City Manager

Organization: City of Snellville, GA
Salary: Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits
Close Date: Apply by April 23, 2012

Job Description:

Snellville is located in Gwinnett County 25 miles northeast of Atlanta. The City encompasses approximately 10.46 square miles and has a current population of about 18,250. With its low cost of living, temperate climate and easy access to Atlanta, the Snellville residents are provided all the conveniences of a large city in a small town atmosphere.

The City is a municipal corporation governed by a mayor and five-member City Council all of whom are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis and serve staggered terms of four years. The Council passes ordinances, adopts the budget, establishes tax rates, appoints committees and hires the City Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney. The City Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the City and ensures the smooth and efficient delivery of municipal services.

The current City total expenditure budget is $19,052,655.00. The current General Fund budget is $9,377,000.00. There are about 95 employees divided into the following functional units: City Manager, City Clerk, Police, Public Works, Parks and Recreation and Planning and Development.

Minimum requirements include education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in public or business administration (MPA preferred) combined with successful experience as a local government manager or assistant manager in a complex community comparable to Snellville. Ideal experience includes economic development, redevelopment and outcome-based organizational performance measurement. Must understand the elements of economic sustainability in a suburban community. The successful candidate must clearly possess and apply superior communication, organizational management and staff leadership skills and abilities.

Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Residency required subsequent to appointment. Additional information regarding the position can be found at the consultant's website:

Apply by April 23, 2012 with cover letter, resume and present salary to:

Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
TEL 770/449-4656
FAX 770/416-0848

The City of Snellville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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