Post Date: May 9, 2017 Close Date: June 8, 2017
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 23
Starting Pay Range: 70,298.56 – 119,042.98 DOQ
The City of DeFuniak Springs (pop. 5429) is now accepting applications for a City Manager. The City of DeFuniak Springs is the county seat of Walton County located in the Florida Panhandle. The city is a fast-growing community with deep roots in Florida history. DeFuniak Springs is a full-service city which includes a municipal airport. The City serves approximately 10,000 people in the surrounding area with its water, sewer, and natural gas utilities. The city employs approximately 100 people and operates with approximately a $26-million annual budget. The city form of government is council-manager.
The minimum qualifications for the position are: a B.S. degree is desirable in public or business administration, from a four-year college or university, or similar degree in management, engineering or related profession; engineering experience is desirable. The city manager must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a city administrator or managerial experience which entailed supervision of the various departments of the city. Knowledge of personnel relations, utilities, planning, finance, public safety, parks and recreation is essential. Some knowledge of federal programs – grants – would be helpful. Experience as an administrator, assistant administrator or related work may be substituted for a B.S. degree. The city manager shall be responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the city following policies set by a five-member city council and elected mayor. Requires a valid Florida Drivers license. The annual salary for this position will be a minimum of $70,298.56, subject to increase based upon qualifications and experience, plus a benefits package.
Applications may be obtained from the website, www.defuniaksprings.net or from the Human Resources office, 35 US Hwy 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. Applications will be received during regular office hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
The City of DeFuniak Springs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer/Drug Free Workplace. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.