Located in south central Wyoming, along the populated I-80 corridor, the City of Rawlins’ approximately 9,000 residents follow in the footsteps of their historic Wild West past and have a strong and independent spirit and a true sense of community togetherness. The area offers unparalleled outdoor opportunities, including hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, and snow sports. Framed by a rugged frontier and a continually growing energy industry, the community has grown together with a “can‐do” and entrepreneurial approach to building the town that today is a small, comfortable oasis with friendly people and beautiful architecture.
Incorporated in 1886, the City of Rawlins is a full-service city that operates on a FY 2019/2020 budget of $36,853,841 and with an exceptional workforce of 109 FTEs. The city’s departments include City Hall, Downtown Development Authority/Main Street, Fire, Police, Public Works, and Recreation Services. The City Hall consists of the City Manager’s Office, City Clerk, City Attorney, Finance, and Municipal Court.
Under the direction of the City Council, the City Manager performs highly responsible management, administrative, and professional duties as the Chief Executive Officer of the city, and exercises a high degree of independence, initiative, and professional expertise in the daily administration and management of municipal operations in accordance with policies established by the City Council, State of Wyoming, and federal laws, regulations and guidelines. The City Manager provides visionary, innovative leadership, supervision and general direction for the City Management Team, and works closely with the City Council, performing related duties and functions as delegated, assigned or required.
A bachelor's degree in public or business administration, business, accounting, finance, or a closely related field is required, along with 8 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in municipal government, including significant administrative, financial and personnel management responsibilities, and 5 years of experience as a city or county manager is highly preferred. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties will be considered.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Rawlins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 5, 2020 (open until filled).