The City of Grovetown is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator.
The City of Grovetown (pop est. 15,000) is located in Columbia County, near Augusta and Ft. Gordon, GA. Grovetown is a full-service city including public safety, water and sewer services, public works, parks and recreation, planning and community development, and administrative services with 130 full time employees. The City is experiencing substantial growth due to the relocation of the Ft. Gordon Army Cyber Command. Grovetown is family-friendly place and is consistently rated as one of the safest cities in Georgia.
The City Administrator is appointed by the mayor and council and is responsible to the Mayor and Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the city. Work involves directing the City government's programs and services; providing managerial oversight to City government's departments; allocating resources and managing City operational and Capital Improvement Program budgets; developing policy and procedures, and performing special projects, analyses and proposals properly and efficiently, directs all operation of the City except as otherwise provided by the City Charter. The city offers an excellent benefits package.
The ideal candidate would have strong proven leadership and human resource skills; be team-oriented and a strategic thinker; and be willing to relocate within one year of the date of employment.
Master's degree or equivalent in public administration, business management, or a related field (e.g., such as finance, urban planning, and economic development) is preferred. Five years of direct experience as a City Administrator, City Manager or Assistant City Manager experience or equivalent executive leadership in municipal government is required. A combination of education and experience in a governmental setting is acceptable. Valid Georgia Driver's License required.
The City of Grovetown is an equal opportunity employer and abides by ADA.