The City Administrator performs such administrative and executive duties as assigned by the Mayor and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City. The incumbent in this position provides leadership to implement City goals and policies that are aligned with the City’s strategic objectives. The City Administrator oversees the preparation and submission of the City’s annual budget and provides direction on its administration; directs Assistant City Administrators in their review and evaluation of departmental budgets to ensure their alignment with City objectives; provides guidance and direction to senior management in formulating and executing administrative policies and procedures and setting goals and priorities for their respective areas of supervision; initiates and carries through to completion special programs and projects as directed by the Mayor; represents the City on various boards and committees as designated by the Mayor; serves as liaison to the City Commission; and coordinates the activities of all departments, divisions and agencies.
To apply for this position visit our website at www.wpb.org and apply online.
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2
EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible executive managerial, budget, and finance experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Related Master’s degree and public sector experience is highly desirable.
A State of Florida valid driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from day of appointment.
Residency Requirement: As per City of West Palm Beach Charter, Article III, Section 3.03, “When appointed, the city administrator need not be a resident of the city, but during tenure of office the city administrator shall reside within the city.”
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The City of West Palm Beach’s current benefits package includes:
•Health, Dental and vision Insurance, and an Employee & Family Health Center with no co pays. (visit www.cityfitmd.com for more information)
•457 Deferred Compensation Plan
•Defined Compensation 401(a) Plan with a 6.5% City match.
•$250,000 in Life Insurance
•Car allowance of $500 per month or a City vehicle.
•Eleven Paid Holidays
•Four Days of Management Leave per Year
•Flexible spending accounts
Internal Number: 20-051-101113
About CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH
The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 108,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals is a slice of paradise. As the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country the City of West Palm Beach offers a dynamic setting in which to live, work, play and enjoy all the attributes of South Florida Living. Our ethnically and culturally diverse community and workplace are the bedrock of our strength and resilience.
The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses over 55 square miles. Among the City’s many attributes is an active and vibrant downtown and waterfront that serves to host a variety of nationally recognized cultural and leisure activities for residents and visitors.
West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government which combines the strong leadership of an elected Mayor, who is responsible for managing the affairs of the City, with a City Commission.
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