Proven leadership skills in development of a high functioning organization with accountability standards and clear expectations built for all employees is a top priority. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective communication skills. The Assistant City Manager should also be able to listen, understand, and relate city policy and technical issues between city staff, city management, elected officials, the development community, and the citizens.
It is essential for the successful candidate to be an innovative leader, with the ability to lead change initiatives, including creating an intense commitment to openness and customer service. A dynamic and charismatic visionary leader who is highly results-oriented is desired.