Town Manager

The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona is seeking a Town Manager. A brief description of the position and qualifications are listed below for your review. We ask that you pass this along to anyone you know who would be qualified and possibly interested in this position.

The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona seeks a discerning and engaging leader ready to work in partnership with the Town Council, staff, and the community in advancing the Town’s goals for vibrant development and exceptional quality of life. Located just 20 minutes south of downtown Tucson, Sahuarita is replete with outdoor activities and is a short drive from the Tucson International Airport and the University of Arizona. In citizen surveys, Sahuarita receives high marks for its reputation, lifestyle, responsive and knowledgeable employees, and delivery of core services, such as public safety, roads, infrastructure, wastewater reclamation, and parks. The incumbent must be an active listener with superior people skills and strong leadership abilities. The ideal candidate will successfully balance vision and strategy, bravely set ambitious goals and empower staff to achieve them, and enjoy taking an innovative approach to organizational development and community building with an eye for continuous improvement.

The Town Manager is expected to provide visionary and innovative leadership, supervision, and direction for the town’s management team, including all department heads, in an effort to coordinate their efforts toward achieving their departmental objectives and furthering the town’s Strategic Plan.

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This position requires a Bachelors’ degree in business, public administration, civil engineering, planning, or a related field.  A Masters’ degree in a related field is desired.  Candidates must possess at least seven (7) years of successful leadership experience at an administrative level in an organization with comparable responsibilities. There is a strong preference for an individual with prior experience as a town/city/county manager, deputy town/city/county manager, or assistant town/city/county manager. ICMA certification is highly desired.  The Town of Sahuarita offers a competitive benefits package that includes an anticipated salary range of $170,000 – $200,000+ depending on experience and qualifications.  Additionally, the Town will offer a generous benefits package that is competitive with the local market. 

Individuals interested in this outstanding opportunity may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, four work-related professional references, and any other relevant materials to:
This position is open until filled; however, first review of applications will begin Wednesday,  December 15, 2021. 

For more information, please contact Jessica Silva at or call (520) 822-8812.

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