The City of Weyauwega (pop. 1,915) is located in the heart of Central Wisconsin River Country with access to both the Waupaca and Wolf Rivers. This quaint rural community is located on the historic Yellowstone Trail and speaks volumes of history by name and nature. Its foundation has been built around the 250-acre Lake Weyauwega, an outstanding educational system, and worldwide award-winning cheeses. Weyauwega touts several parks in this Tree City U.S.A. community. The largest of these is a beautiful 12-acre site that offers a man-made swimming lake, baseball diamond, playground equipment, walking trail, picnic shelters and sledding hill. Weyauwega is a quaint community with a small-town atmosphere. Only thirty miles from the Fox Cities and Stevens Point, residents have access to all the amenities of a larger city.
The City operates under a mayor-council form of government including six elected council members. There are five appointed officials including the City Administrator, Treasurer, Clerk, Police Chief, and Supervisor of Public Works.
The City is seeking a collaborative, strategic-thinking professional with strong leadership and economic development skills, including TIF experience. A background in intergovernmental relations and grant writing is also desired. A record of visibility in the community, proven financial/analytical and human resources skills is required. The City has 12 full–time employees with 30 – 40 seasonal part-time employees, and a $3.4 million budget (all funds, including TIF).
Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Management, Public Finance, Accounting or related field. A Master’s Degree in public or business administration is preferred.
Three to five years of increasingly responsible municipal management experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidates must possess proven managerial, interpersonal, and leadership skills to direct a resident-forward City team serving a full-service community. Starting salary range: $70,000 – $85,000 +/- DOQ. Excellent benefit package. Candidates should apply with a city application, resume, cover letter, along with contact information for five work-related references by email before June 9, 2017 to email@example.com. Additional information about the City of Weyauwega can be found on the City’s website: http://www.cityofweyauwega-wi.gov.