General Definition of Work
Performs complex executive work in the management of all City departments, programs, services, assets, resources and personnel, serving as chief officer of the City, managing City programs through subordinate department heads and administrators, assessing City programs and operations and identifying needed improvements, enhancements, modifications, resources and expansions, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the City Council. Organizational supervision is exercised over all personnel within the organization.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; thorough knowledge of municipal finance practices; comprehensive knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations underlying a municipal corporation; ability to write clear and concise reports, memoranda, directives and letters; ability to analyze complex problems and develop comprehensive plans from general instructions; ability to meet the public and to discuss problems and complaints; ability to plan and direct the work of operating departments; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, City Council and the general public.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, or related field and extensive experience administering government programs and services and managing staff and resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
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