Available Full-Time Positions

  1. City Administrator
  2. Building Official

View the full recruitment profile brochure here.

  • Salary: Low end of salary range is $125,000 plus executive benefits.
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Population: 6,000
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Summary

The City seeks a results-oriented City Administrator who can provide leadership to capitalize on economic growth opportunities, ensure excellent communication and collaboration and manage financial-planning demands.

Situated in the southwestern Kansas City region, Spring Hill retains the historic character of a small Midwestern town alongside the thriving economy and cultural amenities of the metropolitan area. Spring Hill is strategically located along U.S. 169 and 10 miles south of Interstate 35, a major gateway to the region.

Spring Hill’s quiet “front porch” way of life, excellent public services and easy commute to the prosperous metro area combine to offer an exceptional quality of life. This growing community of more than 6,000 residents is noteworthy for its flourishing economy, exceptional and moderately-priced housing, high-performing schools, family-friendly neighborhoods, and civic spirit.

Prospective candidates will find Spring Hill has enviable conditions for continuing economic growth, including a 40-year record of a stable, professionally-managed municipal government.
 
The City is governed by a directly-elected mayor and five council members elected at large on a non-partisan ballot to staggered four-year terms. Two council members and the mayor were elected or re-elected in November 2017. The next election will be in 2019. The annual general fund budget for 2018 is $5,090,220. Combined utility funds (water, sewer, and refuse collection) for the current year are $5,599,655. Total assessed valuation for 2017 was nearly $75 million, an impressive 8.8 percent increase from the previous year. The City employs 47 full-time employees. Position has broad responsibilities for budget and finance, purchasing, human resources, department head supervision and policy research and recommendations. The selected candidate must establish residency within the City.

Successful candidates should organize resume around these qualifications:

Minimum qualifications:
1) Five years of experience in local government management as an assistant manager or administrator, or department director that includes budget and direct supervisory responsibility;
2) Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or related field from an accredited university;
3) Experience in economic development;      
4) Evidence of a stable employment history and progressive career advancement;
5) An unblemished record of leading with integrity.  

Preferred qualifications:  
1) Master’s degree in public administration or related field from an accredited university;
2) Professional experience in a growing community;
3) Public finance expertise, including infrastructure debt management;
4) ICMA (International City and County Management Association) membership.

How to apply

Post Date: March 29, 2018

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Qualified persons are encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history in one integrated Word or PDF file to Beth Tatarko, Spring Hill Recruitment Advisor, etatarko@austinpeters.com For more information, call (970) 266-8724.