The Town of Cave Creek, Arizona is conducting a statewide search seeking a new Town Manager due to the retirement of the current Town Manager. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to explore this opportunity and consider joining an organization that values a management style based on key performance indicators combined with a strong commitment to the values embodied in this unique Southwestern community. The new Town Manager will work collaboratively to lead and manage day-to-day operations and at the same time, guide the policymakers in finding common ground to preserve and protect the rural equestrian lifestyle, history, arts, outdoor recreation, and dark-sky culture embraced by its residents, among many other attributes. The Town’s Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget is $56,555,961 with General Fund Operating reserves of $2,641,815. The total budgeted staff is 49 full-time equivalents.
A Bachelor’s degree and significant managerial service in a municipality or an equivalent sized local government organization is sought. Experience may be drawn from the executive level or as an assistant/deputy level or as a department director. Specific experience dealing with key areas such as capital projects (including financial analysis), economic development, utility systems management, public finance, land use, and water rights and water law will be critically important considerations. A graduate degree may be a plus based on overall career experience and communities served. Residency within 15 miles of the Town boundary is required within 6 months of the appointment or a greater distance as authorized by the Town Council.
The salary range for this position is $159,607 to $239,411 DOQ and will include a competitive benefits package including enrollment in the Arizona State Retirement System. The Town will pay reasonable and customary moving expenses.