Jessica Fisher

City Seeks Chief Administrator

Jessica Fisher, Public Information Assistant, 509.625.6749

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:52 a.m.

City Seeks Chief Administrator

The City of Spokane is seeking a City Administrator. The ideal candidate will be an operationally focused dynamic leader and team-builder who is passionate about public service and committed to ensuring partnership, inclusivity, openness, and transparency at every level of the organization.

The City operates under a home-rule charter, strong-mayor form of government. The Mayor hires the City Administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization, essentially serving in the role of chief operating officer focusing on internal issues and operations to the Mayor’s broader role as chief executive officer.

The City Administrator has a close working relationship with the City Council and oversees 11 divisions, which include the City Attorney; Neighborhood, Housing, and Human Services; Finance, Treasury and Administration; Fire; Parks and Recreation; Police; Public Works; Human Resources, Innovation and Technology Services; and Community and Economic Development. The City Administrator is also responsible for the development and oversight of the City’s annual operating budget.

The first review of applications is Monday, Jan. 18.

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