City manager minimum salary to be $125,000; TIF project with EKU proposed

City Manager Position

The City of Fulton, Kentucky is recruiting for the position of City Manager. The City of Fulton is a vibrant historical community situated in far western Kentucky, approximately a three hour drive from St. Louis, Nashville and Memphis. Dedicated to preserving the integrity of a true small-town southern environment, the City of Fulton offers boutique shopping, fine dining and luxurious overnight accommodations, all situated in the heart of our charming downtown. The City of Fulton is a sustainable rural community with weekend park movie nights, a summer collegiate baseball team, and events including a country music festival and the annual Banana Festival. Entertainment is always just a quick walk away, but if transportation is needed, Fulton offers the convenience of a local Amtrak station, regional airport and interstate access. This is an administrative and supervisory position and the individual must be capable of managing employees in a multitude of department areas; becoming familiar with all city systems; understanding, planning, and formulating a city budget and overseeing the budget administration in a fiscally responsible manner. Any applicant must have a thorough knowledge of city management procedures and public administration policies. The City Manager candidate will have a strong background in finance, economic development, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate for this position should have a bachelor's degree, and/or five (5) years of municipality or management experience, together with other executive or administrative skills. Applications may be obtained from Fulton City Hall, City Clerk's office, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by sending requests by telephone or email to: Fulton City Hall, ATTN: City Clerk, P.O. Box 1350, Fulton, KY 42041, Phone 270-472-1320, ext. 3 or email Applications should be returned to Fulton City Hall with a supporting cover letter and resume. Salary is negotiable, based upon experience and qualifications.

Deadline for applications is March 28, 2018.

The City of Fulton is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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