This is a professional, managerial position operating in the context of a Council Manager form of government. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City and is chosen by the City Council solely on the basis of training, experience and administrative qualities. Exercises all powers and performs such duties as may be imposed upon him/her by ordinances of the City, the City Charter and the laws of the State of Minnesota and the United States of America. Advises the Morris Library Board of Directors, Tourism Board, Park Board, Tree Board, Airport Advisory Board and Planning Commission. Serves as a member of the Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission.
Duties and Responsibilities
The City Manager shall conduct the affairs of the City and is hereby authorized and directed as follows:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, government, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Additional municipal administrative experience may be used as a substitute for graduate degree.
Five years of responsible administrative experience.
Valid Driver’s License in the State of Minnesota