Salary Range $95,000 - $130,000 DOQ/E, Plus Excellent Benefits
The City of Kimball, Nebraska (population 2496) is a vibrant, historic community located in the southwestern Panhandle. Kimball declares itself as the “The High Point of Nebraska”, as the highest point in the state being only 33 miles from the City. With Kimball having a close proximity to Denver International Airport, Interstate 80, and Wyoming rustic ski resorts, it is a desirable destination to live, work raise a family, retire and start a business.
The City Administrator assists the Mayor-City Council in the development of public policy and is responsible for developing and implementing programs, work plans and budgets to advance Council policies, with assistance from development heads and staff. Under the Mayor-Council direction, the City Administrator plans, directs and evaluates the delivery of municipal services; ensures compliance with laws and regulations; and manages the City’s personnel system. The City Administrator is also responsible for establishing a positive work environment for employees and developing effective working relationships with citizens, businesses, and other political subdivisions.
The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related fields with a minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory/management experience in overseeing all phases of municipal government, including public works. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of department and City organization and administrative policies, procedures, and practices; laws and regulations relating to budgeting, fiscal management, purchasing, and planning. Emphasis will be placed on individuals with professional team leadership, a progressive attitude, effective communication skills, experience in public relations, financial management and planning/development.
Competitive starting salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience will be offered, with a range extending from $95,000 to $130,000. The City of Kimball offers a competitive benefit package along with a paid golf membership to Four Winds Golf Course.
Interested applicants should complete a confidential online application and submit a cover letter and resume at https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/3016. This position is open until filled; however, those interested are strongly encouraged to apply by Friday, July 30. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. Interviews will be offered to candidates named as finalists, with reference checks, background records checks, including credit history, and academic and employment verifications conducted after receiving candidate’s consent. For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at email@example.com or 651-223-3058.