City Administrator

  • City of Spokane, WA
  • 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, Washington
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Executive
  • Salary: $159,600 USD
  • Salary Top: $162.792
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 509-755-2489
  • Apply By: Jan 18, 2021

Job Description

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.

Job Requirements

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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Additional Information

For more information about this position contact:

Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer

Strategic Government Resources


Job Address

808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, Washington 99201 United States View Map