The Town of Florence, Arizona is seeking a forward-thinking and creative Town Manager with a strong background in economic development, fiscal responsibility, and community relationships. The Town of Florence is consistently recognized as one of the safest communities in Arizona with 166 FTEs, a current annual budget of $87.5 million, and an estimated financial resources in FY 2024 of nearly $139 million. The Town Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of the Town while implementing the policies and directives of the Town Council. The Manager also enforces Town ordinances, resolutions, and regulations polices. The Town Manager is the chief administrative officer and directs the planning, delivery, and evaluation of all services through subordinate department directors. The Town Manager recommends to the Council new or modified services addressing the residents’ health, safety, and welfare. The Town Manager is responsible for preparing the Town Budget and providing periodic operational and financial reports to the Town Council. The Town Manager will develop long-term strategies to realize the Town’s mission of providing its citizens with a high quality of life.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 consecutive years of management experience at the Department Head/Director level or 3 consecutive years of progressive management experience, preferably at the Deputy/Assistant Municipal Management level or at the Town Manager level of a similar size or larger community. Although the Town Council highly regards Arizona experience, all highly-qualified candidates will be evaluated based on submitted credentials for this position. A Master’s degree and residency within the Town Limits within 1 year of employment is preferred.
The salary range for this position is $155,810 to $233,716 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.