The City of Roswell, located 20 miles from Downtown Atlanta, is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of City Administrator. Roswell is the eighth largest city in Georgia with a population of more than 88,000; median household income of $87,080; median home value of $199,430. Its natural beauty, innovative local businesses, ranking as safest city in Georgia, focus on historic preservation, first-class amenities and strong sense of family and community make Roswell a charming and easy place to call home.
The City Administrator serves as the chief administrative officer and budget officer of the City and is appointed by majority vote of the Mayor and Council. The Administrator exercises executive supervision over all city employees and departments while overseeing the daily service delivery operations of the City through management of eight departments.
Minimum qualifications of the new City Administrator include a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in public administration, business administration, public finance, or related degree; seven years of executive level management experience in local government; previous experience as a City/County Manager/Administrator or an Assistant is desirable. Candidates should have experience in dealing with high-growth management issues and negotiating with developers to ensure construction of quality projects in the community. The ability to assist elected officials and community stakeholders in reaching a consensus of appropriate alternatives for redevelopment and reuse of commercial corridors will be required. Previous experience in promoting economic development that is diverse and appropriate for the community is highly desired.
The starting salary for the new City Administrator will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate; starting salary is expected to be in the range of $130,000- $190,000. An automobile allowance and reasonable relocation expenses will be provided. City offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; employee wellness center. Excellent retirement benefit options are available which the City makes generous contributions.
Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, four job related references, and salary history (email submittals recommended) NLT 5:00 p.m. (ET), July 18, 2017 to:
Alan Reddish, Senior Vice President
The Mercer Group, Inc.
107 Indigo Lane