JOB: Deputy City Administrator, City of Issaquah, WA

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    Steve Cottle

    Job Description

    The City of Issaquah, Washington, (pop. 32,000), is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains along Interstate 90, just 18 miles east of downtown Seattle. Issaquah is a vibrant, growing community that offers countless cultural and educational opportunities typically only available in larger urban areas. The community takes pride in its concern for the environment, its excellent quality of life and its commitment to the arts and recreation.

    Issaquah has approximately 220 employees and a total budget for 2012 of $81,584,613. The city operates under the mayor-council form of government and the mayor utilizes an executive team that includes a city administrator, deputy city administrator, and eight department directors. Under the direction and with the authority of the mayor and the city administrator, the deputy city administrator will assist in the direction and coordination of the operations of the city.

    Job Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a closely related field is required. Competitive candidates should have at least five to seven years of senior public sector management experience, such as city manager/administrator, deputy/assistant, or department director in a city, county, or other applicable public sector agency. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

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