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 City Recorder's Office functions as a point of access for the general public and news media to elected officials and the organization. In addition to being the City's Elections Officer, the City Recorder is the City's Records Manager, maintaining and distributing the Florence City Code, Charter, ordinances, resolutions, and administrative orders. The Recorder's office also manages the City's archives, coordinates public records requests, maintains all the City's contract files, and records city-related deeds and land use agreements.
The Assistant to the City Manager performs a variety of administrative 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.
The Human Resource Coordinator performs a variety of administrative and technical work in coordinating the Human Resource functions under the direction of the Finance Director and City Manager. These responsibilities include work with employee recruitment, employee selection,benefits, leaves of absence, maintenance of personnel records and employee information. Employee assists with a variety of special projects including salary/benefits surveys, recognition, training and HR research.