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– Current Openings –

City of Modesto | Director of Finance

City of Modesto | Director of Utilities

Riverside County |  Assistant County Executive Officer/HR Director

City of Hermosa Beach | City Manager

Butte County | Assistant Director, General Services

City of Suisun City | City Manager

Marin County LAFCO | Executive Officer

City of Oxnard | City Manager

City of San Bruno | City Manager

City of Rialto | City Administrator

City of Wasco | City Manager

San Mateo County | County Manager


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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Riverside County | Assistant County Executive Officer/HR Director

The County of Riverside is conducting a national search for a highly energetic and seasoned Assistant County Executive Officer/Human Resources Director who is comfortable in a large, full-service organization. Under the direction of the County Executive Officer, the Assistant CEO/HR Director will oversee the Department ($260 million budget) which is comprised of 20 divisions and special units including an award-winning, self-insured, self-administered Workers’ Compensation Division; an innovative healthcare plan-Exclusive Care; Benefits and Retirement Division; and Recruitment and Selection. This position has 5 direct reports and a Department team of 375 employees, who support a $5.5 billion municipal organization including 21,000 employees, of which 90% are in unions represented by 10 separate bargaining units. A Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of professional human resources experience plus at least 3 years of senior management experience in a unionized environment for a large, full-service public agency is required. The salary range for the Assistant CEO/HR Director is $157,695 to $283,427 annually. Apply prior to April 30, 2018 by submitting a cover letter, resume, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. For confidential inquiries contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

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City of Hermosa Beach | City Manager

A unique and vibrant small beach community, Hermosa Beach sits at the center of Los Angeles County’s desirable South Bay coastline along the Santa Monica Bay. Hermosa Beach is the very essence of the Southern California lifestyle, with an average of 283 sunny days per year. The small-town charm of Hermosa Beach is highlighted in commercial areas, like Pier Avenue, which is well-known for its many diverse restaurants and local retailers.

The City Manager provides direction and oversight for the department heads in addition to ongoing responsibilities that include managing the budget, preparing Council meeting agendas and reports, initiating and implementing opportunities to enhance municipal service delivery, and striving for continuous improvement in all core City functions. The City is searching for a strong and visionary leader with an affinity for the beach lifestyle who is ready to take on both challenges and opportunities to bring forth significant accomplishments. Given the new master plan and the dynamic projects in the queue for Hermosa Beach, the next City Manager will have the opportunity to build a lasting legacy.

The new City Manager must be experienced in municipal finance and maintaining a sustainable financial structure. Prior experience as a City Manager, Assistant or Deputy City Manager, or as an Executive Director of a complex public sector organization is preferred. A BS/BA in a related field is essential and an MS/MA/MPA/MBA is highly desired. The salary and benefits are negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. 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 April 23, 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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Butte County | Assistant Director, General Services

                Salary $91,686-$122,865

                Closing Date 4/20/2018 5:00 PM Pacific

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Under general direction, assists the Director in the daily operation and management of the General Services Department including the responsibility for planning, organizing and managing the activities of the Department through subordinate managers and supervisors and ensuring the efficient and economical delivery of services in compliance with County rules, regulations and policies.  Serves as the General Services Director in the Director’s absence and performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Assists the General Services Director through subordinate supervisors and lead workers, to oversee the various General Services functions and assists the General Services Director in:
  • Planning long-term and short-term goals and objectives.
  • Managing the development of programs and operating procedures.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of capital spending and other programs.
  • Reviewing program funding needs, forming budgetary guidelines and the preparation of unit budgets.
  • Reviewing work methods and inter/intra departmental procedures to ensure an effective workflow and compliance with established policy.
  • Reviewing correspondence, regulations and legislation to determine necessary operational changes.
  • Controlling program activity expenditures.
  • Developing and administering grants and contracted programs for County services.
  • Solicit, analyze and make recommendations on project bids and proposals.
  • Estimating costs, selecting contractors, and ensuring that all codes and regulations are met.
  • Assisting in directing the capital facilities construction program.
  • Determine feasibility and appropriateness of land and building use.
  • Assess workspace utilization and needs.
  • Participate in hiring, training, and evaluation of staff members.
  • Analyze data and preparing administrative studies
  • Prepare oral and written reports.
  • Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors regarding proposals for operations and improvements in General Services.
  • Keep informed of current trends and new developments in intergovernmental centralized services.
  • Plan, organize and direct the work of professional, skilled and semi-skilled staff.
  • Assists the Director in developing the annual Capital Improvement Plan.
  • May be assigned additional administrative and/or supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful completion of the requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of supervisory or management experience in General Services, or a related field such as public works, architecture, engineering or construction management is required.
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in General Services operation or performing administrative, management, personnel or fiscal analysis is desired.
  • Shall be required to possess or obtain by appointment date a valid California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.

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City of Suisun City | City Manager

Suisun City is seeking a new City Manager following the retirement of its City Manager of nearly 13 years. The City Council, likewise, enjoys long tenures. In addition to excellent stability, Suisun City offers immense natural beauty, a strong sense of community, and the opportunity to make significant impacts for a development-focused City Manager in an ideal location in Northern California. The City continues to expand with subdivisions, schools and businesses to support its nearly 30,000 residents. The City’s all-funds budget for fiscal year 2017-18 totals $36.5 million and the City has a total of 167 positions.

The next City Manager should have a proven track record of success related to economic development, particularly in the retail and commercial sectors. Prior experience managing in a community similar in size to Suisun City is very important. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field. A Master’s degree is highly desirable. Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government including five years of management and administrative experience. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

The salary range for the City Manager is $175,000 to $225,000 DOQ, with an executive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply by April 30, 2018. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to Ralph Andersen & Associates at apply@ralphandersen.com and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and three professional references. Confidential inquires welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900.

Detailed recruitment brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

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Marin County LAFCO | Executive Officer

The Marin Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) serves picturesque Marin County in the northern San Francisco Bay area. One of the most prestigious and sought-after counties in the nation, Marin County is located just across the Golden Gate Bridge. The County includes 11 incorporated cities: Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon as well as unincorporated areas.

Mandated by the State legislature, every county in California has a Local Agency Formation Commission to encourage the orderly formation of local governmental agencies. The eleven-member Commission consists of seven regular commissioners and four alternates that represent the county, cities or special districts within the County of Marin.

The Commission is seeking a new Executive Officer that is stable, innovative and dynamic with exemplary professional qualifications. The successful candidate will have outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent judgment, strong follow-through, impeccable work ethics, and a proven management, budgetary and supervisory track record.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Planning, Political Science, Geography or other related area. A graduate degree in related field is desirable. Four years experience in planning, environmental affairs, economic development, utility or city/county government, two years of which were in a progressive, more responsible supervisory or management capacity.

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
Apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days. Call Clay Phillips at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Filing deadline is May 4, 2018.

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City of Oxnard | City Manager

The City of Oxnard is seeking a City Manager who is an experienced public administrator and well-grounded in the practices and principles of human resource management, fiscal management, budget development and staff leadership.  The ideal candidate will be forthright and resilient, and a strategic organizational leader who demonstrates confidence balanced with humility and empathy for others.  You will create and support an organizational culture that embraces diversity, and fosters professionalism, honesty, creative thinking, and an enjoyable work environment.  Interested applicants should have a desire to make a long-term commitment and become part of our community, taking an interest in our city’s culture, history and vision.

For more information please see the recruitment brochure:https://wbrowncreative.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/City-Manager-City-of-Oxnard-Brochure-5A-FINAL-sm.pdf

HOW TO APPLY:

This position is open until filled, however for first consideration apply by May 2nd; candidates are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

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City of San Bruno | City Manager

The City of San Bruno is seeking experienced, respected professionals to help lead this active and engaged community. With a total 2017/18 all funds annual operating budget of $83,313,266, Capital Improvement Program budget of $76,322,283, and a General Fund operating budget of $43,565,119, the City of San Bruno has ten departments and a current staff of 253 FTEs. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and comfortable with a variety of municipal functions. The position requires someone who is fiscally prudent, politically astute, and has a comfort with, and a strong desire for, interaction with elected officials, local and regional government entities, business leaders, residents, and diverse stakeholders. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with significant experience in local government. A Master’s degree and five years of senior level executive management experience is strongly preferred. The annual salary range for this position will be dependent on qualifications and education (DOQE) and is competitive in the region. Additionally, the City offers a benefit package, including CalPERS retirement. The City does not participate in Social Security except the Medicare portion (1.45%). Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at 916.630.4900. Full brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/city-manager-san-bruno-ca/.

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City of Rialto | City Administrator

The City of Rialto invites applications for an exciting career opportunity to join one of the largest cities in San Bernardino County. The City of Rialto is seeking experienced and dynamic professionals to help lead this active and engaged community. The vacancy is the result of a long-tenured and respected professional’s retirement. The City Council and the Assistant City Administrator will both work collaboratively with the new City Administrator toward a smooth transition of leadership and success.

The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City, implementing the goals and objectives and policy direction of the City Council. The City Administrator secures the successful delivery of services through strong and hands-on leadership, budget administration and planning, human resources, and project and contract administration. Via the support of the Executive Team, the City Administrator ensures the delivery of cost effective programs and services, consistent with the City’s mission to support a better Rialto.

Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government, including five years of executive management responsibility. Prior or current experience as a City Administrator/Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Administrator/Manager, Department Director, or similar capacity will be expected. The City Council highly regards California experience and will also consider all viable out-of-state candidates provided the type and level of experience is in alignment with the City needs.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary of the new City Administrator will be dependent on qualifications (DOQ). A mutually agreeable employment agreement will be negotiated with the selected candidate.

The City offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement (Classic Member 2.7%@55; New Member 2%@62).

Candidates are encouraged to apply by May 30, 2018.

To apply for this excellent opportunity, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rialto

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City of Wasco | City Manager

The City Manager is Wasco’s Chief Administrative Officer with appointment authority for all Department Head level managers and is responsible for budget preparation and fiscal oversight for all municipal programs and functions, and the advancement of policy recommendations to the City Council. Five years of managerial experience in a public or private agency is required. A four-year degree in Public Administration, Political Science or related discipline is required; a master’s degree is desirable. The previous salary of the City Manager was $168,146.00 with typical benefit package. The City Council has expressed a willingness to negotiate a competitive salary and benefit package in a multi-year employment agreement for the top candidate.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter electronically to the Human Resources Department at durodriguez@ci.wasco.ca.us or by U.S. mail to City Hall, 746 8th Street, Wasco, California 93280 by Monday, June 11, 2018.

Potential candidates who may have questions regarding this career opportunity are encouraged to contact Interim City Manager Larry F. Pennell at 661-758-7214. The Interim City Manager is not a candidate for the position.

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San Mateo County | County Manager

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Mateo County’s nearly 765,000 residents enjoy a diverse, multi-cultural citizenry; cosmopolitan ambiance; temperate climate; and clean air. The County has enjoyed a stable, professional, and collegial 5-member Board of Supervisors; long-tenured County Manager and County Counsel; and 5,500 dedicated and talented department heads and employees.  The 2017/18 all fund budget is $2.8 billion. The wealthiest county in the state with a AAA bond rating, San Mateo County is a fiscally sound organization with healthy reserves that has proactively addressed pension liability. Over $750 million of exciting construction projects are ongoing and projected over the next six years. With the upcoming retirement of John Maltbie, the next County Manager has the opportunity to be part of one of the most exciting times in the County’s history.  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration or related disciplines is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate brings proven executive leadership experience within a County organization. The current County Manager’s annual salary is $398,237; the incoming Manager’s salary will be based upon the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney
www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Resume filing deadline is May 21, 2018.

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