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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - City Administrator

The City of McDonough This position is the chief administrative officer (CAO) for the city.  The position is different from that of a city manager and is expected to work under the direction of the chief executive officer (CEO/Mayor) to carry out the City’s administrative activities, specifically the day-to-day duties associated with City operations and service delivery. The position shall be responsible to the Mayor and Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the City. The purpose of the job is to manage, plan, and direct all City goals and strategies; ensuring that the goals of the City are met; overseeing policy development, implementation, and interpretation; serving as the liaison between City employees and elected officials; and preparing reports and processing associated paperwork.

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field, Master’s degree preferred; ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in local government, or related field; valid Georgia’s driver’s license; acceptable motor vehicle report and criminal history; equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Benefits include health, dental, life, short and long term disability, retirement. 

Submit application to City of McDonough, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA  30253, or e-mail information to  Applications can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded at

Starting Salary:  $135,000.00 per year

Deadline for applications:  Open until filled

The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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