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Operations Manager

City Of Warner Robins

Listing Summary

The following documents must be attached in order to be considered for employment;

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College/ University
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s license (Class C or higher)


This position is responsible for assisting the City Administrator in directing, supervising, and working with City departments to achieve established objectives and strategic plans and to fulfill the policy initiatives of the Mayor and City Council. Assists the City Administrator in the management, supervision, and review of activities and operations of the City. Assists in directing, coordinating, and implementing the City’s goals, objectives, and priorities. Analyzes existing operating procedures on a citywide basis, recommending revisions or new procedures to promote efficient, effective, and consistent delivery of services for the health, safety, and welfare of the community. Assists department directors in revising specific policies and procedures. Assists the City Administrator in the preparation, coordination, review and presentation of the City’s annual budget including coordination with Finance Department staff. Assists the City Administrator with the preparation of a report at the end of the fiscal year, on the city’s finances and administrative activities for the preceding year. Coordinates and participates in providing responsible staff assistance and professional analysis and advice to the City Administrator, Mayor, City Council, and other City boards and commissions as assigned; attends City Council meetings and other public meetings to assist or represent the City Administrator. Assists the City Administrator with assigning job priorities and work schedules within the administrative service and direct day-to-day work as necessary. Serves as liaison between the City Administrator and various community or governmental organizations and committees, boards, and commissions. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints. Serves as the Acting City Administrator in the extended absence of the City Administrator and represents the City Administrator at meetings in his/her absence. Attends conferences, schools and professional meetings to keep abreast of new developments in public administration, training and administration. Performs related duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in local government. Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Preference will be given to applicants who have a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and three to five (3 – 5) years’ prior experience as a department director, assistant city administrator/manager, or city administrator/manager. Preference will be given to applicants who are an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) credentialed Manager or a credentialed Manager candidate. Valid Georgia Driver’s License (Class C or higher) required. Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a municipality. Knowledge of advanced principles and practices of public and local government administration. Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal and strategic planning including municipal finance and budget preparation and administration. Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Knowledge of methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentations. Proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft Office. Excellent written and oral speaking skills. Ability to provide effective leadership and consultation to department directors and other City staff and coordinate a variety of program activities. Ability to participate in the development and administration of citywide goals, objectives, work standards, internal controls, and methods of evaluating achievement and performance levels. Ability to identify and respond to sensitive community, organizational, and City Council issues, concerns, and needs. Ability to research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Ability to supervise, train and evaluate staff. Ability to interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, law and regulations. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints and explain regulations and procedures to the general public, members of the business community, and representative or other agencies and organizations. Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups. Ability to delegate authority and responsibility. Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Special Requirements

YOU MUST UPLOAD A COPY OF EACH OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ALONG WITH YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT! If you need assistance with providing your documents, please call Nikki Galera at 478-293-1007 or email at

Miscellaneous Information

The work is typically performed sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects. The work is typically performed in an office. Occasional evening responsibilities.

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