City Manager

Organization: City of Suwanee, Georgia
Salary: The starting salary will be approximately $105,000 plus excellent benefits.
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Suwanee, Georgia, is a small, vibrant community of approximately 15,000 located 30 miles north of Atlanta. Ideally located at the crossroads of major transportation corridors, Suwanee efficiently manages booming growth while preserving a small-town-America way of life. The vibrant and progressive nature of the community leads to implementing bold initiatives, pushing the envelope, striving for greatness, and exceeding expectations. Its blend of old-fashioned charm and contemporary convenience attracts residents, businesses, and visitors, who also find many professional and recreational opportunities among Suwanee's resources. The City is proud of the many awards they have recently received including being named a City of Excellence and receiving the Georgia Trendsetter Award for the third consecutive year.

The City functions under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of six members, including the Mayor, who are elected on an at large basis. The City Manager is responsible for providing leadership, direction and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Cityís five departments that include Police, Public Works and Inspections, Planning and Community Development, Financial Services and Administrative Services. The current General Fund budget is $9.9 million and the City has 80 employees.

The City is looking for a successful, involved manager who can oversee the expected continued growth of the community and the many capital projects the city is currently undertaking. The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree (Masterís preferred) in Public or Business Administration or related field and at least six years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience.

It is anticipated the starting salary will be approximately $125,000 plus excellent benefits. The position is considered open until filled. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter immediately to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite B-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

Under the Georgia Open Records Law, the applications of the final three candidates are subject to public disclosure 14 days prior to appointment. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Recruiter

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