The Assistant City Administrator responds to Mayor, Commission, or citizen concerns and strategizes and leads the assigned City Departments; assists the City Administrator in annual budget preparation and presentation; oversees departmental operations including report preparations and recommendations of departmental changes or operations; manages, coordinates, and administers assigned city projects or commissions; creates, monitors and implements policies and procedures; develops feasibility studies, grant proposals, or Requests for Proposals; represents the City before federal, state and local government entities; negotiates agreements with internal and external customers and agencies; and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. Assists the City Administrator in the day-to-day operations, as required.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering and seven (7) years of progressively responsible managerial experience at the Department Director or Assistant City or County Administrator level directly related to water/wastewater utilities, engineering, streets and/or storm water system, or development and or building code experience in state or local government, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering is desirable. Professional Engineer certification is a plus.
A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
To apply for this position visit our website at www.wpb.org and apply online.
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Internal Number: 20-113-101115
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