City Manager

City of Ogdensburg, NY

The City of Ogdensburg (pop. 10,064) is situated on the magnificent St. Lawrence River in northern New York State. This richly historic small city provides abundant year-round recreational opportunities whether from the nearby Thousand Islands region or Lake Placid and the US Olympic Training Center in the Adirondack Mountains. The City’s international border location provides quick and easy access to the metropolitan areas of Ottawa and Montreal in Canada as well as Syracuse in New York. Recreation, education, and cultural opportunities abound in the region.

The City of Ogdensburg adopted the Council-Manager form of government in 1970. It is among the oldest ICMA-recognized plans in New York State. Six City Managers have served Ogdensburg over the past 36 years. The position of City Manager is currently vacant. A newly elected City Council is seeking qualified applicants to provide positive administrative direction to its city government operations.

The City seeks a seasoned leader of a comparable organization with extensive personal experience in finance, budgeting, labor relations, capital and operational planning, expenditure management, public facilities, and staff development.

A Position Profile, which details the essential education, experience, and personal qualities of the ideal candidate, as well as application requirements, can be viewed at the City’s website,
The starting salary range for this position is $125,000 to $150,000, DOQ.
For additional information contact the City’s recruitment facilitator, John Krol, at The deadline for the submission of applications is March 22.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Email your resume, together with a cover letter addressing the job requirements, to

Job Details

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

City of Ogdensburg


330 Ford St
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-1626
United States

Form of Government


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