The City of Norris
P.O. Box 1090,
Norris, TN 37828
City of Norris, Tennessee
The City of Norris is now accepting applications for the position
of City Manager. Norris is a Historic City of 1,629 people that was built in the mid-1930's to house
the work force constructing the Norris Dam. Norris is a full-service City with a total work force of 14 full time employees,
7 part time employees and 5 seasonal part time employees, and an annual budget of more than 1 million dollars. The City
Manager carries out the policies approved by a five-person City Council with non-staggered terms, elected every two years.
The City is seeking an energetic, facilitative and visionary City Manager who will wear multiple hats, with an emphasis on
excellent fiscal management, economic development, and grants development and management.
The City Manager is the administrative head
of the city and supervises department heads of the Public Works, Police and Fire Departments, and City Office Staff.
The City Manager administers the City's personnel system, employs, maintains, and terminates city employees in accordance
with applicable Federal, State, and City legislative and procedural provisions. The City Manager also serves as Secretary-Treasurer
to the Norris Water Commission and the Watershed Board.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
in public administration, business administration, or a field closely related to municipal management or four (4) year of
progressively increasing city management experience, or any combination of education and municipal experience that demonstrates
proficiency in managing a complex municipal corporation. Management experience, including managing staff, projects,
and programs is required. Municipal Salary depending on qualifications along with a generous benefit package. (Salary
range $80,000 – $125,000)
Skills needed for current position include strong knowledge of common and frequently used computer programs
(Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint). This position will be filled with a person who has the ability to manage multiple
projects in a timely manner, collaborate positively with other city employees and officials, possess excellent verbal and
written skills, organize and prioritize assignments, and work independently.
Interested candidates should send their resumes, along with a cover letter to:
Norris City Office
PO Box 1090
Norris, TN 37828:
Deadline for submissions
is Friday, September 9, 2022 at Noon.
More information at http://www.cityofnorris.com
The City of Norris is an equal opportunity employer and recruits, employees, trains,
compensates, and promotes without regard to race, creed, color, origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability.