City Administrator Resume Samples

The main role of a City Administrator is to oversee the operations of the assigned municipality and carry out all decisions of the city mayor and council. Typical work activities listed on the City Administrator Resume include the following – overseeing the policy development, staffing, and finances for the city; serving as a conduit between the mayor, city personnel, and city council; monitoring the needs of the city; overseeing the departments that take care of services and utilities; responding quickly during emergencies; meeting the citizens directly to discuss and solve the common problems or concerns, and setting goals and participating in futuristic planning of the city.

Employers want City Administrators with the following skills and abilities – a profound knowledge of government accounting procedures; a solid understanding of communicating with the public and the city council; the ability to manage complex budgets and advanced legal knowledge. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to educational qualifications, and this role is open to various educational backgrounds including finance, political science, criminology, public administration, and so on.

 

City Administrator Resume example

City Administrator Resume

Summary : As a City Administrator, responsible for Assisting in developing & monitoring budgets for special projects and programs. ana also responsible for Performing and revising division or departmental recruiting, classification, training, payroll, employee relations, and personnel rules and regulations.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office Software, Adobe Software,.

Description :

    1. Performed and revised division or departmental recruiting, classification, training, payroll, employee relations, and personnel rules and regulations; act as division or departmental liaison with the Personnel Department.
    2. Administered grant programs; developed and monitored, required procedures.
    3. Supervised and evaluated assigned personnel in administrative, personnel, payroll, or assigned program functions.
    4. Provided coordination with the Office of Communication and Information Services for the City Manager's office needs.
    5. Researched and performed division or department fiscal operations including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, purchase orders, loan servicing and loan accounts, review and development of fiscal policies, procedures and handling of funds.
    6. Developed policies and procedures for assigned projects; assist in the development of short and long term planning.
    7. Established, evaluated and implemented administrative/operational policies, practices, and procedures.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          10+ Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Senior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          GED


                                          City Administrator Resume

                                          Summary : A diverse background that has resulted in a strong analytical tendency with a need to find solutions that end in results. Over 20 years I have worked to hone my skills of focusing on execution, clarifying assumptions, adjusting strategies, and repeating that process so that my team and employers were successful.

                                          Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office Software, Adobe Software,.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Responsible for the preparation and management of a $10.4M operating budget.
                                            2. Saved thousands of dollars reviewing and negotiating contracts for service while maintaining the needs of the community.
                                            3. Corrected several material weaknesses, lack separation of duties, and weak internal control deficiencies repetitively noted in the Financial Audits.
                                            4. Accurately made future projections regarding revenue and expenses in order to have a long term plan for projects, vehicles, and equipment replacements.
                                            5. Created detailed monthly financial reports to provide the Board and the citizenry a clear and concise financial report of the financial position of the City.
                                            6. Responsible for approving all expenditures and collection of revenue.
                                            7. Audited all funds and accounts and eliminated the accounts that were not being used, unnecessary, and obsolete.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          10+ Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Senior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          M.A. In Political Science


                                          City Administrator Resume

                                          Summary : Skilled City Administrator, with over 20 years of combined experience in supervision and project management; effective in implementing successful operational control programs. Proven ability to generate revenue, provide financial oversight, and manage departmental budgets. Experienced in training and development, as well as restructuring operations.

                                          Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, Management Skills.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Worked with staff to develop an emergency operations plan for the community.
                                            2. Responsible for day to day operations of the City.
                                            3. Served as an administrative officer pursuant to policy instructions from the mayor and the city council responsible for the supervision, coordination.
                                            4. Responsible for managing day to day operations of 120 employees in Police, Fire, Community Development, Public Works (Streets, Parks, Surface Water).
                                            5. Assisted in developing and monitoring budgets for special projects and programs.
                                            6. Performed and revised division or departmental recruiting, classification, training, payroll, employee relations, and personnel rules and regulations; acted as division or departmental liaison with the Personnel Department.
                                            7. Administer grant programs; develop and monitor required procedures.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          10+ Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Senior
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          G.E.D

                                                          City Administrator Resume

                                                          Objective : Seeking a City Administrator position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                                                          Skills : Training Skills, Administrative Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Initiated positive customer service effort by creating a new telecommunications system, internet capability, open information, better service attitude, and meeting rules of procedure.
                                                            2. Set the direction of the city to success by completing strategic comprehensive plans which outlined much of the projects listed below and project accomplished since separation.
                                                            3. Initiated and fostered the whitewater riverfront improvements, new concepts for recreation, and tourism including creating an event coordination position.
                                                            4. Managed increases in economic development pressures with new infrastructure standards, land use codes, and expansion of city resources.
                                                            5. Created a master water supply plan and increased utility line expansion.
                                                            6. Coordinated all municipal operations, managed finances, and investments, and supervised law enforcement, public works, fire, and ambulance.
                                                            7. Established WEBQA Citizen Relationship Management program to better communicate and follow through on citizen concerns and issues.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Junior
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          Masters In Public Administration

                                                          City Administrator Resume

                                                          Headline : As a City Administrator, responsible for Reporting to and in partnership with Mayor and five-member City Council with direct responsibility for approximately 105 employees and budgets in excess, etc.

                                                          Skills : Capital Improvement Planning, Community and Economic Development, Financial Budgeting and Management.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Managed $38 Million all funds budget.
                                                            2. Implemented an enterprise-wide ERP system, modernizing employee part utilization, and reducing carrying costs.
                                                            3. Directed overall operations of municipal government.
                                                            4. Implemented a $12 Million utility capital improvement budget and $10 million capital improvement plan.
                                                            5. Contributed to the completion of a new freeway interchange project.
                                                            6. Successfully refurbished a historic building that now houses the City's Historical Society Museum.
                                                            7. Completed implementation of the High-Performance Organizational model based on SEI and ICMA Center for Performance Measurement principles.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          5-7 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          Masters In Public Administration

                                                          City Administrator Resume

                                                          Objective : A dynamic, hands-on leader, with over 13 years of management experience, seeks a challenging leadership position in a business or not-for-profit organization. Skilled in public engagement, developing new revenue sources and business models, controlling costs, budgeting, planning, leading cross-functional teams, and improving business processes.

                                                          Skills : Budget, Strategic Planning, Training & Development, Process Improvement, Audit., Microsoft Office.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Directed and participated in public information projects.
                                                            2. Prepared and administered a complex budget system.
                                                            3. Maintained confidential data and information.
                                                            4. Coordinated functions and activities between departments and outside agencies.
                                                            5. Communicated effectively and persuasively in both oral and written form.
                                                            6. Supervised and evaluated assigned staff.
                                                            7. Established and maintained effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              2-5 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              G.E.D

                                                              City Administrator Resume

                                                              Headline : To obtain a City Administrator with 4 years of experience in acting as division or departmental liaison with the Personnel Department. Responsible for Administering grant programs; developing and monitoring required procedures. 

                                                              Skills : Budget, Strategic Planning, Training & Development, Process Improvement, Audit., Microsoft Office.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Managed $14 million budget General Fund Budget and 150 full-time equivalents (FTE) for a municipality with 28,000 residents.
                                                                2. Developed a $27 million capital improvement plan after a comprehensive review of all infrastructure.
                                                                3. Increased Oak Forest's equalized assessed valuation (EAV) 27% or $72 million over three years.
                                                                4. Eliminated $1.5 million public works deficit budget by utilizing existing personnel and abolishing outsourced operations.
                                                                5. Created a $25,000 budget surplus by prioritizing projects and utilizing resources more effectively and efficiently.
                                                                6. Produced $500,000 in new revenue annually through Municipal Motor Fuel Tax.
                                                                7. Increased commercial real estate tax revenue by implementing a comprehensive strategic redevelopment plan for a major intersection.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              G.E.D

                                                              City Administrator Resume

                                                              Objective : As a City Administrator, Responsible for day-to-day operations, land use, technical guidance to City Council, and interface with multiple state and local agencies.

                                                              Skills : Administrative Skills, Customer Service, Managing Skills.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Served as the chief administrative officer of the city and was responsible for daily operations and implementation of all policies set by the Council.
                                                                2. Prepared annual city budgets, maintained reports on sales tax, health plans, accounts, and payroll.
                                                                3. Appointed and removed all heads of departments and all subordinate officers and employees of the City, I executed deeds and contracts on behalf of the City when authorized by ordinance, resolution, or motion of the City Council.
                                                                4. Responsible for the yearly financial audit and reporting as well as investments (CD'S) for the city.
                                                                5. Informed city council on updates of changes in the laws and acted as mediator between City Departments and council.
                                                                6. Searched for Grants and funding to upgrade city parks and sidewalks.
                                                                7. Served as a liaison between all departments of the city and city council as well as with the community and outside agencies/communities and City Attorney.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              2-5 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Junior
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              GED

                                                              City Administrator Resume

                                                              Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my City Administrator's professional skills and knowledge to be an effective administrative skill and inspiration to those around me.

                                                              Skills : Supervising Skills, Researching Skills, Developing Skills.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Responsible for the day-to-day oversight and control of the operations and maintenance of the entire City of Mexico Beach.
                                                                2. Directly responsible for supervising 34 full-time employees in multiple departments, 2 part-time employees, over 20 volunteers (Fire and ESU), and a total annual operating budget in excess of $10 million.
                                                                3. Responsible for receiving and resolving all complaints submitted to the City, regardless of size or subject matter.
                                                                4. Supervised and evaluated, assigned personnel in administrative, personnel, payroll, or assigned program functions.
                                                                5. Provided coordination with the Office of Communication and Information Services for the City Manager's office needs.
                                                                6. Researched and performed division or department fiscal operations including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, purchase orders, loan servicing and loan accounts, review and development of fiscal policies, procedures, and handling of funds.
                                                                7. Developed policies and procedures for assigned projects; assist in the development of short and long term planning.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              GED

                                                              City Administrator Resume

                                                              Objective : City Administrator with 5 years of experience in Overseeing and managing all City Departments Prepared and managed Annual Budget Managed City financial resources Conducted City elections Preformed Human.

                                                              Skills : Analyzing Skills, Developing Skills, Managing Skills, Communication Skills.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Organized community volunteers to create a pocket park in the blighted area Implemented measurable performance standards linked to compensation.
                                                                2. Redesigned City website to provide better information and service.
                                                                3. Initiated a performance measurement consortium in the KC Metro area working with ICMA and MARC.
                                                                4. Assisted in reviewing and preparing City Council agenda materials; prepare staff reports.
                                                                5. Prepared and analyzed complex reports.
                                                                6. Assisted in negotiating and administering contracts.
                                                                7. Developed and maintained record maintenance systems.
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Executive
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Master Of Public Administration