The City of Carrollton is seeking a new Assistant City Manager to assist with managing the day-to-day operations of the city and carry out its policies and directives. Located about 45 miles west of Atlanta near the Alabama state line. It is the county seat of Carroll County, which is included in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. From the parks linked by the GreenBelt to the bright lights, music, food and fun of Downtown, there is nowhere else like Carrollton. It’s a great place for visitors and residents alike, a place where folks from all walks of life can find something to love and enjoy. It’s a small town with amenities and assets typically seen in much larger urban areas – sports and the arts, historical architecture and modern flavors, respect for tradition and innovative approaches. The City of Carrollton is governed by a council-manager form of government. The City Council determines the city policies, and the City Manager is responsible for the city operations and execution of the set policies. The City Council consists of a mayor and four councilmembers. The mayor and councilmembers are elected for four-year terms. The City employs over 300 full-time employees and 90 part-time employees and many volunteers and the General Fund budget is approximately $28,500,000.
The City of Carrollton is seeking an ethical Assistant City Manager who is a dedicated team player and can quickly gain the confidence of the community. The Assistant City Manager must possess the ability to build community trust through the development of partnerships. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace change and help guide the community through challenges. The successful candidate will be expected to establish credibility and consistency in delivery of services, motivate others to embrace change, as well as provide creative problem solving and excellent communicator in response to unique challenges and opportunities in Carrollton. The Assistant City Manager is hired by and reports directly to the City Manager who is the Chief Executive for the City of Carrollton. Under his direction, the Assistant City Manager will assist with implementation of policy decisions, overseeing various departments and serving as the project manager for a variety of City projects. The position is responsible for supervising, directing and evaluating assigned staff, budget development and oversight and dealing with the public in response to services provided by city departments.
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Bachelor’s degree required in public administration, business administration, public finance or engineering or science related degree from an accredited university. A master’s degree is highly preferred.
A minimum of five (5) years of management experience in local governments of similar size and complexity to Carrollton is expected. Previous experience as a City/County Manager/Administrator or an Assistant is desirable.
Evidence of continued professional development such as ICMA Credentialed Manager designation, is a positive indicator of dedication to the profession and will be noted during the candidate vetting process.
Expected starting salary range for this position is $125,000 - $140,000 (depending on qualifications of the selected candidate), with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, paid time off, and negotiable relocation expenses. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references and salary history no later than October 28, 2020 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the last week of November.
Alan Reddish, Senior Vice President
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, Ga. 30606
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