City of Talladega
Job Description: Under the administrative direction of the city council president, the city manager manages and supervises the administrative areas of city government and provides day to day direction and management to all city departments. The position requires initiative and ability to make independent judgments. The employee must be able to delegate a variety of duties to a variety of different entities on a daily basis. The position requires knowledge of complex areas and must be able to draw upon external areas of expertise such as consultants with expertise in varying areas, attorneys in specialized fields (e.g., bond attorneys and management relations), various agencies (e.g., Alabama League of Municipalities), colleges and universities, external auditors and investment bankers.
The work involves planning, developing and carrying out vital administrative processes and programs, which are essential to the operations of the city and affect large numbers of people on a long-term or continuing basis. This job requires knowledge and skill in planning, organizing, determining impact and consequences, and in obtaining consensus and support. Latitude in making decisions and in methods of approach and implementation are afforded this employee.
The job requires obtaining support of the public and maintaining positive public relations. Management of the city functions in accord with legal requirements, solid financial practices, as well as with priorities established by the city council are essential. The job classification is identified as security-sensitive and subject to a pre-employment background check.
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If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact Tanna Falkner at email@example.com or 256-362-8186 ext. 1017.