Job Details

City Manager
City of Port Orange, FL
Job Description

City Manager, City of Port Orange, FL (Estimated Population: 62,832)

Welcome to the City of Port Orange, Florida. Port Orange blends sheer beauty with opportunity within its 28 square miles. The City is often characterized as a bedroom community, and that is a good thing. It is a wonderful place to live, work, play, and raise a family, and includes a unique City Center governmental complex that has become the heart of the community. Largely suburban, Port Orange does not have many of the issues other cities do. From its well maintained, tree-lined streets to its climate, parks, recreation, and schools, this community provides an exceptional quality of life. It is the pride of Volusia County and composed of 150 distinct neighborhoods. That makes it easy for anyone to find their ideal home. Better yet, prices are reasonable, and because of its highly regarded development approach, an investment in Port Orange is secure. The City truly lives up to its motto, “Unique by choice, not by chance.”

The City Council is seeking someone to work with it as a partner, a supporter and a trusted advisor. It wants someone who is intelligent, upbeat, friendly, outgoing, organized, positive and with a "can do" attitude and who is visionary yet practical. She/he will be resolute yet flexible, consistent, cheerfully persistent, high energy, and a leader - not a bureaucrat. When it is time to make a decision, the individual will not hesitate.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, public policy or related field and seven to 10 years of increasingly responsible experience as a senior-level government or private-sector executive is expected. A master’s degree is preferred.

The salary range is $165,000 to $195,000. Questions should be directed to Steve Sorrell at (513) 317-0678, or Colin Baenziger at (561) 707-3537. For more information, go to and click on “Executive Search / Active Recruitments.

Job Details
$165,000 - $195,000
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
City of Port Orange
1000 City Center Cir
Port Orange, FL 32129-4144
United States
Population: 62,832
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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