City Manager


Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $110,000 - $130,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 27,423
  • Website:
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jun 30 2020

Deadline: Sep 4 2020

Email resume, together with a cover letter addressing the job requirements, and salary history to:


The City of Watertown is currently accepting applications for the position of City Manager with an expected starting date of January 1, 2021.

The City of Watertown’s Council-Manager form of government was recognized by ICMA in 1920. It is among the oldest ICMA-recognized plans in New York State. Three City Managers have served Watertown over the past seventeen years.

The City seeks a seasoned leader of a comparable organization with extensive personal experience in finance, budgeting, labor relations, capital and operational planning, expenditure management, public facilities, and staff development.

A detailed Position Profile, which details the essential education, experience, and personal qualities of the ideal candidate, as well as application requirements, can be viewed on the Job Opportunities menu tab at the City’s website,

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