Botkins looking for new administrator

Staff report

BOTKINS — Botkins is looking for a new village administrator.

Current Village Administrator Ryan Piche announced this week he has accepted a new position as City Manager of the City of Caro, Michigan.

Piche has been with the Village of Botkins since July of 2014. Before him, Administrator Jesse Kent served the village for five years.

Piche will remain with the Village of Botkins throughout the transition to the new administrator.

The job description includes: The administrator serves at the pleasure of the mayor and the council and directs the management and operation for water, wastewater, street, storm and park facilities. In addition, the administrator oversees economic development, grant funding, budgetary duties alongside the fiscal officer, personnel records, and attends all municipal meetings.

They are looking for a candidate that possess communication skills which will help facilitate prompt and professional service to community residents and businesses. They would also require the selected candidate to be able to establish residency within the community in a timely manner upon hiring. Some higher education is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest along with a résumé and a salary history. Materials may be mailed to Village of Botkins, PO Box 190, Botkins, OH, 45306 or electronically submitted by email to

Applications will be accepted until Dec. 21, with a final candidate to be in place by late January.

For questions, comments, or interest in the available position contact the village office at (937) 693-4368, or at

Staff report