Mineral Wells, Texas, is home to 15,691 residents and covers approximately 20.40 square miles. The City is located in Palo Pinto and Parker counties in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area and is easily accessible via US Highway 180, US Highway 281, and Interstate 20. Mineral Wells has a long tradition as a destination community—first as a resort, then as a military training center, and currently as a place to escape to the unique natural environment of the Palo Pinto Mountains and experience small-town Texas charm.
The City of Mineral Wells seeks a strong leader with experience in a full-service city and an in-depth understanding of planning, public works, and public safety to serve as its new City Manager. The ideal candidate will be a highly visible, active member of the community who will be fully invested in the City’s success and the attainment of its goals.
A team-builder with a collaborative management approach, the new City Manager will be a mentor and leader to staff, fostering a high-performance organization through effective supervision, extensive training and development opportunities, and regular performance evaluations. An ability to resourcefully organize, direct, and coordinate the work of lower-level staff, as well as delegate authority and responsibility with tact, will be essential.
The selected candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred. At least three years of experience as a city manager, assistant city manager, or senior government administrator is required. Three to five years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in municipal government is preferred. A valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record and residency within the city limits are requirements for this position.
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