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The City of Ashland, Kentucky is seeking a qualified individual to serve as city manager. The position requires strong leadership skills with great communication skills. Job candidates should enjoy solving complex problems and interacting with a highly skilled team of professionals. Demonstrated reliability, integrity and experience are key characteristics of this position. Qualified applicants should be highly motivated with an expectation of achieving excellence and have a thorough understanding of Kentucky’s city commission/city manager form of government with appropriate experience and credentials. 

The minimum requirements for this opportunity include: Bachelor’s Degree, MPA or closely related field preferred. An engineering background with knowledge and/or experience in utilities (water/sewer systems) and ICMA credentials are valued. Five years of progressive municipal administration experience desirable. Salary Range: $120,000 - $140,000.  The application process will close Friday May 5, 2017.  A letter of interest, resume, and completed application including at least 5 work-related references, should be sent to the Office of Human Resources, Ashland City Building, 1700 Greenup Avenue, Room 301, P.O. Box 1839, Ashland, KY 41105-1839, (606) 327-2024. Applications may be downloaded at the City Website: and must be received by Friday, May 5, 2017.  The City of Ashland is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or non-job-related medical condition or disability. 

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