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    Amarillo sits at the crossroads of America, almost equidistant from both coasts, with a population of 199,000 residents and covering 100 square miles. Amarillo is the 13th largest city in Texas in terms of population. Located in Potter and Randall counties in the Texas Panhandle, it is the county seat of Potter County. Amarillo enjoys a very healthy governance and political environment. Amarillo is a home rule municipality and operates under a council-manager form of government. The Amarillo City Council consists of the Mayor and four Council members. The City Council appoints a professional City Manager, who is responsible for the day-today operation of all city departments.

    The City seeks an experienced, detail-oriented Director of Capital Projects and Development Engineering. Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Capital Projects and Development Engineering is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Engineering and Design staff. The Department has an operations budget of just over $2 million, and the City’s Capital Improvement Plan is just over $65 million.

    The ideal candidate will be a manager with experience in building high performing teams and promoting staff development, and will be skilled in financial management, budget administration, capital planning, and contract management and negotiations. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, engineering, or a related field and have a minimum of 4 years of responsible administrative management and capital improvement planning and implementation experience with a mid-size municipality. A master’s degree and registration as a
    Professional Engineer in the State of Texas are preferred. A valid Texas driver’s license is required.

    Please apply online at:

    For more information on this position contact:
    Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment
    Strategic Government Resources

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  • Code: Amarillo DCPDE

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  • SGR
    121 Quest Ct
    Keller TX 76248
    United States of America

Contact Information

  • Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment
    Phone: (817) 337-8581