Applications will be reviewed and considered upon receipt. Open until filled.
Alliance, Nebraska (8,000 population) - The City of Alliance is looking for its next City Manager. With a broad range of responsibilities and exposure to a full-service local government operation, managing our community will allow you to utilize your wide-ranging talents and skills. Alliance is an affordable medium size community close to big city amenities in Denver, Cheyenne and Rapid City. There is an abundance of outdoor recreation available year round.
Alliance provides an extensive range of services, including police and fire protection, transportation, airport, bus service, sewer, water, refuse, landfill, 18-hole golf course, electric utility, parks and recreation, planning, building and safety, public improvements, and general administration. The city employs 108 FTEs of which 25 are assigned to the Police Department and 4 to the Fire Department. Alliance has a 2020 all funds budget of approximately $54.5 million, with a reserve in the General Fund of $3 million. The City of Alliance utilizes the council/manager form of government. Five council members are elected to four-year, overlapping terms, and a mayor is elected by a majority council vote. Serving at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for implementing City Council policy, and for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities and operations of the City of Alliance. The City Manager also develops policy recommendations for City Council action and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council.
A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or political science and progressively responsible administrative or staff experience in municipal government with three years of high-level administrative responsibility at a department head or Assistant City Manager level is desirable.
The salary range is regionally competitive and dependent upon background and qualifications of the successful candidate. The City will negotiate an employment agreement and offers an attractive benefit package consisting of health, dental, vision and life insurances, flexible spending account, vacation, sick leave and holiday pay and retirement. To learn more about the community and position, please view the City Manager Position Profile at www.cityofalliance.net.
The City of Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.