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City Administrator Position

City of Lithonia

Posted: May. 7, 2018

End Date: Jun. 8, 2018

The City of Lithonia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Administrator.


The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
Directs the City departments and their daily operations and establishes long range plans, goals and objectives.  Works with Department heads; keeps them informed of Council actions; fosters a sense of cooperation and mutual support among City departments.  Have the ability to work independently and coordinate work with the support of the Mayor.
Ensures programs, services and systems support City goals and objectives; analyzes operations, staffing levels and organizational structures, support systems, resources and effectiveness; works with department managers to identify needed changes and opportunities to improve effectiveness. 
Prepares proposals; researches information; reports study findings and recommendations; drafts ordinance changes. Analyzes and reports on City departments, activities, accomplishments, programs and services.  Prepares and presents briefing papers and reports to the Council, and other administrative officials.  Attends and participates in City Council/Work Session meetings.
Oversees development and management of annual operating and capital improvement budgets; coordinates submission of budget proposals by City departments, and oversees budget recommendation and adoption process. Monitors City revenues and expenditures, works with the City accountant to have financial reports prepared and submitted to Mayor and City Council.
Directs the work of department heads, managers and staff, hires direct reports; assigns work and establishes performance expectations; provides guidance and direction; evaluates performance and oversees the personnel functions for the City through subordinate managers and staff. Ensures personnel programs and services comply with state, federal and local regulations, support City goals and objectives, and provide fair and equitable work environment for City employees; supervises investigations against City personnel, grievance and other complex employee relations issues.
Manages and conducts varied special projects as requested by the Mayor and City Council. 
Establishes, develops and maintains a variety of professional relationships with external parties in support of government plans, programs and services.  Maintains effective communication with the press, general public and collaborates with other governmental entities on issues which affect the City and the surrounding areas; works with developers on residential and commercial proposals; works with contractors, vendors and attorneys regarding City contracts; and works with architects and builders on projects for City owned buildings and property.
Assists citizens with issues that cannot be resolved by department staff and/or which are sensitive and/or political in nature.

Resumes and letters of interest should be emailed to the attention of : arika.miller@lithoniacity.org or mailed or delivered to the Attn:  City Clerk, Lithonia City Hall, 6920 Main Street, Lithonia 30058. 

Additional information is available on the City's website at www.cityoflithoniaga.org.

The City reserves the right to modify the timeframe for accepting resumes.