Pocomoke City (population of 4,700) is accepting applicants for the position of City Manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the city budget (FY2020 combined budget: 8.7million), understanding local laws, codes and regulations, effectively interact with city department heads to identify and resolve various concerns, make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on a variety of issues including budgets, manage a city staff of 62 full-time employees and have progressive negotiation experiences to resolve complex and sensitive city government challenges. This individual should also have an understanding of public communications including city website and various other social media information sources and be responsible for ensuring completion of various reports and studies commissioned by elected officials and other government agencies.
The successful candidate must have familiarity with grant writing and administration, and with the types of operations and activities conducted by the Pocomoke City Government, to include: police; ambulance; public works; water/wastewater; city supported community events; recreation; community and economic development; human resources; finance; and planning/zoning and code enforcement.
An advanced degree in business or public administration and at least five (5) years of successful/progressive experience in local government general management is required. Possession of a Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association (lCMA) is desirable. Salary Range: $90K - $10SK.