FAIRFIELD – Finance director Scott Timmer is Fairfield’s new assistant metropolis supervisor.
Performing city manager Don Bennett made the appointment Friday soon after conversations with the two Timmer and city council users.
“Scott is a very proficient and specialist unique. He’s always been a satisfaction to work with,” Bennett claimed.
“It speaks volumes for him that there was mind-boggling support for him for this situation.” Bennett reported.
Promoting Timmer supports two of Bennett’s ambitions: retention of gifted workers users, and assisting to offer a reliable basis for whoever is hired as the following city manager – a position Bennett said he does not want.
“Scott experienced applied formerly for this position. His enthusiasm was to enter public administration. He did not want to be a finance director his total vocation,” Bennett said.
“Under the heading of option this is a acquire-win. Here’s a young expert … we had the perfect prospect to existing him with the option to enter community administration,” Bennett explained.
“I’m extremely happy. I’m pretty happy he has a enthusiasm for it. I hope we’ll be equipped to keep him a different 4 or five yrs before anyone attempts to recruit him.”
Timmer stated he is pleased to be chosen assistant city manager and have a hand in employing his alternative. But till then, he will juggle both of those work opportunities.
“I’m definitely enthusiastic that I have the chance to lead and do so in a extra meaningful way for the City of Fairfield,’’ Timmer said.
“We have a good deal likely on with the closing of the (2020) publications and hiring my substitute. I’ll want to make positive whoever is employed is up on their ft prior to I totally relinquish finance.”
Timmer replaces Dan Wendt who still left final week right after currently being employed as Vandalia’s new city manager.
In his new function Timmer’s income will be improved from $111,613 to $120,000 annually.
Until a new finance director is employed, Bennett said Timmer will accomplish both equally roles, but admitted “90 percent of his time will be as finance director.”
Timmer, 33, started with the city in 2016 when he was employed as money expert services manager. He was appointed finance director two years afterwards.
A Badin Substantial College graduate, Timmer retains a bachelor’s diploma from the University of Dayton and a master’s from Ohio Dominican College – each in small business administration.
In advance of becoming a member of Fairfield in 2016, Timmer used six decades with the United States federal government as an accountant performing for the departments of protection, veterans affairs and the environmental defense company.
He is past president of the Increased Columbus Chapter of the Association of Federal government Accountants. He graduated from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader software in 2012.
Timmer participated in the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Management Program’s Course of 2018. A Fairfield resident, Timmer is a member of the Fairfield Rotary Club and serves on the board of trustees for the Greater Miami Valley YMCA and Badin Significant School.
The city will put up the finance director’s placement later this week or future 7 days.