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  • Search begins for new City Administrator

  • Feb 10 2020

A search is underway for a new City Administrator in Goose Creek.

City Administrator Jake Broom, who has held that position since August 2016, has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer with the Municipal Association of South Carolina. He will remain on the job at Goose Creek until April 15.

Broom has overseen a number of positive changes in the municipality over the past three years, as the City has continued to blossom into one of the best in the region. As City Administrator, he oversees all aspects of the City’s day-to-day operations.

"Being part of the team in Goose Creek has been a huge honor," Broom said. "I’ll miss the community, the positive energy shown by the Mayor and Council, and most of all the professional staff. They have all been a privilege to work with."

Goose Creek Mayor Greg Habib praised the job that Broom has done.

“Jake has led this City admirably and well over the past three years,” Habib said. “Our loss is the Municipal Association’s incredible gain. Jake will be very successful in his new job.

“We are very proud of Jake, and I appreciate everything that he’s done for our City.”

Interested candidates for the City Administrator position should send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: CAsearch@cityofgoosecreek.com.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Public Administration or a closely related field; a Master’s degree in Public Administration or closely related field is preferred.

Other requirements include at least six years of increasingly responsible government management experience; three years of supervisory experience is preferred. Residency within Goose Creek city limits or an approved relocation plan within six months of employment is also required.

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