Town Manager

Town of Surfside, FL

The Town of Surfside (pop. nearly 6,000) is located on a South Florida East Coast barrier island, with Miami Beach to the south and the Village of Bal Harbour to the north. Surfside is a small, attractive, beachfront community of approximately one square mile. The Town has 130 employees in the following departments / divisions: Police, Town Clerk, Parks and Recreation, Finance, Building, Planning, Code Compliance, Community Services / Public Communications, Human Resources, Parking Enforcement, Public Works, Solid Waste, and Water and Sewer. Fire and rescue services are provided by Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Department. The Town strives to ensure a safe and bright future for its residents by being responsive to the needs of its citizens, visitors, commerce and natural environment, while securing the integrity and quality of life in our family-oriented beach community.

The Town has a fiscal year budget of $42,504,153 with a general fund budget of $18,223,012. The Town’s taxable value for 2023 is $3,651,048,630.

The ideal candidate must be motivated, experienced, and proactive individual who will not just focus on the day-to-day but who will look out in the future and assist the Town in planning for a better tomorrow. A “hands-on” orientation with a “can do” attitude is a must, as are diplomatic skills necessary to have a continuing and meaningful dialogue with Town residents and Commission members.

The ideal candidate must possess at least a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field supplemented by course work in management. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Salary range: $220,000 - $265,000 DOQ/E. For a complete job description go to town-manager768969bd11e362eeac30ff000090a7c7.pdf (

Submit resume, salary history and cover letter to:

The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law. All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

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Job Details

Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Full Time

Town of Surfside


9293 Harding Ave
Surfside, FL 33154-3009
United States

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