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Listed below are the current job openings with the City of Batavia. Come join our team!

City Manager 

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The City of Batavia is seeking their next City Manager. The successful candidate will join a hard-working and committed team of employees who deliver high-quality services, work with an energetic and engaged Council, and help the Council guide the City into its vision for the future.

Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the City. The City Manager implements Council policies, provides organizational leadership for department directors and employees, and oversees the day-to-day business of government operations. In addition, the City Manager is responsible for monitoring and managing City funds and resources and develops a proposed annual budget for City Council consideration. The City Manager implements the City's Strategic and Business Plans which are adopted by City Council.

The City Manager has four direct reports: Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, Police Chief, and the Fire Chief.

Requirements for this position are a bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a local government, including supervision and/or executive level management (manager/administrator, assistant manager/administrator, or department director).

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in public administration or a related field and experience in budget development and financial management, grants administration, labor relations, economic revitalization, intergovernmental relations, business and community engagement, strategic and business planning. An ICMA-CM is preferred but not required.

Residency within the City limits is required by charter within a reasonable time after appointment.

The expected hiring range is $110,000 – $135,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at and will be kept confidential. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that has a cover letter and resume with salary history. Open until filled with first review of applications May 29, 2018.

Building Maintenance

The City of Batavia is accepting applications for a full time Building Maintenance Worker.  This is a noncompetitive Civil Service position.  Typical work activities include, but not limited to: carpentry, electrical, painting, window and door repairs, lawn maintenance and snow removal. Applicants should submit the Genesee County Civil Service application form to the Human Resources Office at: One Batavia City Centre, 2nd floor at City Hall by 2/28/2018.  If you have questions, please contact Jim Ficarella at 585-345-6325.  Applications can be obtained on The City of Batavia and Genesee County websites.

Part-time Ordinance Enforcement Officer

City of Batavia, NY

Position:   Temporary, Part-Time Ordinance Enforcement Officer. Salary:   $18.35/hr. Position is for approximately 3 months at 19 hours/week. The City of Batavia is accepting applications for a temporary, full-time Ordinance enforcement Officer.  The work involves responsibility for inspecting properties for compliance with Municipal Ordinances pertaining to abandoned vehicles, weed, nuisance and other related ordinances.  Other responsibilities include, preparing and serving notices concerning violations and complaints. Applicant must have satisfactorily completed 30 semester credit hours in a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university in the area of civil engineering, construction technology or a related filed or one (1) year of full-time, paid experience that involved the review of building plans, ordinances and municipal codes or an equivalent combination of experience and training to perform the duties of the job.  Civil Service applications may be obtained at City Hall in the Human Resource Department or   Please submit completed applications to Dawn Fairbanks, Human Resource Specialist, One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, NY by May 25, 2018. Background check and drug testing required. Candidate must reside within Genesee County. EEO


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