Organization: Corinth, Texas
Salary: The starting salary will be based on experience and salary history. Benefits are excellent and highly competitive.
Close Date: The first review of resumes is scheduled for September 16, 2016.
The City of Corinth is located on eight square miles north of Lake Lewisville and south of Denton in the dynamic North Texas corridor of I-35. Corinth offers a desirable blend of pleasant residential areas within easy access of quality commercial businesses and light industry, excellent educational institutions at all levels and medical facilities, airports, major professional sports events, shopping centers and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Some characterize Corinth as a “City in the Country” with its hometown atmosphere and proximity to beautiful stables, lakes, and ranches in the surrounding area. Corinth is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. Corinth offers an outstanding quality of life, with great educational and recreational amenities. There are nearly 182 acres of parkland currently set aside in Corinth as green space. Corinth is home to a 119-acre community park and sports complex. The park boasts numerous baseball, softball, football, & soccer fields and a basketball court. Located within the park are a playscape, picnic gazebo, covered pavilions, walking trails, fishing piers, a fishing pond, as well as a wetlands/nature area. Corinth is also home to thirteen (13) developed neighborhood parks. The City now has the opportunity for significant economic development activity with construction expanding the capacity of I-35 through the City. The new City Manager will play a major role in the development.
The City of Corinth is a Home Rule community that operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected at-large. The five council members are elected at large by identified position by a plurality of votes to two-year, staggered terms. The Mayor serves as the presiding officer of the Council and votes only in the case of ties. The Mayor and Council works well together to determine quality public policy. The current Mayor has never been called on to break a tie vote.
The City adopted a strategic plan in 2014 and updates it annually. The Plan focuses on Governance and Management, Places and Spaces, Safety and Security, and Economic Development. Goals and Actions and specific objectives are adopted monitored, and regularly updated.
The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the will of the Council and is responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of Council policies and serves as the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager coordinates the official business of the City Council, provides leadership and direction to the entire organization, responds to requests for information and assistance, and serves as a liaison between what is generally regarded as a great City staff and the City of Corinth Mayor and Council. The City’s FY 15/16 total budget is $32,402,511 of which $15,237,982 is the General Fund. The City employs 163 FTEs.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or closely related field plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible local government management experience at the City Manager, Assistant or Deputy City Manager or Department Head level in a progressive suburban/urban environment where economic development, growth management, customer service, highest ethical standards and open communication exist and are valued is desired. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered. Residency within the City of Corinth is preferred.
The starting salary will be based on experience and salary history. Benefits are excellent and highly competitive. The City offers a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System with a matching ratio of 2 to 1 at retirement, and a deferred compensation 457 plan which the City matches 10% of contributions to a 401(a) qualified plan. There is no State Income Tax and no Social Security participation (except Medicare).
To apply please send your resume and cover letter with current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org. This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The first review of resumes is scheduled for September 16, 2016.
For additional information please contact either:
Robert E. Slavin or David Krings
SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
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