Boasting beautiful natural vistas and endless recreational opportunities, the City of Palm Coast is situated on 96 square miles along saltwater and freshwater canals and the Intracoastal Waterway in Northeast Florida, just minutes from pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches. One of Florida's newest cities, the growing, dynamic community of 86,516 provides a full array of municipal services, including fiber, with 450 full-time, 4 part-time, and 70 seasonal/temporary employees with a budget of $143.7 million. The city operates under the council-manager form of government with a Mayor & four Council Members.
The successor City Manager should have a demonstrated track record of resourceful, entrepreneurial approaches to development, willing to consider creative strategies to address high-growth community issues and challenges and have a sense of vision for both the organization and community that will ensure sustainable future growth.
The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience in a City Manager’s office or as a Department Head in the management and administration of a municipal government is desired. Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will also be considered. The final selected candidate shall establish residency within the corporate limits of the City within six (6) months of appointment.
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