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City Hall - 201 Highland Ave NE - Largo, FL
It's an exciting time in City of Largo as we transition to an Enterprise solution and COTS products! We are searching for an Information Technology leader, coach, mentor and champion of change.
Here's what you can expect if you join our team. The City practices principles of a high performance organization (HPO). We believe that empowering leadership for all team members will help us achieve our vision to become the community of choice in Tampa Bay!
An engaged and collaborative approach, supports innovative solutions and strategic action. Our current commitment to investing in cutting-edge technology will support individuals in the workplace with the tools and technology needed to provide services that inspire community pride.
For more on this career opportunity, check out our Director, Information Technology brochure.
Develops operating and capital budgets and monitors expenditures
Performance assessed in the following areas
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STATUS: As a condition of employment, City of Largo employees will be required to work as directed during an undeclared and/or a declared emergency. All employees are subject to recall around the clock for emergency response operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the normal work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the official job description.
FDLE AND CJSTC SECURITY CLEARANCE: As mandated by the FDLE, CJSTC and the Largo Police Department, this position may be subject to additional security clearances due to access to the police department facility or police department's electronic data.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, IT Management, Project Management, Business or Public Administration
At least seven (7) years of proven experience as an IT Director or similar role, preferably in a government setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in successfully leading IT organizational change including transition from in-house application development to adoption of Enterprise applications or commercial off-the-shelf products
Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) preferred. Candidates without certification may be considered.
Track record of continued professional development and planning and overseeing staff professional development
Valid Florida Driver's License or valid license from another state for transfer within 30 days of hire
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Approachable and relates well with everyone; builds rapport using diplomacy and tact
Practices focused, adaptable, and active listening
Comfortably deals with complex concepts and ambiguity
Customer focused, delivering a high level of service which meet the needs and requirements of each department/division
Excellent written and verbal communications
Demonstrated ability to
develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, officials, department directors, and the general public
consider all feedback and be open, flexible, and forward thinking regarding problem or issue resolution
lead and bring people together to achieve common operational and organization goals
Working knowledge of
theory and operation of an automated data processing center, interactive and batch processing, data base concepts, networking, and business process automation
sources of information related to problems of local government
Work Environment: 95% inside a climate controlled building and 5% outside.
Physical Requirements: The essential functions of the job require: sitting approximately four (4) to six (6) hours per day, standing approximately two (2) to (4) hours per day, and walking approximately one (1) to two (2) hours per day. Frequently the job requires: bending/stooping, crawling, fine manipulations, grasping, kneeling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, and light lifting/carrying (objects weighing under 15 pounds). Occasionally the job requires: climbing and pulling, and moderate lifting/carrying (objects weighing 15 to 44 pounds). Rarely the position requires: heavy lifting/carrying (objects weighing 45 pounds and over).
Sensory Requirements: Hearing: Ability to understand what others are saying in normal conversation in person, on the telephone, in high noise areas (such as a computer room) and to be able to detect proper equipment operation (detect computer servers and peripheral noises). Speaking: Ability to communicate orally with others in person, on the telephone and in high noise areas (such as a computer room). Seeing: Ability to see and read computer monitor screens, detect color coding, and read various size print (such as serial numbers, model numbers).
Other: Ability to operate the following office machines: telephone, photocopier, printer, calculator, desktop and laptop computers, keyboard, mouse, and servers.