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Duties are generally performed in an office setting. Some light work requiring occasional lifting and carrying objects up to 50 pounds. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Work may also require stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, standing, walking, pushing, and pulling for up to 8 hours per day. Driving is also a requirement of this position.
Education, Certification and Experience Required:• A Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, economic development, public administration, business administration or similar field is required. Master’s degree preferred.• Two years’ experience in municipal operations. Experience in real estate, finance, or economic development is preferred.• Economic development credentialing or advanced certifications preferred.• Any combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for a degree or years of experience.• Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Education, Certification and Experience Required:• A Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, economic development, public administration, business administration or similar field is required. Master’s degree preferred.• Two years’ experience in municipal operations. Experience in real estate, finance, or economic development is preferred.• Economic development credentialing or advanced certifications preferred.• Any combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for a degree or years of experience.• Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:• Knowledge of planning and coordinating events and website development, design, and maintenance.• Knowledge of operations, services and activities of municipal programs.• Knowledge of organizational management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.• Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.• Knowledge of the current social, political and economic trends and challenges of municipal government.• Knowledge of concerns and interests of civic groups, governmental agencies, and the general public.• Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.• Excellent marketing, public relations and interpersonal skills.• Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills.• Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents.• Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.• Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques.• Receives limited direction. The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.• Ability to provide direction to helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees.• Ability to learn and apply City of Kerrville policies and procedures, and organization, function and authority of various city departments.• Ability to maintain a professional appearance at all times.• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.• Ability to prepare and conduct effective presentations.• Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships within the community.• Ability to handle stressful situations regarding human relations.• Ability to learn and apply pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, and regulations.• Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of established goals.• Ability to identify and respond to community and City Council issues, concerns and needs.• Ability to prepare and present clear and concise administrative and financial reports.• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and officials, other government officials, community groups, the general public, and media representatives.• Ability to provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to staff.• Ability to work during crisis or emergency situations that may require work hours beyond the regular work day.• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance. Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Experience: Computer, Scanner, Smart Phone, Copier, Telephone, Calculator, Digital Camera.
• Must be able to work some holidays, weekends, or after hours for special events, meetings or during emergency situations.• Must be able to attend evening meetings, including evening Council meetings.• Must be capable of serving as a member of the City leadership team.
The City of Kerrville is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Qualified Applicants. A City of Kerrville application is required. Resumes are considered additional information, and accepted with a completed City application. Applications may be obtained from this site or Kerrville City Hall.