Situated between the sparkling Texas Gulf Coast and the wild Brush Country of South Texas, Kingsville, Texas, is rapidly becoming one of the most idyllic places to live and raise a family. With a rich cultural heritage and convenient access to the sparkling waters of Padre Island National Seashore, the City has all the advantages of small-town living with easy access to major amenities.
Kingsville operates under the commission-manager form of government, with four commissioners and a Mayor. The City Manager is appointed by the Commission and is responsible for upholding laws passed and overseeing all governmental procedures. Kingsville’s economy is anchored by NAS Kingsville, Texas A&M University Kingsville, and nearby industries such as the Celanese Chemical Plant, so it enjoys a degree of economic stability and continuity that most comparable cities can only envy.
The City of Kingsville is recruiting a strong, dynamic, highly resourceful, steadfastly strategic, visionary but grounded servant leader with a commitment to serve as its next City Manager. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance, or a related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree is preferred. Five years or more of progressively responsible municipal government operations experience is required. Experience as a city manager or assistant city manager is preferred, as is experience managing communities with military facilities and/or college campuses. The starting salary range for this position is $125,000 to $155,000 depending on qualifications and experience.