Saginaw, Texas, is located in northwest Tarrant County, just north of Fort Worth on United States Highway 287, and covers 7.75 square miles, with a current population of 21,320. Due to its location, land availability, easy freeway access, top-notch schools, low tax rates, and the general quality of life, Saginaw remains an attractive place for new homes and businesses. The City operates under the council-manager form of government. The City Council is composed of seven members, including the Mayor, and a professional City Manager is hired by the Council to manage the day-today operations of the organization.
The City Manager directs and supervises the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the City as set out in the City Charter and serves as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer. The City Manager is responsible to the Council for the administration of all the affairs of the City including but not limited to the annual budget presentation, personnel, and rules and other duties required by the City Charter, Council, or state law. Saginaw has an annual budget of $39 million and 145 employees.
The City seeks an enthusiastic and experienced City Manager with an outgoing personality and exceptional interpersonal skills who truly shares the City’s organizational values and enthusiastically embraces its culture. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field and must have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in a municipal government administration. A master’s degree and experience as a city manager or an assistant city manager are preferred qualifications. Residency within the City of Saginaw is required within a reasonable period of time following appointment to the position.
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