Town Manager

Town of Pembroke Park, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 6,102
  • Where: 3150 SW 52nd Ave. Pembroke Park, FL 33023
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jun 12 2018

Deadline: Aug 14 2018

Send to A brief cover letter, a resume, and a list of six professional references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) familiar with your most recent local government work history.


The Town of Pembroke Park is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic candidate to fill its Interim Town Manager (Manager) position.

The Municipal Organization
The Town of Pembroke Park operates under a Commission form of government. The Commission is made up of five distinct districts. Theoretically, each Commissioner is responsible for one specific department, such as Fire and Police, Public Works, Finance, and Administration. The Commission has both legislative and executive functions. The Commission is responsible for the passing of Ordinances, Resolutions and adopting the annual budget. They also appoint board members and hire the Town Manager, Department heads, Town Attorney, and Consultants. Town officials are active in regional organizations, providing leadership and working closely with other governments in the region. Under the direction of the Town Commission the Town Manager is responsible for administrating the policies and procedures, Ordinances, and Resolutions and the overseeing of the day-to-day operations of the Town. The Manager directs, plans, and organizes all administrative activities of the Town. This includes the development of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, as well as enforcing and implementing municipal code and the Town Charter. The Manager, through effective leadership and direction, ensures the implementation of policies established by the Commission for all municipal services and programs. The Manager articulates the vision and direction for the Town, under the guidance that the Commission sets forth.

The Town
Town of Pembroke Park, Florida (pop. 6,600) was established in 1957. Pembroke Park is “the Small Town that Means Big Business”. The Town is centrally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami with direct access to major roadways such as Interstate 95 (I-95). The Town is in the southernmost portion of Broward County. The Town is 1.6 square miles with 0.5 mile of lakes. The Town is fiscally sound and business- friendly with room for future growth and development. The Town has developed one of the largest industrial parks in the area, home to Fortune 500 companies such as WPLG Channel 10, Coca Cola Bottling of Florida, Mohawk Industries, etc.

Town Charter
Sec. 2-94. - Duties and responsibilities.
The duties and responsibilities of the Town Manager shall be as follows:
a) To see that the policies and directions of the Commission with respect to the administration and operation of the Town are followed.
b) To attend all meetings of the Commission.
c) To prepare the agenda for all meetings of the Commission including, but not limited to, special and workshop meetings.
d) To keep the Commission fully advised as to the needs of the Town.
e) To recommend to the Commission for its consideration such measures as he or she may deem necessary, expedient, or otherwise in the Town's best interests.
f) To review the operations and administration of all departments and divisions of the Town government and to periodically report to the Commission as to the operations of same, and recommendations, if any, with respect to said department or division.
g) To exercise general supervision over the operation of the Administrative Department of the Town.
h) To perform research and prepare reports as may be assigned by the Commission.
i) To conduct management and cost studies on Town activities and make recommendations for revision where necessary.
j) To serve as the affirmative action program coordinator.
k) To assist the Budget and Finance Director and the Town Planner in making application for Federal and State grants as directed by the Commission.
l) To maintain liaison and communication with other local governments and other levels of government.
m) To coordinate and supervise the activities of all department and division heads to ensure the efficient operation of the Town government as directed by the Commission.
n) To hold such staff meetings and perform such other functions as are required to carry out the duties as outlined above.
o) To perform such other duties as may be required of him or her by ordinance, resolution, or other direction of the Commission.

The ideal candidate must hold a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a related discipline and possess a minimum of five years of responsible professional local government managerial experience as a chief executive officer or assistant/deputy city manager with an organization of comparable size and additional significant work in the public sector. ICMA-CM credentials and Florida experience are preferred, but not required.

The salary is flexible but is expected to range from $105,000 – $150,000 per year depending on experience and qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.

Submit a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of six professional references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues).familiar with your most recent local government work history to

Application deadline is August 14, 2018.

For more information on this position contact:
Oel Wingo, ICMA Senior Advisor
(386) 299-8755

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