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LISTING TITLE: City Manager 


Cushing, Oklahoma is in the southeast corner of Payne County and centrally located within the state. It is also 30 miles southeast of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. The City of Cushing is known as the “Pipeline Crossroads of the World”. Its population is approximately 8,000. 

The City of Cushing is a charter City with council-manager form of government. The City Commission, consisting of five members elected at large, serve three-year staggered terms. The current fiscal year combined revenue budget is $23.34 million. The City of Cushing is a full-service community including an electrical generation plant with 11 generators. With its modern water and wastewater treatment facilities, aquatic center with a new splash park, large senior and youth center, Cushing is positioned for growth. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in public finance, budgeting and forecasting, the principles and practices of public administration, public relations, and general management. The City is seeking an individual who is an excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills to build collaborative relationships and high performing teams. Candidates with a degree in public administration or related field with five years or more experience in city management are preferred. 

The City Manager is responsible for implementing the policies of the City Commission, directing business and administrative procedures and directing 135 full-time municipal employees. 

A candidate must be able to pass a background check, a pre-employment drug screen and a driving record check. 

A competitive starting salary and excellent benefits are negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. 

To apply, send an electronic version of your current resume, salary history and a list of five work related references with contact information to adminassistant@cityofcushing.org or paper copy to Commissioner Brent Thompson, P.O. Box 311, Cushing, Oklahoma 74023. 

Brent Thompson 
City Commissioner 
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