City Administrator

City of Douglas, WY

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $100,000 - $130,000. Contract Negotiated
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 6,120
  • Website:
  • Where: PO Box 1030 , Douglas, WY 82633
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 31 2018

A full recruitment profile may be viewed on our website at Please submit a resume, cover letter and City of Douglas application (available on our website) either electronically at or by mailing to contact information included in the recruitment profile. This position will open January 31, 2018 and applications will be accepted until filled with initial review of applications to begin on February 15, 2018. For additional information please contact Mary Nicol, Administrative Services Director, at .


Douglas, Wyoming’s next City Administrator will have the opportunity to serve the Jackalope City as the community endeavors towards continued development and must possess interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. Located north of Cheyenne and southeast of Casper, Douglas is the site of the Wyoming State Fair and has been ranked as one of the best small towns in America. A family friendly community, Douglas is host to a myriad of recreation opportunities and family activities year round.

Appointed by City Council, the City Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative Officer, and implements Council policies, provides organizational leadership for department directors and employees, and oversees the day-to-day business of government operations. Those operations include Public Works (Parks & Recreation/Cemetery, Sanitation, Streets and Alleys, Landfill/Recycling, Water, Sewer, and Shop/Fleet), Police, Community Development, Human Resources, Administrative Services/Finance, City Clerk, and Information Technology.

The qualifications for the position may include a track record of success in economic development, five years’ experience in a supervisory, technical or professional area related to management or administration; government management and operation experience and a bachelors degree in public administration or related field.

The expected hiring range is $100,000 – $130,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.

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