Job Details

City Manager
City of Wamego, KS
Job Description

Wamego, Kansas (pop. 4,703; $16M budget; 44 FTE’s), is a vibrant, family-oriented community in Pottawatomie County, conveniently located at the junction of US Highways 24 and Kansas Highway 99. A dynamic community located in the heart of Kansas, with a prosperous business climate and first-rate public schools plus access to higher education. Its location lends to easy access to road, rail and air transportation systems and is a premier site for continued economic growth.

The City Manager reports to a progressive five-member Commission and oversees all departments. The city operates its own electric generating and distribution system and provides water/wastewater utilities.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field and at least five years of management experience. With a history of sound decision-making ability, outstanding administrative and budgetary skills and experience facilitating economic development and fostering growth. Candidates must also display excellent leadership and personnel skills. The background of a successful candidate should demonstrate a strong work ethic, municipal finance experience, municipal utilities, and remarkable public relations skills. This community-focused leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government and positive intergovernmental relations.

Competitive benefits; Salary $90,000 - $115,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-WAMEGO@lkm.org or LEAPS-Wamego, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin September 30. EOE.

Job Details
Salary:
$90,000 - $115,000, DOQ
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
ICMA-CM:
No preference
City of Wamego
Location:
PO Box 86
Wamego, KS 66547-0086
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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