Job Opening

City Manager



City Manager


City Hall

Salary Range

$109,521 to $136,779

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Full Time


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The City of Ferndale is currently looking for an innovative leader to fill the City Manager position. Over the past several years, the City Council and Manager have had a unified and very forward looking vision for the community. The City employs a stellar management team that works cross-departmentally to implement community goals and objectives. Ferndale has approximately 150 full-time employees and 20,428 residents. Ideal candidates will have a track record of effectively working with staff, elected and community partners, with the highest level of transparency and trust.Individuals who have the ability to think strategically, while offering team-oriented leadership and high energy passion for local government are encouraged to apply.


Candidates are required to have:

•Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or closely related field; Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related discipline is preferred.

• Five or more years of progressively more responsible municipal management experience, preferably as a City Manager and/or Assistant Manager; or other professional experience comparable to this requirement.