CIty of San Antonio

ABOUT SAN ANTONIO

The City of San Antonio is the Nation’s 7th largest city and is home to more than 1.5 million residents. Located in South Central Texas, approximately 140 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, San Antonio offers its residents one of the most attractive and affordable lifestyles in the country. Residents enjoy one of the lowest tax rates in the State as well as a plentiful supply of high-quality housing and low utility rates. The economy of San Antonio is an excellent mix of business services, manufacturing, health care, communications, corporate and regional offices, government, and the convention and tourism industry. San Antonio is rich in recreational and cultural opportunities and is home to the San Antonio Spurs.

The world-famous River Walk is the single most visited site in all of Texas. Winding through Downtown San Antonio, this 2.5 mile cobblestone path along the San Antonio River is lined with attractive shops, luxurious hotels, and enticing dining and entertainment venues. The second most visited site in Texas is the historic Alamo, only a short distance away from the River Walk. Named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the San Antonio Missions, represent the only World Heritage site in Texas. Major Theme Parks include Sea World of Texas and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Other San Antonio attractions are the Tower of the Americas, the Botanical Gardens, the Museum of Art, the San Antonio Symphony, Market Square and a world class Zoo.

CITY GOVERNMENT

San Antonio has a Council-Manager form of government with a ten-member City Council. Council members are elected by District, while the Mayor is elected at-large. The term of office for the Mayor and all members of the City are two-year terms, for not more than four (4) full terms of office. The City Council appoints the City Manager, who appoints all officials in executive positions with the exception of the City Clerk, City Internal Auditor, Presiding Judge, and Municipal Judges. 

The City of San Antonio has been recognized for its high level of professional management by the ICMA and National Civic League, amongst others. For ten consecutive years, the City has maintained a AAA bond rating. The Fiscal Year 2020 adopted operating budget is $2.9 billion with close to 13,000 employees across over 30 departments. The City Manager’s Executive Team consists of Department Directors, one Deputy City Manager, four Assistant City Managers, a Chief Financial Officer and a Chief of Staff. 

CIty of San Antonio San Antonio, TX, USA
Feb 22, 2021
Full time
To view a complete position brochure, please go to our Executive Career Opportunities page located at: https://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/careercenter#13706899-executive First review of Resumes will take place on March 25th, 2021. For consideration any Interested applicants must apply by this date by sending a cover letter and resume to saexecsearch@sanantonio.gov . The Development Services Department   The mission of the Development Services Department is to partner with our community to build and maintain a safer San Antonio.   The City’s Development Services Department regulates land and building development and enforces property maintenance and building-related codes to help maintain a vibrant quality of life for our residents.  We support the City’s economic development by reviewing proposed projects and granting approval to develop land and build commercial and residential structures.  In addition, we coordinate with other City departments and outside...