* Listing Title:
City Manager
* Listing Description
City of Fircrest, Washington 
Salary: $89,676 - $114,456 

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Located at the foot of majestic Mount Rainier and minutes from the shores of Puget Sound, the City of Fircrest, Washington, is home to 6,640 residents. With six beautiful parks, an urban forest of fir trees, and friendly, active neighborhoods, Fircrest has earned its title as “The Jewel of Pierce County” and is known as a residential oasis nestled between the cities of Tacoma and University Place. Incorporated as a town in 1925 and as a city in 1990, Fircrest is centrally located just 32 miles south of the City of Seattle and 31 miles north of the state capital, Olympia. 

The City of Fircrest operates under a Council-Manager form of government. City departments include: Administration & Personnel, Finance, Municipal Court, Parks & Recreation, Planning & Building, Police, and Public Works. The Public Works Department includes water, sewer, storm water, and streets. The city operates on a 2017 budget of $25.6 million, strives to maintain a 25% fund balance with its General Fund, and has 2 bargaining units. Fircrest employs 35 permanent employees, and hires seasonal employees in the summer months. 

Working under the broad policy guidance of the City Council, the City Manager is the chief executive officer and head of the administrative branch of the city government. The City Manager plans, directs and supervises the administration of all departments, agencies and offices under the city's jurisdiction, appoints and removes all department heads, officers, and employees of the city, except members of the Council, sees that all laws and ordinances are faithfully performed, and prepares, submits, and administers the adopted city budget. 

A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, or Business Management, and a minimum of 5 years as a municipal administrator is required. A master's degree in Public Administration is preferred. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. 

The City of Fircrest is an equal opportunity employer. First review: September 10, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
* (Job) Location:
Fircrest, Washington

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