City Manager

  • City Of Gold Hill
  • Gold Hill, OR, USA
  • May 24, 2021
Full time Administration/Management

Job Description

City Manager

City of Gold Hill, Oregon

Salary: $75,000 – $95,000 DOE/DOQ



The City of Gold Hill, Oregon, is seeking a City Manager! The ideal candidate will have experience as an executive/department head from a municipal organization or has been either an Assistant and/or City Manager/Administrator with another municipality. This candidate has municipal budget, grant, and finance experience, and ideally a strong background with infrastructure, community engagement, human resources, and economic development. This candidate should demonstrate aptitude with public meetings and experience working with elected bodies to provide options and guidance and assist them with developing a vision and plan! This City Manager will be resilient, an excellent communicator, politically savvy, and a strategic organizational leader who demonstrates confidence balanced with humility and empathy for others. Come join one of the most attractive small towns in Southern Oregon and be a part of building a community that wants to move forward by honoring our history, while building towards the future for residents and visitors to enjoy!


For more information see the full recruitment brochure on our job board:



The City Manager oversees all city operations, facilities, water and wastewater utilities, and contracts and contract negotiations, with consultants with our outside partners who provide public safety (police and fire), water/wastewater operations management, legal, planning, and other municipal services. The City Manager will also represent the city in public, and work closely with constituents, businesses, and City Councilmembers. This position will oversee the City’s annual budget of $2.1M, and a dedicated staff of four (clerk/office assistant, recorder, parks superintendent, and streets and roads superintendent), as well as grant compliance, and grant management.


Employment Standards

Background and Education:

  • Ideally, a bachelor's degree with major coursework in public administration, business administration, finance, or a closely related field, and 3 – 5 years of applicable public sector experience.


  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that shows the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job duties proficiently may substitute for the above requirements, and
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain, an Oregon driver's license by the time of appointment.



  • Certification as an ICMA Credentialed Manager.
  • Oregon municipal experience.


HOW TO APPLY: Apply by June 21s for first consideration at:



Question? Contact the recruiter, Wendi Brown at:


- 541-664-0376


Mark your calendar for these Important Dates:

July 15th and 16th for virtual two-day Interviews (a third date may be set up for a final in person interview in Gold Hill, Oregon)