Village Manager

City of North Bay Village, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: DOE,DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 10,000
  • Where: 1666 Kennedy Causeway, 3rd Floorn, Miami Beach, FL
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 23 2019


North Bay Village is seeking a candidate who has demonstrated record of achievement. The individual will be proactive, progressive, strong, energetic and hard working - visualizing possibilities where others see stumbling blocks. The manager will partner with the Commission to continue the Village’s progress towards becoming a world class city. The candidate will have an open-door policy with a high degree of integrity, honesty, and value transparency. In the current media world, it will be important for the individual’s conduct, both past and future, to be
above reproach. The candidate will be a dynamic and proven leader, capable of strategic planning and directing the services of the Village and coordinating efforts with the Village departments within a complex, fast-paced and lean government environment.

The Village is governed by a Commission-Manager form of government consisting of five elected officials; a Mayor, a Vice-Mayor and three Commissioners, all of whom as a body, establish legislative policies. All are elected at large and serve staggered, four-year terms. The
Mayor is elected by the public, while the Vice Mayor is selected by the Commission. Elections occur in November of even numbered years. The Village Commission appoints the Village Manager, Village Clerk and Village Attorney. The Village Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer overseeing all departments and carries out the established legislative policies.

- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in administration, management, or a related field, Master’s degree preferred.
- Five (5) Years of progressively responsible experience in municipal and/or local government.
- At least five (5) years as executive level manager overseeing at least 100 employees.
- Member in good standing or eligible for membership with International City/County Management Association (ICMA).
- Experience in budgeting, setting legislation initiatives and working with prior commissions to facilitate the needs of residents.
- Prior management experience in politically complex situations.
- No prior disciplinary action during last 24 months of employment.
- Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
- Florida Managerial experience preferred.
- Florida High Density Coastal communities experience a plus.

This position offers a complete benefits package with negotiable salary based on experienceand qualifications. Applications may be obtained from our web-site:, at Village Hall located at 1666 Kennedy Causeway, Suite 300, North Bay Village, FL 33141 or by calling (305) 756-7171.

Position Description

General Purpose
Directs, manages and coordinates the administration of North Bay Village in accordance with the policies determined by the Village Commission and the Village Charter. Appoints department heads and staff as provided by the Village Charter and local ordinances. Supervises activities of Village’s departments, offices and agencies either directly or through appointed staff. Prepares the Village’s annual budget and submits estimates to the Village Commission for approval. Plans for future development of urban and nonurban areas to provide for population growth and expansion of public services. Attends numerous organizational and community meetings on behalf of North Bay Village. May perform other duties as designated by local laws and by the Village Charter. Reports to the Village Commission.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Oversees all administrative activities for the Village.
- Provides advice and consultation to the Village Commission on the development and implementation of Village programs and policies.
- Reviews budget requests and develops the Village's annual budget.
- Oversees the management of the expenditure of allocated funds and collection of revenues.
- Develops and recommends programs to assure the economic development and financial vitality of the Village.
- Reviews service delivery programs to assure the effective provision of Village services.
- Coordinates the preparation of the agenda for Village Commission meetings.
- Represents the Village Commission with employees, community groups, individual members of the public, and other governmental agencies on a variety of program areas.
- Oversees the preparation of the Village's long term capital improvement plans and financing strategies.
- Conducts special studies as directed by the Village Commission, prepares reports, and makes presentations on the findings.
- Oversees the negotiation and management of service contracts and leasing agreements related to Village operations.
- Manages all aspects of the Village's personnel function including employment procedures, grievances, affirmative action, and employer-employee relations.
- Supervises the preparation and administration of grant applications and
- Serves as the Village's representative on a variety of boards and committees.
• Oversees the proper maintenance of Village records and archives.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Knowledge of Village, federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances
specific to areas of assignment.
- Knowledge of complex subject matter related to area of assignment.
- Knowledge of management and administration practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of budget development, monitoring and administration practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of public relations and customer service practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of mediation and conflict resolution practices and procedures.
- Skill in motivating and developing team building within diverse departments.
- Skill in utilizing written and oral communication in developing management level reports and presentations.
- Skill in developing and implementing programs, policies and procedures.
- Skill in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
- Skill in assigning, delegating, reviewing and evaluating work.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Minimum Qualifications
- As per Village Charter, Article IV, 4.01 Village Manager.
- A Master’s degree from an accredited college in business, public administration, or related field and Three (3) years of experience in administrative support at the executive level, or a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience in administrative support at the executive level.

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