City Manager

  • City of Leander, Texas
  • Leander, Texas
  • Jun 20, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Executive
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 5127393105
  • Apply By: Jul 05, 2019


Wanted: A leader with passion, experience, and who gets out of bed every day ready and willing to help build our beautiful city into something more. A driven, thoughtful team member who will partner with our City Council to turn our residents’ vision into reality. A positive, motivated advocate for our community who will help us become regional thought leaders and build a model for other cities who are serious about quality of life.

This is Leander, Texas. Fast-growth. Hard-working. Community and family-oriented. An incredible place to live, and a noble place to work. If you believe you have the ability to lead our staff and help build our future, then read on. This is the opportunity you have been looking for.

Let’s make Leander an even better place to live.

Job Description

The City of Leander is seeking qualified candidates for a City Manager who desires a position working collaboratively to achieve the city's goals and vision. A Comprehensive Plan review is imminent, and a strong focus on economic development should be anticipated. The City Council desires a responsive and efficient government, and a municipality that meets the needs of residents and attracts visitors.


Job Requirements

Significant experience in government at the municipal level required, with experience in Texas desired. Successful applicant must be knowledgeable in a variety of departmental areas such as economic and community development, budget and finance, public safety, and public works. A demonstrated history of strong partnership with regional government is strongly desired, including metropolitan planning organizations, county government, and school districts.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Possession of a valid Texas Class C Driver license or within six months of date of hire.
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration or related field is required. A Master's degree in a related area is highly desired.

Special Instructions

To apply, send a cover letter/letter of interest and a resume/CV to Matt Powell:

The applicants deemed most qualified by the City Council and/or this firm will be contacted between August 1 and August 9 to be scheduled for interviews that will take place between August 10 and September 4. Due to the volume of applications expected, applicants not selected for interviews will likely not be contacted. We thank you for your interest!