City Manager

City of Tucumcari, NM

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: $80,000 - $100,000. DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 5,363
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  • Where: Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 26 2018

Deadline: Mar 1 2018

Applications can be found at, applications will be accepted in person at City Hall 215 E. Center St. Tucumcari, NM 88401 or by mail at Attn: Human Resources City of Tucumcari, PO Box 1188, Tucumcari, NM 88401. For more details contact Shannon Shay at 575-461-6345.


City Manager: The City of Tucumcari is accepting applications for the position of City Manager. The City Manager oversees 8 director level positions. The city contains 29 departments with an annual operating budget of approximately $13.5 million. Applicants should possess strong leadership, communication, community building skills, the ability to work well with others, and have knowledge in government. A Master’s Degree is preferred, Bachelor’s Degree is required plus 3-5 years of experience in a multi-level management position with a high level of responsibility. ICMA credentials are preferred. Salary range is $80-100,000 depending on qualifications and experience. ACT Work Keys assessment and Fit assessment are required prior to interview. Selected candidate must reside within the City limits within 6 months of hire. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2018 at 5pm or until position is filled. Applications must include a resume, 5 letters of recommendation, and a letter of interest.

Interested applicants must have a valid N.M. Driver’s License, with no major driving infractions, and be willing to submit to a post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screening. Please specify the exact position you are applying for. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Positions will remain open until filled. Applications must be submitted to the City of Tucumcari, PO Box 1188, 215 E. Center Tucumcari, NM 88401. The City of Tucumcari is an equal opportunity employer.

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