SGR Recruitments 06.16.2014

Posted on June 16, 2014


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Our friends at Strategic Government Resources have a number of recruitments they want ELGL members to know about! Take a look at these varied positions in the Southwest region.

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Chief Technology Officer: Fort Worth, Texas

Fort-Worth-Tx-cowboyFort Worth, Texas is seeking a new Chief Technology Officer. The City of Fort Worth, with a population of more than 750,000, is the 17th largest city in the US and the 5th largest city in Texas. Fort Worth has more than 6,300 authorized positions and a FY2014 annual budget of $1.4 billion. The Chief Technology Officer reports to the Assistant City Manager for Community and Administrative Services and works closely with the City Manager, other Assistant City managers and Department Directors to support the City’s information technology initiatives and priorities across the organization.

The IT Solutions Department has an annual FY2014 budget of over $25 million and 133 staff members. Reporting directly to the CTO are the Assistant Director of Services, the Assistant Director of Operations, and the Assistant Finance Director of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Bachelor’s degree in a technological, business or public administration field and 8 years of increasingly responsible experience, including 4 years as a manager, required. Master’s degree and 10 to 15 years of experience leading a large IT department in a municipal setting preferred. Private sector and/or military experience will be considered.

Strong background in strategic planning and project management desired. Lean Six Sigma or similar data-based analytical problem solving methodology and business reengineering experience preferred.

View complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:

Gary Holland, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Chief Plant Operator: Terrell, Texas

Terrell, Texas, is seeking a new Chief Plant Operator. With a population of nearly 17,000, the City of Terrell is located 30 miles east of Dallas along Interstate Highway 20 and US Highway 80. Terrell is a home rule city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City has 190 employees and an annual budget of $27 million. The Chief Plant Operator reports to the Assistant City Engineer, is responsible for operating the Wastewater Treatment Plant, and directly supervises a six-person technical staff. The annual department budget for FY2013-14 is $1,181,988.

terrell texas city hallMajor coursework in biology, chemistry, microbiology, environmental science, or related field and 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in a chemical or bacteriological analysis laboratory, including 3 years of supervisory experience, required. Possession of Class B or higher Wastewater Treatment Certification from the TCEQ required. Equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.

View complete position profile: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position, please contact:

Carol Holland
City of Terrell
[email protected]

Animal Shelter Manager: Fort Worth, Texas

fort worth logoFort Worth, Texas is seeking a new Animal Shelter Manager. Fort Worth, the 17th largest city in the US and the 5th largest city in Texas, has a population of over 750,000.

The City of Fort Worth has a progressive animal welfare program that enjoys broad based support from elected officials, industry, residents, and animal welfare agencies. In the last four years, the City has opened a spay and neuter clinic in the shelter and two satellite adoption centers in collaboration with PetSmart and PetSmart Charities. A group of City staff and private business professionals recently raised over $1 million for a new animal treatment ward that will open in September 2014. In addition, voters just approved $1 million for expansion of the current shelter and $1.3 million for a shelter annex. The Animal Shelter Manager is responsible for 23 employees and a $2.3 million budget.

The chosen candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in animal science or a related field and five or more years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience in animal services. The ideal candidate will have experience with state-of-the-art animal care practices in a large shelter, including disease control and successful live release practices. Formal education in large shelter medicine may be considered as a substitute for actual experience. Bilingual ability in Spanish is a plus.

A Licensed Veterinarian is preferred, but not required. Applicants that are not licensed veterinarians may be considered, provided they can demonstrate extensive experience in large public shelters with a proven track record of developing and managing effective health, welfare and safety programs. The salary range for this position is $62,712-$100,318, depending on qualifications and experience. City employees participate in the Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund at a contribution rate of 8.5%, and a City matching contribution rate of 19.74%, with five year vesting. The City does not participate in Social Security. A full range of leave and insurance benefits is also provided.

View complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:

Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Assistant Director Code Compliance/Animal Welfare: Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas is seeking a skilled executive manager for the Assistant Director Code Compliance/Animal Welfare position. Fort Worth, the 17th biggest city in the US and the 5th largest in Texas has a population of over 750,000.

fort worth city hallThe Code Compliance Department has three assistant directors and 280 employees. Each assistant director is assigned to one of three core services: Animal Welfare, Code Enforcement, or Solid Waste. This position will be assigned to Animal Welfare, which includes humane enforcement, animal control, cruelty investigations, low cost vaccinations, low cost spay and neuter, TNR program, nuisance wildlife, pet retention, animal sheltering, adoption centers, and other associated services.

The City of Fort Worth has a progressive animal welfare program that enjoys broad based support from elected officials, industry, residents, and animal welfare agencies. In the last four years, the City has opened a spay and neuter clinic in the shelter and two satellite adoption centers in collaboration with PetSmart and PetSmart Charities. A group of City staff and private business professionals recently raised over $1 million for a new animal treatment ward that will open in September 2014. In addition, voters just approved $1 million for expansion of the current shelter and $1.3 million for a shelter annex. The Assistant Director is responsible for 85 employees and a $5.6 million budget.

The selected candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and eight years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience operating large public shelters and/or animal welfare programs. Formal education in large shelter medicine may be considered as a substitute for actual experience. While a Licensed Veterinarian with executive management experience is preferred, the City will consider all applicants that have extensive experience in successfully managing large public shelters/animal welfare programs and who are passionate about saving the lives of animals. The salary range for this position is $82,971-$136,906, depending on qualifications and experience. City employees participate in the Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund at a contribution rate of 8.5%, and a City matching contribution rate of 19.74%, with five year vesting. The City does not participate in Social Security. A full range of leave and insurance benefits is also provided.

fort-worth-stock-yardsView complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:

Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

 

Deputy City Manager: Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas, is seeking a Deputy City Manager. Addison offers the energy, vibrancy, restaurants and businesses of a city – but all in a compact 4.4-square mile package that is clean, easy to use, friendly and accessible. Nationally acclaimed special events, unique amenities, and more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S., Addison, Texas is the destination in North Texas for great food lodging, and fun! This unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave boasts 170+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops and more than 12 million square feet of office space. In Addison, It All Comes TogetherSM. Addison is truly a destination community. The Town’s 15,830 population grows to nearly 100,000 daily, and is easily accessible from numerous major roadways and is only 20-25 minutes from both DFW and Love Field Airports. Addison’s own municipal airport is the third largest general aviation airport in the nation with over 750 based aircraft and a 7,200 runway, averaging more than 360 daily operations.

addison txThe Town of Addison is a home rule city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of the Mayor and six Council members, elected at-large for two-year terms in alternating years. The Council appoints a professional City Manager to serve as CEO of the organization and manage the day-to-day operations of the Town. Addison has over 270 employees, an annual operating budget of over $106.6 million, and a tax rate of $0.58 per $100 valuation. The median household income is $52,564, and the average home value is $269,717.

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, or a closely related field is required, along with a minimum of five years of experience as a city manager, assistant city manager, or department head. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field is strongly preferred.

Thorough and extensive knowledge of municipal affairs, including financial revenues and expenditures, budget, planning and zoning, building development, personnel, and public safety administration is required. The new Deputy City Manager will be required to reside within 15 air miles of the Town’s boundaries within one year of hire date. The Town of Addison offers a highly competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience. The Town participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at a 7% employee deposit rate with a municipal matching ratio of 2:1. A full range of leave and insurance benefits is also provided.

View complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Director of Economic Development: Sugar Land, TX

sugar_land_txThe City of Sugar Land, Texas, is seeking a Director of Economic Development. Sugar Land, located 20 miles southwest of Houston, is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live, work, shop, and play.

The Office of Economic Development reports directly to the City Manager. Through proactive and partnership-oriented leadership, the Director is responsible for comprehensive activities, strategic initiatives, and administrative responsibilities of economic development. Primary industry recruitment through external marketing and the retention/expansion of existing businesses are major responsibilities. The economic development activities are funded through Type A and Type B sales tax corporations. Currently, the Office manages $10 million in annual revenue and consists of 5 positions.

A Bachelor’s degree and experience with a governing board is required. CEcD, PCED, EDFP, and/or CCIM designation is desirable. A Master’s degree, 10 years of economic development experience, and familiarity with Texas Type A and Type B, is preferred.

sugar land logoView complete position profile and apply online: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position, contact:

Ron Robinson, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Chief of Police: Overland Park, Kansas

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOverland Park, Kansas, is seeking a new Chief of Police. The City of Overland Park, with over 178,000 residents, is located in Johnson County in the southwestern portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area and is the second largest city in Kansas. Overland Park operates under a Mayor-Council-City Manager form of government. The Chief of Police reports directly to the City Manager. The Overland Park Police Department has an annual budget of over $32.9 million, with 302 full-time and 18.5 part-time full-time equivalent employees. There are 250 commissioned personnel. Positions below the rank of Captain are Civil Service. The Chief of Police has 4 direct reports: public information officer, supervisor of police administration, operations bureau deputy chief, and services bureau deputy chief.

The new Chief of Police should have 15 years of progressively responsible public safety experience, including at least 10 years of administrative and supervisory experience. Experience at a division command level or higher in a similar sized or large community required. Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred. Successful completion of a senior level management or leadership program is required. Must possess or be eligible to obtain certification from the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training (KS-CPOST).

Overland_Park logoTo view a complete position profile and online application instructions, visit: Current Openings.

For more information on this position, please contact:

Tommy Ingram, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Information Technology Director: Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo, Texas, is seeking a new Information Technology 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.

amarilloAmarillo’s Information Technology Division, comprised of 37 full-time and 3 part-time employees, is responsible for providing computer, telephone, and printing services to all City departments. The FY2013-2014 annual budget for the Division is over $5.8 million. The IT Division includes eight groups: Print Services, Telecommunications, Helpdesk Services, GIS Services, Infrastructure Services, Public Safety Services, Enterprise Application Services, and Technology Support Services. The IT Director develops and administers the Division’s annual budget, including capital and fixed costs expenditures, and reports directly to the Assistant City Manager for Financial and Leisure Services.

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field preferred. Five or more years of stable and progressively responsible experience in information technology management required. Must possess, or be eligible to obtain within 30 days of employment, a valid Class C Texas Driver’s License.

View complete position profile and apply online at: Current Openings

For more information contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Economic Development Director: Grapevine, Texas

grapevine-logoThe Economic Development Director, reporting directly to the City Manager, supervises 2 employees. The seven-member 4B Economic Development Corporation Board includes four City Council Members and three members appointed by the city council.

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 5 years progressively responsible experience in ED or similar field required. Proficiency in preparation and administration of budgets, financial reports, capital improvement plans, and economic forecasting is expected.

Apply online: http://www.grapevinetexas.gov/index.aspx?nid=439

View the brochure, under “Other Recruitment Opportunities”: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches.

For other information on this position contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]
214-676-1691

Public Works Director: Saint 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 Public Works Director to oversee a $41 million annual budget and 111 employees in 4 divisions.

Requirements:

  • old-st-charles-moDemonstrated leadership in municipal public works including engineering, streets, water/wastewater treatment utilities, storm water management, and facilities maintenance.
  • Skilled in project management with demonstrated experience in effective implementation and timely completion.
  • Demonstrated personnel management style which achieves consistently effective results.
  • Strong accountability for budget management and forecasting
  • Successful track record in strategic planning and execution

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, P.E. certification, public works department management experience in a similarly sized community preferred. Salary range $105,000 – $120,000 DOQ with competitive benefits package.

View complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position, please contact:

Gary Holland, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Human Resources/Civil Service Director: Lakeland, FL

lakelandLakeland, Florida, is seeking a new Human Resources/Civil Service Director. With a population of more than 100,000 residents, the City of Lakeland is situated between Tampa and Orlando. Lakeland operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. The City has more than 2,700 employees and the FY 2013-2014 budget is $537,184,135. The Human Resources/Civil Service Director reports to the Assistant City Manager. The department is comprised of 25 full-time employees, 3 part-time employees, and has a FY 2013-2014 operating budget of $1.4 million.

Bachelor’s degree and 10 or more years of professional human resources experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role, required. Master’s degree, professional certification in human resources, and experience with collective bargaining negotiations preferred. NeoGov experience desired.

Lakeland logoView complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position, please contact:

Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

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