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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.


The City of Batavia, New York seeks a part-time Clerk Typist. SALARY: $11.56/hour.  This position entails working M-F with a maximum of 19.5 hours per week.  The candidate will be responsible for, mail processing, dealing with customers and processing their payments, answering phones and general clerical work within the City Clerk’s office. Word and Excel experience helpful. Candidate should be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. To be considered, please submit a completed Civil Service application, resume, cover letter, and references by June 29, 2018 to: Dawn Fairbanks, Human Resource Specialist, One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, New York 14020. Civil Service employment applications may be downloaded from the website  or picked up in the Human Resources Department. Background check and drug testing required. Candidate must reside within Genesee County within 6 months of appointment.  EEO

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