City Administrator

City of Aberdeen, WA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $100,164.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 16,896
  • Where: 200 E. Market Street Aberdeen, WA 98520
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Apr 8 2018

Deadline: May 31 2018

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Ellis Hankins, Sr. VP, The Mercer Group, Inc., aberdeenwaca2018@gmail.com (email preferred), cell & text: 919-349-8988. Request recruitment brochure for more information.

Summary

City of Aberdeen (pop.16,000) seeks well qualified candidates for newly-created City Administrator position. Aberdeen is the economic center of Grays Harbor County on the southern edge of the Olympic Peninsula at the convergence of the Wishkah and Chehalis Rivers. The history of the area has been driven by the logging and fishing industries, with a growing emphasis on tourism and retail commerce in recent years. The Port of Gray’s Harbor, one of the major coastal ports north of California, ships large volumes of logs, automobiles and grains.

The City Administrator is appointed by and reports to the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the 12-member City Council. Coordinates and communicates with the other eight department heads in administration of City business, under the delegated authority of the Mayor and/or City Council. General Fund budget of $4.8 million, 165 full-time employees. Sound finances.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience, education or training which provides the level of knowledge, skill and ability equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science, business or a related field; and five years of management and professional level experience as an administrator in WA municipal government or in comparable communities. Bilingual language skills is desirable.

TO APPLY

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Ellis Hankins, Sr. VP, The Mercer Group, Inc., aberdeenwaca2018@gmail.com (email preferred), cell & text: 919-349-8988. Request recruitment brochure for more information. Review of applications begins May 31. Minimum starting salary is $100,164, attractive benefits. EOE, City values diversity.

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