Conveniently located just 15 minutes north of Austin, Pflugerville, Texas, is a vibrant community in Travis County experiencing significant growth. Pflugerville operates under a Home Rule Charter with a Council-Mayor form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor and six Council members who appoint a City Manager to manage the day-to-day operations. The City Manager has authority over all officers and employees of the City, with the exception of the City Attorney and the Municipal Court Judge, who are appointed by the City Council.
The City seeks a highly strategic, visionary thinker with planning, development, redevelopment, and economic development skills to be its new City Manager. The ideal candidate will be a strong, inclusive, results-driven servant leader with a charismatic personality and exceptional interpersonal skills who can diplomatically challenge the status quo or take measured risks to advance the City’s interest. A mature, thoughtful, empathetic, disciplined, ethical, transparent, inclusive, steadfastly strategic, and results-driven municipal manager who inspires and motivates others by example, the ideal candidate will also exhibit highly developed problem solving, technical, project management, and organizational development skills. The incoming City Manager must have the ability to unite the organization with a shared sense of purpose, promote teamwork, fully articulate expectations, delegate responsibility with clarity, and create a culture of accountability.
The top candidate will have significant experience in local government, economic development and growth, and will meet the following criteria:
a. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree is preferred. b. 7-10 years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in municipal government administration is preferred. At least five years of experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or senior government administrator is required. Additionally, candidates living outside of the City of Pflugerville city limits must be willing to establish residency within 180 days of appointment to the position (City Charter requirement).