The Palm Coast City Council today discussed the search process to identify the next City Manager. Below is a recap of the discussion:

Recruiting Options: Staff conducting will conduct the search, not an executive recruiting firm.

Job announcement placed on September 17th, advertised for 30 days. The interviews of candidates by the City Council will occur after October 30th.

November-December 2020: Interviews with candidates occur with finalists selected.

Minimum education level preferred: Bachelors in public administration, business administration or similar, with Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum years of experience: 5 years with various credentials.

Advertised Salary: Negotiable with $150,000+ as a potential starting point.

Interviewing Candidates: Will occur via Zoom until the later rounds of the search, which will be conducted in-person. Candidates will be reduced to a list of the top five applicants, which will be presented to City Council.

The Chamber has issued the below memo to City Councilmembers regarding the City Manager search process and will continue to monitor the progress of this very important issue.

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