Serves as Chief Administrative officer of the City; assures that all laws and City ordinances are enforced; and does related work as required. Appoints and removes all department and all subordinated officers and employees of the City; exercises control overall City personnel; assures that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the City in any public utility franchise are faithfully kept and performed, taken appropriate action to correct any violation; attends all meetings of the City Council, taking part in discussions and recommending Council action as appropriate; Keeps Council fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the City; Assures the annual budget is prepared and submitted to the City Council; Assures the City operates within its budget; Executes contracts on behalf of the City when authorized by ordinance, resolution or motion of the City Council;Reads difficult source documents and computer screen; Communicates effectively with City personnel and general public; Works well with City staff and general public; Sits and uses PC for extended periods of time; Writes by hand and uses PC for general correspondence and memorandums; Represents the City in professional and civic organizations.
Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Government or Business Administration.
Three to five years of progressively responsible positions in Public Administration. Ability to establish, accept, delegate, and control policies and procedures of the City. Knowledge of fiscal functions and practices of municipalities. Government experience in accounting, financing, budgeting, treasury, purchasing, tax, water and sewer customer services, municipal operations and data processing.