City Manager City of Benson MN Job opening - LWM state Wisconsin ( Job openings )
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2022-01-26T00:00 - 2022-02-25T00:00 | 69 | 2
CITY OF BENSON, MINNESOTA
POSITION: CITY MANAGER
$85,000 TO $110,000
The City of Benson seeks to fill the position of City Manager as the current City Manager will be retiring after 25 years of service to the City.
This position plans and directs the administration of City functions as delegated by the Benson Charter and the City Council to ensure efficient municipal services and development in line with Council objectives. The City Manager operates with considerable discretion in administrative functions and in implementing policies of the Council and is responsible for effective recommendations in areas of policies, staffing, budgeting, etc. where Council action is required.
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Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field.
Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in a responsible management position with broad municipal management experience.
Experience and skill with budget development and management and strong understanding of financial controls.
Knowledge of water, sewer, and electric utilities operations and familiarity with sewer and water capacity planning.
Possess a valid Minnesota Driver’s License and safe driving record.
Master’s degree in Public Administration or related field.
Experience in the area of Municipal Electric Utilities.
Experience in development and redevelopment with economic development corporations.
Experience/understanding in the following areas:
Development of affordable, single household housing
Labor management, union negotiation skills, staff development, performance evaluations
Public financing techniques including successful grant writing experience
Retail development and downtown streetscape development
Land use planning in conjunction with the County and other governments
Successful team building and strategic planning processes
Familiarity with annexation procedures, planning and zoning functions, liquor operation.
, and complete the application process by February 23, 2022. Finalists will be selected on March 21, 2022, and final interviews will be held on April 12 and 13, 2022.
Please direct any questions to Liza Donabauer at
or 612-920-3320 x111.
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