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Executive Asst to City Administrator


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The City of McDonough is accepting applications for the full-time position of Executive Assistant to the City Administrator.    This position is responsible for assisting the City Administrator and other Department Heads with conducting, analyzing and making recommendations on a wide-range of municipal programs, operations, services and policies. Duties also include assisting with the preparation of the City budget and undertaking various special projects.

Sample of duties:

  • Coordinates and oversees the development and implementation of various projects in different departments; identifies funding sources; updates spreadsheets; depending on the project assists with the bidding processes and the selection of consultants and contractors;
  • Researches and drafts policies, procedures, resolutions, etc.; gathers, interprets and analyzes data; presents recommendation to the City Administrator or Department Head;
  • Assists with preparing and reviewing annual budget; including researching and securing various funding sources;
  • Maintains Excel spreadsheet on various projects which could be used to update the City’s webpage;
  • Represents City at various functions; serves as a liaison to various committees and organizations, prepares and makes recommendations as requested;
  • Prepares drafts of letters, presentations, resolutions, ordinances, contracts, administrative policies, and similar documents as assigned;
  • Undertakes special projects as assigned which do not clearly fit into other departments’ area of focus;
  • Project Lead for City’s beautification and litter prevention initiative (McDBeautiful);

Must be able to attend evening council meetings two times a month.  May be required to attend a Saturday event on occasion.

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Minimum qualifications:

High School diploma or Equivalent; Prefer two years of college coursework from an accredited college or university and one year of administrative/clerical experience;

The City offers a competitive benefits package. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA  30253, or at  Submit applications to City Hall or via e-mail to 

Starting salary:  $16.59 hour

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled (could close at any time)

Posted:  4/30/2021            

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