City Administrator

City of Peosta, IA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $60,000 - $80,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Where: 7896 Burds Road, Peosta, Iowa 52068

Post Date: Aug 5 2018

Deadline: Sep 3 2018

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City\'s website (, after it has been posted on August 14, 2018. Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on September 3, 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, Peosta, Iowa. (Population - 1,800). Progressive and growing community in east central Iowa, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 20 and County Road Y21 in Dubuque County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary is $60,000. to $80,000., 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 $3.30 million. The F.Y. 2018-19 city budget also includes $134,000 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 three years of experience in a public sector management position. Residency requirement is in effect.