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– Current Openings –

City of Glendale | City Manager

City of Modesto | Director of Finance

City of Modesto | Director of Utilities

County of Sacramento | California Children’s Services Medical Director (Half Time)

City of Chandler, AZ |  Development Services Director

City of Anaheim | City Manager

San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) | Executive Director

The City of Modesto |  City Manager


County of Sacramento | California Children’s Services Medical Director (Half Time)

Approximate Annual Salary: $94,805 – $115,246
Plus a 3.35% Management Differential and Excellent Benefits

The California Children’s Services (CCS) program provides diagnosis and treatment services, medical case management and physical and occupational therapy services to children under age 21 with CCS-eligible medical conditions. CCS also provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy to special education students. The program pays for diagnostic services as well as eligible treatment services when the family is unable to pay for part or all of the cost of care. The California Children’s Services Medical Director has overall responsibility for medical case management, including medical eligibility, benefits, and denials of services. The Medical Director consults, liaises, and coordinates with physicians, hospital, Centers, and managed care insurance plans. Additionally, the Medical Director provides medical and public health expertise in interpreting state policies.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in medical case management or specialty referrals for children with special health needs, Board Certification in Pediatrics, and a valid, current license to practice as physician and surgeon with the Medical Board of California.

For any questions you may contact Hannah Awai, M.D., via phone, (916) 875-9739. To apply send electronic curriculum vitae and references to Awaih@saccounty.net. Interested candidates should apply by  February 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

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City of Modesto | Director of Finance

The City of Modesto, California is conducting a national search for an experienced, service-oriented, and innovative finance professional to serve as the City’s next Director of Finance. The ideal candidate will be a confident, strong, energetic, assertive, and ethically sound leader who can provide a vision for the Department, maintain the financial integrity of the City, be a strong team builder, and engender loyalty among staff. The Director of Finance will lead and manage by example.

We invite you to explore this opportunity with the City of Modesto by viewing the job ad here:

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City of Modesto | Director of Utilities

The City of Modesto is conducting a national search for an experienced, service-oriented, and innovative water/wastewater professional to serve as the City’s next Director of Utilities. The ideal candidate will be a business-minded, entrepreneurial, confident, strong, energetic, assertive, and ethically sound leader with a proven track record of building a strong vision and delivering quality results.

We invite you to explore this opportunity with the City of Modesto by viewing the job ad here:

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City of Chandler, AZ | Development Services Director

Annual salary range: $120,811 – $177,804 DOQ
The City offers an extensive benefit package.
Filing Deadline:  Friday, March 2, 2018 

Chandler, Arizona (pop. 250,000), a diverse, progressive and vibrant community in the Phoenix metropolitan area, is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and collaborative professional to manage and oversee the newly formed Development Services Department comprised of Planning, Building Safety, Engineering, GIS and Regulatory Affairs. The Development Services Director oversees a Department comprised of 76 employees and a budget of $8.5 million. Direct reports to the Director include the Planning Administrator, Building Official, Development Engineering Manager and Regulatory Affairs Manager. This is an exempt, at-will position reporting to an Assistant City Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of proactive, participative management experience and possess excellent relationship building skills coupled with excellent project management, communication, problem solving and leadership skills. The ideal candidate is a strongly committed individual who has a positive record of achievement and a history of developing constructive working relationships throughout the organization. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of effective staff management and development along with strong political acumen in working with elected officials. He/she will enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced, progressive and team-oriented work environment. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration or related field and at least ten years of progressively relevant experience required, including five years supervisory experience. Residency in the City of Chandler is required within one year of appointment.

Submit cover letter, résumé (including years of employment and size of staff and budgets you have managed), salary requirements and six work-related at https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=304

For additional information contact:

Stuart Satow
CPS HR Consulting

916/471-3134
Email: resumes@cpshr.us

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
City of Chandler website: www.chandleraz.gov

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City of Anaheim | City Manager

Located in the heart of Southern California, Anaheim is a modern, diverse city with a proud history dating back to 1857.  Known the world over, Anaheim is an exciting, world-class city for entertainment, sports and the arts. Anaheim’s population of 358,000 includes longtime residents and newcomers from around the world.  The City has diverse residential neighborhoods, with heavily-used local parks, award-winning schools and an engaged community. The business community of Anaheim is one of the most robust in Southern California.

The City Manager is appointed by City Council and oversees all aspects of city operations.  The City Manager will work with the City Council and Mayor to ensure that the City’s long-term goals are met and are in keeping with Anaheim’s values and inclusive culture. The ideal candidate will be a strong collaborative leader, with a demonstrated ability to navigate a body of elected officials with differing viewpoints and the ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with them all.  The individual must also possess the ability to build relationships with all members of the Council through open and balanced communications to build respect and trust.

The ideal candidate will be a strong mentor and coach with the ability to develop and cultivate promising talent within the City to ensure continued growth and development.  A successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in a large and very complex agency comparable to Anaheim.  The ideal City Manager must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, a Master’s degree is preferred. The annual salary range for this position is $199,457 – $299,186 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by March 9, 2018 .

Bill Avery or Paul Kimura
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: jobs@averyassoc.net

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San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) | Executive Director

Annual salary range: Negotiable DOQ
Application Deadline:  Monday, March 12, 2018 

SANDAG is a legislatively created government agency that serves as the forum for regional decision-making. The Board of Directors is composed of mayors, councilmembers, and county supervisors from each of the region’s 19 local governments and is responsible for creating public policy on significant regional issues such as growth, multimodal transportation, land use, and climate change. SANDAG serves as the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization and Regional Transportation Commission for the region.

Ideal candidates are effective leaders who are collaborative, visionary, fiscally wise, and politically astute but apolitical and possess the ability to coordinate SANDAG’s planning, project implementation, and operations activities. The next Executive Director will be proactive and a forthcoming, honest, and skilled communicator able to foresee and respond to issues/concerns of the public and the Board of Directors. He/she will be expected to position SANDAG as a regional leader; manage internal and external change; and, encourage cities in the region to prepare for growth and take a balanced approach to meeting the region’s needs. The ability to analyze situations, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals is sought in the new Executive Director. In addition, the selected candidate should have the ability to allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner and travel as needed on behalf of the agency.

To apply for this exceptional opportunity, please submit your resume (including dates of employment plus staff size and budgets managed), cover letter, the names of six work-related references (two each for current or former supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=318

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
916-471-3126

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
San Diego Association of Governments website: www.sandag.org

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The City of Modesto | City Manager

Annual salary range: Negotiable
The City offers an extensive benefit package.
Filing Deadline:  Monday, March 19, 2018 

Located in the heart of California’s great Central Valley, the City of Modesto has long been known for its attractive amenities and convenient location in Northern California. With a history steeped in agricultural, Modesto has worked hard to diversify its economy. Modesto is known for its small town atmosphere with big city features, reasonable housing prices, reputable school districts, and protected open spaces. Modesto’s current population of 210,000 is expected to approach 400,000 over the next 20 to 25 years.

Modesto seeks a new City Manager to lead an organization of over 1,220 FTE’s with an operating budget of $381 million and a new capital improvement program budget expense of $76.8 million. The City Manager oversees 10 departments through two Deputy City Managers in a full service (charter) city that includes community and economic development; finance; fire; human resources; information technology; innovation and performance management; parks, recreation and neighborhoods; police; public works; and utilities.

The ideal candidate is a strongly committed individual who has a positive record of achievement and a history of developing constructive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Outstanding leadership skills are essential, as are significant fiscal management, economic development, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as an ability to work closely and effectively with Mayor and Council, City staff and the community. A Bachelor’s degree and significant (e.g. 10 years) of highly relevant experience required; master’s degree highly preferred.

Please submit your cover letter, résumé and six work-related references to: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=319

For additional information contact:

Stuart Satow
CPS HR Consulting

916/263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
City of Modesto website: www.modestogov.com

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