City Administrator

Organization: City of Cassville, Missouri
Salary: Salary is negotiable based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience and is supplemented by an excellent benefit package.
Close Date: Friday, January 22, 2016

Job Description:

Cassville is located in southwest Missouri’s scenic Ozark Mountains, in the heart of a recreation paradise
featuring some of Missouri’s best camping and fishing. The City’s 2010 population was 3,266. It is the primary market and employment center for the estimated 14,000 people living in the area. According to current growth forecasts, Cassville is expected to grow by 53%, to nearly 5,000 by 2030. Residents enjoy beautiful scenery, pure air, clean water, excellent schools, stores and services. Roaring River State Park is 7 miles from town and Table Rock Lake, a famous, pristine water playground, is only 14 miles away.
City-wide fiber optic lines are being installed and will soon be available to the entire Cassville community.

Cassville operates with a Board of Alderman/Administrator form of government. The governing body is the Board of Aldermen (Board) which consists of a directly-elected Mayor and four Aldermen who are elected two each from the City’s two wards. All elections are non partisan. The Board appoints a City Administrator who serves as the City’s chief administrative officer, responsible for the efficient and economical operation of City government. The City Administrator serves and advises the Board, hires department directors, and prepares the proposed annual budget for Board consideration. He or she also enforces municipal laws and ordinances and coordinates City operations and programs. City departments include Clerk/Finance, Public Works (Water, Wastewater, Airport, Transportation, Parks) and Police. The City’s employs approximately 30 FTE’s and has a current total budget of $4,738,801. Cassville is in excellent financial condition with a significant fund balance.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (Master's preferred) in public or business administration, finance, planning or a related field combined with three years of local government administrative level experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must understand municipal operations and community economic drivers. Must have an interest in and successful experience in a range of areas including: strategic planning, financial management, budgeting, economic development, quality and efficient service delivery, organizational analysis, team leadership, land use planning, local business and community group relations and building Council and community consensus.

The salary for the position is negotiable based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience and is supplemented by an excellent benefit package. City residency is required within a negotiated period of time. More information about Cassville can be found at For a complete profile related to the position, please visit

The deadline for receipt of application materials is Friday, January 22, 2016 and review of résumés will start immediately. To apply please submit a cover letter, detailed résumé and current salary to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1 Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
e-mail: Electronic submissions are preferred.

The City of Cassville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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