Job Posting: City Administrator, Madras

City Administrator – Madras, Oregon

Population 6,211. Salary is open based on qualifications. Mid-range is expected to be $100,000 per year. 31 full time staff, $19 million annual budget. Mayor and six-member City Council set policy. City Administrator directs policy implementation. Madras is located on the east side of the Cascade Mountain range. A full service community, Madras has a robust retail and industrial economy, owns and operates its own airport, and provides both water and waste water utilities. The City also has an Urban Renewal District. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field is required. A Master’s degree is desirable. At least five years of City administrator/Manager experience, or department management experience, for a similar full service City, or equally complex government unit, is required. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of municipal government, its operations and financing and grant writing/administration. Economic development or urban renewal district administration experience is also desirable. Applicants must have a history of high ethical standards and be willing to undergo a thorough background investigation. A complete recruitment and community profile along with the required job application is on-line at Send cover letter, resume, references (five required) and job application to: Karen Coleman, City Recorder, 71 SE D Street, Madras, OR 97741 or email to Questions should be directed to: Mike Morgan, City Administrator at 541-475-2344 or email at Closing date: October 28, 2011.

The application packet can be viewed here.