City Manager

TX

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: Market/DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 57,627
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Jun 16 2020

Deadline: Jul 15 2020

City Website

Summary

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Effectively administer the affairs of the city in accordance with the City Council policies and local, state, and federal laws. The City Manager serves a dual purpose as a public administrator and as the Chief Executive Officer of the city.

EXAMPLES OF WORK TO BE PERFORMED:
• Advise the City Council on the financial condition and future needs of the city and make such recommendations as may seem desirable.
• Prepare annual budget recommendations, including capital expenditure items, consistent with council approved short and long range plans.
• Submit budget recommendations to the City Council for approval; file approved budgets with appropriate authorities; and administer approved budget.
• Ensure succession and strategic planning is conducted for management of the city’s future growth and development.
• Develop and implement plans for the personnel, financial, and program aspects of city operations in accordance with budgetary and other policy direction established by the City Council.
• Ensure efficient and economical purchasing of equipment, supplies and materials, property and facilities for the city.
• Ensure adequate staff support for all policy or advisory boards, commissions, or committees of the city.
• Provide strong leadership and ensure staff development.
• Inform the City Council on progress in all departments and on any other pertinent matters relating to city operations to enable them to make informed policy decisions.
• Preparation to ensure staff and necessary materials are prepared and ready for council meetings.
• Ensure the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws in the city. Ensure compliance with grant and contractual provisions.
• Understand existing and new legislation and anticipate future legislation. Enforce adherence to requirements and advise management on needed actions.
• Ensure adequate and accurate information is provided to news/social media so that citizens can be informed of governmental activities.

OTHER DUTIES:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contact a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information

https://www.mansfieldtexas.gov/332/Job-Opportunities

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