City Administrator

City of Britt, IA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $50,000 - $70,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 2,069
  • Website:
  • Where: 50423
  • Form of Government: Unavailable

Post Date: Jan 21 2018

Deadline: Feb 19 2018

Applications will be accepted until position has been filled with the first review of applications on February 19, 2018. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to


City Administrator, Britt, Iowa ( Population - 2,069). Progressive community in north central Iowa located at the junction of U.S. Highway 18 and County Road R35 in Hancock County is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $50,000. to $70,000., depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees or works with all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, streets, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 10 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $3.35 million. The F.Y. 2017-18 city budget also includes $795,000 in capital projects.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city's financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and two or more years of experience in a public sector management position. Residency requirement is in effect.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City's website (, after it has been posted on February 7th. Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.