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City Manager - City of Clarksburg, WV (ID: 433836)

Title City Manager
Type City/County Manager and Administrators
Date Posted 2022-12-20
City / Organization City of Clarksburg, WV
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The City of Clarksburg, West Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for City Manager. Clarksburg operates under a council-manager form of government with a City Council consisting of seven members including a mayor. The city delivers a range of municipal services utilizing approximately 200 employees, providing full-time police, fire, sewer, public works, and parks services.

The City Manager oversees the daily operations of the local government, carries out the charter-assigned duties, oversees the enforcement of all laws and ordinances, appoints and manages Manager department heads, hires employees, and recommends and oversees the city’s annual budget (current fiscal year budget approximately $29 million).


  • A bachelor’s degree in government/public/business administration or related field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in public administration at an executive level or similar corporate managerial experience
  • Ability to effectively manage personnel
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the city council and the public
  • A proven background in:
    • government finance
    • economic development
    • grants administration
    • code enforcement
    • strategic planning

Salary is negotiable, based on qualifications and prior experience, and includes all fringe benefits afforded to city employees including:

  • pension/retirement plan
  • health, life, dental and vision insurance
  • vacation and sick leave
  • membership to the local YMCA
  • employee access to Splash Zone water park

Note: the successful candidate must establish permanent residence within corporate city limits upon employment.

Please mail resume to: 

City Manager Search
c/o Office of the City Clerk
222 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Or via email to

The City of Clarksburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Clarksburg, WV is the county seat for Harrison County one of West Virginia’s historical industrial centers. Located at the north-central West Virginian crossroads of I-79 and Rt. 50, Clarksburg is an amazing city with tremendous untapped potential. Rich with history, beautiful architecture, an extensive city park system (including 15 neighborhood parks), outdoor amphitheater, the region's only water park Splash Zone, and one of the best performing-arts venues in the state of West Virginia-- the Robinson Grand PAC. Clarksburg was named National Small City of the Year in 2011 by the National League of Cities.

As a regional cultural center, Clarksburg is home to both the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival and the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival. Home of many historical and family-owned businesses that have called Clarksburg home for generations. Clarksburg has a large commercial center located off I-79 that is home to many of the area’s most popular retail stores and chain restaurants in Eastpointe Shopping Center and New Pointe Plaza. In the last year, Darden has chosen to open two of their most popular chains in Clarksburg: Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse. Clarksburg is also home to the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS), a high-tech hub that provides a range of state of-the-art tools and services to law enforcement, national security and intelligence community partners, and the general public.

Job Post Expiration Date   February 18, 2023

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