The City Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating, the daily operations of all city departments and functions including administration, finance, planning, engineering, public works/utilities, parks, and city facilities; provides information and support to the City Council and advisory commissions; and serves as Executive Director of the Economic Development Authority. Positions reporting directly to the City Administrator include the Finance Director, the Planning Director, the Public Works Director, the City Clerk/HR Director, and the Parks and Recreation Director. The City Administrator reports to the City Council.
The City Administrator position requires a Bachelor's degree in public or business administration or a related field and four years’ of progressively responsible experience working for local governments or comparable organizations. A Master’s degree in public administration is desired. Consideration will be given to candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position. The ideal candidate will have strong financial, communication, and administrative management skills and demonstrate the ability to support council policymaking and provide leadership to the city team. Experience achieving results through participation in joint powers organizations is a plus.
A starting salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience will be offered, with a range extending from $120,000—$140,000. The city offers competitive benefits and participation in the Public Employees Retirement Association retirement program. Residency is not required.