City of Dayton, Ohio Dayton, Ohio USA
Aug 07, 2018Full Time
Dayton was the first large city in the United States to adopt the Council Manager form of government, in 1913. The Dayton City Commission is comprised of five members - a Mayor and four Commissioners - who are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis. Under the Council Manager system, the elected officials, establish policy, handle legislation, and appoint a chief executive--the City Manager--to oversee the operations of the local government. The City Manager, along with two Deputy City Managers, ensure goals are met and services are provided by managing the City's departments, divisions and offices. Dayton City government provides a full range of services, including police, fire, EMS, street maintenance, waste collection, building inspection, water supply and treatment, sewer maintenance, wastewater treatment, recreation, municipal courts, an international airport and a general aviation airport, and a convention center. The City of Dayton organization is comprised of 15 departments/offices employing approximately 2,000 employees. The General Fund budget is approximately $175 million. The DCM’s are appointed by and report directly to the City Manager. In addition to providing guidance, oversight and executive leadership to assigned departments and functions, the DCM’s, the DCM’s assist the City Manager in managing the financial operations of the City and developing strategic policy direction. The DCM’s may act as the City Manager in her absence. The available position is one of Dayton’s two Deputy City Managers (DCM). Although subject to periodic change, this position oversees the following departments: Central Services/IT, Aviation, Public Works, Finance and Water. There are approximately 850 employees assigned to these departments of whom about three fourths have union representation. Additional information about the City of Dayton, it's vision, strategic goals and priorities, may be found at: www.daytonohio.gov . Compensation: Beginning salary is negotiable anywhere within the range depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. The City will provide an excellent benefit package to the new Deputy City Manager.