The Town of Bartonville (pop. 1,700) is a Type A General Law City. The Town Administrator is responsible for administering the day-to-day functions of the Town and responsible to the Town Council for the proper management and administration of all affairs of the Town. The Town Administrator’s duties and responsibilities also include:
Finance: Prepare and manage the Town’s annual budget and investment accounts. Reconcile monthly bank statements, process payroll and process accounts payable checks.
Streets/Drainage – Manage and work with the Town Engineer on all street and drainage related issues.
Planning/Development: Staff liaison for Development Review Committee, Board of Adjustment and Planning and Zoning Commission. Prepare meeting agendas, attend meetings, prepare minutes. Provide information to citizens and the development community on the comprehensive plan, zoning, development policies and related ordinances, sign permits and process variance and zoning change applications. Plan, organize, and review planning and zoning ordinances. Review plats and site plans for conformance with comprehensive and other subsidiary plans and zoning ordinances.
Permits: Accept and process residential, commercial building, sign and septic permits. Coordinate inspections for the Building Inspector; Maintain building inspection and septic files; process quarterly reports as required by TCEQ; Process food establishment permits and coordinate annual license and permit renewals.
Code Enforcement: Perform a variety of field and administrative work in support of the Town’s local code enforcement program. Receive and respond to citizen complaints on alleged violations of Town zoning and related municipal codes and ordinances; interview complainant and witnesses; conduct investigations and provide recommendations for resolution.
Other daily and routine duties shared by Town Administrator and Town Secretary: Assist citizens, customers and Town Council with a variety of needs and dispense information via in person, over the phone and through e-mail; receive and process payments for various licenses, permits, court fines, and municipal service fees; assist defendants in absence of court clerk; communicate with public and update social media as needed.
REQUIRMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or related field. A minimum of at least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience in municipal administration. Consideration will be given for significant experience and Certified Public Manager (CPM). Candidate must have knowledge in general management principles, budgeting procedures, planning, economic development, human resources regulations, general knowledge of public works and State and Federal regulations of a variety of programs. Previous City Administrator/Manager or Assistant City Administrator/Manager experience is a plus. Must be bondable, have a current Texas state driver’s license; satisfactorily pass a criminal background evaluation and pre-employment drug screening.