City Administrator

City of North Platte, NE

NATURE OF WORK:
Under legislative direction of the City Council and administrative direction of the Mayor, performs professional
administrative work in carrying out municipal government programs; exercises general direction and supervision
over administrative, professional, technical and clerical personnel. Fulfills the duties of City Administrator as per
State Statutes and City Ordinances.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
• Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and coordinates programs; determines administrative policies and procedures;
prepares and presents the annual budget; advises the Council in matters before it.
• Recommends policy; initiates, prepares and presents studies and research reports; prepares and presents periodic
reports on the operation and financial status; keeps the Council informed regarding operations and problems;
recommends solutions to problems.
• Directs the personnel program including labor relations; supervises and consults with consultants; supervises
contracts; receives and acts upon complaints from the public; advises citizens, property owners, contractors, and
others on questions relating to the code.
• Directs department heads in carrying out departmental programs; maintains liaison and cooperative relationships
with citizens, community groups and organizations, other governmental agencies, and community promotional
organizations in advancing objectives.
• Appraises performance of employees and program execution under his jurisdiction and control as established by
the Mayor and City Council; suspends, terminates and hires employees as necessary through the appropriate
department head and subject to approval by the Mayor and City Council; develops, recommends and revises
organizational structure.
• Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
• Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and ethics of city administration.
• Thorough knowledge of procedures, standards, and current developments in effective city government.
• Experienced in promoting economic development in a high growing community.
• Ability to plan, organize, staff, direct, coordinate, and evaluate city programs.
• Ability to prepare annual budgets and administer financial programs.
• Ability to supervise and establish cooperative and effective working relationships with the City Council, Mayor,
citizens, groups, employees and other governmental agencies.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
• Any combination of experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration,
Engineering or a similar related field and five years of experience in city government, including one year in a
responsible administrative capacity.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

How to Apply

Job Details

Salary
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Job Function
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type
Full Time

City of North Platte

Address

211 W 3Rd St
North Platte, NE 69101-3911
United States

Population
24,634
Website
Form of Government
Mayor-Council

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