Assistant City Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Lake City - City Management Department
Location of position: 
Lake City, FL
$81,308.20 - $130,475.79
Date Posted: 
Monday, May 20, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Manager. This is administrative and technical management work requiring independent judgment and a high degree of responsibility in assisting the City Manager in performing functions and activities necessary for the effective operation of the City.

The position is assigned the responsibility for coordinating and supervising the activities of assigned departments. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager who reviews work performance through observation, conferences, reports, and results obtained.

The ideal candidate will have experience in grant writing, economic development and experience in the operation and management of utility systems to include, natural gas, water and wastewater, and stormwater. The ideal candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; possess strong fiscal management skills; and the ability to foster good intergovernmental relationships and a history of good community relations.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicant must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a field relating to the area of supervision. Applicant must have eight (8) years of experience in field related to the departments which are supervised by this position or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical, drug screen and background check.

Successful candidate must be a permanent resident and reside in Columbia County or become a permanent resident and reside in Columbia County no later than the termination date of the probationary period of their employment.

Submission Requirements: Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, application, and five (5) work related references by Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm.. Submissions may be emailed to or can be faxed to 386-758-5490 or mailed to “Assistant City Manager Applicant”, City of Lake City, City Hall, HR Department, 205 N. Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055.

Applications may be obtained from and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055, or through email at

The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.