City of Belleair Beach White Swirl


City Manager

The City of Belleair Beach, Florida (pop. 1,643), an upscale, residential, coastal community with an annual budget of $4.4 million, seeks qualified applicants for the city manager position. The city manager is appointed by and reports to a seven-member City Council.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing five employees and contracted finance, law/code enforcement, utilities, and waste collection services. Requires a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in public administration or business administration, plus five years’ experience as a city manager, assistant city manager, or comparable experience. Must demonstrate experience and knowledge of government finance and budget operations, government contracting, personnel management, project management, and public works operations. The ability to review/approve site plans and permit applications, construction management, and government contracts is highly beneficial. Experience with grant writing, application, and administration is favorable. Florida experience is highly preferred – especially prior experience with coastal community issues, beach nourishment, emergency operations, evacuation, NPDES, CRS coordinator, certified floodplain manager, and FEMA.

Due to the small staff and close interaction with residents, applicants must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Additionally, the broad scope of responsibilities and small team necessitates strong leadership skills and a ‘hands-on’, participative work ethic.

Salary range and benefits depend on qualifications, experience, and professional credentials. Belleair Beach is an equal opportunity employer/drug-free workplace, requiring background investigation and drug screening. Website:

Send resume with salary history and work-related references to: Must be received by 3:00 p. m., Monday, May 23, 2022, Patricia A. Gentry, City Clerk, City of Belleair Beach, 444 Causeway Boulevard, Belleair Beach, FL 33786


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