Assistant to the City Administrator
City of Maryland Heights, MO - Maryland Heights, MO

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Located in northwest St. Louis County, the City of Maryland Heights has a population of 27,400 residents, increasing during the day to over 100,000 because of its major concentration of businesses, offices, hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues including a large casino.

The city is a statutory city with a Mayor/Council/City Administrator form of government. There are six departments: Administration, Police, Public Works, Finance, Parks and Recreation, and Community Development (City Planning and Code Enforcement). The city employs 200 full-time employees and has a budget of over $40 million.

The position requires a master’s degree in public administration or a closely related field, outstanding communications skills and 2-3 years of full-time municipal government experience (internship experience counts). The successful candidate will supervise the city’s communications/public relations and internship programs, will be responsible for the city’s risk management program and developing and monitoring performance measures, will assist in the preparation and compilation of the city budget, and special projects. The position is part of the management team, working collaboratively with department heads and other employees on a regular basis.

The successful candidate is expected to remain in the position for 3 to 5 years before moving on to become a City Manager/Administrator.

Send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, City of Maryland Heights, 11911 Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, fax to 314-738-2405, or email The position will remain open until filled; however, to be given full consideration submit resume by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 29, 2013. EOE