City Administrator

City of Spearfish , SD

Spearfish, a picturesque community surrounded by the beauty of the Black Hills National Forest. Spearfish offers something for everyone with its natural scenery, outdoor recreational opportunities, diverse economy, and quality of life.

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City of Spearfish while planning for and providing guidance to the Common Council regarding future operations. This is a full-time position.

Requirements: The City Administrator will have knowledge and a level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates need experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the departments in the city to direct and coordinate work. The ideal candidate will have ten (10) years of related experience, with at least five (5) years in a leadership capacity. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver license issued by the State of South Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Preference will be given to candidates with municipal government experience.

How to Apply: Candidates must complete our online application process. Please visit the “Career Opportunities” page on the city’s website Candidates will be required to upload a resume and cover letter with their online application package. Starting salary range $145,121.60 - $185,764.80 plus excellent benefit package. Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by January 30, 2024. Position is open until filled. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process should contact the human resource director to commence the accommodation interactive process.
145,121 - 185,764

Type of Job
Full Time

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