Denison, Iowa, population 8,373 is seeking a skilled communicator and team builder to serve as the next City Manager. Denison is a prosperous community located in Northwest Iowa, just 75 miles from Sioux City, and close to big cities like Omaha, NE and Des Moines, IA. There is a total of 49 full-time employees. The annual operating budget is approximately $19 Million.
The successful candidate will have knowledge with economic development and tax increment financing, long and short-term financial planning experience, grant writing, and be an active and approachable ambassador for the community.
•A Bachelor's Degree majoring in public administration, business management, law, political science, accounting, finance, economics, or related field. An equivalent combination of seven (7) years related education/experience may be considered
•Five (5) years of progressively responsible municipal administrative experience or similar experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description
Salary and benefits
•$110,000 to $130,000 annually, depending upon qualifications
•Holidays, Vacation, and Personal Sick Leave
•Health, Vision, Dental, Short-term Disability and Life Insurance are available
•IPERS retirement benefits are available
•A vehicle is provided or mileage reimbursement
•Valid Iowa Driver's License & provide proof of insurance
•Residency within the city limits is required within one (1) year of employment, unless an extension is necessary and agreed upon by both parties
Confidential materials such as a application, cover letter, resume, and a minimum of five (5) professional references should be attached
Applications are due no later than noon CST on June 1, 2023.