The City of Belle Plaine, Iowa (population 2,534) seeks qualified applicants for the position of City Administrator. Bachelors Degree in public administration or related field required. 5 yrs. experience in municipal government or public administration preferred. Financial and budgeting knowledge, management history, economic development, public relations, regulatory compliance, and grant writing experience preferred. Knowledge of the functions and problems of municipal government, and the principles and methods of public administration and public finance required. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and excellent writing skills. Must be bondable. Residency required. Salary DOQ. Job description is available at City Hall. Send resume, cover letter, and 3-5 references to Mayor, City of Belle Plaine, 1207 8th Ave., Belle Plaine, IA 52208 or submit in person to City Hall. EOE. Applications are due by the close of the business day (5:00 p.m.) Friday, April 11, 2014.