City Manager – City of Altoona

Deadline: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Position Summary

Altoona, PA (44,000)

Salary $120,000 to $130,000 DOQ. Comprehensive Benefits. 7 member Council elected at large. 235 employees. Two Manager’s in last 20 years. Operating budget 32 million. Annual Capital budget 4 million. Second largest campus in the Pennsylvania State University system located in Altoona. Good public and private schools. Home of a double A professional baseball team.  Manager directs the following Departments; Administration, Finance, Police, Fire, Codes and Inspections, Planning and Community Development, Public Works, Information Technology, Human Resources.  Professional, competent, and dedicated staff. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred. 5 years Municipal Manager or Assistant Manager experience preferred. 10 years of successful municipal management experience of an increasingly responsible nature considered. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered. Good communication skills required. Successful experience in economic development and financial management desired. (Additional information available at

How to Apply

Send electronic cover letter, resume, five professional references, and salary history to

For information call City Manager’s Office (814) 949-2408 or, e-mail, or write to City Manager’s Office, 1301 12th Street, Suite 100, Altoona, PA 16601.