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Manager of Neighborhood Vitality - City of Mesquite, TX (ID: 282285)

Title Manager of Neighborhood Vitality
Type Code Enforcement
Date Posted August 4, 2017
City / Organization City of Mesquite, TX
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Salary: $61,068.80 - $76,336.00 Annually


Responsible for coordinating and administering programs specifically designed to create and sustain neighborhoods that are safe, attractive and economically stable within the city of Mesquite. Additionally the Manager of Neighborhood Vitality is responsible for coordinating with internal departments, and community groups to build a robust program that promotes  comprehensive neighborhood vitality. 
The Manager of Neighborhood Vitality reports to the Director of Neighborhood Services. This position will supervise the Neighborhood Vitality Analyst and the Keep Mesquite Beautiful/Volunteer Services program.    

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  • All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct and Rules of Behavior outlined in Chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Develop and implement new programs and refine existing programs to meet immediate and intermediate planning goals for neighborhood vitality and sustainability.
  • Oversee development and implementation of neighborhood vitality programs.
  • Conduct, review and provide recommendations related to neighborhood programs and City policies and procedures.
  • Manage, hire, train and evaluate staff on program policies and procedures.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of neighborhood vitality and improvement programs. Examples include Addressing Mesquite Day and Neighborhood Summits.
  • Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive resident inquiries and complaints.
  • Plan, develop, implement and manage special projects both directly and indirectly related to community and neighborhood goals and strategies, as assigned.
  • Attend neighborhood group meetings to advise management and staff regarding support in neighborhoods.
  • Support and/or develop departmental marketing efforts via social media, email, and traditional advertising mediums.
  • Applicants/employees must prove that attendance is NOT an essential function of the job in order for the City of Mesquite NOT be required to accommodate an employee by providing infinite leaves of absences.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Planning or related field of study.
  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Public Administration, Community Development, or related field of study. 


  • Five years experience in one or more of the following:  public administration, public education, planning, marketing, special event planning or neighborhood development or related field.
  • Two years management experience in developing, organizing and implementing multi-faceted community programs, including public relations and marketing.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 


  • Possession of a valid driver's license.


  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., with some evening and weekend work required.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS (only if interviewed)

  • Excel, Word, Outlook and Customer Service
  • A practical assessment test will also be given during the interview.


Job Post Expiration Date   September 4, 2017

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .