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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Posting - Clear Lake Shores City Administrator

CLS City Admin Job Posting

City Administrator Position 
Under the direction of the City Council, Clear Lake Shores’s City Administrator serves as the organization’s chief administrative officer, ensuring daily operations align with the City Council’s vision, policies, and community goals.
The position manages and coordinates projects, serves as the emergency management director, develops and presents the annual budget, monitors expenditures and the City’s adherence to
federal, state, and local laws, and serves as a sounding board for elected and appointed leaders, providing the background, data, and guidance they need to make informed decisions. It also
assists in setting short-term and long-term goals for the organization with an eye on sustainable finances and maintaining Clear Lake Shores’s excellent quality of life.
The successful candidate will monitor the performance of City employees, review policies and procedures to improve customer service and make recommendations to City Council as needed
to keep the organization’s workforce efficient and effective. The position is also responsible for contract administration and enforcing City laws, permits, and franchises.
As the organization’s leader, the City Administrator is responsible for providing direction and support to City departments, demonstrating exemplary character, resolving grievances, and
inspiring employees. He/She should also play an integral role in representing the City to residents, developers, business owners, members of the media, neighboring communities and regional organizations, and state and federal agencies.
The Ideal Candidate
-Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in Government, Public  Administration, Business Administration, Public Policy, or related field required.
-Minimum five years of broad experience in local government or business upper management.
-Possession of a master's degree in a related field is desirable but not required.
-Progressively responsible management and supervisory experience as a city or county administrator in the public sector, or as an Assistant or Deputy, or equivalent experience in the private sector for an organization of similar complexity.
-Strong financial and budgeting background with ability to ensure financial data is accurate with regular updates to City Council.
-Experience and understanding of emergency management, preferably in an area effected by hurricanes.
-Knowledge and strong background in project management related to city projects and well versed in modern technology.
-Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Ability to problem solve with superior analytical skills; must be able to find solutions to problems for which there may be no precedent.
-Calm and approachable demeanor, active listener, and remains cool and collected.
-Trustworthy and dependable. Professional, while also friendly and outgoing with a sense of humor.
-Desire to immerse oneself in and be a part of the community. 
Position is open until filled.
First Review Deadline: 5 p.m. | Monday | December 5, 2022
Please email your cover letter and resume in .pdf format to
Faxed and mailed submissions will not be considered.
For more information on this position contact:
Michael Boese, Co-Founder / Manager

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