The City Administrator is the chief appointive officer of the city and supervises all other appointive officers, superintendents, and department heads within the general government/finance departments, street department, and the city owned utilities including electric, sewer, water and sanitation. The City Administrator is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the provision of city services by establishing goals and objectives within the policy directives set by the City Commission.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Finance, or related field; Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, preferred.
Five years of progressive responsibility within leadership and management roles; career advancement within municipal, or related, organization preferred
Valley City , population 6,380, is located in the heart of eastern North Dakota along the Sheyenne River Valley Scenic Byway and was recently named the most beautiful city in the state.
Valley City is the county seat of Barnes County and is located along I-94, between Fargo, the largest city in North Dakota, and Jamestown, the ninth largest city.
Valley City utilizes a Commission form of government with a Home Rule Charter. The board is composed of four commissioners and one President (Mayor) elected to four-year, overlapping terms. The City also has an elected municipal judge, 59 full-time employees, and several additional part-time and/or seasonal employees.