City Administrator – The City of Fulton, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. We are seeking a motivated individual who will be passionate about the growth and future of Fulton and has a vision for how to lead us there. This person will foster collaborative relationships with employees, city officials and the public. The ideal City Administrator candidate will be social and interactive with the town – attending meetings to understand the topics of the town, attending social events to keep a pulse on the interests of the residents, participate in internal and external growth opportunities and bring learnings back to our city!
The City Administrator will be responsible for the supervision of multiple departments and employees, budgeting, and financial planning to ensure efficient, responsible, and ethical functions of all City departments. Directly responsible for keeping the City Council and Mayor fully advised on the City’s financial condition, opportunities, needs and potential risks. We believe that to perform all these functions it is vital to have a stake in our city by being a proud Fulton resident (relocation/residency may be discussed further).
Required qualifications: A degree in business or public administration, planning, engineering, municipal administration or financial administration fields or the equivalent combination of a minimum of (2 -3) years of experience and training.
Preferred skills: human resources, economic and community development, capital improvement planning, and finance experience. Knowledge of municipal government, public works, zoning, and grant writing is helpful.
Negotiable salary dependent upon experience starting at no less than $70,000 plus benefit package options.
Send completed application, resume and cover letter to: Mayor Wendy Ottens, 415 11th Avenue, Fulton, IL, 61252.
City of Fulton is an equal opportunity employer.