City Manager

City of Webster City, IA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Salary: $115,000 - $125,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 8,070
  • Website:
  • Where: 400 2nd Street, Webster City, Iowa 50595
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Apr 26 2019

Deadline: May 25 2019

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on May 25, 2019. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to


City Manager, Webster City, Iowa. (Population - 8,070). Progressive and growing community in north central Iowa, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 20 & Iowa Highway 17 in Hamilton County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city manager.

Salary range is $115,000 to $125,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits. The city manager directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, water, electric, streets, cemetery, parks & recreation, police, airport, code enforcement, zoning, and finance, which includes 69 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $25 million.

The city manager is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city's financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in public sector management position with an emphasis on city finance, budget development, labor relations, strategic planning, and technology needs.

Potential candidates can view a community & position profile on the City's website (, after it has been posted on April 30, 2019. Application materials requested include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.