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Holstein is a rural Iowa community proud of its culture, family values, educational opportunities, access to nature, and thriving economy. Out forty local clubs and organizations keep our community going strong, offering activities for all interests and age groups.

Holstein is a great place to live, work, and play - if you haven’t spent time in our friendly town, please make plans to visit!

City Administrator/Holstein, Iowa. (Population 1501)

Progressive and growing community in northwest Iowa, located at junction of U.S. Highway 59 and 4 lane Highway 20, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator. 

Salary range is $65,000-$75,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits.  The city administrator directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, streets, parks and recreation, code enforcement, zoning, and finance, which includes seven full-time employees and an annual operating budget of 4.7 million. 

Qualifications include four-year college degree in public or business administration or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in a public sector management position, with emphasis on city finance, budget development, economic development, labor relations, strategic planning, and technology needs.

The city administrator should embrace and become an important part of the community with residency within the Holstein community preferred.   An outgoing, personable individual who is public oriented and establishes cooperative relationships with staff, city council and a wide variety of organizations and individuals required. 

Applications should be submitted to Councilman Jamison Voss, Personnel Committee  Application materials requested include cover letter, resume, salary history, and three work related contacts for references.  Apply by Monday, July 31, 2023.  EOE.

City Administrator Position Profile

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Holstein City Hall
119 S Main St
PO Box 500
Holstein, IA  51025
Phone:  712-368-4898

Monday thru Friday 
8:00 – 5:00 pm

Holstein City Taxi Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 – 5:00 pm

Library Hours:
Monday:  2:00 - 8:00PM
Tuesday: Thursday, Friday 2:00-6PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – Noon & 2:00 – 6:00PM
Saturday:  9:00AM – 1:00PM
Sunday: Closed