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City Administrator

City of Anamosa, IA

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30 Sep 17
13 Nov 17
15 Jan 18
$75,000 - $95,000 (DOQ)
Job Function
Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)

Full Time

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Job Location

107 South Ford Street, Anamosa, Iowa 52205






107 S Ford St
Anamosa , IA 52205-1841

Form of Govt

Mayor-Council (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 2000 as a Council-Manager position.


2 chief appointed officials in the past 10 years

City Administrator, Anamosa, Iowa. (Population - 5,533). Progressive community in east central Iowa at the junction of U.S. Highway 151 and Iowa Highway 64 is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $75,000 to $95,000., depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, streets, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 27 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $5.9 million. The F.Y. 2017-18 city budget also includes $6.4 million in capital projects.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the six 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 or more years of experience in a public sector management position. Residency requirement is in effect.

How to Apply

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City's website (, after it has been posted on November 3rd. Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Application will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on November 13, 2017. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to

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