The award-winning City of Delray Beach, Florida (Population 67,000) is recruiting nationally for a City Manager with a verifiable and highly successful track record of inclusive and transparent leadership in guiding an organization. Serving at the pleasure of the Mayor and a four-member City Commission, the City Manager will work with a capable staff of approximately 850 full-time employees with a 2018/19 operating budget of $214,330,561 and Capital Improvement Plan funds of $79,387,628 million this year. The City has an S&P AAA General Obligation (GO) bond rating.
The position requires a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience with at least 5 years as a department director. Extensive administrative and management experience (preferably as a City Manager or as an Assistant/Deputy City Manager) that clearly demonstrates the ability to lead the activities of a municipal government is required. The position also requires a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s degree is desired.
The City of Delray Beach provides a highly competitive compensation package dependent upon experience and qualifications. Other benefits include paid leave, comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits, auto allowance, and negotiable relocation costs.