City Manager

City of Ludington, MI

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $90,000 - $110,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 8,076
  • Where: 400 S Harrison Street Ludington, MI 49431
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Nov 29 2018

Deadline: Jan 2 2019

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, consent form, and five professional references to: Email:, Subject Line: Ludington Search -OR- Mail: Michigan Municipal League, ATTN: Ludington Search 1675 Green Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Questions can be directed to MML Recruiter Jeff Mueller at Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed for and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter. This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The City of Ludington, Michigan has a great opportunity for a new city manager. Located in Mason County on beautiful Lake Michigan, Ludington gives a small-town feel while providing the amenities of a much larger community.

An excellent staff, seven-member council, and a mayor are committed to supporting and providing a great career opportunity to a community-minded public manager who wishes to become part of this tight-knit municipality. The city manager position has had a history of long tenures. There have only been three managers in the last 35 years.

Ludington is a full-service, home rule city council/manager community of 8,076 residents living within 3.78 sq. miles. Its 2018 General Fund Budget is $7.93 million with a current fund balance of 32 percent. The city also has numerous Enterprise funds including Campground and Marina funds.
Ludington will provide a comprehensive benefit package with a salary ranging from $90,000-$110,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

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