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City of Marengo, City Administrator

The City of Marengo, Illinois (pop.7,593) is seeking experienced candidates to fill the position of City Administrator. This position oversees all operations of the City, requiring an excellent working relationship with the Mayor and City Council, city staff, and the general public. Candidates should have at least 8 years of leadership experience in municipal government. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related field is required. Salary ranges from $125,000 to $160,000, depending on experience and qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefits package including pension, medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

The selected candidate should possess a genuine passion for public service, with strong, working knowledge of local government operations in areas such as grant administration, economic development, infrastructure improvements and municipal finance. Responsible supervisory experience and the familiarity of working in a diverse and growing community is essential. Candidates should also possess a strong ability for leadership, personal and professional ethics, and a collaborative and team-oriented approach. 

A full job description is available at  Resumes should be emailed to  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled with interviews expected to begin by February 1, 2023.






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