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Jan 31

How to Become a Professional Local Government Manager

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 5:56 PM by Amber Ahlo

ICMA's Choosing a Career as a Professional City, Town, or County Manager

A career in local government management is challenging--and extremely rewarding. Few other careers offer the opportunity to have such a positive impact on your community.

Professional local government managers, like other chief executives, are responsible for the overall performance of their organizations. As the top administrator, the manager organizes and directs a team of department heads, supervisors, technicians, and support staff to initiate and manage programs and deliver public services.