The Assistant City Administrator responds to Mayor, Commission, or citizen concerns and strategizes and leads the assigned City Departments; assists the City Administrator in annual budget preparation and presentation; oversees departmental operations including report preparations and recommendations of departmental changes or operations; manages, coordinates, and administers assigned city projects or commissions; creates, monitors and implements policies and procedures; develops feasibility studies, grant proposals, or Requests for Proposals; represents the City before federal, state and local government entities; negotiates agreements with internal and external customers and agencies; and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. Assists the City Administrator in the day-to-day operations, as required.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering and seven (7) years of progressively responsible managerial experience at the Department Director or Assistant City or County Administrator level directly related to water/wastewater utilities, engineering, streets and/or storm water system, or development and or building code experience in state or local government, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering is desirable. Professional Engineer certification is a plus.
A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
To apply for this position visit our website at www.wpb.org and apply online.
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Additional Salary Information: Benefits
The City of West Palm Beach’s current benefits package includes:
•Health, Dental and vision Insurance, and an Employee & Family Health Center with no co pays. (visit www.cityfitmd.com for more information)
•457 Deferred Compensation Plan
•Defined Compensation 401(a) Plan with a 6.5% City match.
•$250,000 in Life Insurance
•Car allowance of $500 per month.
•Eleven Paid Holidays
•Four Days of Management Leave per Year
•Flexible spending accounts
Internal Number: 20-113-101115
About CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH
The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 108,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals is a slice of paradise. As the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country the City of West Palm Beach offers a dynamic setting in which to live, work, play and enjoy all the attributes of South Florida Living. Our ethnically and culturally diverse community and workplace are the bedrock of our strength and resilience.
The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses over 55 square miles. Among the City’s many attributes is an active and vibrant downtown and waterfront that serves to host a variety of nationally recognized cultural and leisure activities for residents and visitors.
West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government which combines the strong leadership of an elected Mayor, who is responsible for managing the affairs of the City, with a City Commission.
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