City Administrator

Preston, Iowa (Population – 1,012). Progressive and growing community in Jackson County is seeking an energetic leader for the position of City Administrator. (Download Application here) 

The City Administrator will perform a variety of public administration duties, as specified in state law or local ordinance, or as directed by the City Council/Mayor in the daily operation of city government.  Advise and direct Mayor/Council on current problems and future needs of the city and will make recommendations and offer alternative solutions.  Responsible for the supervision and actions of all city employees.  Coordinates the implementation of Mayor/Council directives and/or policies.  Evaluate community needs and wants and provides qualified and quality direction and guidance for the community as a whole.

City of Preston is an equal opportunity employer.  Hired individual will be subject to a pre-employment drug / alcohol screen and physical.   

Starting wage will be based on experience and qualifications.  A package of provided benefits is available upon request. 


Interested candidates may pick up an application and full job description at City Hall or download an application on the City of Preston web site: Submit resume to: City of Preston, 1 W. Gillet St., PO Box 37, Preston, IA 52069  or email to  or no later than March 27, 2019.  


JACKSON COUNTY CAREER FAIR:  The City of Preston is sponsoring up to 3 tables at the Jackson Co Carreer & Hiring Fair. Any Preston Businesses that currently have job openings, here is an opportunity to take advantage of having a booth at the fair compliments of the City of Preston.  You would need to have a representitive man the booth and supply your own materials in advertising your job opening(s).  Anyone interested may contact city hall for more information and submit your business for consideration.  The Fair is March 20, 2019.