Assistant City Manager
Class specification statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees
assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties and skills required.
Assists the City Manager with responsibility for all facets of City's management. Serves as the City Manager's
liaison to committees, boards or commissions as assigned. Provides professional staff assistance to the City Manager,
Mayor, City Council, and departments on a wide variety of tasks. Conducts broad organizational analysis
and prepares reports and recommendations on a range of municipal policies, procedures, and services. Provides
supervision for operations as assigned by the City Manager. Responds to citizen complaints/requests for service.
Coordinates special projects/initiatives as assigned. Participates in the management team for internal operating
policies and financial direction of the City. Represents the City Manager in his/her absence as assigned.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Serves as a member of the city's executive management team and serves as the City Manager's designee, liaison,
or representative as assigned.
May assist the City Manager in development, preparation and administration of operating and capital budgets.
Serves as contract manager, administrator, or monitor for a variety of complex agreements.
Investigates, interprets, analyzes and prepares recommendations in relation to proposals for new programs, services
and equipment, and other issues, policies, or proposals in need of attention. Gathers and analyzes data on
existing programs. Prepares comparative analysis when appropriate.
Serves as a member of the City Manager's financial management team to review and analyze revenues and expenditures
and prepare and monitor operating and capital budgets.
May serve as Acting City Manager in the absence of the City Manager upon delegation.
Assists in emergency operations and incident management activities as assigned during activation in accordance
with the Emergency Operations Plan.
Performs other related work as required.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Personal Computer Calculator Telephone Copy Machine Facsimile
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Public or Business Administration, Government, or a closely
related field, and seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative and managerial experience in municipal
Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of and skill in applying the principles and practices of public administration.
Knowledge of the structure and operations of a municipal organization.
Experience developing successful long and short-range plans and evaluating work accomplishments.
Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals, both
inside and outside the City organization.
Ability to efficiently and effectively assist in the administration of a municipal government.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports.
Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion.
Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated
with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.