City of Gordon NE

City of Gordon NE


Welcome to Gordon, Nebraska

Gordon is located in the eastern part of Sheridan County, 14 miles from South Dakota and 106 miles from Wyoming. The village of Gordon was incorporated in 1885, the same year that the Cowboy Rail Line was extended through the area. In 1920, Gordon became a city with a population of 1,200. In 1950, the electorate approved the City Manager and Council form of government. Today Gordon has an estimated population of 1,665. If you want to visit or live in a small, friendly, and progressive community with a great school system, excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, a beautiful nine hole golf course, and wonderful city parks; Gordon is just what you’re looking for!

The City Office is located at 311 N Oak Street.

Office hours are 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm

Phone: 308-282-0837 or 308-282-0839

Fax: 308-282-1431




City of Gordon, Nebraska (Population 1,525) is accepting applications for the position of City Manager. Gordon has a Council - City Manager form of government. The City Manager reports to the City Council and oversees all departments and phases of municipal government. The successful candidate needs to possess good written and verbal communication skills, must be able to multi-task and delegate responsibilities, will have good organizational and interpersonal skills, must be highly motivated with a great work ethic, and will interact professionally with all members of the public. This position includes the duties of Airport Manager and City Treasurer.

A Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in Public Administration, Business, or a related field is preferred, but not required. Experience in administration, management, government, or related fields will be beneficial. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. The salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.

This position will remain open until filled. Send a resume with three (3) references, and any additional information that would be beneficial for the selection process, to City Manager Search, City of Gordon, PO Box 310, Gordon, NE 69343 or you may email the requested documents to For further details you may also call the Gordon City Office at 308-282-0837.


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