City Administrator

City of Wells, MN

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $60,000 - $70,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 2,276
  • Website:
  • Where: 125 S Broadway Wells MN 56097
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council


The City of Wells is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. Position includes the duties of City Clerk. Wells is a statutory city under Minnesota law. The administrator reports to a five member City Council elected to overlapping terms. Responsible for a $7 million budget with 16FT and 25PT employees. Three administrators in the last 10 years. Wells is located in Faribault County, 65 SW of Rochester and 90 miles S of Minneapolis.
Position requires a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Urban Studies, Business Administration or a closely related field with 1-3 years of relevant experience. Preferred qualifications include a Master's Degree. the City is seeking a personable, accessible leader with good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to make informed decisions and solve problems. Application forms and position description at
Send a cover letter, resume, professional references and a completed application to Wendell Sande, Search Consultant, South Central Service Cooperative, 2075 Lookout Drive, North Mankato MN 56003 or to Questions and requests for additional information to or 507-381-6600.
Position open until filled. Review of applications begins March 1, 2018.