City Manager

Organization: Tipp City, Ohio
Salary: A competitive compensation package will be provided.
Close Date: July 11, 2014

Job Description:

Tipp City is a growing community located fourteen miles north of Dayton on Interstate 75. With its easy access to both Interstates 70 and 75, Tipp City is within approximately a one-hour drive of Columbus, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis. The City covers seven and a half square miles and serves a residential population of 9,689 (2010 Census). Tipp City is proud of its strong sense of community, its extensive parks and recreational facilities and its great school system, which is rated "Excellent" by the State of Ohio.

Tipp City is a home rule municipal corporation operating under its own Charter. The Charter provides for a Council-Manager form of government. The Tipp City Council consists of seven members elected on a nonpartisan, at-large ballot to four-year overlapping terms with a three-term limit. Every two years the Council selects a Mayor and a President of the Council from among its members. The Mayor is the ceremonial and representative head of the City and the President of the Council presides at all Council meetings and has a vote on all matters which come before the Council. The City Council members set policy, establish long-range goals for the City and approve and oversee the City's annual budget. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a Council Clerk. The City Manager is the City's Chief Executive and Administrative Officer with responsibility over the day-to-day operations of the City government. He or she appoints all City departments heads and employees. Tipp City is currently organized into seven (7) departments including: Finance, Utilities (including electric), Engineering & Service, Community and Economic Development, Police, Fire, and EMS. The City’s general fund budget is $42,331,212. The general fund supports 66.03 FTE’s. With all funds the City supports 98.94 FTE’s.

The City Manager ensures that all laws and acts of the Council are faithfully executed, prepares and submits the annual budget and capital program to the Council, and oversees the City's long-range planning. For additional information about Tipp City, please visit

Requires a bachelor's degree in public or business administration (master’s preferred) and five (5) years of progressively responsible local government management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. City residency strongly preferred and ICMA/CM certification is a plus.

A competitive compensation package will be provided.

Send your resume and cover letter with current salary by July 11, 2014 to:

For additional information please contact either:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


David Krings, Midwest Regional Manager
3053 Williams Creek Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45244
Phone (513) 200-4222

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