mayor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Seasoned business leader well-versed in program management, budget administration and public relations. Talented organizer and project coordinator with a forward-thinking and flexible approach.

History of accomplishing challenging objectives under tight deadlines. Experienced with city policies and legal procedures. Decisive leader and conflict manager with a team-oriented style. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.

  • City affairs understanding
  • Business operations management
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Management
  • Customer Service
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Team collaboration
  • Conflict resolution
  • Financial Management
  • Budgeting
  • Legislation drafting
  • Public Relations
  • Decision-Making
Work History
Mayor, 03/2021 - Current
Town Of Welaka City, STATE,
  • Attended public forums, events, and informal meetings.
  • Directed operations, planning, and administration of city departments.
  • Signed contracts, ordinances, and other official documentation to execute orders of office.
  • Applying for and administering grants.
  • Utility Director overseeing all day-to-day operations and planing of Utility Department.
  • Police Commissioner overseeing police department with Chief of Police
  • Town Manager overseeing all government operations, including, codes enforcement, building and zoning, and land use planning.
Auctioneer/Broker, 11/2018 - Current
Estate Services Of Florida City, STATE,
  • Maintained optimal financial controls by following loss prevention procedures and protecting cash assets
  • Preserved revenue streams by utilizing strong communication and negotiation skills, offering refunds as last resort to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information
  • Negotiated real estate contracts to successfully navigate potential purchases between buyers and sellers
Licensed Funeral Director, 01/1998 - Current
Watts Funeral Home And Cremation Center City, STATE,
  • Arranged funeral/memorial services for grieving families to meet budget and memorialized instructions.
  • Liaised between hospitals, physicians, county coroner and members of clergy to coordinate final arrangements.
  • Arranged transportation between sites for remains, mourners, pallbearers and members of clergy.
  • Performed embalming procedures and updated case study reports.
  • Discussed pre-arranged funeral options and explained pricing to clients.
  • Displayed highest level of professionalism and sensitivity when dealing with grieving family members.
City Council Member, 03/2009 - 03/2021
Town Of Welaka City, STATE,
  • Used public gatherings, community events and direct relations to keep constituents happy and informed.
  • Determined campaign strategies for media advertising, positions on issues and public appearances.
  • Developed and strengthened political partnerships to further agendas.
  • Drafted legislation and amendments, wrote government policies and established budgets.
  • Alerted constituents of government actions and programs by way of newsletters, personal appearances at town meetings and individual meetings.
  • Presented more than 100 legislative addresses, group talks and public events

Licensed Auctioneer: Auctioneering, Expected in 10/2015
Florida Auctioneer Academy - Clermont, FL
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Real Estate Broker: Real Estate, Expected in 05/2015
Florida Real Estate Institute - Orange Park, FL
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Commercial Flight Training : Flight Training, Expected in 07/2003
Florida Aviation Career Training - Saint Augustine, FL,
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Associate of Science: Funeral Science, Expected in 05/1999
Saint Petersburg College - Saint Petersburg, Fl,
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Wastewater Operator Program: Wastewater Plant Operations, Expected in
University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
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  • Completed flight training at Saint Augustine Aviation and obtained a commercial pilot's license
  • First Responder at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fl
  • Successfully climbed to the Summit of Mt. Rainier which is 14,410 feet in Washington State on September 27, 2018
  • Obtained an advanced open water SCUBA diving certification and have completed over 125 successful dives
  • Elected to the Welaka City council 5 times and Mayor 2 tomes.
  • Been featured on First Coast News, the Saint Augustine Record and Old City Magazine several times for my community involvement
  • Proud father of two accomplished young adults
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Numerous certification from FEMA on first responder management and procedures
  • Certified grief counselor


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School Attended

  • Florida Auctioneer Academy
  • Florida Real Estate Institute
  • Florida Aviation Career Training
  • Saint Petersburg College
  • University of Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Mayor
  • Auctioneer/Broker
  • Licensed Funeral Director
  • City Council Member


  • Licensed Auctioneer
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Commercial Flight Training
  • Associate of Science
  • Wastewater Operator Program

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