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SGR Recruitments 07.14.2014

Posted on July 14, 2014


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Our friends at Strategic Government Resources have a number of recruitments they want ELGL members to know about! You can apply by contacting SGR, inquire about a specific position through the contact listed.

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Economic Development Director: Palestine, Texas

palestine texas city hallThe City of Palestine, Texas, is seeking an Economic Development Director. Palestine, with a population of approximately 18,000, is located 108 miles southeast of Dallas and 150 miles north of Houston. The ED Department, a Texas Type B Corporation, is an organization within the municipal government of the City. The ED Director reports to the City Manager and serves as the executive director of the Palestine EDC. The annual revenues of the PEDC are approximately $1 million.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and CEcD, PCED, EDFP, and/or CCIM certification desired. Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in management preferred. View 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]

GIS Manager: Abilene, Texas

city of abilene logoAbilene, Texas is seeking a new GIS Manager. The City of Abilene, with a population of 120,000, is located on Interstate 20 approximately 180 miles due west of the DFW Metroplex. Abilene has more than 1,150 employees and a FY2014 general fund budget of $79.3 million. The GIS Division functions along with the IT Division; the two divisions employ a staff of 18. The GIS Manager and the IT Manager report to the Assistant Director of Administrative Services. The GIS Manager directly supervises 2 technicians. The GIS Division provides management and coordinator of electronic mapping and databases associated with the City’s geographic information system.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, geography, or a closely related field and 5 years of experience implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software applications required. Three years of demonstrated proficiency working with GIS software required. Supervisory management experience preferred. Experience using ArcGIS software and web deployment software preferred. At least 1 year of experience performing GIS implementation desired.

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]

Library Director: Abilene, Texas

abilene downtownAbilene, Texas is seeking a new Library Director. The City of Abilene, with a population of 120,000, is located on Interstate 20 approximately 180 miles due west of the DFW Metroplex. Abilene has more than 1,150 employees and a FY2014 general fund budget of $79.3 million. The Library Director reports to the Director of Community Services and is responsible for managing the Abilene Public Library which serves as the primary information and resource center for Abilene and Taylor County. The Main Library, the Mockingbird Branch Library, and the South Branch Library serve more than 62,000 library cardholders who check out more than 800,000 books and other materials each year.

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited college or university or a Master’s degree in information science, public administration, or business administration required. Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in the library profession required. Experience as a library director or assistant director preferred. Active participation with Texas Library Association, ALA, or similar library association desired.

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]

 

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]

Assistant Finance Director: Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas, is seeking an Assistant Director of Finance. Addison is a unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave that boasts 170+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops, and more than 12 million square feet of office space. Addison is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and has a population of 15,830, over 270 employees, and an annual operating budget of over $106.6 million.

addison txThe Assistant Director of Finance is responsible for providing general supervision and oversight to the city’s accounting/treasury and billing/collections functions. The Assistant Director of Finance is also responsible for monitoring the adopted budget and directing department managers in the conduct of daily finance operations and activities to ensure expenditures are made in accordance with spending limits and city ordinances.

The selected candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and be a Certified Public Accountant. A Master’s degree is preferred. Five years of supervisory experience in accounting, including two years of governmental auditing and financial reporting is required. Credentials as a Certified Government Finance Officer are highly desired.

The salary range for this position is $83,273.58-$104,075.92, depending on qualifications and experience.

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

For more information contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

 

Senior Software Developer: Addison, Texas

The City of Addison, Texas, is seeking a Senior Software Developer. Addison is a unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave that boasts 170+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops, and more than 12 million square feet of office space. Addison is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and has a population of 15,830, over 270 employees, and an annual operating budget of over $106.6 million.

The Senior Software Developer reports to the IT Director and will provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration across multiple client engagements, from definition through implementation.

addison logoThe 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.

The salary range for this position is $83,273.58 – $124,878.26, depending on qualifications and experience. Addison participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at a seven percent 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]

 

Building Official: Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas, is seeking a Building Official. Addison is a unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave that boasts 170+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops, and more than 12 million square feet of office space. Addison is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and has a population of 15,830, over 270 employees, and an annual operating budget of over $106.6 million.

addison city hallThe Building Official reports to the Assistant Director of Development Services. The position reviews building plans for compliance with ordinances by interpreting and enforcing the building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and energy codes. This will also involve direct communication with contractors, architects, and the public regarding the permitting process and requirements. The position directly supervises two building inspectors and includes the daily prioritization and assignment of work. Oversight and interpretation of the sign code and management of code enforcement activities are additional key responsibilities.

The chosen candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, business or a related field. A focus on architecture or construction is preferred. A minimum of five years of experience in building design, inspection, or construction is required. The individual hired must be an International Code Council Certified Building Official, and possess a State of Texas inspector’s plumbing license, or have the ability to obtain within one year of employment.

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

For more information contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

 

Deputy Director of Development Services: Victoria, Texas

Victoria, Texas, is seeking a new Deputy Director of Development Services. The City of Victoria, with a population of approximately 65,000, is located equidistant from Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi. The City has 613 budgeted full-time positions and its aggregate annual budget for FY2013-2014 is $150,028,254.

Victoria tx downtownThe Victoria Development Services Department, with annual budget of approximately $2.4 million, is comprised of 26 full-time employees in 4 divisions: Code Enforcement, Development Center, Planning Services, and GIS. The Deputy Director reports to the Director of Development Services.

Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field and 7 years of progressively responsible municipal experience, including minimum of 5 years supervisory experience, required. Valid Class C Driver’s License required. Master’s degree, AICP certification, and experience in a municipal or county planning agency preferred.

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]

Director of Community Development Services: Alamo Heights, Texas

alamo heights churchAlamo Heights, Texas, is seeking a Director of Community Development Services. The City of Alamo Heights, with a population of 7,031, is located 4.5 miles north of downtown San Antonio. Alamo Heights has annual general fund budget of $8.4 million, 101 full time employees, and 4 part time employees. The Director of Community Development Services reports directly to the City Manager and provide staff assistance to the Mayor and City Council, the City Manager’s office, and other City Developments. This position has 2 direct reports: Community Development Coordinator and Combination Inspector. The Community Development Services Department is comprised of 3 employees and has an annual budget of $309,919.

sign to alamo heightsBachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field and 3-5 years of progressively responsible municipal government experience, including supervisory experience, preferred. Previous experience in planning, code enforcement, building inspections, or a related field, strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required.

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

For more information contact:

Molly Deckert, Executive Search Manager
Strategic Government Resources
[email protected]

Economic Development & Tourism Director: Port Lavaca, Texas

port lavaca logoThis is an exciting opportunity to live and work in a picturesque, coastal community located near the center-point of the Texas Gulf Coast, less than 30 miles from Victoria. The City of Port Lavaca, Texas, is seeking a new Economic Development and Tourism Director. Port Lavaca is home to more than 12,000 residents. The City has 100 employees and an annual FY2014-2014 budget of $15 million. Economic Development activities were previously handled by the Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation, which has disbanded. This new Economic Development and Tourism Director position will be funded by the City and will report directly to the Finance Director. The ultimate goal for the new Director will be to forge strong relationships and create a public/private partnership to lead development activity for Port Lavaca and Calhoun County.

Bachelor’s degree required, or 4 years of work experience in a related field may be considered in lieu of degree. Must be a graduate of the Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC) and have a minimum of 2 years of experience in economic development. Proficiency in social media marketing and Microsoft Office programs required. Economic development experience in a coastal community preferred. CEcD or PCED certification or completion of EDI/IEDC courses desired.

port lavaca causewayView the complete position profile and online application instructions at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position, please contact:

Molly Deckert, Executive Search Manager
Strategic Government Resources
[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]

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]

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