- Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
- Credential: No preference
- Position Type: Full Time
- Population: 175,023
- Website: http://www.cob.us/
- Where: 1001 E. Elizabeth Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
- Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY
Post Date: Mar 1 2018
Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to email@example.com and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and salary history. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.
The City of Brownsville, Texas (population 183,000) provides a talented city management professional the opportunity to lead an organization in a city with tremendous growth, as well as immense untapped potential. With four available classes of ports (airport, seaport, ports of entry, and spaceport), there are opportunities to be unlocked from a global perspective that will help allow the City to enrich the lives of its residents. Brownsville is a city of immense historical and cultural significance, as well as home to a very welcoming people. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in a governing City Commission consisting of a mayor at-large, two city commissioners at-large, and four district city commissioners. City Commission members serve four-year staggered terms. The City’s all-funds budget for fiscal year 2017-18 totals $137 million and the City has a total of 1,206 FTE positions. Requires a combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and experience. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 10 years municipal government managerial experience or equivalent, including three years of experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Deputy City Manager; or progressively responsible experience as a Department Executive or Department Head. A Master’s degree is preferred. Relevant private sector experience will be considered but must demonstrate proven skills in urban planning and public administration. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary, up to $275,000 annually, with an excellent executive benefits package that considers the candidate’s qualifications and track record of career success. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by April 2, 2018.