treated with respect not only perform better, but further the mission and purpose of The City of Alexandria’s Strategic Plan. The City values the balance between work and life outside of the office. We offer an outstanding benefits package.

To apply, please follow the link: jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/Central?quickFind=197435

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Job Title Executive Director
Job Location McHenry Row, Suite 300 1500 Whetstone Way, Baltimore, MD
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 30 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $100,000-$135,000
Employer Baltimore Metropolitan Council; Baltimore, MD
McHenry Row, Suite 300 1500 Whetstone Way
Baltimore,MD  21230

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), a regional planning entity, seeks an experienced, highly-qualified professional to fill the position of Executive Director.

The BMC is a private, non-profit planning entity in the Baltimore Region whose Board of Directors includes the Mayor of Baltimore, and the County Executives of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford, and Howard Counties, as well as a member of the Carroll County Commissioners. The organization's primary function is to support the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) and its regional transportation planning activities. BMC also provides support to member local governments in several other areas including procurement, reservoir protection and water quality, sustainable community planning, and workforce development.

The ideal candidate will hold a master's degree in urban and regional planning, public or business administration with a minimum of 10 or more years of professional experience, with at least five years at the management level. Other equivalent degrees of study and accomplishment will also be considered. The skills and knowledge necessary to successfully perform the functions of the Executive Director position include strong management and financial skills; familiarity with the principles and practices of transportation planning and municipal management; outstanding communications skills; the ability to direct staff and consultants in planning studies, solid familiarity with the state and federal legislative processes; and a variety of other skills related to local planning and the provision of cooperative services. The Executive Director also has the functional responsibilities similar to those of a chief financial officer and human relations director.

The Executive Director reports to a management committee and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate would have strong leadership, communication, and management skills. A strong executive level background in intergovernmental relations and transportation policy issues is desirable.

The organization has a budget of approximately $7 million and a staff of 39 employees.

The salary range for this position is $100-$135K and will be based on qualifications and experience. Final salary is negotiable with a good benefit package. BMC offers an outstanding benefit package that includes family health, dental insurance, life insurance, defined contribution pension plan, voluntary deferred compensation plan, sick and vacation leave.

The BMC is an EOE/M/F/H.

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Job Title Employee Benefits Administrator
Job Location 1101 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80302
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 3 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $71,000-$108,100 (DOQ; reasonable moving expenses negotiable)
Employer City of Boulder, CO
PO Box 791
Boulder,CO  80306-0791

View our Job Announcement: http://goo.gl/jYVpyh

The Employee Benefits Administrator provides strategic benefits planning and support for Total Compensation planning and maintains day-to-day operation activities and hands-on maintenance of the City of Boulder benefit programs for employees.

In this role you will be responsible for interpreting, updating, and implementing policies/programs, negotiating contracts with external service providers, implementing open-enrollment, and ensuring compliance with FMLA and all other relevant regulations. The City is looking for a collaborative individual with strong technical skills to implement and maintain seamless and efficient processes that support City goals and serve the needs of employees.

This posting is open until filled. Apply by 09/16/2014 to receive full consideration.

For more information, or to apply, please visit http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/jobs-and-volunteer.

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Job Title Executive Director
Job Location 206 10th Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 19 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $91,729-$127,402
Employer Washington Association of County Officials, WA
206 10th Ave SE
Olympia,WA  98501-1333

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Washington Association of County Officials (WACO) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving and enhancing communities in the State of Washington by providing support and a forum to exchange ideas for county leaders. WACO offices are in Olympia, Washington, which is located at the foot of majestic Mount Rainier, with the Pacific Coast just an hour drive away. As the state capital, Olympia is a city infused with the energy of government activity but is also a place where people enjoy the outdoors during its mild winters and warm summers. Popular recreational activities, such as boating, tennis and golf can be enjoyed almost any time of the year and the nearby mountains offer many opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and mountain climbing.

WACO policy is determined by a 19-member Board of Trustees made up of county officials from throughout the state. WACO membership includes elected county assessors, auditors, clerks, coroners and medical examiners, prosecuting attorneys, sheriffs, treasurers and comparable appointed officials in charter counties. WACO provides the following to its members: legislative representation; education and training; informational publications; day-to-day assistance concerning a wide variety of issues of importance to counties; local, state, and federal agency liaison; an annual conference for training and to develop a legislative package; affiliate support; and other forums in which to develop ideas and build consensus.

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and responsible for providing organizational leadership, managing the day to day operations of the association office, overseeing the financial affairs of the association, facilitating a strategic plan for the association and executing that plan, managing the association staff, and generally ensuring the overall success of the association.

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field and at least 5-7 years of progressively responsible senior management experience, preferably in the public sector at the local, county or state government level and/or in association management, or any satisfactory combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties are required. Master's degree in Public Administration, Business or a related field is preferred.

WACO is an equal opportunity employer. First review: October 26, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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Job Title Director of Community Supervision & Corrections
Job Location 501 Main St Ste 103 , Dallas, TX
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 10 2014
Application Deadline Nov 10 2014
Start Date Nov 14 2014
Salary $150,000
Employer County of Dallas, TX
501 Main St Ste 103
Dallas,TX  75202-5705

Job Details: Provides leadership and direction to the Department. Establishes strategic visions and implementation plans for the Department. Directly responsible for management of employees in the department. Develops and promotes services, policies, and/or programs to improve the effectiveness or efficiency of the department and that reflect best practices in the field. Conducts management analysis or problem solving of issues affecting the department. Develops effective performance measures to assess effectiveness of service delivery methods, identify opportunities for improving service and implement improvements. Directs the activities of managers/supervisors in the performance of all managerial functions to plan, organize, prioritize projects/tasks, acquire/assign staff, coordinate, review and ensure the department is in full compliance with existing laws for achievement of both short and long term goals. Directs personnel matters to include hiring, motivating, retaining, employee evaluations, pay increases, terminations, training, disciplinary actions and resolution of department employee disputes. Directs the development and administration of the department or division’s annual budget, including capital and fixed cost expenditures, monitors costs and levels of staffing, equipment, materials and supplies and monitors and approves expenditures as well as implementing cost saving programs Maintains good working relationships with other agencies, county, state and federal departments and keeps staff/supervisors informed of joint ventures/resources. Coordinates activities and programs with other departments to expedite work and improve interdepartmental performance using tact and diplomacy. Attends various committee meetings and represents the department on local/state and national boards. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, counseling, human services development, law enforcement, political science, pre-law, public administration, rehabilitative studies, social work, psychology or sociology. Minimum of eight (8) years of experience as a Community Supervision/Corrections Officer that includes the supervision of offenders in the field. Minimum of ten (10) years of related progressive, managerial experience resulting in a high level managerial role. Must obtain Texas CSO certification within one year.

To apply visit our website at www.dallascounty.org. Forward a resume to :Yulonda.fletcher@dallascounty.org">Yulonda.fletcher@dallascounty.org EOE

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Job Title Chief of Staff - Board of Commissioners
Job Location 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $120,000
Employer County of DeKalb, GA
1300 Commerce Dr 6th Floor
Decatur,GA  30030-3222

Provides professional staff support for the BOC and leadership in implementing the Board’s core values.

Develops, recommends, implements and monitors work plans to achieve BOC staff mission, goals, and performance measures.

Ensures effective operations of BOC staff by planning, directing and coordinating activities that ensure best practices in administration, advancement of legislation and responsiveness to the public.

Provides technical assistance and support to BOC to ensure departmental effectiveness and efficiency.

Manages and directs various operations such as communications, human services, and intergovernmental affairs in preparing strategies to meet BOC goals.

Establishes relationships with the business community, local agencies, legislators, constituents, etc., to ensure proper services are followed to address needs and to communicate future needs and services.

Acts as consultant to BOC regarding the County budget process and other issues.

Reviews, monitors and researches issues regarding the County budget and related fiscal matters.

Manages and monitors budget issues for assigned area of responsibility and proposes program and staffing needs.

Directs and conducts advanced research, and procedural, organizational, and administrative studies, and other special projects as assigned by the BOC.

Makes recommendations to resolve concerns/problems of citizens by identifying issues and recommending appropriate solutions.
Conducts briefings for BOC members and staff.

Develops guidelines by which to measure achievement of BOC objectives.

Researches issues and writes reports for BOC to include drafting correspondence, writing speeches, and analyzing and preparing various reports of interest.

Facilitates advisory, policy and other work teams to develop policies, procedures and standards.

Makes recommendations on organizational changes to improve programs, processes, and procedures.

May represent the BOC before community groups, private agencies, and other governmental entities and officials.

Interacts with Chief Operating Officer (COO) and department heads to obtain information for BOC.
Attends various meetings and work sessions.

Ensures that staff provides effective communication with internal and external customers.

Acts as liaison with COO, other County departments, governmental agencies, constituents and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field (MBA or MPA preferred); ten years of relevant work experience in public administration, government operational analysis and planning, project management, budget or fiscal management or a related field, including three years of management experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

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Job Title Executive Director
Job Location 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 24 2014
Application Deadline Nov 26 2014
Start Date
Salary (salary is negotiable based upon qualifications and experience)
Employer Hampton Roads Planning District Commission; Chesapeake, VA
723 Woodlake Dr Regional Building
Chesapeake,VA  23320-8909

HAMPTON ROADS PLANNING DISTRICT COMMISSION AND HAMPTON ROADS TRANSPORATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION, VIRGINIA (HRPDC/HRTPO). Executive Director. The HRPDC/HRTPO is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Executive Director to lead the agency in expanding discussion and effecting increased regional cooperation and policy development in a number of areas including land use, transportation and environmental planning. The HRPDC/HRTPO area, consisting of seventeen (17) member local governments is located in Southeastern Virginia, has a population of about 1.7 million people and is the sixth largest metropolitan area in the Southeastern United States. Residents enjoy a high quality of life in a coastal area known for its history, scenic beauty and well managed, progressive and environmentally conscious governments. The HRPDC currently serves as fiscal agent for the region’s Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization and provides administrative support services for the HRTPO.

The position requires education and work experience equivalent to possession of a bachelor’s degree in Planning, Engineering, Business or Public Administration from an accredited college or university which should be supplemented by a master’s degree in a similar area or related field. A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a similar position in a comparably sized and progressive regional planning district commission, local government, or a related agency is also required. Experience beyond the minimum stated, in a variety of local government, regional agency or comparable settings, providing a wide range of planning, coordination and implementation services is also highly desirable. The ideal candidate should also possess significant experience in interacting with a variety of local governments, authorities and agencies facing a multitude of growth and transportation related issues and interpreting and communicating complex issues to groups with varying interests in a wide variety of areas. Success and experience in working with and bringing together groups and constituencies with diverse views to foster creative and practical regional solutions is a plus. Prior experience should also include: successful management and administration of internal operations of a complex local government, regional or state or federal agency with multiple funding sources, the ability to foster meaningful discussion and identification of potential solutions related to complex regional issues, the ability build teamwork among staff and member governments and demonstrated success in identifying strong staff and fostering development of existing staff and agency administrative programs.

The salary for the position is negotiable based upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, discretionary and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, negotiated vehicle allowance, deferred compensation, professional dues and conference expenses. Relocation allowance provided.

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and the Hampton Roads
Transportation Planning Organization are Equal Opportunity Employers

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Job Title GENERAL MANAGER - MARIETTA BOARD OF LIGHTS AND WATER
Job Location 675 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 21 2014
Application Deadline Oct 31 2014
Start Date
Salary $115,000 (minimum starting salary DOQ)
Employer City of Marietta, GA
PO Box 609
Marietta,GA  30061-0609

General Manager
Marietta Board of Lights and Water

Minimum starting salary of $115,000 DOQ.

The City of Marietta/Board of Lights and Water is seeking qualified candidates for the efficient and effective administration and operation of all departments and divisions of its electric and water utility. This position reports to and is under the supervision of the City Manager/Executive General Manager of the BLW. Departments of the Board of Lights and Water include electrical, water and sewer, customer care and marketing. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible utility management experience, including at least five years at the director or senior manager level in a similar utility operation. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, are necessary including the ability to conduct meetings, compose detailed correspondence and reports, and make public presentations. Ability to inspire others to act favorably and establish and maintain constructive relationships both inside and outside the organization is essential. Knowledge and experience working with an appointed Utility Board and/or City Council. Knowledge, skill and experience in the areas of financial management, budgeting, inventory control, personnel management, purchasing, and computer operations as related to a similar utility operation are required. To view the complete job posting and generous benefits package, visit the City’s website at www.mariettaga.gov.

Closing Date: October 31, 2014

A completed application is requested and may be accessed on the website at www.mariettaga.gov

The City of Marietta/BLW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 144 N Broadway St , Medina, OH, 44256
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 1 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer County of Medina, OH
144 N Broadway St
Medina,OH  44256-1974

Medina County, Ohio is seeking applicants for the position of County Administrator. The Medina County Board of Commissioners will accept applications for the position of County Administrator until filled. The application may be downloaded from the Medina County Human Resources website www.hr.co.medina.oh.us. A resume shall be included as supplementary information. Applications and resumes shall be submitted to the Medina County Human Resource Department, 144 N. Broadway, Medina, Ohio 44256. The Medina County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Qualifications:
The applicant shall possess the following, minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public administration or closely related field; five (5) to ten (10) years supervisory experience in public sector management, with at least some experience in Ohio; or, an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The selected individual will be a highly motivated professional and an excellent communicator who can work effectively with peers in local, regional, and state government. The ideal candidate will have proven success in the areas of collaboration, team development, and professional communication. This will be an unclassified civil service position. Salary dependent on experience.
Position Description:
Provides executive level leadership, management, and direction to the various departments of County government that fall under the authority of the Board of Commissioners.
Assists the Board in the administration, execution, and enforcement of Board policies. Negotiates and manages contracts and agreements on behalf of the Board.
Recommends policy and procedural measures for Board consideration and adoption.
Assists in planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing programs, projects, and activities.
Monitors and reviews State and Federal legislation having an impact on the County.
Responsible for the development and management of budgets under the control of the Board. In collaboration with the County’s Finance Department, prepares budget analyses and projects and regularly monitors and reports to the Board on fiscal activity.
Assures that grant programs operated under authority of the Board are in fiscal compliance and satisfy applicable guidelines and regulations.
Provides public information support to the Board. Researches and addresses inquiries and complaints from the public and advises the Board as required. Maintains necessary rapport with the media and appropriate public officials, business and community leaders, and the general public.
Performs personnel management and policy functions on behalf of the Board.
Initiates and manages special projects that are necessary and beneficial to the County.

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Job Title Executive Director for National Environmental Health Association
Job Location Denver, CO
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 23 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer National Environmental Health Association; Denver, CO
720 S Colorado Blvd Ste 970 South Tower
Denver,CO  80246-1904

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Based in the Denver, Colorado Area
Seeks an
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(Starting salary is negotiable and competitive, DOQ
with highly competitive benefits)

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is a national professional society with over 4,500 members across the nation. NEHA, now located in the Denver, Colorado, area was initiated in California and incorporated in 1937. The original impetus behind the creation of a national professional society for environmental health practitioners was the desire by the professionals of that day to establish a standard of excellence for the emerging profession.

NEHA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership in annual elections. The Executive Director is an Ex Officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors. Daily activities of NEHA are managed by an Executive Director and a Chief Operating Officer under direction and policies of the Board of Directors. NEHA is a member-supported organization and has a staff of 30 professionals an annual budget of $1.8 million, with $3.0 million in grant activity. NEHA additionally receives revenue from federal grants, membership fees, tuition for educational programs and credentialing fees.

The NEHA Board is seeking a highly motivated self-starter with strong experience in the principal areas of focus. No particular professional background is presupposed; while a background and record of success in Environmental Health is welcome, the primary selection criteria is service at the key executive level in larger not for profit organizations, or some combination of similar professional background will considered. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to business, public administration, not for profit management or a similar field and a minimum of ten years of experience in managing complex organizations and relationships. A graduate degree in business, not for profit management or public administration or a related discipline is preferred. The Board of Directors may consider a combination of work experience and education on a case-by-case basis, assuming an appropriate demonstration of professional success and achievement.

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by visiting our website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com . This position is open until filled; however, interested candidates are encouraged to apply no later than November 21, 2014. Following the first review date, resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the brochure. For more information or a detailed brochure, contact Chuck Rohre at crohre@waters-company.com direct line 214.466.2436, mobile phone 214.608.7477, or by visiting our website at www.waters-company.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title City Manager
Job Location 2250 Las Vegas Blvd North Suite 900, North Las Vegas, NV
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 4 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of North Las Vegas, NV
2250 Las Vegas Blvd North Suite 900
North Las Vegas,NV  89030-6307

City Council is seeking a pragmatic leader with high ethics and integrity, who embraces open government and transparency, as well as possessing solid management, financial and organizational skills. It is expected that the new City Manager will treat all fairly, equally and respectfully and will provide sound recommendations for the Council’s consideration. This position will provide strategic leadership, focus and direction not only to the Mayor and City Council but to the organization, boards and commissions as well as the community as a whole.

The minimum qualifications for this position require the successful candidate to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities critical to performing the job. The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university.
• More than five (5) years of significant and relevant experience managing a city or county government, with experience working in the private sector preferred.
• A Masters degree or other advanced degree is preferred.
• Possession of ICMA Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association is preferred.
• Demonstrated work experience in local, state, and national government, experience in the region and Nevada is preferred.
• Experience negotiating major land development agreements preferred.
• Must possess a valid state driver's license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record with the ability to obtain appropriate Nevada state driver’s license within required time frame.
• In addition, the City Manager must have significant experience and demonstrated success in dealing with a knowledgeable, vocal and engaged citizenry; economic development; finance and budgeting; labor negotiations; technology; organizational management; sustainability; and transparency within a local government agency.
• In the event of relocation, the successful candidate will be required to live in the City of North Las Vegas within three months of acceptance.

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package. The City Council will consider the candidate’s salary history and track record of career success in determining a competitive salary. The City Council will negotiate a mutually agreeable employment agreement with the selected candidate. Further details on compensation may be obtained through the Human Resources Department.

This is a confidential recruitment and will be handled accordingly throughout the process. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, with the first review of resumes on October 1, 2014. This recruitment is considered open until filled. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred via email to the City of North Las Vegas at Humanresources@cityofnorthlasvegas.com and should include the following:

• Compelling cover letter;
• Comprehensive resume;
• Supplemental questionnaire
• Salary history;
• Five (5) professional references (to include name, job title, organization and telephone number)

Please visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com for more information.

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Job Title Director of Human Resources
Job Location 1 E 1st Street, Reno, NV 89501
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 15 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary $126,541-$165,770 (Appointment will be at bottom of range.)
Employer City of Reno, NV
PO Box 1900
Reno,NV  89505-1900

The Position:

The Director of Human Resources will be a seasoned public sector human resources professional with strong technical human resources and dispute resolution skills, and considerable experience managing all aspects of public sector human resources, including specific expertise in labor management with a good understanding of labor law and experience in collective bargaining. This challenging position requires an ethical, conscientious, collaborative and customer service oriented manager who is dedicated to leadership, teamwork, and individual professional excellence; who wants to serve as a proactive catalyst for service delivery improvement through sound business practices and innovation; and who values employees as the City’s greatest asset.

Successful candidates will bring a sense of leadership and vision to the Department and the City. The Ideal Candidate will work closely with the City’s Management Team and provide strategic vision and leadership in the development of all aspects of the City of Reno’s human resources in accordance with the organization’s mission, goals and objectives.

This is an at-will, appointive position and is exempt from the City of Reno Civil Service system.

Skills and Traits:
• Possess a strong sense of personal and professional ethics; high degree of integrity
• Willing and able to hold people accountable while simultaneously empowering them
• Bring a “roll up your sleeves” approach to the position with a “can do” attitude
• Exceptional interpersonal skills; able to establish and earn the trust of those he/she is working with
• Welcome and embrace challenges; collaborative approach, team player
• Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral; communicates with confidence, integrity, and professionalism to all levels of people
• Intuitive by nature; able to effectively assess personalities and situations
• Flexible, able to visualize more than one solution to a situation
• Creative and results-oriented problem solver who anticipates change and can add to the organization’s present value
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Calm under pressure, resilient and has a good sense of humor
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Strong customer service orientation

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources management, business administration, public administration, or a related field is required along with ten years of increasingly responsible professional human resources experience including three years of public sector management and administrative responsibility.

Candidates must have substantial labor relations experience, including collective bargaining.

A Masters’ Degree is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:
The City of Reno is offering an excellent salary and benefit package. The annual salary range is $126,541 to $165,770. (Appointment will be made at or near the bottom of the range.)

Existing benefits* for this position include:

• Nevada PERS retirement plan. Vesting in 5 years
• No Social Security participation (1.45% Medicare deduction is required)
• City paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage - 100% paid for employee and dependents
• Twelve paid holidays
• Deferred compensation plans (457 and 401a) available, with up to 5% City match
• Vacation leave accrued at 8 hours each bi-weekly pay period
• Sick leave accrued at 4 hours each bi-weekly pay period
• City paid life insurance and long-term disability

Currently, residents of the state of Nevada do not pay state income tax.

*Salary and benefits subject to change

Application Process:
To be considered for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience; a detailed resume to include months and years of positions held, and your recent salary history to include current major fringe benefit history.
For a complete class specification please visit the city web site. The preferred date for submission of resume is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Please submit your materials to:

David Hancock
Human Resources Department
City of Reno
PO Box 1900
Reno, NV 89505
Phone: (775) 334-1284
Fax: (775) 334-2045
hancockd@reno.gov

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Job Title Human Services Director
Job Location 220 Swinburne St., Raleigh, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 14 2014
Application Deadline Nov 13 2014
Start Date
Salary $106,600-$181,400 (Negotiable based on qualifications)
Employer County of Wake, NC
PO Box 550
Raleigh,NC  27602-0550

The Director of Human Services reports to the County Manager’s Office and is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing a large and complex service-delivery organization.

Under the policy direction of the County Manager’s Office, the Director is expected to form true partnerships with the Human Services Board, County management and the Board of County Commissioners. He or she must be a “genuine” team player who is open and inclusive in his or her interpersonal relationships with everyone, regardless of status. The Director must use a collaborative and collegial approach, and have strong commitment to the overall success of the entire County organization and not just the Human Services Department. It is also imperative that he or she take the initiative to become highly visible in the community and to interact effectively with a wide spectrum of stakeholders. These include, but are not limited to, community partners, local health care providers, a wide array of community-based leaders, federal, state and other local governments, schools, service recipient organizations and the media.

Visit our Career Site @ www.wakegov.com/employment/Pages/default.aspx

For the full Recruitment Brochure please visit:: www.wakegov.com/employment/hsdirector

Education and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Services, Public Health or related field. Additionally, candidate will have at least eight (8) years of public sector management experience as a Director, Deputy/Assistant Director, or Division Head in a comparable organization. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A master’s degree in Human Services, Social Services, Public Health or related field is strongly preferred. Successful candidate should also have considerable leadership experience in Human Services programs (public health, social services, and mental health), community relations, organizational change, strategic planning and implementation efforts, budget management, human resources, and project management.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary and benefits are highly competitive and negotiable, depending on qualifications.

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Job Title Clerk to the Board
Job Location PO Box 550 , Raleigh, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 7 2014
Application Deadline Nov 3 2014
Start Date
Salary (Negotiable)
Employer County of Wake, NC
PO Box 550
Raleigh,NC  27602-0550

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
This position is the official, legally accountable, Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners and must be appointed and duly sworn into official public office. This position is a part of the Management or Administrative Team with the County Manager, Assistant County Manager (s) and the County Attorney. Work involves creating, coordinating, and maintaining a permanent record of Board actions including historical and current official records; researching, interpreting and analyzing various reports and activities; and assuring that legally required Board operational processes and procedures are followed. The position requires the use of considerable judgment and independent action and may include the delegation of work to others. Work requires a high level of discretion and often requires the use and handling of confidential information. The Clerk to the Board is responsible for responding to requests from the general public, the news media and County employees for information and/or services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Serves as Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including gathering information for meeting agenda packets, and notifying Commissioners, appropriate County staff, news media, and other interested parties of dates and times of Board meetings; attends Board meetings, hearings, workshops, etc., and composes a full and accurate account of all actions taken, which account is the only legal evidence of actions taken by the governing body. May also prepare full and accurate minutes for other County boards and committees as required. Indexes and prepares minutes as historical account for public inspection; prepares follow-up correspondence to notify departments and/or individuals of actions required by Board; informs news media and/or general public of Board actions in response to inquiries or as otherwise deemed appropriate.

The Clerk to the Board is officially responsible for the County seal and the retention of official records including minutes, ordinance books, records of County-appointed boards and committees, resolutions, contracts, agreements, and leases, etc., in accordance with the North Carolina General Statutes; prepares official copies of documents including ordinances, resolutions and meeting minutes as adopted by the Board; certifies legal documents on behalf of the County. The Clerk is responsible for legal advertisements and must be familiar with the General Statutes that deal with advertisements in order to assure the validity of actions taken by the Board of Commissioners.

The Clerk must keep up to date information on all County Board and Commission appointments, bringing to the Board’s attention the appointments that need to be made. If advertisements or interviews are required, the Clerk is responsible for these arrangements as well as the preparation of letters of appointment, reappointment and appreciation.

The Clerk to the Board is a sworn official taking an oath of office, and may administer the oaths of office that are required of other elected and appointed county officials.

The Clerk answers inquiries, providing information based on considerable knowledge of County programs and activities; ensures public access to County records as required by state public records laws and receives and follows up on complaints pertaining to County services. The Clerk must be able to answer questions intelligently, and/or direct the public to information about the functions of all other levels of government--municipal, state and federal.

Schedules and coordinates meetings for Commissioners and other officials as necessary, ensuring availability of rooms, equipment, materials, refreshments, etc., as requested or otherwise deemed necessary. Handles scheduling and travel arrangements including hotel, airline and car rental reservations.

Utilizes various computer software programs including word processing, spread sheet, and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve and format information as requested or otherwise necessary.

Composes a variety of detailed reports, resolutions, proclamations, ordinances, contracts, legal notices, etc., in addition to the minutes, assuming responsibility for content and format; summarizes data in preparation of standardized reports.

Performs research for County Commission and staff projects and prepares oral and/or written reports as requested.

Performs other related work as required by the Board of Commissioners.

Four year college degree or Associate's degree in public administration, finance, business or related field with at least two years of experience in administrative work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be a certified notary public or have the ability to obtain certification. Must at a minimum be a NC Certified County Clerk or a Certified Municipal Clerk or willing to attend and successfully complete courses offered by UNC School of Government at Chapel Hill to become a Certified Clerk. Be willing, once certified, to meet the requirements to progress toward receiving the Master Municipal Clerk designation.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Training (beyond the minimum requirements defined by the class) Interpersonal Communications:
Must be able to communicate with tact, judgment, empathy, energy, and a good sense of humor, utilizing strong organizational skills. The Clerk receives instructions, assignments, and/or direction from multiple supervisors including all board members, and gives assignments, instructions and/or directions when in a supervisory role over deputy clerks or other staff.

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Job Title County Administrator
Job Location 177 Main St , Winona, MN
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 11 2014
Application Deadline Oct 27 2014
Start Date
Salary $3,421-$4,638
Employer County of Winona, MN
177 Main St
Winona,MN  55987-3437

County Administrator

Salary Range: $3,421.46-$4,638.19 bi-weekly, DOQ, plus benefits

Responsibilities:Under administrative direction of the County Board of Commissioners, employee shall be the administrative head of the County and shall be responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the County placed in the administrator’s charge. The Administrator shall exercise general supervision over all county institutions and agencies and, with the approval of the County Board, coordinate the various activities of the county and unify the management of its affairs. If required by the County Board, the administrator may act as the head of any department, the appointment of which is made by the County Board, provided the Administrator has the qualifications required by law. The position is directly accountable for ensuring that the breadth and depth of talent, skill and competency exist to drive performance and accomplish desired results. The nature of the work performed is unusually difficult because of the managerial and administrative skills required to handle numerous unrelated activities, frequent decisions, and the planning, organization, development, and coordination of many large-scale work projects. The position works in collaboration with the County Board and the management team.

Desired Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and practices used in county government operations; labor relations; financial administration; laws, rules and regulations affecting county government operations. Ability to implement and direct executive management decisions across a broad spectrum of County Offices; manage extensive and complex programs; establish congenial working relationships with the County Board, employees, local officials, and members of the public; collect and analyze data and to prepare reports with conclusions and recommendations; communicate effectively in all mediums; and the ability to effectively supervise large numbers of subordinate employees working in diverse activities and locations. Basic knowledge of the Minnesota Statutes and the governmental rulemaking process at local, state and federal levels; understanding of Risk Management (Insurance) Practices and Procedures; proficient use of computer software such as Microsoft Windows Applications, Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field, with five years of progressively more responsible experience in a private or public organization in General Administration, Personnel Administration, or Financial Administration, preferably in city or county government. The position requires a well experienced business executive, a strategic leader with high integrity, sound human relations skills, financial skills, excellent judgment and decision making skills, competent and collaborative leadership. The individual must be an excellent developer of talent and have strong performance management skills. Prior leadership experience in public administration is desired. Must pass required background check, possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

To Apply:Application, classification description and position profile are available from the Personnel Department, Winona County Government Center, 177 Main Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987 (phone 507/457-6352); and also on the Winona County website at www.co.winona.mn.us (Personnel Department/Career Opportunities).

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Finance and Budgeting
Job Title Budget and Management Analyst
Job Location 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1826
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 3 2014
Application Deadline Oct 31 2014
Start Date
Salary
Employer County of Broward, FL
115 S Andrews Ave Ste 508
Fort Lauderdale,FL  33301-1826

BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT ANALYST POSITION
Budget and Management analysts serve as fiscal and management consultants to agencies and as staff advisors to the County Administrator’s Office. Analysts are assigned a number of County agencies and/or capital programs and are responsible for coordinating and developing recommendations on resource allocation activities and issues throughout the year. In addition to development and administration of the $3-4 billion annual budget, analysts work on special projects. Examples of these projects include:
 developing funding plans for capital improvement programs;
 analyzing proposed service enhancements and service reductions;
 preparing reports for the County Administrator and County Commission;
 conducting fee studies and developing fee recommendations;
 assessing the fiscal impact of County, State and Federal legislation;
 analyzing agency processes to identify opportunities to streamline;
 assisting agencies in development and improvement of performance measures.

CAREER PROGRESSION
As management and analytical skills grow, Budget and Management Analysts are eligible for promotion to higher-level positions. Former Analysts hold Program Manager, Assistant Director and the Director positions in the Office of Management and Budget.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
The starting salary for the position is $56,790. The County’s benefit package includes:
 employer-funded health insurance for employee (depending on the choice of plan) and employer- funded subsidy of family coverage;
 three weeks of vacation/administrative leave;
 nine paid holidays and two personal days annually;
 employer contribution to retirement program;
 no state or local income taxes;
 insurance benefits for Registered Domestic Partners;

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates for Budget and Management Analyst should possess the following:

 Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related field;
 at least 1 year of professional work experience;
 working knowledge of local government budgeting;
 highly developed analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
 passion for analyzing data and developing solutions to complex problems.

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Job Title Budget and Evaluation Director
Job Location 600 E 4th St , Charlotte, NC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 30 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer City of Charlotte, NC
600 E 4th St
Charlotte,NC  28202-2816

Charlotte is looking for a professional who is passionate about innovative local government management, committed to the highest levels of ethical behavior and driven to help build a great city that provides excellent services at an exceptional value to citizens.

Charlotte is a high performing, diverse community, with a welcoming spirit and a can do attitude. The City's elected and appointed leaders are committed to taking Charlotte to the next level as a global leader in providing economic opportunity for all and a high quality of life. This will be accomplished through partnerships with the business sector, faith community, philanthropic and educational institutions, and directly with the approximately 800,000 people who call Charlotte home.

Charlotte’s Vision and Core Values:
Our Vision Statement: Building on our unique history, welcoming spirit, and natural beauty; together, we are creating the next Charlotte.
Charlotte is seeking applicants who embrace and embody our organization’s core values:

• Accountable - We own our work through timeliness, initiative, fairness and excellence.
• Creative - We think beyond boundaries, embrace curiosity and are willing to take risks.
• Trustworthy - We tell the truth, behave ethically, and work openly with each other and the community.
• Inclusive - We value all people and respect their ideas, backgrounds and experiences
• Collaborative - We seek ways to work together within the city, community and beyond.

Organizational Background:

The City of Charlotte serves the community with 7,309 employees. The City develops a 2-year operating budget and 5-year Community Investment Plan. The FY2015 City-wide budget is $2.1 billion (operating and capital). The Budget & Evaluation Office includes 13 positions.

The City Manager recently announced an organizational effort to realign and strengthen the integration of all financial related support services across the City (Budget & Evaluation, Finance, Shared Services, Charlotte Business INClusion, and Internal Audit) under the leadership of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Director of Management and Financial Services. The former Budget & Evaluation Director now serves in this role and reports directly to the City Manager. The Budget & Evaluation Director reports to the CFO / Director of Management and Financial Services, but also has a significant level of independent interaction with the City Manager on budget and City strategy development.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Budget and Evaluation Director is responsible for managing staff involved in preparation and monitoring of the City of Charlotte annual operating budget and Community Investment Plan (CIP); coordinating functions associated with City Strategy development, including performance efforts associated with the Balanced Scorecard; coordinating Council Business agenda development; evaluating a wide variety of City programs; and special projects. Work involves extensive interaction and collaboration with City management, other city departments, representatives of other units of government and agencies, and elected officials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal budget administration, performance management, program evaluation, and data analysis.
• Thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relating to municipal budget administration.
• Considerable knowledge of the functions, structure, and operating practices of municipal government.
• Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of staff engaged in a variety of budget and evaluation activities and services.
• Ability to develop effective interfacing of the various segments of the operating budget and Community Investment Plan and to assist in the effective distribution of responsibility for functions among staff and operating departments.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City management, department employees, elected officials, and the general public.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to both political, adminstrative, and citizen audiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public/Business Administration or a related field; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates should have progressive managerial experience in budget administration, municipal operations and program evaluation.

The ideal candidate will have:

• A proven track record in setting and achieving team and organizational strategic goals;
• Proven history of motivating employees and developing a positive work environment;
• Excellent customer service;
• Demonstrated leadership as a champion and agent for change;
• A bias toward innovation and an ability to adapt in a fast-paced, politically sensitive environment;
• Ability to facilitate cross-department work teams to solve high-profile organizational or political challenges and opportunities;
• A commitment to transparency and community engagement;
• High ethical standards;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish trusting relationships; and
• Public relations skills, including the ability to effectively respond to the media.
Position is open until filled. First review of applicants will occur on October 13, 2014.

All applications must be submitted online via the official City of Charlotte website at http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/. The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

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Job Title Senior Accountant
Job Location 777 N Capitol St NE Suite 500, Washington, DC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary
Employer ICMA; Washington, DC
777 N Capitol St NE Suite 500
Washington,DC  20002-4239

ICMA is the premier local government leadership and management organization. Our mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional local government management worldwide. The organization provides technical and management assistance, training, and information resources to its members and the broader local government community. The leadership and management decisions made by ICMA's nearly 9,000 members affect nearly 185 million individuals in thousands of communities, from small towns with populations of a few hundred to metropolitan areas serving several million. If you have the interest, passion and commitment for making a difference in the lives of those who make a difference in communities worldwide, consider ICMA an employer of choice.

ICMA seeks a motivated and energetic Senior Accountant with strong analytical skills who will provide critical assistance to Controller in the daily operations of the finance team.

Skills and competencies:
• Ability to think critically and find most logical solutions to problems in the absence of explicit step by step instructions
• Good understanding of accounting concepts and the financial impact of various transactions
• Ability to learn new computer systems quickly and proactively
• High proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
• Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment

Minimum requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (CPA or CPA candidate preferred)
• 5 to 7 years of work experience in accounting or finance

To apply please send cover letter and resume to recruitment@icma.org. Please put Senior Accountant in the subject line; EOE; No phone calls please.

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Job Title Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer
Job Location 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 27 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $98,020-$137,228
Employer City of Laguna Woods, CA
24264 El Toro Rd
Laguna Woods,CA  92637

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR/CITY TREASURER

City of Laguna Woods, California
$98,020 - $137,228 annually
Appointment may be made at any point within the range

The City of Laguna Woods is seeking a “hands on” Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer to lead the City’s Administrative Services Department, which currently includes three other full-time employees, two part-time employees, and responsibilities for finance, accounting, payroll, human resources, information technology, risk management, and the City Clerk’s Office. The Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer is expected to have a strong financial background and knowledge of municipal auditing, budgeting, and accounting. The ability to perform technical and professional-level finance, accounting, and payroll duties, including account analysis and reconciliation is essential.

Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for this position is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business administration, or a similar subject, and five years of increasingly responsible full-time work experience involving relevant operations and activities. Possession of a Master’s Degree; prior experience in a supervisorial or senior-level municipal finance or accounting position; and, certification as a California Municipal Treasurer or Certified Public Accountant is highly desirable.

PERS RETIREMENT: 2% at 55 for eligible classic members; 2% at 62 for new members. Classic members pay 7% employee contribution; new members pay employee contribution rates established by CalPERS. SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE: Employees pay a combined 7.65% toward these programs. CAFETERIA BENEFITS: $1,000 per month (less a mandatory contribution to the City’s employee assistance program) that can be applied toward medical, dental, or vision insurance, or other eligible benefits. LEAVE WITH PAY: 160 hours per year; accumulation of up to 480 hours. HOLIDAYS: Nine days plus paid Winter Closure (12/24-1/1). All benefits are subject to change.

APPLY BY: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Applicants are required to mail or hand deliver a completed City application form and resume to City of Laguna Woods, 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92637. Additional information and the application form and job classification are available at http://www.lagunawoodscity.org.

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Job Title Director of Finance
Job Location 2870 Clark Ave , Norco, CA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 6 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $95,500-$116,081 (DOE)
Employer City of Norco, CA
2870 Clark Ave
Norco,CA  92860

Under general direction from the City Manager, the Director of Finance directs and oversees all the fiscal activities of the City including accounting and financial reporting; budgeting and financial planning; utility billing; cashiering and business licensing; payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable; cash and investments management; debt issuance and administration; and special districts administration. The director serves as a member of the City’s Executive Management Team.

TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Finance serves as the City Treasurer, the City’s Chief Fiscal Officer and the Finance Officer for the Successor Agency to the Norco Community Redevelopment Agency and will be responsible for overseeing and directing all fiscal activities and functions of the City including; accurate and timely preparation and monitoring of the City’s annual operating and capital budgets; accurate accounting and preparation of all required financial reports; cash and investments management; managing and overseeing the issuances of bonds; ensuring timely and accurate disclosure as necessary to meet bond indenture provisions; ensuring timely and accurate assessments for community facilities and landscape maintenance special districts; overseeing the selection of and the work of external auditors; managing City cash flow and idle funds to ensure liquidity and optimization of investment earnings; analyzes expenditure and revenue trends and provides timely corrective actions to City Manager and council; manages the acquisition, implementation and maintenance of the City’s financial management systems; implements and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and professional standards. The Director of Finance also manages staff; interviews, hires, coaches, trains, assigns and reviews work and conducts performance evaluations of assigned staff; develops and implements adequate systems of internal control, policies and procedures; and performs other related duties as assigned.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience:
Minimum of seven years municipal accounting and finance management experience; four of which must be as a division head, department head or assistant department head.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance, or a field related to the operations of a municipal finance operation. CPA Certification and/or a Master’s degree is desirable.

Knowledge:
Excellent understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles applicable to governmental entities including Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statements; knowledge of the rules and regulations governing grants and other federal assistance; knowledge of the principles and practices of modern municipal government budgeting; knowledge of cost allocation and indirect cost principles; knowledge of California municipal entity investment practices; Knowledge of debt issuance and administration procedures; excellent knowledge of public relations and customer service practices; knowledge of principles and practices of employee hiring and supervision applicable to municipal entities.

Ability:
Plan, organize and direct the work of subordinate staff; analyze a complex issue and develop and implement appropriate response; develop and implement policies and procedures; skill in supervising, assigning, delegating and evaluating work of assigned staff; preparing, justifying and administering municipal Operating and Capital Improvement budgets; preparing contracts and proposals; Skill in oral and written communication and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; advanced knowledge of computer and relevant application software. Ability to explain and/or present financial information in an easy to understand format through PowerPoint and/or other presentation medium.

License:
Valid California Driver’s License
Verified Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

BENEFITS:
CalPERS Retirement
Classic Employee: Formula 2.7% @ 55
New Hires with no previous CalPERS/reciprocal retirement plan: Formula 2% @ 62
Health Insurance
City pays up to $1,250 a month for employee and dependent coverage
Dental Insurance
City pays 100% HMO employee and dependent coverage
PPO available (employee paid on a pre-tax basis)
Vision Insurance
City pays 100% employee and dependent coverage
Life Insurance paid by Employer ($125,000)
Optional Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance available
$25/month towards Medical Savings Account (six month waiting period)
$400/month automobile allowance
56 hours Administrative Leave
Sick Leave accrual 8.1 hours per month
Vacation Leave accrual 3.32 hours per pay period
11 paid holidays and up to three floating holidays
Voluntary 457 deferred compensation plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program

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Job Title Director of Finance
Job Location West Palm Beach, FL
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 15 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $114,194-$171,547
Employer City of West Palm Beach, FL
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach,FL  33401

Reporting the City Administrator, the Director manages financial operations; advises the City Administrator, Mayor and City Commission on fiscal matters; prepares and administers the City budget, as well Treasury, Risk Management, Accounting and Procurement operations; is responsible for the fiscal stability of the City and safeguarding the City’s assets with internal controls; consults and coordinates with financial advisors, bond counsel, legal advisors, and auditors on issues such as bonds issuance, annual audit and investment; develops the five year capital improvement plans, ensures all expenditures are within budget and have a public purpose in accordance to state laws; and creates and implements the most efficient and effective financing option for all capital acquisitions.

QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and seven (7) years accounting, auditing or finance experience. Three years (3) supervisor/managerial experience, required. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant, required. Master’s degree, highly desirable. A valid State of Florida driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from day of employment.

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Job Title Assistant Director of Finance
Job Location 401 Clematis Street , West Palm Beach, FL
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 15 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $79,310-$119,119 (Depending on qualifications)
Employer City of West Palm Beach, FL
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach,FL  33401

Reporting to the Director of Finance this position manages the financial operations of the City for treasury management, accounting and financial report, budget, and debt administration; develops, revises, implements and administers citywide departmental financial controls; plans, assigns, directs, reviews and evaluates work of cash management division, budget division, and accounting division; oversees banking relations, investments, and cash management operations; works with external consultants, auditors, counsel and attorneys related to City financial issues; analyses financial reports, prepares fiscal analysis and reports, or completes special projects as assigned or requested by the Director of Finance or the City Administrator.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field and six (6) years accounting, auditing or finance experience, including three (3) years of state and local government financial administration, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Three (3) years of high level supervisory experience, required. Experience in state or local government auditing may be substituted for local government financial administration. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Government Finance Officer, required. State of Florida Driver's license, required. A valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida within 30 days from date of employment.

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Economic Development
Job Title President
Job Location Decatur, GA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 21 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date Jan 1 2015
Salary
Employer County of De Kalb, GA

Decatur,GA 

PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DEKALB COUNTY
DeKalb County, Georgia

OVERVIEW
The Development Authority of DeKalb County (DADC) is a key entity responsible for the coordination and execution of the County's economic development initiatives and programs. In an effort to streamline economic development services a new collaborative have been created to merge the capabilities and resources of various entities focused on the County's economic development. The "Economic Development Collaborative" (EDC) is a joint effort between the DeKalb County Development Authority, DeKalb County Government, the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce and the business community. The President of the DADC is responsible for establishing and executing the strategic plan and the day-to-day functions of the DADC and EDC.

NATURE OF JOB
Develop and implement strategies to assist with business growth and expansion. Facilitate, coordinate, and stimulate progressive economic development in the community by attracting new businesses to DeKalb County, and strengthening and expanding existing business enterprises. Highly professional and technical full time work directing and coordinating the County's efforts toward improving the local economy, creating jobs and diversifying the tax base.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• A bachelor's degree (Master’s a plus) with coursework in economic development, planning, business or public administration or a related field, and ten years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, planning and/or policy development or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience is preferred. Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification preferred.
• Five years of professional-level experience in executive leadership role and managing a complex organization is preferred.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public.

SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Public Sector:
• Develops, plans, organizes and implements strategies to promote DeKalb County as an ideal business and industry location with site consultants, investors, business owners, organizations (public and private) and all economic development clients or prospects interested in the County.
• Promotes business and industrial development through personal contacts with community leaders, management officials of existing business and industry, the industrial real estate community, area and state agencies, etc.
• Coordinates a unified economic development effort with and among the DeKalb County Development Authority, local municipalities, the Office of the CEO, the Board of County Commissioners, County Staff, DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce and other government or community service organizations.
• Participates in County's comprehensive planning process by recommending strategies for improvements to County services, facilities, utilities and related resources involving transportation, water and sewer, and parks and recreation as well as work force training and apprenticeships to improve infrastructure to support economic development.

Leadership:
• Acts as the business recruitment, retention and commercial development facilitator within the County.
• Attends public meetings to provide information regarding County activities associated with economic development.
• Prepares and presents action requests to the County Manager and County Commission.
• Responsible for annual budget for the DADC and EDC.
• Responsible for monthly financial reports and analyses.
• Represents the County on local, regional, state, international and national levels in matters pertaining to promoting and achieving economic development objectives.
• Develops and implements grant requests as appropriate.
• Raises funds from private sector grants and governments.

Managerial Ability
• Prior experience working closely with a Board of Directors to achieve mutually agreed objectives.
• Experience in public, media, and governmental relations and public speaking.
• Collaborates with DeKalb cities in development of new inventive programs for business, housing, or other infrastructure needs related to economic development.
• Establishes harmonious working relations and communicates with community, economic and industrial development allies, and stimulates regional cooperation.
• Oversees data collection, research and analysis to include a database of existing buildings and available sites.
• Responsible for adhering to the terms of the agreement outlined in the Intergovernmental Agreement with DeKalb County, Georgia.

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Job Title Economic Development Director
Job Location 16000 N Civic Center Plz , Surprise, AZ
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 2 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $116,000-$145,000
Employer City of Surprise, AZ
16000 N Civic Center Plz
Surprise,AZ  85374

The City of Surprise, Arizona is seeking an experienced municipal management professional with outstanding leadership skills to serve as Economic Development Director.
As a globally focused community with world class aspirations in economic, social, and environmental sustainability, the Director is responsible and accountable for leading, directing, and managing the Economic Development Department including its personnel, budget, and resources. In collaboration with all departments, the Director is responsible for meeting best practices for the development and deployment of goals, objectives, and tasks of the Economic Development Department. Responsibilities of the department are recruitment and retention of businesses, including expansion of operations. The Director will lead his/her department in cross-departmental collaboration with all city departments as well as the Mayor and Council and interface with regional and local organizations in a continuous effort to being a premier municipal economic development department that will be recognized globally for its excellence. The Economic Development Director reports to the Assistant City Manager and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team.
The ideal candidate is a decisive and experienced manager with highly developed interpersonal, problem solving and leadership skills. Candidates will have a proven track record of effectively leading change in a collaborative manner in a rapidly evolving environment.
Supplemented by a generous benefit package, the hiring salary range is $116,000.00 - $145,000.00 and will be dependent on experience and qualifications.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please visit www.surpriseaz.gov/SOAR for additional information about our community, the position, and the application and selection procedure.

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Job Title Economic Redevelopment Director
Job Location 15 N Cameron St , Winchester, VA
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 15 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $75,940-$121,492
Employer City of Winchester, VA
15 N Cameron St
Winchester,VA  22601-4764

The City of Winchester is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Redevelopment Director. This position will serve as a liaison with other City departments as well as outside agencies and must be skilled in collaboration and resolving conflict. This position reports directly to the City Manager and serves as the Executive Director of the Economic Development Authority.

This position will manage redevelopment projects including feasibility analyses, pro forma evaluations, land acquisition and disposition, and project development; Support real estate professionals in the selling and leasing of commercial and residential property in Winchester; Identify and solicit potential developers and businesses to assist in achieving strategic plan goals; Work closely with the Downtown Manager to facilitate revitalization efforts to include building rehabilitation, infill development, marketing, and promotions

The ideal candidate has any combination of education or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in urban planning, business, or related field required, with considerable experience in real estate, marketing, commercial and industrial site revitalization planning and development, including supervisory experience. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Ideal candidate must hold an International Economic Development Council (IEDC) certification, or the ability to obtain such certification within 3 years.

The annual salary range for this exciting opportunity is from $75,940 to $121,492, depending on qualifications.

Information contained in this posting is representative only. For a listing of all formal job duties, responsibilities, and requirements, please refer to the official job description for this position posted online at www.winchesterva.gov/employment. We are an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer.

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Housing & Community Development
Job Title Parks & Community Development Director
Job Location 101 NW A St , Grants Pass, OR
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 6 2014
Application Deadline Nov 14 2014
Start Date
Salary $88,034-$111,391
Employer City of Grants Pass, OR
101 NW A St
Grants Pass,OR  97526-2000

The City of Grants Pass is seeking an experienced professional Parks & Community Development Director that possess a complement of skills including leadership, planning expertise, management, exceptional communication skills, and customer-focus. As the Director you will work closely with the general public and development community, administer capital projects, provide information on parks development, maintenance, and recreation, the comprehensive plan, mapping system, engineering standards, municipal code, land use principles, and statewide planning goals.

The Parks & Community Development Director reports directly to the City Manager, oversees a budget of $5.9 million, and leads a team of division management staff responsible for approximately 25 employees in four divisions: Parks, Planning and Development, Building and Safety, and Engineering.

Activities associated within these four divisions include:

•Long range and current planning and development for the maintenance and orderly growth of the City.

•Enforcement of the Oregon State Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire, Housing and Electrical Codes through review of plans for building permits and inspections of projects.

•Administering capital projects and improvements; development and maintenance of Geographic Information System (GIS); creating and keeping current the City’s engineering standards; and participation in site plan review, design, plan checking and inspection of new public facilities.

•Plan, develop and manage a comprehensive system of parks, trails and recreation facilities and programs that address the needs of the Grants Pass community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The Ideal Candidate

Has a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or related field - a master’s degree is highly desirable; the necessary years of experience in departmental and administrative management to perform the duties outlined for this position; an Oregon State Driver’s License – class C.

In addition to the above, you are a successful leader who:
•Is masterful at affecting exceptional organizational outcomes.
•Leads with confidence and assurance.
•Operates within a strong ethical framework and strives to uphold public trust.
•Has great judgment, and sound decision making skills.
•Performs well under pressure.
•Can execute a vision aligned with organizational goals.
•Takes ownership and pride in work.
•Seeks out opportunities to develop solutions to challenges.
•Can develop process efficiencies that result in enhanced services.
•Has the ability to develop creative vision for the future.
•Demonstrates experience addressing complex issues in public settings and governmental hearings.
•Has a proven professional track record for using interpersonal strengths and versatile communication styles to build rapport and influence others.
•Is a strong presenter and orator.

You will:•Promote staff development and teamwork.
•Maintain consistency with adopted policies and cultivate trust relationships.
•Anticipate challenges and identify strategic solutions to keep customers well informed.
•Promote interdepartmental teamwork and collaboration.
•Establish a “big picture” approach to issues and project resolution.
•Manage department budgets and address budget challenges.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Director Karin Lange at klange@grantspassoregon.gov by November 14, 2014.

A veteran's preference form can be obtained here and submitted with the resume and cover letter.

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Public Safety
Job Title Police Chief
Job Location 203 Main Street, PO Box 429, Pine Bluffs, WY 82082
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 28 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary (DOQ)
Employer Town of Pine Bluffs, WY
PO Box 429
Pine Bluffs,WY  82082-0429

Police Chief

The Town of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. Applicants must have the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a related field, ten (10) years progressively responsible law enforcement experience, including five (5) years in a command or managerial role or any similar combination of education and experience. Wyoming Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Certificate of Compliance in Law Enforcement or have an out of State Certification that is transferable to Wyoming P.O.S.T, and a valid State of Wyoming driver’s license.
The successful applicant will be required to reside in the corporate limits of Pine Bluffs. The Town of Pine Bluffs offers a generous benefit package and salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants must submit a Town application to the Pine Bluffs Police Department, Town of Pine Bluffs, P.O. Box 429, Pine Bluffs, WY 82082. Please contact (307) 245-3746 for an application and more information or visit our website at www.pinebluffswy.gov . Position is open until filled. The Town of Pine Bluffs is an EEO/ADA employer.

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Planning
Job Title Director of Development Services
Job Location 630 E Hopkins , San Marcos, TX
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 22 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $100,000-$130,000 (annual DOQ)
Employer City of San Marcos, TX
630 E Hopkins
San Marcos,TX  78666

SUMMARY:
Leads and directs the Development Services Department. Plans, organizes and manages the growth and development of the community through City ordinances and policies. Identifies and researches economic growth opportunities and makes policy recommendations which will encourage planned growth while preserving the natural beauty of San Marcos. Manages 5 divisions including: Planning, Permitting, Building Inspections, CDBG and Main Street.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field required.
•Ten years progressively responsible related experience with a minimum of seven years supervisory and managerial experience is required.
•Knowledge of collecting, compiling and analyzing data on economic, social, regulatory and physical factors affecting land use development.
•Understand the functions of urbanism and experience administering form-based codes.
•Valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Masters Degree in Planning or related field is desired.
•AICP and CNU-A certifications desired.

This position is open until filled with first review of applications November 7, 2014.

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Job Title Planning Manager
Job Location 400 S Vine St , Urbana, IL
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $68,411-$77,396 (+ an outstanding management benefits package)
Employer City of Urbana, IL
400 S Vine St
Urbana,IL  61801-3336

Are you seeking a vibrant community that values progressive planning?
Do you value public involvement, neighborhood organizations, and quality development?
Consider leading the Urbana Planning Division!

The City of Urbana Community Development Services Department is seeking a professional, detail-oriented and innovative leader to direct the daily activities of the department's award-winning Planning Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing complex and difficult planning and development projects and supervising the day-to-day activities of the Planning Division staff.

This includes coordinating zoning administration, historic preservation, neighborhood planning, subdivision/ development review, annexation, research and long term planning studies, as well as providing staff support to the City Council, Urbana Plan Commission, Urbana Historic Preservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Development Review Board and representing the City on a variety of intergovernmental committees and teams.

The Planning Manager will also supervise, mentor, counsel, and develop staff to meet work program objectives; including the delivery of work products on schedule within budget, and in accordance with progressive planning principles, best practices, and high quality standards. This is an appointed, at-will position that serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

Qualifications include:
•A bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or a related field. Applicants with a degree in a related field (such as Geography, Public Administration, etc.) must be able to demonstrate substantial coursework in urban planning principles.
•Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience performing professional planning work, including three (3) years of supervisory experience. A master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.
•Excellent analytical, verbal, and public presentation skills.
•In-depth and broad-based planning experience
•Proven ability to manage complex, long-range projects involving multiple stakeholders, sensitive political issues, and diverse communities.
•A master’s degree in Urban Planning or related field and AICP certification are strongly desired.

The typical salary range for this position is $32.89-$37.21/hr., which annualizes to $68,411.20 - $77,396.80 plus a generous benefits package. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt, non-union position. All applicants must be able to work 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and be available to attend evening meetings as required.

For more information or to apply, visit: www.urbanaillinois.us/jobs. Applications are accepted online. A resume, cover letter and professional writing sample are strongly recommended and may be attached to the application. Deadline to apply: This position will remain open until filled, but the first review of applications will take place after Oct. 31, 2014. Electronic (faxed or emailed) submittal of application material will not be accepted.

Urbana, Illinois is a vibrant, dynamic community (pop. 41,250) located in the heart of east central Illinois and is internationally distinguished as the home of the University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, the state's flagship public university and one of the preeminent research institutions in the world. Urbana has also been recognized as one of the top ten high-tech communities in America by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and Wired magazines and as the tenth greenest city in America by Sperling's Best Places Rated; in addition, the American Planning Association recognized our West Urbana Neighborhood in 2007 as one of the Ten Great Neighborhoods in the country.

The City of Urbana Welcomes Diversity!
We foster an environment that values and encourages mutual respect, inclusion of all people, and utilizing differences and similarities as an organizational asset. EOE.

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Transportation
Job Title Transit Director
Job Location 101 Black Bridge Road , Janesville, WI
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Aug 29 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $80,000 (DOQ)
Employer City of Janesville, WI
PO Box 5005
Janesville,WI  53547-5005

Janesville WI (63,588), a well-regarded Council-Manager community in scenic south central Wisconsin seeks experienced, creative, team-focused and service-orientated professional to lead the Janesville Transit System, which provides regular bus service Monday through Saturday on six routes inside Janesville, three Nightside service routes, tripper service, regional service, and a vehicle and facility maintenance program. 34.29 FTEs and $3.7 million operating budget & additional $1.1million capital budget. Total estimated 2014 ridership is 427,000. Our new Transit Services Center opened on August 14, 2014!
Strong work ethic, integrity, leadership, management, analytical & communication skills, adaptability and creativity essential; collaborator with problem solving skills & team building orientation; planning & organizational skills; proven ability to initiate & implement. Duties include: planning and directing the work activities and operations of the City of Janesville Transit System according to the goals and service standards as set forth by the City Council and City Administration, City policy and applicable state and federal regulations governing the Transit System. Bachelors degree in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Transportation Management or related field with minimum of 5 years progressively responsible public administration experience, including supervisory experience in public transit management or related field. Starting Salary: $80,000 DOQ. Excellent fringe benefits. Additional information may be found at: www.ci.janesville.wi.us/jobs. Position open until filled. September 30, 2014 first review of applications.
Qualified persons should submit a cover letter, résumé of experience and qualifications, and five professional references through the link provided above. EOE

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Legal Issues
Job Title Director of Law
Job Location 101 W 3rd St , Dayton, OH
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 12 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $109,470-$124,758 (DOQ)
Employer City of Dayton, OH
101 W 3rd St
Dayton,OH  45402-1814

CITY OF DAYTON
POSITION OPENING

This is to announce that resumes are being accepted for the unclassified position of: Director of Law

Dayton is a community rich in talent and history, emerging today as a global technology hub. The City of Dayton is investing for the future while providing high-quality services to residents, neighborhoods and businesses. The City of Dayton is currently looking for a Director of Law to join the Executive Staff.

If you are a self-motivated, innovative leader with excellent communication and presentation skills who is willing to occupy a highly visible position in the City organization, please apply for the Director of Law position at the City of Dayton.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Law, as the head of the City Law Department, provides legal counsel and representation to the City, its officials, various departments, agencies and employees in their official capacities.

The Attorneys of the Department of Law, acting on behalf of the City Attorney, handle all litigation on behalf of or against the City, render legal opinions, review contracts, prepare ordinances and resolutions, and acquire real property. The Department of Law is also responsible for the prosecution of all misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases in the Dayton Municipal Court under City ordinances or state statutes.

EDUCATION/Experience: J.D. Degree and ten (10) years of experience at a management or senior staff level is required. Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and maintain licensure as a term and condition of continued employment and must be a member in good standing with the Ohio Bar and must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance equivalency can be substituted for two (2) years management or senior staff level experience.

Admission to practice before the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals can be substituted for one (1) year of management or senior staff level experience.

For each year of experience in legal practice, one (1) year management level or senior staff level experience can be substituted.

Total combined substitutions from above may not exceed five years.

SALARY RANGE: $109,470 - $124,758

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Job Title City Attorney
Job Location 2700 Town Center Blvd. N. , Sugar Land, TX
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 18 2014
Application Deadline Nov 4 2014
Start Date
Salary (See position description)
Employer City of Sugar Land, TX
PO Box 110
Sugar Land,TX  77487-0110

At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land “One of America's Best”.

The City of Sugar Land is currently recruiting for the position of City Attorney. As stated in the City Charter, “The City Manager shall, with the City Council’s consent, appoint a City Attorney who shall serve at the pleasure of the City Manager and may, with the City Council’s consent, be dismissed by the City Manager, with or without cause. The City Attorney will exercise independent professional judgment in providing legal services to the City.”

The primary responsibility of the City Attorney is to provide legal services to City Council, the City Boards and Commissions, City Manager and Executive Team, Department Heads and employees. The City Attorney oversees a legal office with three (3) assistant city attorneys (one of which serves as the municipal court prosecutor), a law clerk, and an executive assistant. The annual budget for the office for the current fiscal year is $651,897.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
· Prepares, reviews and negotiates contracts to which the City is a party, including the preparation and updating of standard form contracts. Represents the City in claims, litigation, mediation, and disputes and makes recommendations on the employment of outside counsel in litigation or for particular matters. Works with outside counsel in litigation in which the insurance carrier provides defense counsel.
· Attends City Council meetings and, as requested, the meetings of City boards and commissions. Prepares ordinances and resolutions for adoption by the City Council. Advises City Council, City Manager and departments of new legislation or court cases that may impact the City.
· Prepares, reviews, or makes recommendations on employee personnel policies, department operating procedures, and interdepartmental procedures. Prepares or reviews documentation and advises supervisors on employee disciplinary actions and represents the City in appeals before the Employees Board of Appeals.
· Serves as general counsel to the Sugar Land 4A & 4B corporations and the Sugar Land Development Corporation. Attends all meetings, rendering legal opinions, preparing funding resolutions, contracts and amendments to the articles of incorporation and bylaws.
· Works with Charter Review Commission every five years to make recommendations to City Council on revisions to the City’s charter.
· Performs all other duties requested by the City Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a Juris Doctorate Degree from a law school recognized by the American Bar Association.

The City requires the City Attorney to be licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas and to be in good standing with the Bar, as well as licensed to practice law in Federal District Court. The City Attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas for at least five (5) years immediately preceding the appointment.

Candidates will have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the law profession of which seven (7) years of municipal legal experience must be in the State of Texas, preferably in a comparably sized or larger community.
Experience with a working knowledge of state and federal employment law, contract law, economic development finance law, water law, and land use regulations is preferred.

The selected candidate will be expected to establish residency within the City of Sugar Land or the City’s ETJ within twelve (12) months of the appointment and will be expected to remain a resident of the designated area during the term of employment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Compensation
Anticipated starting compensation to $150,000

To Apply
Interested candidates must complete and submit a City application online at the City’s website, www.sugarlandtx.gov. Attachments to the application shall include, but not be limited to the following: a letter of intent, list of 3-5 personal references and 5-7 professional references, and resume or curricula vitae.

Closing Date: 11/4/2014
EOE

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Next Generation of Managers
Job Title Assistant to the City Manager
Job Location 10 N Bemiston Ave , Clayton, MO
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Sep 16 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $48,309-$66,280 (with excellent benefits and access to cutting edge technology)
Employer City of Clayton, MO
10 N Bemiston Ave
Clayton,MO  63105-3304

The City of Clayton, a prestigious suburban/urban community in the St. Louis area seeks an Assistant to the City Manager. Reporting to the City Manager and working alongside a seasoned senior management team, this integral position offers
eager candidates a unique opportunity to be involved in all aspects of municipal government leadership.

Clayton is the seat of St. Louis County government and home to the headquarters of five Fortune 500 companies and four Forbes 500 private companies. We have a thriving Downtown with over 7M square feet of high-rise offices, institutions of higher learning, and beautiful, historic neighborhoods. Population is 15,939 with a daytime population of 46,000.

Primary responsibilities include communications, performance measurement, special projects, and tracking and reporting of top priorities of city operations. This person will respond to media requests and be responsible for a comprehensive community engagement program (including social media).

Ideal qualifications include a MPA or equivalent combination of education and experience with a strong interest in a progressive career in city management; exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Must be very organized with attention to detail and be comfortable working with many tasks and deadlines.

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Service Delivery
Job Title Specialist, Member and Customer Support
Job Location 777 N Capitol St NE Suite 500, Washington, DC
Job Type Full Time
Date Posted Oct 8 2014
Application Deadline
Start Date
Salary $33,000-$35,000
Employer ICMA; Washington, DC
777 N Capitol St NE Suite 500
Washington,DC  20002-4239

ICMA is the premier local government leadership and management organization. Our mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional local government management worldwide. The organization provides technical and management assistance, training, and information resources to its members and the broader local government community. The leadership and management decisions made by ICMA's nearly 9,000 members affect nearly 185 million individuals in thousands of communities, from small towns with populations of a few hundred to metropolitan areas serving several million. If you have the interest, passion and commitment for making a difference in the lives of those who make a difference in communities worldwide, consider ICMA an employer of choice.

ICMA is currently seeking an experienced, innovative Specialist, Member and Customer Support to provide overall member and customer service support. The Specialist, Member and Customer Support incumbent will serve as primary greeter to visitors, guests and new employees, is responsible for front desk processes, phone lines, and accuracy and is responsible for tasks including data entry, responding to email and phone inquiries, and processing applications in a timely manner. The successful candidate should possess a keen eye for detail, a positive “can-do” attitude and impeccable customer service, organizational and communication skills.

The position requires:
• Bachelor’s degree and / or equivalent experience.
• A minimum of two years’ experience in Customer Service
• Ability to communicate with members and customers diplomatically, courteously, and knowledgeably.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment, but can also work independently – has strong work ethic, initiative, and follow-through.
• Skill in establishing priorities, planning and scheduling work, and developing and coordinating projects.
• Multi-tasking, able to enter data and speak to customer simultaneously.
• Strong PC skills (MSOffice, Data Entry Software, Web Tools)
• Experience with iMIS, SharePoint, and order processing systems preferred.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to recruitment@icma.org. Please put Specialist, Member and Customer Support in the subject line; EOE; No phone calls please.

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