The City Council is seeking an innovative and professional City Administrator to lead the City organization as it grows and develops for the future. See brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com
The City Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City and provides leadership to the organization consisting of a high quality/dedicated staff led by a 10-member team of seasoned professionals who work collaboratively to address issues and ideas. He/She is required to reside in Billings within a reasonable time after appointment.
Billings is the largest City in Montana, with an estimated 2017 population of 112,000. Further, it provides service to about 500,000 people from a region encompassing all of Montana, northern Wyoming and the Dakotas.
The City Government operates under City Charter. The City is governed by a Mayor and ten City Council members. The next municipal election is scheduled for November 7, 2017, with the Mayor’s and five City Council seats open.
The FY 2017 budget is $329 million with healthy reserves in the General Fund and other funds.
The Mission Statement City government is to “Deliver cost effective public services that enhance our community’s quality of life.”
Starting salary market competitive DOQ/E, benefits provided, reasonable relocation expense reimbursement will be negotiated.
Position open until filled. First review of candidates on October 6, 2017.
Confidential resumes by COB on October 6, 2017 to James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. VOICE: 505-466-9500; FAX: 505-466-1274. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.mercergroupinc.comEOE
The successful candidate for the position of City Administrator of the City of Billings should meet the following criteria: BS/BA in public/business administration, political science, or related field from an accredited college or university. MS/MA in public administration and 12 years or more of related experience, or equivalent, is required. Display evidence of continued professional development such as designation as an ICMA Credentialed Manager. Have proven and demonstrated executive-level management experience with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience as a City Administrator/Manager, Deputy/Assistant City Administrator/Manager in a municipality of similar size and complexity.
Additional Salary Information: market competitive depending on qualifications & experience