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City Managers oversee all administrative tasks necessary for city operations by supervising city departments, maintaining the city budget, and representing the municipality in a variety of settings. Their resumes reflect such skills as consulting with businesses to supply accurate product and service information, and prospecting and conducting face-to-face sales calls with business executives and directors throughout assigned territories. Example resumes indicate that most City Managers have a bachelor's or master's degree in public administration, business administration, or another relevant area of study.

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Assistant to The City Manager

Served as the primary assistant to the City Manager. Working in a full-service city of 19,000 residents with limited resources allowed me to be involved in all aspects of city government.

  • Responsible for employee hiring, training, and discipline.
  • Developed a Safety Program that helped reduce workers compensation claims paid by 87%.
  • Assisted in Economic Development Projects by recruiting industrial partners to the Ennis Industrial Rail Park.
  • Projected revenues and expenditures to ensure compliance with annual budget.
  • Assisted in preparing departmental budgets.
  • Negotiated new electricity contract resulting in savings of […] over four years.
  • Designed, built and maintained the city website.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Local Government Management
2

Assistant to The City Manager - Economic Development Office

Transfered to Economic Development to add essential capacity, create and implement a business outreach program, manage all business and development prospects, redirect the Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission, and assist Thornton businesses.

  • Provided leadership to a department in transition
  • Created an outreach program to forge partnerships with non-retail employers, met with the CEOs of 35 companies, and provided over 100 tailored resources to assist businesses and their employees
  • Redesigned the Business Beautification Improvement Grant Program for its second year of providing […] in matching funds to qualifying businesses
  • Recommended […] in reductions to the 2011 Budget as a member of the Budget Task Force
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
Development Management
Political Science And History
3

City Manager

Responsible for recruiting, screening, on-boarding, testing, coaching, and terminating a team of residential cleaners

  • Successfully launched the business for the entire Chicagoland area.
  • Grew the team from zero to over 90 residential cleaners
  • Maintained a customer satisfaction rating of over 93%
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Hotel Management
4

City Manager

  • Created, managed, and grew relationships with local and state government officials in order to promote the importance of early childhood education in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Partnered with the Department of Early Education and Care to align Jumpstart's program with state standards and regulations
  • Constructed a three million dollars operating budget for the Jumpstart Massachusetts
  • Designed and facilitated trainings for staff and university partners on topics such as budget
  • Established and managed relationships with transportation vendors and secured classroom
  • Member of 4 national project development teams focused on network wide and systemic
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Human Services
5

Assistant City Manager

Responsible for police, fire, emergency management, finance/budget, IT, human resources, administrative services and Sugar Land Regional Airport.

  • Integrated homeland security efforts and improved emergency management operations soon after 9/11
  • Partnered with CFO to create and implement a citywide three-year business planning process with emphasis on increased efficiencies and alignment with strategic plan
  • Led politically sensitive MayorÕs Advisory Council on Police & Community Relations. Results were a complete operational review of police department by credible consultant team, acceptance of findings by department, city manager, city council and community and implementation of recommendations.
  • Led city part of community based Fort Bend County Hurricane Katrina Resource Center, which provided multiple services to hundreds of evacuees
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Secondary Education
MA
Master of Arts
6

City Manager

  • Maintain profitability monthly through cost reduction in budgeting, increased revenue sales and maximize revenue through marketing
  • Reviewed Operating and P&L statements on a quarterly basis, forecasting business trends in order to increase and maintain a positive operating income. On many occasion my location was recognized as the most profitable in the company
  • Actively engaged in training, coaching and conducting annual reviews for all staff
  • Prepared and implement budget forecasts and expenditures in order to meet or exceed annual strategic plan expecations
  • Hold daily and monthly meetings with all staff in order to maintain company goals and for service, growth and customer retention
  • Conducted/coordinated weekly/monthly safety meetings. Developed and enforced new and existing safety guidelines to minimize Worker's Compensation claims. Completed monthly reports forecasting trends and daily safety walk throughs.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Small Business Management Through Regional
7

City Manager

  • Promoted to manager position to recruit, train, and supervise 13 Customer Service Representatives.
  • Fostered an environment in which customers received high levels of service and employees were motivated to deliver top performance.
  • Planned and prepared work schedules according to budgets and workloads.
  • Submitted budgets, justifications, station reports, and performed general office administrative duties.
  • Responsible for station expenses: Purchasing, ground equipment service, and processed AP invoices.
  • Assisted with customer check in, gate functions, and ramp operations preparing for flight activities.
  • Mentor and support manager for new station start ups within the [company name] system.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
8

Attended City Manager

  • Successfully negotiated over fifty (50%) of existing management agreements extending existing
  • Developed and implemented marketing programs and streamlined expenses creating a twelve
  • Promoted to Seattle Self Park City Manager in 2005.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Finance
9

Administrative Assistant to The Mayor, Commissioners & City Manager

Provided administrative support for the Mayor, City Commissioners and City Manager.

  • Maintained calendars, arranged travel, prepared expense reports, drafted correspondence, coordinated meetings, phone coverage, ordered supplies, processed invoices, monitored monthly spending reports.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations, compiled spreadsheets and reports.
  • Appropriately organized special events, food menu, VIP list, drafted and sent out invitations, and created event programs.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Elementary Education
10

City Manager

Visible representation of N.E.W. Beginnings in Chicago

  • Developed, managed, and expanded N.E.W. Beginnings Real Estate Agent, whole seller, and buyers team
  • Recognized, organized, and submitted city wide leads
  • Determine ARV for all homes in every market N.E.W. Beginnings is operating
  • Work directly with CEO/President to develop entry strategies into new markets and expansion into current markets
  • Break down current and new markets to determine search strategies
  • Research and monitor market trends for future planning
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Fitness And Sports Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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