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City of Watauga

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Job location: Watauga, TX (Fort Worth area), TX 76148 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/15/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Depending on Qualifications

Job Classification

Job Category:City Administrator/City Manager

Job Description

Job description:
A successful candidate will have demonstrated a record of stewardship of public funds ensuring that priorities are set with a focus on high-quality and cost-effective services, maintenance of City infrastructure, and the safety of citizens. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the City, the City Manager will be expected to establish an open and supportive relationship with City Council respecting their governing role and providing them with informed recommendations. The City Manager will communicate with the entire Council in an equitable and timely manner, and will strictly follow all Charter provision, and Ordinances and Resolutions enacted by the City Council.

High standards of ethical conduct and integrity are essential for the City Manager position. The City Manager must foster good communication and cooperation among City departments and employees. The City Manager must also hold Department Managers and all City Employees accountable for upholding all Charter provisions, and Ordinances and Resolutions enacted by the City Council. The City Manager must have an approachable demeanor and exhibit professionalism and conduct that represents the City positively in all settings.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
This is a highly responsible position that involves the planning, organization and execution of programs and services provided to Watauga citizens from all aspects of municipal government as directed by the Mayor and City Council. A successful candidate must have 10 years of municipal experience requiring the knowledge and use of public relations, management practices and personnel management. As well, a successful candidate must have demonstrated the use of customer service, budgetary and financial skills. Proven skills in these areas along with experience in municipal operations and a proven track record of effectively managing a city are essential. A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is preferred, but not required.

Visit our website for more information on the position, application instructions, and to view the City Manager Recruitment Brochure.

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