Job Posting: Assistant City Manager for Operations

The City of Coral Gables, Florida – Assistant City Manager for Operations

The City of Coral Gables, Florida, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of Assistant City Manager for Operations.  The City has a population of 46,780 residents, has a vibrant downtown district and is home to the University of Miami.  It is proud to be ranked by ninth out of America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America’s sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.

Coral Gables operates under a commission/manager form of government and is well known for its active and involved citizenry. Under the broad policy guidance of the City Manager this position serves as a key member of the City’s leadership team with direct responsibility for the effective implementation of City-wide strategic and operating initiatives and policies. Directs and oversees operations of the City of Coral Gables line functions, including the Public Works, Public Service, Police, Fire, Development Services, Parking, Parks & Recreation, Historic Resources, and Economic Sustainability Departments. This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned professional at the forefront of their profession and who is committed to the highest level of customer service and community collaboration.

The ideal candidate must be able to think strategically and exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment. Must also be a creative thinker, a visionary leader and is a person who understands responsibility and accountability. The position requires strong organizational development skills, experience in developing policies and procedures. This is a highly visible position which demands excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and management skills

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering, Planning, Architecture, or related field.  Advanced degree and professional certificate(s) strongly preferred.

Minimum of eight (8) years progressively responsible relevant management experience, to include experience in a municipal or county governmental agency.

Salary and benefits package includes:  The annual salary range is $102,356.80-$140,545.60. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications. Benefits include: vehicle allowance of $450 per month, medical, dental and life insurance, retirement plan, leave allowances, and more.

Deadline:  Open until filled.

To ensure consideration for this position, interested candidates should forward resume, cover letter and five references immediately, via e-mail, to or fax to 305-460-5518.