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City of Canfield

Canfield, Ohio 44406
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Annual Salary Range: Negotiable The city provides an excellent benefits package Application Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2017

Canfield is a suburban charter city located in Mahoning County, Ohio, at the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and State Route 46/U.S. Route 62, about ten miles southwest of Youngstown. The population is approximately 7800. Canfield is a vibrant community with a highly regarded school district, a well-respected and professional safety service department, and a reputation for excellence.

The City Manager shall provide professional leadership. The City manager is the chief executive, administrative and law enforcement officer of the City. The manager is responsible to City Council for the administration of all city affairs placed in his or her charge by the City Charter, the ordinances of the City, and State laws. The Manager shall have the power and duties as provided in section 5.03 of the Charter. In addition, the City Manager shall assist Council members in formulating policies and respond to issues and concerns of the general public. The City manager is guided by and reports directly to City Council. The City Manager directs and supervises a staff of 50-60 full and part time employees which include: Human Resources, Finance, Police, Water, Sewer, Storm Water, Public Works, Parks, Recreation, Cemeteries, Planning, Zoning, Property Maintenance, Engineering and Economic Development.

The ideal candidate for the position shall have a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Finance, Planning, Engineering or other related field with a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience in a municipal government administration, preferably in the State of Ohio. The candidate shall possess supervising skills with exceptional communication and leadership attributes. The candidate shall possess working knowledge and skills in negotiations, labor relations, finance, and human resources. The City Manager must communicate effectively with City Council, City Employees, Citizens, Business, and other collaborative organizations. In addition, the City Manager must be able to articulate a vision for the future and have experience with strategic planning and economic development. The new Manager must be a team builder, a team player, and have a track record of innovation. The candidate is required to have a valid State of Ohio driver's license, an acceptable driving record, and an acceptable financial and background check.

If you are interested in being Canfield next City Manager and you have the qualifications, please send your resume, including references and cover letter to:

City Council President, Don Dragish, Jr.

104 Lisbon St.,

Canfield, Ohio 44406

By September 30, 2017

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