City Manager – Brownsville, TX

Client: City of Brownsville, Texas
Position: City Manager
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Brownsville, Texas (population 183,000) provides a talented city management professional the opportunity to lead an organization in a city with tremendous growth, as well as immense untapped potential. With four available classes of ports (airport, seaport, ports of entry, and spaceport), there are opportunities to be unlocked from a global perspective that will help allow the City to enrich the lives of its residents. Brownsville is a city of immense historical and cultural significance, as well as home to a very welcoming people. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in a governing City Commission consisting of a mayor at-large, two city commissioners at-large, and four district city commissioners. City Commission members serve four-year staggered terms. The City’s all-funds budget for fiscal year 2017-18 totals $137 million and the City has a total of 1,206 FTE positions. Requires a combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and experience. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 10 years municipal government managerial experience or equivalent, including three years of experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Deputy City Manager; or progressively responsible experience as a Department Executive or Department Head. A Master’s degree is preferred. Relevant private sector experience will be considered but must demonstrate proven skills in urban planning and public administration. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary, up to $275,000 annually, with an excellent executive benefits package that considers the candidate’s qualifications and track record of career success.