City Manager for Louisville, Colorado

  • City of Louisville, Colorado
  • Louisville, Colorado
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Community and Economic Development Planning and Development Political or Public Affairs Executive, Management
  • Salary: $186,067 - $218,903 USD
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 214-842-6478
  • Apply By: Oct 25, 2021


City Manager, City of Louisville, Colorado


Established in 1878, the City of Louisville retains connections to its modest mining and agricultural beginnings, while continuing to transform into one of the most livable, innovative, and economically diverse communities in the nation.  Covering nine square miles, Louisville has a population of 20,867 residents and is located in Boulder County, about six miles east of Boulder and twenty-two miles northwest of Downtown Denver. 

The City of Louisville, CO employs 200 full-time employees and 225 part-time and seasonal employees.  The FY2021 General Fund Budget is a program-based budget and totals $22.8 million. The city has placed a $51M debt and tax increase question on the 2021 ballot for future transportation improvement projects. Operating under the Council-Manager form of government, the City of Louisville is a home rule charter city. As such, the Louisville City Council appoints the city manager, city attorney, the municipal judge, the prosecuting attorney, and the members of 15 separate boards and commissions. 

Job Description

The City Manager serves as the chief administrative officer, who implements council policies, provides organizational leadership and manages the delivery of city services, programs, initiatives and the day-to-day business operations of the city including Public Works, Police, Parks and Recreation, Planning and Building Safety, Human Resources, Library and Museum Services, City Clerk, Finance, Information Technology, and Economic Vitality. 

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, business administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years related professional experience (department director, assistant city manager or city manager) in a similar or larger organization required.  A master’s degree and city management credentials, such as International City Management Association Credentialed Manager or similar designation are desired but not required.  The City Charter requires residency within the city’s corporate limits within six months of employment.

The City of Louisville offers a competitive total rewards program that includes a base salary range of $186,067 - $218,903 depending on experience and qualifications.  Additionally, the city offers a $525.00 monthly vehicle allowance, and a $50.00 monthly cell phone allowance, and a robust benefit package that includes medical insurance (DHMO, HDHP with HSA or Triple Option POS Plan), dental insurance, vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts, basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, retirement program (401a), deferred compensation (457 and/or ROTH IRA), paid leave bank, family medical leave bank, computer loans, tuition reimbursement program, and employee assistance program. 

Special Instructions

For more details or to apply, visit our site, submit a cover letter and resume before Monday, October 25, 2021; email or call (214) 842-6478.

Additional Information

The City of Louisville, CO and Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruitment are grateful for your time and attention.  We are looking forward to hearing from you.


The City of Louisville, CO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Address

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