City Manager

Organization: City of Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Close Date: The first review of resumes for this position which will be open until filled is February 22, 2016.

Job Description:

With a growing population estimated at 12,260, Steamboat Springs aka: Ski Town USA© is an internationally known four-season recreation and tourism destination 160 miles northwest of Denver. Steamboat Springs, which is the Routt County seat, serves as a regional commerce center.
The City has operated under the council-manager form of government since 1973 when Steamboat Springs’ voters approved a home-rule City Charter. The City Council consists of two members elected from each of three districts to four-year overlapping terms and one member elected at-large to a two-year term. The City Council elects a Council President for a two-year term.
The City Council hires a City Manager who is responsible for overseeing City operations and providing policy guidance to the Council. The City which has a budget of $54.3M and 266 FTE’s is a full-service-plus municipality including an airport, rodeo arena, ski hill, ice arena, golf course, tennis center, transit system, and water and wastewater utilities in addition to traditional municipal services such as police, fire, and EMS.

The minimum job requirements are: 1) Bachelors of Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field, Masters’ degree preferred; and 2) seven years’ experience evidencing capability to manage full-service municipality with at least three years’ executive level experience; equivalent combinations of education and experience considered.

The City is seeking someone with excellent collaboration and communication skills who will be involved in the community. A recruitment profile brochure will be available shortly at and

The first review of resumes for this position which will be open until filled is February 22, 2016. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume in MS Word format with current salary to

If you have questions about this job, please contact:

Robert E. Slavin
Slavin Management Consultants
Norcross, Georgia
Paul Wenbert, ICMA-CM
Western Regional Manager
Slavin Management Consultants
Mesa, Arizona

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