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Human Resources

Powers and Duties of the City Manager

The City Manager shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. He shall be responsible to the Council for the administration of all City affairs placed under his charge by the Council or this charter, and he shall have the following powers and duties:

He shall appoint, prescribe the duties of, and, when necessary for the good of the service, remove all officers and employees of the City subject to his appointment, except as otherwise provided by law, this Charter, or personnel rules adopted by the Council subject to this Charter. He may authorize any administrative officer who is subject to his direction and supervision to exercise these powers with respect to subordinates in that officers department, office or agency. 

*Excerpt taken from the City Charter (Chapter 3, Section 302)

Inquiries about human resource matters or job openings can be addressed to Erika Benson, Executive Assistant to the City Manager, at (207) 443-8330.