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City of Greenville
City of Greenville
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina
The City of Greenville is seeking a successful public executive with a record of demonstrated leadership. As Chief Executive Officer for the City, the City Manager oversees all City staff and is responsible for managing the City’s day-to-day operations and implementing policies adopted by City Council.

Brief Description of the Job:
Performs highly responsible management, administrative and professional duties as Chief Executive Officer of the City. Under general policy guidance from the City Council, exercises a high degree of independence, initiative, and professional expertise in the administration and day-to-day management of the City in accordance with policy established by City Council and city, state, and federal laws, regulations and guidelines. Has overall responsibility for all City departments, comprised of the following positions: Deputy City Manager/Economic and Community Development Director, City Clerk, Director of Human Resources, Fire Chief, Government Relations Manager, Office of Management and Budget Director, Parks and Recreation Director, Police Chief, Public Information and Events Director, Public Works Director, and Public Transportation Director. Provides leadership and works with the City’s management team to ensure a high-performance, service-oriented work environment consistent with sound management principles. Communicates and advises the City Council regarding operations and issues within the City. Develops and coordinates proposals for action on current and future City needs. Works closely with the City Council, City Attorney, boards and commissions, and a variety of public, private and community organizations and citizens groups in developing and implementing programs to achieve City priorities and solve community problems. Maintains responsibility for intergovernmental relations with other cities, and public and private organizations. Directs and coordinates preparation of analyses and recommendations on public policy issues and on long-range plans for City services. Manages the financial affairs of the City in a sound manner. Oversees the planning, preparing, recommending, and administering of the annual City budget in line with goals, objectives, short and long-range vision and plans approved by City Council. Assures potential sources of revenue are identified and analyzed with appropriate recommendations to the Council. Directs and oversees the preparation of a wide variety of reports and presentations for the City Council, citizen committees and outside agencies. Oversees the preparation of press releases and materials for dissemination to the media and the public. Develops Council meeting agenda with Mayor. Attends and participates in all City Council meetings, presents information and makes recommendations deemed necessary or as requested by members of City Council.

Job Requirements
Formal Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in public administration, business management, or a related field (e.g., such as finance, urban planning and economic development) is required.

Over six years of direct experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager experience or equivalent executive leadership in municipal government is required.

Complete Job Description: Click HERE

How to Apply:
Candidates are encouraged to apply to Springsted | Waters Executive Recruitment.  First round of screening August 15th. Job open until filled.

Electronic submittals are required. Interested candidates should submit a resume, compelling cover letter of interest, five professional references and current salary history online at

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