City Manager


Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 69,774
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Apr 18 2020

Candidates may submit an application to: or call 281.403.8500


This full-time (Executive/Senior Level Officials and Managers) position is employed at the discretion of the City Council. The City Manager, the City's Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for managing an organization comprised of the following departments: Police, Fire, Finance, Public Works, Development Services, Parks & Recreation, Human Resources, Communications, Technology & Innovation, and 300+ employees. Reporting relationship: City Council.

Examples of Work:
•Monitor new projects and programs. The City Council will expect the City Manager to monitor any projects and keep them informed as to its progress;
•Recommend and provide input on policy development; develop and oversee the implementation of City's policies;
•Establish broad organizational goals for the City of Missouri City; assign, review and evaluate projects; select, development, promote and oversee executive staff development, including performance management and training;
•Manage the City's budget to determine financial priorities;
•Perform other related duties as assigned by Council;
Subject to 24 hour recall.

Education, Experience, or Certification:
Bachelor's degree and a master's degree in public or business administration or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university and a minimum of ten (10) years of local government experience of which at least five (5) years must have been in a city manager, assistant city manager or equivalent senior level position in an organization of comparable size and complexity. The preferred candidates will have served in a progressive suburban/urban environment where high ethical standards, customer service, and openness are valued. Prior experience in a community with a diverse population and working with municipal utility districts is desired.

Supplemental Information:
The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

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