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City Manager






Up to $200,000 DOQE

Closing Date


To Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, consent form, and five professional references to:

Subject Line: Muskegon Search

Questions can be directed to MML Executive Recruiter Joyce Parker 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.


The City of Muskegon borders the shores of Lake Michigan and offers abundant attractions for its residents and visitors alike. The city is branded by the award-winning Watch Muskegon campaign – Watch Us Go. Over the last seven years, it has been a creative marketing campaign backed up by a great story of city progress.

With the largest beach in West Michigan, Muskegon is known for fishing, sailing, pleasure boating, and has a commercial and cruise ship port. It is a popular vacation destination because of the expansive freshwater beaches, historic architecture, and public art collection.

The city is governed by the Mayor and six City Commissioners elected every four years with staggered terms. The Mayor and City Commission appoint a city manager to oversee the day to day operations of the city. The City of Muskegon has a budget of $108 million for all funds and a general fund budget of $39.5 million. The city has 240 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees.

Muskegon is seeking an energetic City Manager motivated by challenges and a dynamic work environment. The Mayor and City Commission are flexible in embracing creative benefits for their preferred candidate, which may include tuition reimbursement, generous professional development, and residency incentive.

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