This Recrutiment is Closed

Director of Neighborhood Services
City of Missouri City

The City of Missouri City, TX is seeking Director of Neighborhood Services. Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the candidate selected for this position will be the very “first” Director of Neighborhood Services and will serve as a member of the City's Leadership team. The city recently created this “brand new” department, which is comprised of 17 full-time employees within four (4) Divisions:  Code Enforcement, Health Inspections, Animal Services and Solid Waste & Environmental. The Neighborhood Services Department is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of all people and animals in the community through the enforcement of state and local laws, the collection of solid waste and recycling, along with the inspection of all residential and nonresidential construction that occurs within the City in conjunction with the enforcement of health, nuisance, and property maintenance, and technical codes. 

The ideal candidate for the new Director position needs to have the political aptitude and emotional intelligence to effectively build and unify new divisions into a high-performing, collaborative team. This strategic leader shall have exceptional interpersonal, analytical, organizational, communication and presentation skills to bring credibility to the role and have the ability to quickly establish mutual respect and trust with City leadership, department staff and the residents. This “community steward” must have a heart for the community, a passion for public service, and a business-mindset dedicated to seeking “best practices” for continued growth and effectiveness.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning or closely related field from an accredited college or university; a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible managerial experience in comprehensive programs involving neighborhood revitalization, urban planning, code enforcement, housing, and community development activities.

Location: Missouri City, Texas
Salary: $105,000 to $139,000
Final filing date: Final Resume Review on Monday, June 19th

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.