City Manager

City of Allen, TX

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 84,246
  • Where: 305 Century Pkwy, Allen, TX 75013
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 5 2019

Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to by March 25, 2019.


The City of Allen, Texas offers a rare opportunity for talented city management candidates – unparalleled stability, unsurpassed financial strength with a AAA bond rating and compelling career challenges. Located 25 miles north of Dallas, Allen was named the #1 Best Place to Live in Texas and #2 in the nation by MONEY Magazine. Family Circle, D Magazine, WalletHub, SafeWise and Forbes have all given Allen praise and high rankings for livability, safety and economics. With a population of 101,255 in just over 27 square miles, Allen is nearing its build out and a tremendous amount of commercial development remains ahead. The City of Allen provides a full slate of municipal services with 839 FTE positions across 15 departments. The FY 2019 budget was recently adopted with a General Fund budget of $105.5 million and an all funds budget of $220.7 million. Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Business, or related field from an accredited university and ten years of progressively responsible experience as a manager in a municipal environment. A master’s degree and a successful track record as a City Manager or Assistant/Deputy City Manager with exposure to the full slate of city services are preferred. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package that considers the candidate’s qualifications and track record of career success.
Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

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