City of Fernley
Fernley, NV United States
The Mayor and City Council are seeking a candidate, who has a “can do” attitude, is a good facilitator, and who is approachable, confident, and will encourage open communication based on an environment of trust and integrity.
Experience and Training: Any combination of training, education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to gain the required knowledge and ability is:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration and five (5) years of city or other public agency administrative experience including responsibility for management of staff and programs.
Knowledge of • principles and practices of management and supervision; • principles of public budget preparation and administration; • principles of public personnel administration and employee relations; and, • laws and regulations which pertain to City operations, services, and programs. Ability to • develop policies and goals consistent with Council directives; • effectively administer projects and operations consistent with City policies and goals; • supervise staff; • plan, direct, and evaluate the work of staff; • develop, motivate, and supervise management staff; • work effectively under the pressure of deadlines, conflicting demands, and emergencies; • establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of City staff, elective and appointive bodies, and members of the general public; • gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion; • collect, interpret, and evaluate narrative and statistical data pertaining to policy, fiscal, and operational matters; • analyze policies, regulations, projects, activities, and methods; • select alternatives; • project the consequences of proposed actions; • implement administrative policies and work programs consistent with regulations and with City policies and goals; • understand, interpret, and apply laws and regulations; • present findings, recommendations, and policies to individuals and groups in an understandable and persuasive manner; and, • communicate effectively in writing on matters related to department policies, funding, and operations