Job Opportunity: City Manager - City of Grenada

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Job Opportunity: City Manager - City of Grenada

Job Opportunity: City Manager - City of Grenada

January 25, 2021



The City of Grenada, Mississippi’s population is approximately 13,092.

Salary commensurate with experience. Projected range $70,000.00 to $90,000.00, plus use of city automobile.

Seven member Council-Manager form of government, with approximately 190 employees.

During the tenure of office, the City Manager shall reside within the city of Grenada and shall give his/her full time to the duties of City Manager.




Applicant must have a degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university and five years demonstrated experience in City or County Government.


  1. Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization, and administration.
  2. Considerable knowledge of standard principles and practices in the fields of budgeting, accounting, and public finance.
  3. Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends, and development in the fields of public administration and public finance
  4. Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates.
  5. Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations as necessitated by work assignments.


The City Manager shall be the head of the administrative branch of the city government. He/she shall be responsible to the council for the proper administration of all affairs of the city and to that end he/she shall have exclusive power and shall be required to:

  1. Appoint, and when necessary for the good of the service, remove all employees of the city over whom he or she has jurisdiction, and except that he or she may authorize the head of a department or office to appoint and remove subordinates in such a department or office.
  2. Prepare the budget annually and submit it to the council and be responsible for its administration after adoption.
  3. Prepare and submit to the council as of the end of the fiscal year a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the city for the preceding year.
  4. Keep the council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the city and make such recommendations as may seem to him/her desirable.
  5. Perform such other duties as the council may, from time to time, require of him or her, and as may be otherwise prescribed by the Charter.


TO APPLY:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Mary A. Brown, City Attorney,




Trina N. George, Ph.D.
Director of Personnel
City of Grenada
108 South Main Street
Grenada, MS 38901
Office: 662-227-3403
Cell: 662-230-4410
Fax:  662-227-3417