Filled: City Manager Position Opening

The City of Goodland, Kansas is seeking applications for the position of City Manager.

Located directly on 1-70 in NW Kansas, three hours east of Denver, Goodland is a full-service (police, fire, airport, parks, water, sewer and electric), agriculture-based community, and has a long history of strong support for the city manager form of government. The 2016 total city budget is $15.5M.

Known locally as the “The Topside of Kansas”, Goodland has a population of 4,500, is the county seat of Sherman County, and is home to the highly-regarded Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech).

Candidates will be evaluated and chosen for final interviews on the basis of education and specific experience. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and/or management-certificate preferred; city manager experience preferred; management experience in municipal electric and public works a plus.

Salary: $75,000, commensurate with experience. The applicant ultimately chosen by the City Commission will be offered a multi-year contract. 

Email (only) resume, letter-of- introduction, and references in one (1) e-file to: mary.volk@cityofgoodland.org (Goodland City Clerk). Resumes accepted until 12:00 Noon (MDT) Friday, September 16. Applicant names will remain confidential.