Arlington, Texas, is a growing and dynamic city of 375,438 ideally located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. With a land area of approximately 100 square miles, Arlington is easily accessible by highway, rail, and air. The City offers superior, affordable housing, world-class entertainment and recreational opportunities, and educational excellence in its local schools. Arlington is a full-service city operating under the council-manager form of government. The City has eight Council members and a Mayor. The Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, City Auditor, and Municipal Judges. Deputy City Managers and Department Directors are appointed by the City Manager.
The City of Arlington seeks a visionary but grounded servant leader with an outgoing personality and exceptional interpersonal skills to be its new Deputy City Manager. The selected individual will bring enthusiasm and passion to the organization and unite staff with a shared sense of purpose. The ideal candidate is a thoughtful, ethical, disciplined, steadfastly strategic, collaborative, and results-driven municipal manager who will inspire and motivate others by example.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree is preferred. Seven or more years of progressively responsible municipal government experience, including five years’ experience at a department head level or higher, is required.