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Assistant City Manager

Port Wentworth

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Assistant City Manager

There is new leadership and fresh ideas coming to Port Wentworth. The Mayor, City Manager, along with city council are focused on an upgraded lifestyle, additional city services and increases in restaurants and retail shopping for its residents and visitors. Imagine trail walking on the weekends through the Savannah Wildlife Refuge, or Kayaking the Savannah River, or enjoying the afternoon at Ellis Square in Historic Downtown Savannah! With Port Wentworth as the front porch to Savannah Georgia, this area offers an amazing lifestyle for the chosen applicant. From nearby areas or places such as Tybee Island, Downtown Savannah, Savannah International Airport, and Coastal Waterways, Port Wentworth is a wonderful fit for you and your family!

The City of Port Wentworth is seeking an Assistant City Manager of Operations to join and serve as a key member of the City’s leadership team with the direct responsibility of management of assigned departments and effective implantation of Citywide strategic initiatives and policies. This position serves as the development leader for the city, assisting the City Manager with establishing short-term and long-term development and redevelopment plans to meet the city’s strategic growth and development objectives. It is important to note that responsibilities are broad in scope and involve highly sensitive and publicly visible projects that require a high degree of policy, program, and management discretion.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, ethical, and dedicated leader who can succeed in an organization that strives for a culture of excellence with accountability, continuous improvement, and communication among its core values. The candidate must be people focused, exhibit an exemplary customer service approach, and have a strong commitment to public service.

This is a full-time position with a starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The city offers a generous benefits package including 100% medical coverage for employees and families, GMA pension participation, and life insurance. The chosen applicant will be required to submit to an extensive background check and physical examination. Please submit resumes to The City of Port Wentworth, ATTN: City Manager, 7224 GA. Highway 21, Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407. References are required. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Port Wentworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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