ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS OF THE TOWN MANAGER AND QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS.

THE LIST OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, AS OUTLINED HEREIN, IS INTENDED TO BE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE TASKS PERFORMED WITHIN THIS CLASSIFICATION.  THE OMISSION OF AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION BY NO MEANS PRECLUDES THE COUNCIL FROM ASSIGNING DUTIES NOT LISTED BELOW IF SUCH FUNCTIONS ARE A LOGICAL ASSIGNMENT TO THE POSITION.

  •  Administer the policies and goals as set by the Town Council

  • Hire ♠ , promote, evaluate and discipline employees in accordance with established personnel policies and procedures.

  • Works with Administrative Assistant to prepare an annual report of the Town’s previous year’s activities for presentation to the Council and the Town’s citizens.

  • Direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices and agencies of the Town.

  • Attend all Town Council meetings and participate in discussio.  Manager does not have a vote.

  • Provide recommendations and guidance to Council Members regarding Town policy, ordinances, agenda items, as well as current and future activities.

  • Prepare and submit an annual budget and capital improvement plan to the Council.

  • Prepare and present an annual report outlining the finance and administrative activities of the Town for the previous year.

  • Prepare statistical applied research methods and reports as requested by the Council, keeping the Town Council fully up-to-date regarding the financial condition and upcoming needs of the Town by presenting various key performance indicators (KPI)  during Council meetings.

  • Provide Staff Support services for Mayor and Council Members

  • Be the agent of the Town for purchasing activities, including the surplus of property per the Policy as set forth by the Town Council.

  • Prepare Federal and State grant requests and administers grant programs.

  • Enforces Municipal and State codes.

  • Performs related work as required

♣ Town Council retains authority for hiring and termination of the Police Chief

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

BACHELORS’ DEGREE IN PUBLIC OR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION; a MASTER’S DEGREE IS PREFERRED AND FIVE (5) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION DOMAIN, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

Valid Florida Driver’s License  (should state with minor infractions)

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Required to clearly communicate information verbally, using various media, and possess exceptional writing skills

  • Required to effectively plan, direct and supervise others.

  • Required to establish and maintain a professional effective working relationship with associates and to interact with all levels of employees, town officials and the public,, including county, state and federal officials and agency representatives.

  • Required to exercise sound judgment and discretion in problem-solving and decision making.

  • The position demands the regular use of computers, telephones, faxes, printers and other office equipment and requires eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.

  • The Town Manager works most hours in a normal office environment, which is not subject to extremes in temperature, noise and odors.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB.

  • Have good vision and hearing ability to distinguish basic colors

  • Ability to periodically walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods

  • Ability to lift moderate weights up to 44 pounds.

  • Ability to manage frequent stressful situations with the public at large.

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