City Manager

City of Panama City, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 36,484
  • Website:
  • Where: 9 Harrison Avenue , Panama City, FL
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 15 2018


The City of Panama City, Florida, seeks a City Manager. The City of Panama City, the county seat for Bay County, is located in the Florida “panhandle”, is approximately 35 square miles with a population of 37,000+. Panama City is a community with historical charm, southern values, and is still growing.

City Manager. Salary commensurate with training and experience, plus generous benefits. A five member commission (Mayor and four commissioners) elected for four years, nonpartisan staggered terms. $100M operating budget; 524 employees.
A bachelor’s degree in public/business/administration/finance/economic or related field and a minimum three years’ experience in local government management or other equivalent experience is required; a master’s degree in public administration or business administration is preferred. Ideal candidate should have experience in dealing with a variety of economic development issues, financial management, community re-development and considerable skills in leadership, inclusive of the ability to motivate and foster a team-oriented atmosphere. Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and have an ability to build trust. Also needs to be a visionary for short and long-range planning and interface well with personnel and the community. Work in a first-class employment environment that takes pride in enhancing quality of life for citizens and employees.