Long Beach (pop. 33,275) is a city in Nassau County, New York located about twenty miles from Manhattan. Long Beach was incorporated in 1922 and is nicknamed "The City by the Sea.” The Long Beach Barrier Island is surrounded by Reynolds Channel and the Atlantic Ocean. The City of Long Beach is one of two cities on Long Island and comprises two square miles.
This unique resort community offers the opportunity to live and work where others vacation with ready access to a multitude of recreational opportunities -- ranging from extensive waterfront boardwalks to a municipal recreation center to an ice-skating arena.
The Deputy City Manager serves as the City Manager’s chief assistant and is responsible for managing a wide array of responsibilities that includes, but is not limited to, assistance in implementation of city council policy initiatives as well as being responsible for oversight of several municipal departments. The candidate for Deputy City Manager is expected to exhibit strong leadership abilities and practice sound management skills.
The ideal candidate should possess comprehensive knowledge of, and experience in, fiscal planning and budgeting, economic and community development, zoning and planning practices, parks and recreation operations, policy development, information technology service delivery, capital improvement planning, strategic planning, organizational development and project management. In addition, candidates should have demonstrated expertise in problem solving and consensus building and exhibit excellent communication, interpersonal and human relations skills.
The successful candidate is required to have:
A Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, public policy, planning
or a related field
A minimum of six years progressively responsible local government experience, preferably serving in a position in a community of comparable size and complexity.
Ability to work independently and successfully manage multiple projects and priorities.
Candidates must also possess a valid New York State Driver’s license at the time of appointment and throughout employment.
Preference will be given to candidates that also have:
A Master’s Degree in business, public administration, public policy, planning, or related field is strongly preferred.
Management experience at a senior level interacting with elected officials and other stakeholder groups.
Starting salary is $135,000, plus or minus depending on qualifications and experience, with excellent fringe benefits. Apply at www.GovHRjobs.com with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references by April 26, 2021. For inquiries contact, Robert Stalker, Vice President, GovHRUSA, firstname.lastname@example.org, 847-380-3240. EOE.