Assistant City Manager:
Directs administrative work relating to the full range of municipal management issues, serves as the city's second ranking administrative officer after the City Manager, and automatically serves as Acting City Manager in the Manager's absence. Directs the activities of Deputy... [+] More
Assistant City Manager:
Directs administrative work relating to the full range of municipal management issues, serves as the city's second ranking administrative officer after the City Manager, and automatically serves as Acting City Manager in the Manager's absence. Directs the activities of Deputy City Managers and city departments and offices based on general direction and policy of the City Manager and City Council. Interprets City Council and management policies for other administrative officers, employees of the city, and other interested parties. Resolves problems or conflicts that may arise in city government helps establish good management practices, and directs the administrative staff. Works under the general supervision and policy determinations of the City Manager.
Acts as Chief Operating Officer for the City Manager and provides general assistance to the City Manager. Interprets policies and provides staff direction on policy as well as policy and procedural revisions. Carries out the City Manager's directives regarding interpretation of policies and represents the City Manager in resolving problems and conflicts within city government. Investigates and reports to the City Manager on questions of interdepartmental procedures or interpretation of responsibility. Meets with the Mayor and/or Council at regularly scheduled policy and planning sessions or subcommittee meetings. Studies departmental organization and procedures and recommends changes when required. Supervises research, procedural and administrative studies, and preparation of reports embodying proposed or recommended solutions or courses of action. Directs staff in preparation of City Council meeting agendas and follow-up actions resulting from Council meetings. Supervises the city's public information program. Coordinates various activities with top staff officials on the Mayor and City Council staff. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service. Assists in planning, coordinating, and directing work related to the preparation of the City Manager's budget. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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