City Administrator – City of Trenton, Illinois

The City of Trenton, Illinois (pop. 2,715), situated in western Clinton County, is accepting applications for a City Administrator.  Conveniently located 10 minutes from Interstate 64, Trenton is a short drive from Downtown St. Louis, Scott Air Force Base, and many other major Metropolitan St. Louis destinations.

The City Administrator reports to the Mayor, and serves as the city’s chief administrative officer. The position is responsible for the coordination of city government, managing the $3.28M budget, risk management, and coordinating economic development.  The successful candidate will be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the six (6) member City Council.  Residency required within six (6) months of appointment to the City Administrator’s position.

Candidates for this position should have knowledge of modern policies and practices of public administration.  Additionally, a working knowledge of human resources, public works, public safety, and community development (to include planning/zoning) is necessary.

Qualified applicants will have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university (note:  possession of a master’s degree in public administration, political science, business management or a closely related field is a plus) and possess a minimum of 3 years’ municipal experience.

Compensation, including benefits, is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 5 professional references with contact information to:

City Administrator’s Office
City of Trenton
14 West Broadway
Trenton, IL 62293

The position will remain open until filled; however, a review of applications will take place after August 27, 2019.

The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.