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City Manager, City of Cayce

Position Category: Administration

Job duties:  

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the city; evaluates the effectiveness of city services; investigates and analyzes issues and opportunities; formulates strategies for the resolution of emerging issues; manages all personnel and handles personnel issues that may arise; and makes recommendations to council for the improvement of city services, operations, ordinances and processes
  • Represents the city both internally and externally at community function events, presentations, committees and professional group meetings and manages all city-wide functions, such as development of budgets, revenue and budget analysis, policies and regulations
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with outside organizations; represents the city to local groups, public gatherings and special events; and reports to the mayor and council


  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, human resources, business management or  closely related field is required (master's degree preferred) and a minimum of five years of previous executive-level experience administering a city, county or state agency of similar size and complexity
  • Communication (verbal and written) skills, personnel management, negotiating techniques, financial analysis, marketing strategies and fully developed time management routines are needed to successfully meet basic job demands
  • International City-County Management Association Credentialed Manager certification preferred or the ability and willingness to attain certification within two years

Pay info: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience

How to apply:  For a complete job description and list of qualifications and to download an application, visit

The City of Cayce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.