City Manager

Organization: City of Powder Springs, Georgia
Salary: Competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience
Close Date: Apply by December 12, 2014

Job Description:

The City of Powder Springs, incorporated in 1838, is located in southwest Cobb County approximately nineteen miles northwest of Atlanta and ten miles southwest of Marietta. Powder Springs is one of six incorporated municipalities within Cobb County.

Policymaking and legislative authority are vested in the Powder Springs City Council which consists of the Mayor and five Council members, all elected on a nonpartisan basis. The Mayor and two Council members are elected citywide and the remaining three Council members are elected by separate wards.

The City Manager, who is appointed by the Mayor and Council, manages activities of City departments by assigning priorities and objectives to department heads and professional staff; executes policy as directed by the Mayor and Council; recommends changes in administrative policies and procedures as appropriate; develops strategies for growth and economic development; and assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time.

Powder Springs provides a full range of services to approximately 14,000 residents. These services include: public safety (police); community development; highways and streets; water, sewer, and sanitation; public improvements; code enforcement, planning and zoning; and general administrative services. Powder Springs has a current all funds budget of $15.6 million. There are approximately 80 FTE’s.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelors’ degree in public administration or related field; Master's degree in Public Administration or related field preferred; seven years of increasingly responsible experience in local government, including five years in a supervisory role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Additional information about the City can be found at the City’s website:

Apply by December 12, 2014 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 Powder Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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