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Lake City Assistant City Manager: The Search Is On, Salary Range 81k to 130k

image of jigsaw puzzle: lake city looking for the right fit, assistant city manager

LAKE CITY, FL – The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Manager. This is administrative and technical management work requiring independent judgment and a high degree of responsibility in assisting the City Manager in performing functions and activities necessary for the effective operation of Lake City.

The city will not be doing any recruiting. Assistant City Manager Grayson Cason, who began working for Lake City in 2001 is scheduled to retire at the end of the month.

Responsibilities

The position is assigned the responsibility for coordinating and supervising the activities of assigned departments. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager who reviews work performance through observation, conferences, reports, and results obtained.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience in grant writing, economic development and experience in the operation and management of utility systems to include, natural gas, water and wastewater, and stormwater. The ideal candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; possess strong fiscal management skills; and the ability to foster good intergovernmental relationships and a history of good community relations.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a field relating to the area of supervision.  Applicant must have eight (8) years of experience in field related to the departments which are supervised by this position or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical, drug screen and background check.

Successful candidate must be a permanent resident and reside in Columbia County or become a permanent resident and reside in Columbia County no later than the termination date of the probationary period of their employment.

Submission Requirements

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, application, and five (5) work related references by Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm.. Submissions may be emailed to hr@lcfla.com or can be faxed to 386-758-5490 or mailed to “Assistant City Manager Applicant”, City of Lake City, City Hall, HR Department, 205 N. Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055.

Applications may be obtained from and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055, or via email at hr@lcfla.com.

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