The City Manager is the administrative head of the government of the City, and is appointed by the City Council for an indefinite term. The City Manager is responsible for enforcing all ordinances, appointing and removing all City employees, acts as the purchasing agent for the City, and supervises all City departments to assure utmost efficiency.
The Assistant to the City Manager performs a variety of functions in support of the City Manager in addition to working on special projects. Under the supervision of the City Manager, this position performs a variety of tasks related to the facilitation of operational effectiveness of the City Manager’s office. The Assistant to the City Manager acts as liaison to the media, community members, public officials, and City staff; serves as a member of the management team; manages the City's IT system; represents the City in regional emergency planning; serves as Public Information Officer; and provides staff support to the Florence Urban Renewal Agency.
The Human Resources Manager assists staff with human resources needs, including employee benefits, employee relations, training and development, and personnel policy and procedure administration. The Human Resources Manager also ensures compliance with employment related laws and regulations; administers the benefit plans; oversees the employee performance evaluation process; manages recruitment activities; develops and interprets personnel policies and procedures; advises management regarding employment related issues; and serves as member of the management team.