City Administrator- Spokane, WA

Located in eastern Washington, Spokane is the second-largest city in Washington, and the  economic and cultural center of the metropolitan area, as well as the hub of the Inland  Northwest. The city’s population is approximately 220,000 and the regional population is  nearing 600,000. 

The City of Spokane operates under a home-rule charter, strong-mayor form of government.  The Mayor hires the City Administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the  organization, essentially serving in the role of chief operating officer focusing on internal issues  and operations to the Mayor’s broader role as chief executive officer. 

The ideal candidate will be an operationally focused dynamic leader and team-builder who is  passionate about public service and committed to ensuring partnership, inclusivity, openness,  and transparency at every level of the organization. A bachelor’s degree in public  administration or a closely related field and 8-10 years of progressively responsible municipal  experience is required. A master’s degree in public administration or a related field is desirable.  The salary range for this position is $159,600 to $162,792, depending on qualifications and  experience. 

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For more information about this position contact: 

Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer 

Strategic Government Resources 


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