The award-winning City of Miami Beach, Florida (year-round population 92,000, with an estimated daily population up to 300,000 per day) is conducting a national recruitment for a City Manager with a verifiable and highly successful record of accomplishment of inclusive and transparent leadership in guiding an organization. Serving at the pleasure of a 7-member City Commission comprised of an elected Mayor and 6 elected City Commissioners, the City Manager will work with a capable staff of approximately 2,200 full-time employees with a FY-2021 operating budget of $627.1 million and a 5-year Capital Improvement Plan programmed at $1.2 billion. The City has a S&P AA+ and a Moody’s Aa2 General Obligation (GO) bond rating. The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership and masterful people and communication skills along with mature decision making/judgment abilities.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience (public or private) with at least 5 years as a department director. Extensive administrative and management experience (preferably in the public sector, as a City Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Manager, or equivalent position) that clearly demonstrates the ability to lead the activities of a complex, municipal government is desired. Appointment to this position does not require residency within the City limits of Miami Beach, but it is preferred. Spanish language proficiency preferred.
The City of Miami 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.
This recruitment will incorporate existing rules and regulations that govern public sector recruitments in the State of Florida. “Sunshine” or public disclosure laws in Florida require that candidates be informed that information presented to the City of Miami Beach for consideration may be made available to the public upon request by interested parties. With this requirement, individuals should know that Ralph Andersen & Associates will work closely with City leadership and top candidates throughout the process to ensure confidentiality to the fullest extent possible in accordance with State of Florida regulations.