The city of Algoma has posted the job of city administrator, which has been vacant since Jeff Wiswell retired March 19.

Candidates have until Nov. 1 to apply with a City of Algoma Employment Application, resume, cover letter, salary history and five work-related references.

“The city is seeking a collaborative, strategic-thinking professional with strong leadership and economic development skills, including TIF experience. A background in intergovernmental relations is desired. A record of visibility in the community is required,” the city said in its recruitment announcement.

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management or related field is required, with a master’s preferred, with at least five years of experience in muncipal management, or “any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.”

City Clerk Jamie Jackson and Treasurer Amber Shallow were promoted from deputy positions after Wiswell retired.

Information about the city administrator position can be found at