Victoria, Texas is located in the heart of the Golden Crescent with a diverse population of about 67,000 and encompassing an area of approximately 34 square miles. Victoria has a rich history as one of the state's oldest, most historic cities, yet remains at the forefront of new business and technology with a strong plastics manufacturing industry, petrochemical & industrial chemical plants, oil & gas exploration, and a growing medical service community.
The City of Victoria operates under a council-manager form of government, with a Council comprised of a Mayor and six Council members, who appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and Municipal Court Judge. Historically, the City has had one Assistant City Manager, but an additional Assistant City Manager has recently been added to the organization to focus on Economic Development. The City of Victoria is now recruiting an Assistant City Manager who will support Victoria's vision of becoming a destination city by being proactive in revitalization of downtown and retail recruitment and retention, while leading the quality of life services in our organization.
The City of Victoria’s new Assistant City Manager will play a significant role in the day-to-day management of the City and will be delegated on-going responsibility for Economic Development. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree is preferred. Five years of experience as a senior level executive in local government or an economic development agency is required. Senior Level experience in economic development is preferred. The salary range for this position is $130,000 - $145,000, depending on qualifications.
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