Website City of Grandview, Washington

City Administrator

City of Grandview, Washington

Salary: $146,820 – $150,696

Nestled in the heart of the Yakima Valley in central Washington, Grandview, is a vibrant and diverse community of 11,010 residents. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, the Yakima Valley is an ideal place to live for those who appreciate the great outdoors and a welcoming community. Grandview’s economy includes major industrial businesses, a Walmart distribution center, and agriculture, with a variety of crops, processing plants, and cold storage facilities being located within the city and surrounding region. The community’s “grand view” features stunning panoramic vistas of snow-capped Mount Rainier and Mount Adams, the Rattlesnake Hills, and Horse Heaven Hills, providing residents with a beautiful backdrop to their daily lives.

The City of Grandview employs over 60 full-time employees and operates on a 2023 budget of $32,300,185. City departments are currently led by the City Administrator/Public Works Director, City Attorney, City Clerk/Human Resources, City Treasurer, Fire Chief, Library Director, Parks & Recreation Director, and Police Chief. With the hiring of the new City Administrator, public works management will be under a Public Works Director, rather than directly under the City Administrator, as it is currently. The new City Administrator will be involved in the selection process for the Public Works Director.

Under the direction of the Mayor, the City Administrator directs the administration of all city government functions and services, provides leadership in the long- and short-term goals of the city, and presents recommendations to the Mayor and Council for action.

Education & Experience: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in business finance, public administration, business management or related field or comparable experience. At least five (5) to seven (7) years of City or County Governmental managerial experience. A master’s degree, and fluency, both verbal and written, in Spanish is preferred. Experience with operations, budgeting and managing personnel. Working knowledge of government finance with proven experience in administering budgets.

For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on “Open Recruitments”. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Grandview is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: June 11, 2023 (open until filled).

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