CITY MANAGER - City of Winfield, KS (pop. 12,301) is seeking qualified applications for the position of City Manager. Current city manager is retiring after 20 years in the position. Winfield adopted CM plan in 1921 and has had only 3 city managers since 1979. Financially stable community, located 40 miles southeast of Wichita, seeks a talented and energetic leader for a full-service organization.
In addition to traditional municipal functions, City also provides electric, gas, water, wastewater, refuse collection & curbside recycling, storm water, industrial parks, golf and lake. Partnerships with Cowley County and City of Arkansas City include recycling, airport, economic development, public safety dispatching and EMS.
City Commission comprised of 3 members; 2 elected every 2 years and with the top vote getter receiving a 4 year term; next getting a 2 year term. Next election November 2017. Combined operating budget of $62 million and approximately 185 FTE. Community home to Fortune 500 manufacturing facilities, 3 city developed industrial parks, 2 golf courses, worlds' #1 bluegrass festival and a liberal arts college.
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