Seeking applicant with strong skills in financial management, strategic planning, human resource management, public relations, team building, written and verbal communication, policy development, organization and multitasking are essential.
A bachelor's degree in public administration or related field or a minimum of four years of municipal government experience as a city administrator or similar executive-level position is preferred.
The position of City Administrator is a full-time, exempt position that includes employee benefits. Salary is negotiable and based on qualifications and experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-To exercise general supervision over all public buildings, streets, utilities, and other property which is under the control or jurisdiction of the city.
-Act as purchasing agent for the purchase of all supplies, materials, and equipment.
-Responsible for and prepare the annual estimated revenues and expenditures, together with a proposed budget for presentation to the Mayor and City Council. Shall be responsible for the control of budgeted expenditures.
-Analyze the functions, duties, and activities of other various departments and services of the City government and to make recommendation to the Mayor and Council.
-Attend all meetings of the Wakefield City Council with the duty of reporting matter concerning City affairs under his/her supervision or direction.
-Recommend to the Mayor and City Council the adoption of such measures and ordinances as are deemed necessary or expedient.
-Serve as the public relations officer of the City and in such capacity to investigate and adjust all complaints filed.
-Planning and Zoning Administrator. Duties include filling out and approving building permits, approve and file lot splits and enforce zoning regulations.
-Attend meetings and cooperate with community organizations and boards whose aid and purpose is to advance the best interest of the City and its residents.
-Code Enforcement Officer. Responsible for identifying nuisances and notifying the property owners of nuisance. Required to enforce all rules set by Municipal Code and document all violations.
-Assist in the development of plans and designs for various projects such as new water transmission lines, street improvements, housing development, etc.