Township Manager

Township of Cascade Charter, MI

Located in the southeastern section of Kent County, approximately 10 miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Cascade Charter Township is accepting applicants to serve as Township Manager.
Located in one of Michigan’s fastest growing counties (Kent), Cascade Charter Township is a desirable community to live, work, and enjoy outdoors. Filled with quaint charm, the township boasts an active business district and the picturesque Thornapple River.
Established in 1848, Cascade Township has an estimated population of 20,000 residents. Whether drawn in by the first-class education system or 19 miles of pathways with year-round access, Cascade Township has something for everyone. After experiencing significant growth and development over the past two decades, residents overwhelmingly support preserving Cascade’s unique character and natural beauty.
Cascade Charter Township is accepting applications for a Township Manager. The successful candidate will be a proactive leader with strong administrative and communication skills. They will serve as the chief administrative officer of the Township by managing the activities of all departments except for those of the Clerk and Treasurer. The Township Manager keeps the board informed regarding Township matters, prepares recommendations for the Board, and carries out the policies established by the Board. See the job description for a full list of essential functions at . Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:
• Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration. Master’s preferred.
• Minimum of five years management experience in an executive or supervisory capacity.
• Minimum of two years of governmental and finance experience as an elected official, employee, or board appointee, preferred.
• Experience with Township Planning preferred.
Annual Salary of $125,000 - $150,000 based on experience and qualifications.

How To Apply:
Applications and detailed job description are also available on-line at

Please submit application along with cover letter, resume and five professional references to Katie Murawski, Human Resource Director via mail or email, no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, June 16, 2023. Candidates desiring confidentiality of their application, as allowed by Michigan law, must indicate such in the top of their email of materials. Charter Township is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Full Time

Township of Cascade Charter


5920 Tahoe Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-7123
United States

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