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Assistant City Manager

Category: Management
Description:
ABOUT US: THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY SERVICE FOR THE RESIDENTS AND VISITORS OF OUR BEAUTIFUL CITY, NESTLED IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA. ASHEVILLE, NC IS A THRIVING MOUNTAIN CITY THAT HAS A CULTURE ENRICHED IN DIVERSITY. THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE VALUES AND RESPECTS A DIVERSE COMMUNITY, WORKFORCE AND IDEAS, AND IS COMMITTED TO PROMOTING AN EQUITABLE, FAIR, AND JUST EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT. OUR ORGANIZATION SEEKS TO CREATE AND PROVIDE ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITIES TO EMPLOYEES, RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO FULFILL THEIR POTENTIAL THROUGH INCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT PRACTICES. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR VETERAN STATUS. ABOUT OUR OPPORTUNITY: THE ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER PERFORMS WORK THAT INVOLVES HIGHLY RESPONSIBLE AND COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE WORK WHILE ASSISTING THE CITY MANAGER WITH THE DIRECTION AND COORDINATION OF THE ACTIVITIES OF ASSIGNED CITY DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS AND PERFORMING A VARIETY OF GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS. AS ONE OF TWO ASSISTANT CITY MANAGERS FOR THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE, THIS POSITION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PERFORMING PROFESSIONAL-LEVEL WORK OVERSEEING AND DIRECTING VARIOUS ASPECTS AND PHASES OF MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS, AND ASSISTING IN THE PREPARATION, MAINTENANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE BUDGET. EMPLOYEE MUST EXERCISE INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DISCRETION, AND INITIATIVE IN COMPLETING ASSIGNMENTS. EMPLOYEE MUST ALSO EXERCISE TACT AND COURTESY IN FREQUENT CONTACT WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS, COUNTY STAFF AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER BROADLY OUTLINED GOALS SET BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND IS EVALUATED THROUGH CONFERENCES AND ANALYSIS OF PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS BY THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE. THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT AND A PART OF THE EXECUTIVE PAY PLAN, 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK. THE ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER POSITION IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. $123,466.46 TO $197,546.35 PAY RANGE. STARTING PAY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH AN INITIAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS OCCURRING ON 2/11/2019. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO WWW.ASHEVILLENC.GOV/JOBS
Employer: City of Asheville
Expires: 2/15/2019
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