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Village of Pewaukee, WI, Village Administrator

Village Administrator

Pewaukee, WI (Population 8,159)

The Village of Pewaukee desires a dynamic and innovative administrative leader to replace its retiring administrator who has served for over 20 years. Located in southeastern Wisconsin’s beautiful Lake Country and just 20 minutes’ drive west of the City of Milwaukee,  Pewaukee is a highly desirable community that has a range of options for people wanting to live in a suburban lakeside setting yet close to many urban amenities. Pewaukee combines small town charm with a family-friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The Village is very proud of its outstanding schools, fine churches, lovely homes, excellent medical facilities, great shopping and fine destination restaurants. Pewaukee is a full-service community that prides itself on being a great place to live, work, play, learn and visit as well as providing high quality municipal services. Starting salary range $115K-$140K DOQ plus excellent benefits. Village President and Six Village Trustees are elected on a non-partisan basis. $23M total annual budget including CIP, TID’s, Utilities. 44FT and 70+PT/ seasonal employees. Future opportunities for the next village administrator will include implementing the updated Village Strategic Plan; continued review/implementation of the Village’s new Fire & EMS Protection Fee; continued downtown redevelopment; final allocation of ARPA funds by the end of 2024; pursuing quiet zone designations with the Village Board for the Village’s four rail crossings; navigating upgrades to the Village’s water utility infrastructure related to water quality issues and annual budget challenges as the Village is 90% – 95% built out with low net new construction forecast.

Require Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field; prefer Master’s Degree with progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in a municipal organization(s). Consideration of candidates with private sector or military experience will be made if they can demonstrate accomplishments that directly relate to skills required. Desire a strong background in budget development and debt financing; intergovernmental relations; capital improvement planning and execution; community planning; human resources and the ability to effectively manage contracts and projects. The successful candidate should have a high level of both personal and professional integrity; have a strong commitment to public service; be an out of the box thinker; possess open and positive communication skills and be able to work harmoniously with elected officials including those from other governmental entities. Visit the community website at .

Send cover letter, resume, salary history and five work-related references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Sue McDade, Associate; 1155 W. South Street Whitewater WI 53190; e-mail; phone 608-516-9012 by June 28, 2024.


Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists per Wisconsin State Statutes.




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