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City Administrator - City of Silverton, TX (ID: 458672)

Title City Administrator
Type City/County Manager and Administrators
Date Posted 2023-10-11
City / Organization City of Silverton, TX
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Job Description:  Silverton City Administrator


EEOC CATEGORY:  Professional

FLSA:  Exempt

Pay Type:  Salaried

Salary Range: $40,000 - $52,500 Annual Salary (Negotiable)

Benefits:  Paid Employee Health Insurance, Texas Municipal Retirement System Included, 10 Vacation Days Per Year, 12 Days of Sick Leave Per Year and 11 Paid Holidays


Oversees the day-to-day activities of the City of Silverton based on the ordinances and policies established by the City Council.  Responsible for the routine oversight of all staff included on the City of Silverton payroll in order to meet the needs of citizens.  Work involves communication with local businesses and government institutions to continue the economic development of the Silverton community and provide advanced opportunities to the residents of the City.  On behalf of the Mayor, oversees the day-to-day operation of each of the City’s departments including: Public Works, Finance, Sanitation, Administration, and any other departmental designation assigned by the Mayor.  The City Administrator shall be responsible for the regular oversight and implementation of all of the City’s special projects. 


1.     Reports to:     Silverton Mayor

2.     Oversees:      All City Staff

3.     Other:            Has regular contact with the general public, elected officials, city employees and representatives from other localities.  Monitors City projects, grants, & procurements


  • Serves as direct representative of the Mayor in all activities of the City.
  • Ensures that all State and Federal Laws and City ordinances are enforced.
  • Implements the policies and ordinances of the City of Silverton.
  • Represents the City with citizens, the community, the public, and external organizations.
  • Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.



Communication Skills: 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and government reports, correspondence, and technical procedures.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of citizens, individual citizens, and the general public.

Ability to prepare written communication documents including letters, agendas, and other routine documents.

Bilingual communication skills, in both spoken and written word, are preferred.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to analyze and develop comprehensive budgets using spreadsheet software.

Ability to perform basic finance and accounting functions.


Computer Skills:

Ability to operate Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel.

Ability to operate Quickbooks.


Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Ability to lift 45 pounds & willingness to physically assist in public works projects.

Ability and willingness to participate in office, outdoor, and industrial work environments.

This position will occasionally be required to participate in extensive manual labor


Knowledge of:

Local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to all city program areas; principles and practices of public administration, local government management, community development, and other community services.

Texas Open Meetings and Open Records Requirements


Management Skills: 

Ability to manage multiple employees with widely varying skill sets and responsibilities.

Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time – “multi-tasking”.

Ability and willingness to take guidance and direction from the Mayor.

Ability to ensure local activities stay within annual budget constraints.


The Silverton City Administrator is required to live in the City of Silverton or Extraterritorial Jurisdiction.



Four years of experience in local government administration or related field (and/or) Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration or Management and one year of relevant job experience.



Appropriate Texas driver’s license or available alternate means of transportation.

Capacity to obtain a Class D and C Water Operator License within 2 years of employment.

Capacity to obtain a Class II Sewer Operator License within 2 years of employment.

Job Post Expiration Date   December 10, 2023

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