City Manager - City of Port Townsend, Washington

Set in the northeast tip of Washington’s lush Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend is a picturesque 19th century seaport city with panaoramic views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. Port Townsend currently has a population of 9,882, is the County Seat, and the only incorporated city in Jefferson County. The city has successfully maintained its historic character while embracing a modern, creative culture and its semi-rural, small town atmosphere coupled with low crime and a wide choice of housing has made it one of the best places to live in the state. Port Townsend is a general-law city operating under the council-manager form of government with 110 employees and a total budget of $36.7 million. The City Manager is responsible for ensuring implementation of the City Council’s priorities and for providing sound and effective management of the City. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in municipal government and a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, finance, accounting, business administration or related field is required.

A Master’s degree and ten years of experience as City Manager, Assistant City Manager or City Department Head are preferred. The salary range is $125,000 to $163,000 DOQE with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is April 29, 2019.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.