POSITION: City Administrator

EMPLOYER: City of Jetmore, KS

CLOSING DATE: Application review will begin July 6, 2015. EOE.

COMPENSATION: Competitive benefits; Salary $50,000 - $60,000 DOQ

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Jetmore@lkm.org or LEAPS-Jetmore, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials.

DESCRIPTION:  Jetmore (pop. 879; $3.4 million budget; 6 FTE’s), is a friendly, tight-knit community located 25 miles north of Dodge City in southwest Kansas. It is the county seat of Hodgeman County, is home to the Hodgeman County Health Center, possesses a high-quality public school system, and is near a number of recreational attractions. The former administrator is leaving to take the city manager position at a substantially larger city.

The City operates under a six-member mayor-council-administrator form of government, and provides water, wastewater, and standby electric generation service. The city administrator is responsible for all personnel within each department, which includes Utilities, Administration, Streets, Airport and Parks.

The governing body is looking for an open, ethical leader who understands municipal budgeting and possesses strong personnel management skills. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and some local government experience. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and project management experience.

City Website: http://www.jetmorekansas.com/;  Budget Document: https://admin.ks.gov/docs/default-source/municipal-services/budgets/2015-budgets/cities/jetmore.pdf?sfvrsn=2 
 

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