City Manager

Organization: Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Salary: Highly Competitive
Close Date: March 1, 2016

Job Description:

With a population of 9,600, Glenwood Springs, Colorado is located along Interstate 70, 160 miles west of Denver and 90 miles east of Grand Junction. Glenwood Springs is the county seat of Garfield County which has doubled in population since 1985 and is projected to double again by 2040.
The City of Glenwood Springs has operated under the council/manager form of government since 1948. The City Council consists of seven Council Members elected to nonpartisan 4­year overlapping terms. Five of the Council Members are elected from wards and two are elected at-large. The City Council selects a Mayor from among its members to serve 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 $58M and 163 FTE’s is a full-service municipality including water, wastewater, electric/community broadband network, and landfill utilities that serve Glenwood Springs and the surrounding area. The City has had two City Managers in the last 31 years.
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 ability to manage a full-service municipality or local government with three years’ executive level experience; equivalent combinations of education and experience accepted.

The City is seeking a visionary with a customer service ethic who enjoys being visible in the community and City organization and who has the ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders. The salary for this position is highly competitive. A recruitment profile brochure will be available shortly at and

To apply please send your resume and cover letter with current salary in Word to by March 1, 2016. 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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