City Manager Annual salary range: Negotiable DOE DOQ Application deadline: Open until filled. First resume review: Monday, February 15, 2021.
The City of Aztec is a thriving community that is the County seat of San Juan County and part of the tri-cities community (Aztec, Bloomfield, and Farmington). Aztec is a unique and energizing outdoor experience. Located in northwest New Mexico amid a lush, high-desert panorama of river-striped landscapes, majestic hills and boulder-encrusted valleys, Aztec is emerging as a go-to hotspot for adventure-seeking families.
The City Manager is responsible for the administration of the business of the City and enforcement of the City Code and laws of the State of New Mexico. The City Manager will make recommendations to the City Commission concerning the business of the City and will recommend an annual budget to the City Commission. The City Manager will also prepare policy analyses, alternatives, and reports to keep the City Commission informed of the operations of the City.
The City of Aztec was incorporated in 1905 as a general law municipality. The City has a Commission-Manager form of government. There are five City Commissioners, each elected at large within the City on staggered four-year terms. The City Manager is appointed by the City Commission as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations of all departments. The City Manager hires all Department Heads. The City of Aztec is a full-service city, which includes water, sewer, solid waste, and electrical utilities. There are approximately 90 full-time City employees.