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City Manager

Portsmouth, NH

Posting Date: July 17, 2019
Closing Date: August 16, 2019

Position Overview back to top

Portsmouth is a full-service community with 800 full time employees and a budget of $113M.

Qualifications back to top

• A Bachelor’s Degree with a major in political science, business administration or related field. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration is preferred.
• A minimum of five years progressively responsible municipal experience in a community of similar size.
• Extensive knowledge of municipal operations.
• Strong leadership skills, open and honest communication, an approachable collaborative style and significant success in building effective relationships.
• Strong financial, budget, human resources and labor relations experience.
• Strong knowledge and skill in Community Engagement, Sustainability and Smart Cities, the Arts, and Capital Improvements Planning.
• A strong customer service orientation.
• Experience in strategic planning, project management and complex problem solving.
• Ability to work effectively in a wide variety of governmental disciplines.
• Excellent communication skills, public relations skills, and an understanding of community engagement through social media platforms.
• A collaborative leader who values the input of all stakeholders.

How to Apply back to top

Submit résumé, cover letter, and five professional references by August 16, 2019 to Joellen J. Cademartori, CEO, GovHR USA, LLC –

Salary/Benefits back to top

Salary is $160,000 to $185,000 DOQ.