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City of DeSoto, TX- City Manager
Strategic Government Resources, TX
Job Description

The City of DeSoto, Texas, is home to 56,624 residents and is located in southern Dallas County. Its economy is one of the healthiest in the country due to its central location, convenient access to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and other transportation resources, 23 Fortune 500 company headquarters, and an extremely diversified economic base. The City has a median household income of $66,979 and an average home value of $224,000.

DeSoto is a home rule city which operates under the council-manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by and reports directly to the Mayor and City Council and acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the municipality. The City employs 375 full-time employees and has a budget of just over $91 million for FY2019.

The City of DeSoto seeks a visionary, personable, and progressive servant leader with a dedication to providing exceptional public service to serve as its City Manager. The selected candidate must possess a master's degree in public administration or a related field from an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government administration, with at least two years as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager, is required. A valid driver's license with good driving record and the ability to maintain a good driving record while employed are required. Residency within the DeSoto City limits is required. Residents from outside the region are encouraged to apply.

Job Details
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Strategic Government Resources
PO Box 1642
Keller, TX 76244-1642
United States
Population: 56,624