City Manager, Cape Coral, FL (Estimated Population: 194,570)
Cape Coral is Lee County’s peninsular city, lying along Florida’s Gulf Coast between the scenic Caloosahatchee River, Charlotte Harbor, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Known as a “Waterfront Wonderland,” it is a safe city with a wonderful climate, plentiful recreational activities, warm and friendly residents, and an excellent educational system. It is the largest city between Tampa and Miami with a population of almost 200,000 and 120 square miles. It is a rapidly growing city in a rapidly growing area. In October 2019 WalletHub ranked it 9th among cities which were growing fastest economically. Two of its neighbors, Lehigh Acres and Fort Myers were ranked 1st and 6th. Now, with its current city manager retiring soon, Cape Coral is seeking an outstanding, forward thinking, results oriented city manager, to continue the path toward a more prosperous future.
Cape Coral is seeking an outstanding, achievement-oriented leader and manager to help guide it in both the near and long term. The individual will truly be a professional manager–in demeanor, in actions, and in appearance. He/she will serve as a trusted advisor to the City Council and partner with it to develop plans to grow and sustain the city. The individual will be a visionary who thinks strategically, always looking over the horizon to anticipate problems and take the appropriate action, so they do not develop into significant problems. The ideal candidate will understand politics but not be involved.
The salary range is from $180,000 to $270,000. Benefits are reasonably generous. To apply, e-mail your cover letter and resume to Recruit27@cb-asso.com by March 31, 2020. Faxed and mailed resumes will not be considered. Direct your questions to Rick Conner at (915) 227-7002, or Colin Baenziger at (561) 707-3537. For more information, go to www.cb-asso.com and click on “Executive Search / Active Recruitments.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in public or private sector management, at least two years as a manager overseeing the efforts of at least 200 employees, and worked at a high level in a city with a population of over 100,000. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in administration, management or a related field, is required.
Additional Salary Information: $180,000 to $270,000
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