The City of Bronson (pop. 2,349) seeks candidates for the position of City Manager. The Manager reports to a five member City Council who are elected to staggered terms of either two or four years. The Council elect from among their members a Mayor and Vice-Mayor. Bronson is a politically stable community with three managers since 1985 and a supportive City Council. The current manager will be assisting the Council in its search and is leaving for a larger, Lake Michigan community.
The new City Manager will have strong skills in finance, public communication, infrastructure improvement, planning/zoning, downtown development, and labor management. The City employs 12 full-time employees and around 10 part-time employees in the departments of police, water/wastewater, public works, and administration.
The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of experience as a manager in a community of comparable size or experience as an assistant manager or department supervisor in a larger community. The candidate will possess at least a bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, or a related field and candidates with an MPA or related degree are strongly preferred. Establishing residency in the City is strongly preferred.
Salary will range between $58,000 and $70,000 plus excellent benefits.
Candidates should send a cover letter outlining their fitness for the position, a resume, contact information for four professional references, and complete the City of Bronson Employment Application. Candidates desiring confidentiality under Michigan law should clearly state their request in the cover letter.
Initial review of candidates will begin June 15 and the position will remain open until filled. Ideally the new manager will begin work on or before July 27.
Information should be emailed to:
Alternatively, information may be mailed to the following address but email is strongly preferred:City of Bronson
City Manager Search
141 S. Matteson Street
Bronson, MI 49028
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The City of Bronson is an equal employment opportunity employer.
For more information on Bronson, Michigan.
Bronson City Offices 141 S. Matteson St., Bronson, MI. 49028
Phone: 517-369-7334 - Fax: 517-369-1457