The City of Rowlett, Texas, located along the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard, is home to over 67,000 citizens who enjoy a high quality of life. Rowlett offers excellent schools, beautiful neighborhoods, a variety of dining and shopping choices, quality healthcare facilities including the award-winning Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Lake Pointe, superior utilities highlighted by fiber to every home, and a high standard of public safety delivered through our professional Police, Fire Rescue, and EMS personnel. Rowlett was ranked 24th in the Best Places to Live in America by CNN Money Magazine in 2010, named America’s Best Small City To Move To by Movoto Real Estate in 2013, identified as the 8th Fastest Growing City in the United States by the US Census Bureau in 2018, and consistently ranks among the Safewise Top 50 Safest Cities in Texas.
The City of Rowlett is seeking a forward-thinking leader with strong collaborative and decision-making skills to join its leadership team as Deputy City Manager. The ideal candidate must be a proven municipal leader with the ability to successfully manage virtually any city department, program, project or activity assigned by the City Manager. Politically astute, without being political, the incoming Deputy City Manager will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the flexibility to perform at a high level in an environment of growth.
A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Political Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. A Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 10 years of progressive municipal management experience with at least five years as a Department Director or above; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. An ICMA-credentialed Manager is a plus.
The expected salary range is $131,000-$162,000 based on qualifications.