City Manager

$115,000 - $135,000 yearly
  • Public Administration Associates, LLC
  • Platteville, WI, USA
  • Jan 07, 2023
Full time Administration/Management

Job Description

Platteville, WI (Population 12,000)

Platteville is seeking an innovative and visionary city manager to lead its talented leadership team and assist the City Council in building upon the community’s successes. Platteville is a progressive and growing community located in southwestern Wisconsin and is a 20-minute drive east of Dubuque and an hour west of Madison. It is home to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville serving over 6,400 students on-campus. Platteville has a vibrant downtown, a large business park and is a regional market center. The City is a full- service community that prides itself on being a great place to live, work, play, learn and visit as well as providing high quality municipal services.  

Starting salary range $115K-$135K plus excellent benefits, DOQ. Seven Council members elected on a non-partisan basis for three year terms.  $32.8 Operating Budget including Utilities and Three (3) active Tax Incremental Finance Districts (TIF). 74 FT and 200+PT and seasonal  employees. Future emphasis on Housing Plan implementation; Long-Range Financial Plan implementation including replacing aging infrastructure; New Fire Station Construction and City Museum Campus improvements; City Hall Remodeling (Phase 3); continuation of Task Force for Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) projects, and development/implementation of a number of intergovernmental partnerships.

Require Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field; prefer Master’s Degree with five (5) years of progressive municipal supervisory experience.  ICMA-CM credential is a plus. Residency is encouraged. Desire a strong background in municipal finance, particularly budgeting and debt financing including TIF; capital improvement planning and execution; economic development facilitation/coordination; intergovernmental relations; housing development and staff development. The successful candidate should have a high level of both personal and professional integrity; be a team builder and leader in addressing community issues and problems; have a collaborative style in carrying out Council policies; demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence; possess open and positive communication skills; have a strong commitment to public service and the ability to cultivate positive and productive relationships with the city council, staff, citizens and educational institutions. Visit the city website at www.platteville.org. for community profile and more detailed information.

Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Kevin Brunner, President; 1155 W. South Street Whitewater WI 53190; e-mail kevin.brunner1013@gmail.com; phone 262-903-9509 by February 12, 2023.

Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists.