The City of Savannah, Tennessee, bordered by the beautiful Tennessee River, is home to 7,030 residents and is a progressive and growing city which provides an excellent community in which to live. Savannah is seeking an experienced city manager due to the approaching retirement of the current city manager.
Three years as a city manager, assistant city manager, or related experience is required. Experience is needed with municipal regulations and grants. The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a closely related field. Savannah has 85 employees, a general fund budget in excess of 10 million dollars and a utility department providing water, sewer and natural gas. The city manager is expected to live or relocate within the city limits of Savannah.
The city manager position is an exempt, at-will employee working under the general direction of a five member city commission. Savannah operates under a Private Act City Charter, which designates a Manager/Commission form of operational structure, with duties outlined in the Charter and Municipal Code.
The Salary is DOQ; plus a comprehensive benefits package. The City of Savannah is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Resumes will be accepted until March 20, 2018.
All interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, salary history along with three personal and five professional references to:
City of Savannah Attn: Mayor
140 Main Street
Savannah, Tennessee 38372