Belleville, Kansas (pop. 1,894; $8.37 million budget; 26 employees), the county seat of Republic County, located in North Central Kansas on U.S. 36 and U.S. 81 Highways. Offers a diverse local industry centered on transportation, business, and warehouses. Belleville is a full-service city providing water, wastewater, gas and electric utilities.
The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field, master’s degree preferred and at least five years of municipal-government experience. The background of a successful candidate should include strong leadership, municipal utilities and finance experience, open communication and a proven track record that demonstrates outstanding public relations skills. This community-oriented leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government, and positive intergovernmental relations.