The City of Sugar Land, Texas is conducting a nationwide search for a well-qualified and experienced City Manager to lead in a top-performing city, characterized by stability, bold thinking, strategic planning, and fiscal strength. Located 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston, Sugar Land is the largest city in Fort Bend County, with a population of nearly 120,000, and has been widely recognized for its innovation, safety, many amenities, and high aesthetic. With 805 FTE positions, the City of Sugar Land provides a full slate of municipal services across 21 agile departments and offices. The FY 2020 budget was recently filed with a General Fund budget of $94.38 million, a total operating budget of $231.6 million and a five-year Capital Improvement Program of $263.8 million. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited university; and ten years of progressively responsible experience in city management. A successful track record as a City Manager in a comparable city, with exposure to a full slate of city services, is required. Preference will be given to candidates with City Manager experience in cities with 75,000 residents or more. A Master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive compensation package that considers the candidate’s qualifications and track record of career success.
Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. This recruitment is considered open until filled, and the City Council may consider candidates at any time once a sufficiently strong pool of candidates has been established. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900 and interested candidates are encouraged to submit application materials early for maximum consideration.