Historic Nogales, a diverse and friendly community of 20,000, seeks a seasoned chief administrator with substantive public sector experience who desires to work in a dynamic, cross-cultural environment. Our exemplary location on the Arizona-Mexico border offers the successful candidate an opportunity to oversee a staff of 260 dedicated employees while managing a $62.5 million budget, which includes a $42.3 million operating budget.
Flanked by the Coronado Forest with the San Cayetano Mountains to the north, Nogales boasts a mild 4-season climate, attracting visitors for a myriad of activities, including horseback riding, bird watching, hiking, biking and running or those who desire to cross the border to partake of authentic Mexican culture. Founded in 1880, Nogales is the county seat of Santa Cruz County, which has over 200 properties listed in the National Register of Historic Sites.
Conversant with the multi-faceted demands of a high-profile public office, our ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and organizational skills while building a team of professionals to work closely with elected officials to achieve the necessary goals for the betterment of our city. An excellent knowledge of public budgets and financial management is essential.
Position is at-will, non-merit and FLSA exempt. Benefits package. Salary range is $135,000 - $160,000 (commensurate to experience). Relocation package to out-of-state candidate and severance pay are negotiable.
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.nogalesaz.gov or submit a cover letter, resume, and five (5) professional references to the City of Nogales Human Resources Department, 777 N. Grand Avenue, Nogales, AZ 85621 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. For questions or more information, please contact Carmen Fuentes, HR Director at (520) 287-6571 or email at email@example.com.
Minimum requirements include a BA/BS in Public Administration or related field; seven (7) years of increasingly responsible management and administrative experience in local, state, county government, free enterprise or non-profit organizations; U.S. citizenship, and residence in Nogales upon appointment. Preference given to MPA and a recognized ICMA credentialed manager.
About City of Nogales
Nogales is a city in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The population was 20,837 at the 2010 census and estimated 20,407 in 2014. The city is the county seat of Santa Cruz County. Nogales, Arizona, borders the city of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and is Arizona's largest international border community.