Tucked against the Nisqually Reach along the southern end of Puget Sound, about 15 miles north of Olympia and 20 miles south of Tacoma along the I-5 corridor, the City of DuPont is an island of calm amid the hustle and bustle of Western Washington, a small-town community bolstered by rich history and strong commercial growth.
The City of DuPont is seeking an experienced and forward-thinking leader with a strong knowledge base in municipal operations to become its next City Administrator. This is a rare career opportunity to make a difference in a beautiful, close-knit community that celebrates its past while looking to its bright future.
Candidates should be seasoned and politically savvy leaders with a successful track record of creating and sustaining an organizational culture that encourages teamwork and promotes health and productive relationships with City staff, the mayor and the City Council as well as among regional and statewide stakeholders. The next City Administrator will be comfortable with working with diverse community and cultural groups and ideally have worked with private/public partnerships.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in public administration, political science, business management or a closely related field or other administrative experience; plus five (5) years of experience as a municipal administrator or executive.
Master’s degree, ICMA-CM and/or CPM is desirable. Experience in municipal finance, long-range planning, land use and working with public safety in a full service city of similar or larger size and complexity is very desirable.
The City of DuPont is offering a competitive salary of $163,896- $190,000 for this position, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
For more information on this position, contact:
Debra Stapleton, Senior Vice President