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City Manager






$130,000 - $160,000 DOQE

Closing Date

February 4, 2022

To Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, consent form, and five professional references to: Email: Subject Line: Petoskey Search Questions can be directed to MML Executive Recruiter Glenn Anderson at Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed for and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter.

This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Petoskey seeks a new city manager for only the fourth time in 37 years. An approachable and accessible leader will flourish in this small-town environment that offers significant amenities. The City of Petoskey is a full service, progressive community located on the beautiful and picturesque Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan.

The new city manager will develop and maintain relationships with elected officials, department heads, and all levels of city employees, and will respect and value city residents. Proven communication, interpersonal and human relations skills along with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people with varied attitudes and positions are important and desirable qualities.

The city has an engaged citizenry that expects a transparent city government and open communication between the city manager, mayor, council members and citizens. The city council and its citizens expect strong environmental stewardship of its many rich natural resources.

$130,000—160,000 DOQE

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