The City of Levelland announced Monday that Levelland City Manager Erik Rejino will be leaving his post as city manager to begin a new career as the assistant city manager for the City of Lubbock. Rejino’s last day for the City of Levelland will be October 1.
Rejino made the announcement to city staff and city council last week, according to the news release. Rejino was one of 88 applicants for the position, according to Strategic Government Resources (SGR), an executive search firm that assisted the City of Lubbock with the four-month process.
Rejino began his career with the City of Levelland in December 2008 when he accepted an entry-level position writing and administering grants for the City of Levelland. In 2015, he was promoted to assistant city manager and accepted the position of city manager in 2018.
“Levelland has been extremely good to my family and me, and for that we are forever grateful,” Rejino said. “It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Levelland and work with a team of outstanding professionals. I am looking forward to seeing Levelland continue to thrive and prosper.”