• City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • May 03, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $124,089.53 - $210,969.19 Annually

Job Description

The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.
This is an executive level position reporting to the City Manager. The incumbent is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of assigned departments that have managers and staff. Responsibilities include assisting and supporting the City Manager in planning, directing and reviewing the activities and operations of the City in the areas of strategic and operational planning and performance management. Performs complex administrative and professional work on a wide variety of project management and municipal managerial functions. The Assistant City Manager is responsible for the executive leadership, direction and management for several City departments. General direction is provided by the City Manager, but the employee is expected to perform their functions with considerable independence, wide latitude, judgment and discretion.

NOTE:  See Special Instructions on how to apply below.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!!

Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan!
That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale!  Please visit for more information or to see if you qualify.

This job classification is in Management Category I for benefits purposes.

This is a Non-classified,  "at will" position and not subject to Civil Service Rules or any collective bargaining agreement.

Please submit application and resume to executive recruitment firm of S. Renee Narloch & Associates at:

Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.   The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.
  • Manages the work of assigned personnel; delegates and reviews work assignments; hires, trains, and evaluates personnel
  • Works closely with the City Manager and the executive team to define and accomplish established strategic goals and objectives and execute successful business strategies
  • Develops support systems that encourage cross functional cooperation and support initiative taking
  • Establishes goals, objectives, budgets, resource allocations, and expenditures for assigned departments
  • Prepares and presents Commission reports, performance evaluations, memos, and other similar types of documents
  • Makes recommendations to the City Manager; formulates, interprets, and implements City policies and administrative regulations
  • Works with department directors in the development of department budgets and management of funds received
  • Provides leadership on strategic planning/projects and goals, through project management and preparation/delivery of oral and written reports to boards, commission, citizen groups and City staff
  • Provides general coordination and policy guidance on major municipal projects or problem areas; coordinates activities with divisions
  • Performs related work as required

  1.  Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field
  2. Ten (10) years of executive level municipal management experience. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience or education.
Special Requirements:
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.

The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special Instructions to Apply:

To be considered for this position please submit application and resume to executive recruitment firm of S. Renee Narloch & Associates at

The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications).
In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of City's community builders and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace.
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous