Portland, Texas, is a city of more than 15 square miles located across the Harbor Bridge from Corpus Christi. With a current population of approximately 21,600, Portland is home to a diverse workforce serving Coastal Bend industries and businesses. Portland operates under the council/manager form of municipal government. The City Council hires a City Manager to execute council policy and manage the day-to-day operations of the City. There are seven Council members, including the Mayor.
The City is seeking experienced, professional candidates for its Assistant City Manager position. This is a newly created position that will work closely with the City Manager, another Assistant City Manager, Council, and staff to help lead and guide this fast-growing, welcoming, and high-quality community on the path to continued, sustainable growth.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; however, a graduate degree is preferred. Seven or more years of progressively responsible municipal government experience is required.
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