Position summary

The A/PWD serves as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer under the general direction and policies of the City Mayor and City Council, and acts as the liaison between the City, private companies and other governmental units.  The A/PWD is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing activities and services to create growth, diversification and advancement of the City consistent with the Comprehensive City Plan.  The A/PWD is also responsible for operation of the Public Works department consisting of zoning, streets and utilities operations; duties will encompass budgeting, staffing, strategic planning, communications and inter-governmental relations.

The Ideal Candidate

The  City Council seeks an experienced administrator who desires to make the Augusta area their home and aims to become involved in the community, while engaging in continuous improvement efforts on behalf of the City.  The Administrator must be adept at building relationships, have strom interpersonal, managerial and collaborative skills, and the ability to form partnerships with key stakeholders within the City, the surrounding community, other governmental entities and the business community.  The Administrator must have strong financial skills along with a proven ability to develop staff and build a team.  The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, public policy, finance, engineering or related field OR equivalent experience; and preference is a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an executive-level administrative or municipal role with demonstrated responsibility for managing large projects, budgets, writing reports, and giving group presentations.

The starting salary will be a minimum of $75,000 depending on qualifications and experience.  Additional benefits include: health insurance or health stipend; dental insurance; Wisconsin Retirement System; life insurance; generous holiday, vacation and sick time policies.

Submit resume and letter of application to: cityclerk@cityofaugusta.org

For more information on the position or process, see www.cityofaugusta.org or contact City Clerk Cynthia Anderegg at cityclerk@cityofaugusta.org

Deadline for submission: October 31, 2022

The City of Augusta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Should you require an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please contact: 715-286-2555