Job Postings: Strategic Government Resources

Organizational member Strategic Government Resources (SGR) is currently conducting six job searches for local government professionals. The cities of Amarillo (Texas), Addison (Texas), St. Charles (Missouri), Irving (Texas), Sugar Land (Texas), and Lindale (Texas) have management level openings. Read on for more information about each position.

Finance Director, Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo, Texas, is seeking a new Finance Director. The City of Amarillo, with a population of more than 194,000, is located in the Texas Panhandle.   Amarillo has 2,085 full-time employees and 346 part-time employees. The FY 2013-2014 budget is over $298 million including a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget of over $58 million. The Finance Director reports to the Assistant City Manager for Financial and Leisure Services, and directly supervises the department heads for the Finance Divisions including Accounting, Municipal Court, Purchasing, Risk Management, Health Plan Administration, and Utility Billing. The Finance Division comprehensive FY 2013-2014 annual budget is just over $7 million. amarilloBachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, or a related field, CPA credentials, and at least five years of experience in a financial management capacity involving the administration or coordination of a financial system are required. Master’s degree and minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience preferred. Must possess or be able to obtain associated NIMS training certificates. View complete position profile and apply online at: For more information contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO Strategic Government Resources

Convention & Visitors Bureau Director, St. Charles, Missouri

This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in a picturesque, family oriented community minutes away from St. Louis. The City of Saint Charles, Missouri, is seeking an experienced Convention & Visitors Bureau Director. St. Charles (64,000) attracts 1.5 million visitors annually. old-st-charles-moThe City employs 400 within twelve departments. Department Heads report directly to the Director of Administration. The Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is responsible for the marketing and branding of the community as a destination for tourism, conventions, meetings, conferences, festivals and events. The CVB also promotes businesses in the historic district and facilitates an array of special events produced and staged throughout the City. Additionally, the CVB manages the contract for convention center operations. st charles logoBachelor’s degree and six to nine years of marketing, public relations, advertising, or related experience, with five years convention and/or visitors bureau management experience, or any combination of equivalent education and experience. Master’s degree preferred. Other hospitality industry experience will be considered. Very competitive salary and benefits package. View the complete position profile and online application instructions at: For more information on this position, please contact:

Gary Holland, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources

IT Developer, Addison, Texas

addison logoAddison, Texas, is seeking an IT Developer. The Town of Addison has a population of 15,830 and is located just 13 miles north of downtown Dallas. The Addison IT Department is comprised of seven employees and has an annual operating budget of over $1,695,990. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. The candidate should have significant knowledge of complex database concepts and demonstrated work experience with more than one relational database management system. Experience in design, development, testing and deployment of web applications and user interfaces using Java, HTML, HTML5, XML, MySQL, SQL, Web Services and .NET technology is required. To view a complete position profile and apply online, visit: addison txFor more information on this position, please contact the recruiter:

Molly Deckert Strategic Government Resources 816-804-2818

Animal Services Manager, Irving, Texas

The City of Irving, Texas, situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, has a population of over 218,000. The Irving Community is very supportive of the progressive animal services operation run by the City, and there is a high level of volunteer participation and attendance at community events sponsored by Animal Services. irving_horsesThe Animal Services Manager develops, plans, and implements programs and procedures for animal services code enforcement field operations, shelter operations, office activities, volunteer programs, and veterinary/medical programs. The Division has an annual operating budget of over $1.4 million and 15 full-time employees. The Irving Animal Services Division operates out of a state-of-the-art 26,000 square foot facility, which was completed in 2010. Irving’s campus is proud to be one of the most transparent shelters in the state, with an active volunteer program and shelter walkers who assist with photography and networking of all available animals. The successful candidate must have five or more years of progressively responsible experience in animal welfare and code enforcement, including one year of supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with shelter standards and field operations required. Experience in annual and long-range planning, budget/financial management, and media relations required. irving logoTo view a complete position profile and online application instructions, visit: For more information on this position, please contact:

Tommy Ingram, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources

Economic Development Assistant Director, Sugar Land, Texas

sugar_land_txThe City of Sugar Land, Texas, seeks an Assistant Director for its Office of Economic Development. Sugar Land (population 84,511) is located 20 miles southwest of Houston and is an award-winning community with an established reputation for being at the forefront of development. The Office of Economic Development is a department of the City of Sugar Land reporting directly to the City Manager. Economic Development Activities are funded by Type A and Type B economic development sales tax corporations. The Sugar Land City Council appoints the seven members of Board of Directors for both boards, who serve staggered terms. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning, real estate development, finance, or related field required. Current CEcD, EDFP, or CCIM designations desired.  Minimum 7 years progressively responsible experience in ED field required along with 2 years supervisory experience. (Experience in banking, finance, or real estate industry alone will not satisfy the requirements.) sugar land logoOnline application required. View complete position profile and apply online: For more information contact:

Ron Robinson, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources

City Manager, Lindale, Texas

lindale Lindale, Texas, is seeking a new City Manager. The City of Lindale has a population of approximately 5,500 and is located in East Texas, just 13 miles northwest of Tyler. Lindale is a home rule city with a Council-Manager form of government. The City has 52 employees and an annual 2013-2014 budget of $3.9 million. Lindale provides an array of services including community development, municipal court, police, public works, and water utilities. The Lindale Volunteer Fire Department is an ISO, Class 3 department serving Lindale, Smith County ESD#1, and the City of Hideaway. Bachelor’s degree and more than 2 years of progressively responsible experience in a local government senior level position required. Master’s degree and previous experience as an Assistant City Manager or City Manager preferred. lindale logoView complete position profile and apply online at: For more information contact:

Chester Nolen, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources

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