City Administrator

  • City of Cloquet, Minnesota
  • Cloquet, MN, United States
  • Apr 19, 2017
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $87,042 Annually
  • Salary Top: $114,618
  • Apply By: May 17, 2017

Job Description

The City of Cloquet, Minnesota (pop. 12,258) is seeking a City Administrator.  The position of City Administrator is instrumental in advancing the City’s strategic goals, which include continued financial stability, attracting economic development, addressing aging infrastructure, establishing a community vision, and operational efficiency.  The City Administrator supervises the Assistant City Administrator/ Human Resources Director, the Finance Director, the Community Development Director, the Director of Public Works/City Engineer, and the Police Chief, and provides guidance to the Library Director.  The City has 63 employees assigned to five departments, and an estimated 2017 budget of $21.9 million.  The City Administrator reports to the City Council, which is comprised of a mayor and six councilors, one elected at large and five from geographical districts.

Special Instructions

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Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online at  This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than May 17, 2017.  For more information, contact Sharon Klumpp at or by calling 651.223.3053 (office) or 651.270.6856 (mobile).  EOE

Additional Information

The position has a salary range of $87,042 - $114,618; depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.  Competitive benefits package available.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, finance, economic development or a related field from an accredited college or university and have five to seven years’ progressively responsible administrative experience in the planning, coordination, and financing of varied municipal activities.  Master’s degree is preferred.  Union experience a plus.

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