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CITY OF WENTZVILLE,
This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned management professional to live and work in a rapidly growing, dynamic, family-oriented community of 34,000. The City of Wentzville, located only forty minutes from downtown St. Louis, offers a small town environment with convenient access to cultural, art, and sports attractions known worldwide. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen are seeking a dynamic change agent to position Wentzville for the significant growth which will continue. The City of Wentzville has had four city administrators in the last twenty years.
Qualified candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution. A minimum of ten years of executive-level management experience, preferably in local government, is required. Three to five years of experience as a city manager in a community of comparable complexity is preferred. Candidates with experience as an assistant city manager in a larger community will be considered as well.
The next City Administrator will reside in Wentzville and be willing to become involved in many facets of life in the community.
The City Administrator is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Board of Aldermen, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the government and for appointing/supervising the heads of the various City departments. The total budget is approximately $45 million for FY 2012, and the target reserve of 25% for the General Fund is routinely exceeded.
The starting annual salary for the position will be low to mid $100k depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. A market competitive fringe benefits plan will be provided as well. Reasonable relocation expense reimbursement will be negotiated.
This position is open until filled. First review of candidates will occur on November 29, 2013.
Brochure coming soon. Confidential resumes should be sent as soon as possible to James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. VOICE: 505-466-9500; FAX: 505-466-1274. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.mercergroupinc.com EOE
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