City Manager- City of Kingsville, TX

  • City of Kingsville
  • Kingsville, Texas
  • Jul 09, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Executive
  • Salary: $125,000-$155,000 Annually
  • Apply By: Aug 09, 2019


Situated between the sparkling Texas Gulf Coast and the wild Brush Country of South Texas, Kingsville, Texas, is rapidly becoming one of the most idyllic places to live and raise a family. With a rich cultural heritage and convenient access to the sparkling waters of Padre Island National Seashore, the City has all the advantages of small-town living with easy access to major amenities.

Job Description

Kingsville operates under the commission-manager form of government, with four commissioners and a Mayor. The City Manager is appointed by the Commission and is responsible for upholding laws passed and overseeing all governmental procedures. Kingsville’s economy is anchored by NAS Kingsville, Texas A&M University Kingsville, and nearby industries such as the Celanese Chemical Plant, so it enjoys a degree of economic stability and continuity that most comparable cities can only envy.

Job Requirements

The City of Kingsville is recruiting a strong, dynamic, highly resourceful, steadfastly strategic, visionary but grounded servant leader with a commitment to serve as its next City Manager. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance, or a related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree is preferred. Five years or more of progressively responsible municipal government operations experience is required. Experience as a city manager or assistant city manager is preferred, as is experience managing communities with military facilities and/or college campuses. The starting salary range for this position is $125,000 to $155,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

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Additional Information

For more information on this position contact: 

Mike Tanner, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources