City Manager

City Manager

City of Berkeley, Missouri

Date Open: April 5, 2017

Term: Full time/permanent

Salary: Based on education and experience.  

Exam Components: Experience and Training, Oral Interview, Character and Financial Investigation, Medical Examination.

Resumes w/Cover Letter  and 3 professional references and current salary information Postmarked by May 30, 2017.

Send to:

City of Berkeley

City Manager Application

Attn: Deanna Jones, City Clerk

8425 Airport Road

Berkeley, MO 63134


City of Berkeley, MO (A suburban area of St. Louis County, Missouri and population of 8,978) has a Council/Manager form of government and is seeking a full-time permanent City Manager. The City of Berkeley manages its own Police and Fire Departments and has an annual budget of $14 million. Candidates must show demonstrated ability in Budget, Finance, Capital Improvement, staff relations and supervision, business, and community and intergovernmental relations. Economic Development with downtown development and redevelopment programs would be a plus. This position will report directly to the Mayor and City Council (7 member body).


  • Coordinate the city strategies and activities.
  • Develop and implement policies, practices and procedures.
  • Recommend to and confer with management staff regarding plans, specifications, financial needs and capital improvements for the city.
  • Monitor projects in progress for adherence to project objectives and schedules.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate the work activities of the City of Berkeley administrative division to accomplish work objectives and assignments.
  • Confer with department director and staff to coordinate daily operations and assist in organizing, scheduling and directing the work efforts of the City Departments.
  • May oversee other related or indirectly related operations to meet the needs of the City.
  • Other duties as required by City of Berkeley Charter, Article III Sections 1 through 4.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and three years of experience in public sector related field, and five years of experience in public sector management.  Demonstrated ability in intergovernmental relations is required.  Proven experience in municipal budgeting, economic development, downtown development/redevelopment and revitalization programs is a plus.

The City of Berkeley has a residency requirement. You are required to move into the City of Berkeley within six months from your hire date.  After doing so you will be eligible for a $1000 increase in salary if you rent your home or a $3000 increase in salary if you own your home.

The City of Berkeley is an equal opportunity employer.


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