Sanger, Texas was established in 1866 as a stop along the Santa Fe Railroad. Characterized as a small farming community, it was know for its cattle, wheat, and corn. Located less than an hour outside of both Dallas and Fort Worth, at the northern apex of the Metroplex. Sanger is now a thriving community that offers its residents the best of both worlds: big city opportunities combined with small-town charm.
The City of Sanger is seeking a strategic thinker with the ability to assist City Council in developing and implementing a long-term vision for the community. The ideal candidate would also be:
A good negotiator with excellent communication skills able to engage with stakeholders and seek win-win solutions.
A manager who is able to think creatively and identify innovative solutions.
A leader who displays a strong sense of ownership and commitment to the community.
An individual who can perform under pressure in challenging situations.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field. Masters degree is preferred.
Five years progressive management experience in a municipal government serving as a Department Head, Assistant City Manager, and/or City Manager.
Experience in comparable community, preferably in Texas.
Education and/or experience in Accounting, Finance and/or Economic Development.
Ability to live/relocate within City Limits.
TMRS 6% employee contribution rate and a 2:1 matching ratio.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas Health insurance.
Vision and Dental Insurance.
Sick and Vacation leave.
Cell phone allowance.
Monthly car allowance.