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City Administrator

City of Lithonia

Posted: Oct. 22, 2018

End Date: Nov. 23, 2018

The City of Lithonia has reopened the search for a City Administrator. 

Lithonia is a historic city with a population of over 2,ooo.  It is part of the gateway to the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area.  Given its strategic location in the metro Atlanta area, the city is seeking a committed professional with the requisite background and experience to work with the elected officials and staff.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

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.

In addition, the City is seeking a professional that will be able to perform the following specific tasks:
Review, update and codification of city ordinances.
Review and update of zoning ordinance and procedures.
Update city personnel policies and procedures manual.
Establish written policies and procedures for budgeting process; finances; issuance of business licenses and building permits; and other areas as needed.
The salary range for the position is $47,000 to $53,000.  Health insurance and other benefits are provided.

Additional details about the position are available at www.cityoflithoniaga.org.

City Clerk
6920 Main Street
Lithonia, GA 30058