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– Current Openings –

City of Fremont |  Senior Deputy City Attorney

Metrolink | Audit Manager 

Colusa County | Transit Manager

Mariposa County |  County Administrative Officer

City of Lake Forest |  Director of Management Services

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District | Executive Director/Air Pollution Control Officer

City of South El Monte | City Manager

City of Bell | Community Development Director

City of Millbrae | Development Services Engineer 

City of Millbrae |  Deputy Public Works Director

Town of Oro Valley, AZ | Town Manager

City of Coronado |  Human Resources Manager

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District | Public Affairs Manager

City of Redwood City | City Clerk

Heritage Ranch Community Services District |  General Manager

City of Redding |  City Manager

City of Tulare | City Manager

Town of Truckee | Town Manager

Central Basin Municipal Water District | Finance Director

City of Fullerton | City Manager

City of Concord |  Budget Officer

Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District (BIMID) | District Manager


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City of Fremont | Senior Deputy City Attorney

About Us

Fremont is a well-managed and innovative city located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Fremont prides itself on innovation, green technology, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks and nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of over 229,324 residents. As a full service city, Fremont employs over 901 regular employees and has a General Fund budget of $183.1 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Fremont is an employer that values its people, creativity, quality service, integrity, open communication, collaboration, mutual respect, and diversity.  Employees find their work challenging, yet rewarding, and most importantly, enjoy the chance to make a difference through public service.

About the Position

The City of Fremont is seeking to add an exceptional attorney to its City Attorney’s office. We anticipate filling our current opening at the Senior Deputy City Attorney level. However, based on the qualifications of the applicant pool, the position may be filled at the Deputy City Attorney, Senior Deputy City Attorney or Senior Deputy City Attorney II level. The City Attorney’s Office consists of five attorneys (the City Attorney, one Assistant City Attorney and three Deputy City Attorneys) who work collaboratively together to provide legal advice and opinions to the City Council, City Boards and Commissions, City Department Heads and staff.

 What You Will Do:

  • Consult with and provide legal advice to staff in various departments of the City including Community Development (Planning, Housing, Code Enforcement and Building Inspection), Public Works (Engineering and Maintenance), Community Services (Recreation, Parks and Fremont Resource Center), Police, Fire, Finance and Human Resources. It is anticipated that the new attorney will work primarily with the Planning Division on land use, planning, housing and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) issues while also representing other client departments
  • Review staff reports and advise staff on complex and controversial legal matters
  • Draft ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds, leases and other legal documents and instruments
  • Represent the City at various City Council, board and commission meetings and community meetings
  • Handle litigation in civil and some criminal matters in both state and federal court and in administrative proceedings

How You Will Qualify:

You must be an active member of the California State Bar with at least three years of experience for the Deputy level, six years of experience for the Senior level and eight or more years of experience for the Senior Deputy City Attorney II level.   Experience should include time in either a city attorney or other public entity law office or advising municipal clients in private practice.

READY TO APPLY?

To be considered for this position, apply online by submitting a completed City application, resume and cover letter through our online application system: www.fremont.gov/cityjobs

View the full ad HERE.

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Metrolink | Audit Manager

Biweekly: $3,533.31 – $5,520.81
Salary Annually: $91,866.00 – $143,541.00

The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, operator of the METROLINK Commuter Rail System, is seeking an Audit Manager to plan, coordinate and manage internal audit activities; monitor and track all external audit activity and lead, train and review the work of audit team members. The ideal candidate for this position will be forward thinking, professional and poised. This person should have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and proven ability to maintain accurate, detailed records. Requires BA/BS and five years of full-time experience in governmental auditing. This is a continuous recruitment , interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA

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Colusa County | Transit Manager

The County of Colusa, nestled in the heart of the Sacramento Valley approximately 60 miles north of Sacramento and 100 miles northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a vibrant community rich in history and tradition and, offering a wonderful environment in which to live, work and play. The County, with approximately 22,000 residents, includes two incorporated cities; Colusa, which is the county seat, and Williams. The local economy is largely agriculturally based producing crops valued at more than $900 million each year and exporting farm commodities throughout the United States and to about seventy countries worldwide.

ABOUT THE POSITION: To direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate all aspects of the Transit system, maintenance shop and operations of transit vehicles for transporting of passengers operating under the rules and regulations of the Colusa County Transit Agency; to coordinate assigned activities with other county departments, divisions, and outside agencies; to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Executive Director.

FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled

SALARY RANGE: $4,023.00 – $5,153.00 per month plus excellent benefits package Salary ranges have six steps with approximately 5% between each step. New employees normally start at step one and after satisfactory performance during a 12 month probationary period, advance to the second step. Thereafter, annual step increases are based upon satisfactory performance.

BENEFITS: PERS Retirement plan, Deferred Compensation Plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave; Paid Health Insurance for employee, Partially paid Dental Insurance and County paid Vision and Life Insurance. This position is part of the Colusa Management Coalition (CCMC).

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation system operation, including two years of supervisory responsibility.
  • Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college with major course work in transportation management, public or business administration, or a related field. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
  • Possession of a valid Class 2/B California Driver’s License, Medical Certificate and Passenger Endorsement preferred but not required.
  • Possession of valid General Public Paratransit Vehicle (GPPV) certificate preferred but not required.

Upon hiring 10 year DMV (H-6) printout will be required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a signed completed standard Colusa County Application, cover letter and resume to ccpersonnel@countyofcolusa.org

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City of Bradbury | City Manager

The City of Bradbury is a small, residential/equestrian-orientated community of approximately 1,100 residents nestled at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains below Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County. The City is in transition from large horse farms to estate properties. The City is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic candidate to fill its City Manager position. The City is seeking a City Manager who will encourage an open and transparent relationship with the City Council and staff. The incoming City Manager will be a forward-thinking visionary who understands the nature of a smaller, established community. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning, or other closely related field, as well as 10 years of progressively responsible municipal management experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required and necessary skills and knowledge. At least 3 years of direct supervisory experience with direct management of and responsibility for personnel is required. A Master’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is desirable. The salary range for the position of City Manager is $100,000-$120,000, annually; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with any questions.

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Mariposa County | County Administrative Officer

Mariposa County, located in the remote picturesque western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is offering an excellent career opportunity to serve as County Administrative Officer. Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors, this position requires strong fiscal expertise including oversight of the annual budget (the County has a FY2016-17 budget of $100 million). A collaborative style, team approach, and track record of addressing regional issues are important in this leadership position. Requires the equivalent to seven years of public sector experience, including three years in a management role, and a Bachelor’s degree (qualifying experience may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis). The Board values California experience (county or city experience qualifies) although out-of-state candidates in local government are also welcome to submit career history for consideration. This is a well-compensated position (DOQ) with excellent benefits that include CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates are asked to submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com by March 20, 2017 . Resumes are currently under review. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

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City of Lake Forest | Director of Management Services

The City of Lake Forest is recruiting for a dynamic and talented generalist to direct the Management Services Department. The Director of Management Services will oversee a budget of 1.7 million (FY 16-17) and 5 FTEs, which includes Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Relations. This position reports directly to the City Manager, as well as serves on the City’s Executive Management Team.

The  ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, information systems, human resources, or a closely related field and seven years of progressively responsible experience involving administrative services, human resources, and information systems, including three years of management and administrative responsibility.

For more information about this opportunity, including the application process, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lakeforest Consideration will be given to completed application packages received no later than Tuesday, March 28th at 5:00 p.m .

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Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District | Executive Director/Air Pollution Control Officer

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District is currently offering a unique opportunity for an innovative, energetic leader to lead one of California’s premier Air Quality Management Districts. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director/Air Pollution Control Officer is responsible for carrying out Board policies and directives as well as leading the District’s work force of nearly 100 employees and administering the District’s approved FY2016/17 budget of $49.4 million. The ideal candidate will be an experienced air quality executive or high-level assistant with significant fiscal and staff management abilities and an extensive knowledge of air quality issues, regulations, and programs. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and five years of increasingly responsible experience in air quality management. A Master’s degree is desirable. The annual salary for this position is open and negotiable depending on the qualifications. Additionally, the District offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and salary history to apply@ralphandersen.com by March 31, 2017 . Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630- 4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

View the full ad HERE.

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City of South El Monte | City Manager

South El Monte, “The City of Achievement,” is a vibrant and thriving community, located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The City has lived up to its motto, “Growing Our Future,” in the last several years; the mid-size City has significantly flourished with a spur of community developments.  South El Monte is a tight knit community, which offers a diverse age of residents with the same dedication and spirit that the City was founded upon.

The new City Manager will join South El Monte during a time of organizational renewal and continued efforts towards community building in seeking the ideal balance between quality of life and economic vitality considerations.  The City Manager will provide operational leadership by employing strong management and administrative experience coupled with excellent interpersonal skills.  Particular strengths in public finance and budget development will be important. The City Manager will be relied upon by the City Council to lead South El Monte forward. The expectation is for the City Manager to be active and engaged within the community and be aware of resident interests and concerns.  This will enable the successful candidate to build credibility within the diverse community that the City serves.

The new City Manager will have a strong background in the oversight of capital improvement projects, economic development initiatives and in working with various regional partners.  Experience as a public sector executive along with a BS/BA degree in Public/Business Administration or a related field is also required.  An MS/MA degree with experience working within a multi-cultural community environment and/or bi-lingual skills are highly desirable.  To review the complete job brochure and apply for this opportunity, please visit our website at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/.  The final filing date for this position is March 31, 2017 .

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

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City of Bell

City of Bell | Community Development Director

Salary: $10,833-$12,133/mo.

The City of Bell is located approximately 10 miles southeast of Los Angeles with a population of approximately 35,400 residents. The City is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual who will oversee the City’s Economic Development Strategy.  

Requirements Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in urban planning, public administration or a related field from an accredited university or college is required. Master’s Degree preferred.  Seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, planning or redevelopment (A.I.C.P Desirable).

Filing deadline:  Open Until Position is Filled . To view the complete job flyer and access the online job application please visit: http://www.cityofbell.org/

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City of Millbrae | Development Services Engineer

Millbrae is a picturesque suburban city located on the San Francisco peninsula. Just 15 minutes south of San Francisco and next to the airport.  The City has a warm, small town feel that promotes a sense of safety and community. Primarily a residential community with a small business district, it encompasses just 3.25 square miles and is home to approximately 23,000 residents. A full-service city located on a major transportation corridor.

This new position reports to the Community Development Director and will be responsible for developing new processes to streamline and improve the development review process.  A confidant, well-organized professional with good communication skills is sought.  A registered engineer with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or similar field is required; a Master’s preferred.  Salary range is $108,909 to $132,379

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 March 31, 2017

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City of Millbrae | Deputy Public Works Director

Millbrae is a picturesque suburban city located on the San Francisco peninsula.  Just 15 minutes south of San Francisco and next to the airport.  The City has a warm, small town feel that promotes a sense of safety and community.  Primarily a residential community with a small business district, it encompasses just 3.25 square miles and is home to approximately 23,000 residents.  A full-service city located on a major transportation corridor.

This new position will report directly to the Public Works Director and be responsible for providing direct supervision to Public Works operations that includes streets, parks, storm water, sewer collections, water and wastewater.  A proven leader with demonstrated experience in maintenance operations and contract management with at least 5 years of experience is sought.  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field is required; a Master’s preferred.  Salary range is $127,212 to $154,626.

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 March 31, 2017

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Town of Oro Valley, AZ | Town Manager

Annual salary range: $141,008 – $211,512 DOQ
The Town offers an extensive benefit package.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First review of resumes March 31, 2017

Oro Valley – “It’s In Our Nature”. Nestled between the Catalina and Tortolita mountain ranges at an elevation of 2,620 feet, Oro Valley (pop. 43,500) is Arizona’s destination community known for its quality of life for its residents, while attracting visitors to the scenic landscape, a multitude of outdoor activities, more than 60 restaurants, an array of shopping opportunities, and emerging arts and cultural events in a spectacular setting in Southern Arizona’s Sonoran Desert.

Incorporated in 1974, Oro Valley seeks a new Town Manager to lead an organization of 377 authorized FTEs with a current budget of $125.9 million. The Town Manager oversees all departments (Community Development/Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Finance, Legal Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Water Utility, and the Town Clerk) except for the Council-appointed Chief of Police, Town Magistrate and contract Town Attorney. The Town Manager’s Department includes the Assistant Town Manager (recently appointed), Constituent Services Coordinator, Economic Development Manager, Economic Development Specialist, Communications Administrator, Marketing & Communications Specialist, New Media Developer, Executive Assistant, and Senior Office Specialist.

The ideal candidate is a strongly committed individual who has a positive record of achievement and who exhibits a history of building constructive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned, experienced local government executive with substantial (e.g. 8 years) of highly relevant experience, which could include experience as the assistant town/city manager. A Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related field is required. An equivalent combination of experience and education is considered qualifying.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, current salary and six work-related references to: resumes@cpshr.us

For additional information about this position, please contact:

Stuart Satow
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916/471-3134
Fx: 916/561-7205

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
Town of Oro Valley, Arizona website: www.orovalleyaz.gov

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City of Coronado | Human Resources Manager

SALARY: $7,756.99 – $10,395.13 / Monthly
CalPERS formula of 3% @ 60 for Classic Members

Filing Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017 11:59 PM PST

The City of Coronado invites applications for the position of Human Resources Manager. This position is responsible for directing, managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities and operations of the Human Resources Division within the Administrative Services Department.

These activities include recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, workers’ compensation, employee benefits administration, employee relations, City-wide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, and training; as well as serving as the Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Officer, coordinating assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies, and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Administrative Services.

Experience: At least five years of increasingly responsible professional level human resources experience including supervisory responsibility. 

Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, human resources or a related field.

For a complete job description, benefits information, and to apply – please visit the City of Coronado’s website at www.coronado.ca.us

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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District | Public Affairs Manager

Salary: $10,139 – $12,663 per month
Comprehensive Benefits include CalPERS Pension

First Review:   March 28, 2017
Open Until Filled

The Public Affairs Manager position is a premier opportunity for an energetic and collaborative leader to join the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District as we move forward into the next chapter of our history. The ideal candidate for Public Affairs Manager will be an innovative, experienced professional with the demonstrated ability to lead, think, and act strategically to deliver the District’s critical Public Affairs function and activities.  Individuals interested in the position must possess strong verbal and written communication skills along with the capacity to develop and sustain effective working relationships with internal departments and partner agencies, as well as with elected officials at all levels of government. If you are passionate about contributing to the legacy of open space, we look forward to hearing from you.

Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Midpen’s mission is “to acquire and preserve a regional greenbelt of open space land in perpetuity; protect and restore the natural environment; and provide opportunities for ecologically sensitive public enjoyment and education.”   

To learn more about Midpen, this opportunity, and how to apply, visit www.OpenSpace.org  to view the position brochure, our Video Gallery  page, our employee’s “Working for Midpen” video on the Job page, and our newsletter, Open Space Views.

View the full ad HERE.

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Redwood City | City Clerk

Named among the Top 100 Places to Live, Redwood City has long been known for its diverse and active citizenry, strong neighborhoods and community associations, social involvement, and civic pride.  Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is the third largest city in San Mateo County with approximately 83,000 residents, and it serves as the County Seat.  Redwood City is recognized regionally as well managed and innovative, strategically driven, and financially stable. Appointed by a professional seven-member City Council, the City Clerk will oversee a total staff of 4 and annual budget of $821,747.  The City Clerk will be forward-thinking, innovative and creative; technology savvy; and committed to continuous improvement.  Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree is required; MMC or CMC is strongly desired as well as increasingly responsible experience working with an elected or appointed body.  Salary DOQE.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is April 3, 2017 .

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Heritage Ranch Community Services District | General Manager

The Heritage Ranch Community Services District Board of Directors is seeking an experienced leader to fill the General Manager position. This is an excellent career opportunity to manage the community’s municipal services including the supply of drinking water, the disposal of wastewater, removal of solid waste and parks and recreation. Heritage Ranch is located in the northern part of San Luis Obispo County on the outskirts of Paso Robles, California.

The Ideal Candidate will be a progressive leader and strong administrator with a strong background in financial management and water and wastewater management. Work experience in the water and/or wastewater industry is highly desirable. The Manager shall possess or have the ability to obtain, a Grade I Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T1) issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, public policy, finance, accounting, engineering, or a related field and five (5) years of management or administrative experience, preferably in a public agency reporting to an elected Board.

Application Deadline April 7th , postmarks will not be accepted. Required documents include a cover letter, completed District application, resume with salary requirements and a supplemental questionnaire. Application and questionnaire are available on our website at www.heritageranchcsd.com. You may also call our office at 805-227-6230 to request a detailed brochure and application materials.

Mail all required documents to:
Heritage Ranch CSD
Attn: Personnel Committee
4870 Heritage Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

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City of Redding | City Manager

The City of Redding is a thriving, dynamic community of over 90,000 residents located at the north end of the Sacramento Valley. The community offers an impressive complement of housing in all areas and housing types: riverfront, mountain view, country acreage and traditional subdivision. Housing is much less costly than in many other urban areas in California and the City has excellent high-performing public, private and charter schools. Redding successfully combines the ambiance of a small town with the amenities of a large city.

The new City Manager will join a city with many positive attributes and great potential, and will operate in an environment that’s both exciting and challenging. The City Manager will assist the City Council as they work collaboratively on a variety of issues affecting the City and its residents.  The Manager will be someone who leads by including others. He/she will make our staff and citizens feel they are included and invested in the important decisions of the City.

The new City Manager will have at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience and a proven track record as a city manager, assistant city manager, or senior executive for a comparable public sector organization.  A combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical education would include a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration or a closely related field. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 11, 2017 .

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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City of Tulare | City Manager

The City of Tulare is an exceptional community with a population of 63,515, situated in the Central San Joaquin Valley along Highway 99, just 47 miles south of Fresno and 64 miles north of Bakersfield.  Our mid-state location benefits businesses needing same-day access to key California markets as well as residents seeking recreational opportunities in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the spectacular California coastline to the west.

Tulare is a full-service Charter City with more than 350 employees in the departments of Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Community Development, Public Works, General Services, Police, and Fire.  Healthy revenue sources include good sales tax, a utility user’s tax and a 9½% local sales tax.  The City is governed by a five-member City Council elected by district.   Adopted goals by the City Council include priorities in the areas of Public Health and Safety, Stewardship of Revenue and Assets, Quality of Life, and Community Governance and Communication. The City owns and operates its own water, sewer/pollution control, and solid waste municipal utility enterprises.

The City has a total budget of $102 million with an operating budget of $91 million and a capital improvement budget of $13 million.   Stability is a keystone of Tulare having only four City Managers in close to 46 years.  Like many local government agencies, the city has recruited and appointed its leadership team with the goal of continuously improving towards the goal of “excellence” in local government.   

THE POSITION AND THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate for this position will be a proven visionary leader, a strategic thinker, and an energetic, team-oriented participative manager.  The candidate selected to become our new City Manager will assist the City Council in addressing issues relating to mutually agreed upon policies and projects relating to well managed growth, infrastructure improvements, economic development, budget and financing strategies.

The new City Manager will be of the utmost integrity, possess strong interpersonal skills, and solid negotiation skills. Proven, successful local government management and leadership experience is critical.  They will oversee, direct, participate in, and strive to continuously improve all aspects of the City of Tulare including short and long-range planning and development. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected City Council, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects, programs and processes in a variety of areas.  

The City Manager will immediately become immersed in all aspects of managing the City’s full range of public utility and government services and champion our pursuit of becoming an excellent local government.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance administration, economics, or a related field.  Additionally, they will have extensive experience in executive roles in a public agency, such as city manager, assistant city manager, department head or similar position; demonstrated experience in preparing and administering budgets in a public agency setting; and, excellent written communication skills.  

The City Council will appoint the City Manager. The Council has a strong desire that the City Manager reside in the community and will consider a relocation incentive.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this outstanding career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, current salary, and contact information in a sealed envelope marked confidential to: Ms. Janice Avila, Human Resources Director, City of Tulare, 411 E. Kern, Tulare, CA  93274.  

You may also send your information electronically to: javila@tulare.ca.gov

If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, please feel free to contact Ms. Avila at 559.684.4203 or via email.

COMPENSATION

The City of Tulare offers a competitive compensation and benefits program.  The salary range for this position will be $12,705 – $15,443 per month depending upon qualifications.  In addition, the City of Tulare offers a comprehensive benefits package as outlined below.

BENEFITS PACKAGE

Retirement:   In accordance with the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA), the City of Tulare will offer the following retirement benefit (2.0% @ 62) to new PERS members beginning January 1, 2013 with three (3) year’s final compensation. Existing miscellaneous PERS members, with no break in service, will receive 2.5% @ 55 formula with single highest year.

Insurance Benefits:  Health Insurance – City pays a portion of the employee and dependent coverage costs of group medical, dental and vision insurance. An opt-out plan is also available.  Life Insurance – based on annual salary.  Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

Leave/Holidays:

  • Management Leave:  Eighty-eight (88) Hours per year (prorated based on date of hire).
  • Sick Leave: Twelve (12) days per year (earned on a pay period by pay period basis)
  • Vacation Leave: Ten (10) days per year.  Additional days based on service years.  (Buy-back option available)
  • Holidays:  Twelve (12) holidays observed annually.
  • Additional Leave:  Employees receive one (1) day for birthday credit and two (2) floating holidays.

Other Allowances:  Auto Allowance: $400 per month; Cell Phone/Data Plan Reimbursement: $100, per month.

Optional Benefits:  Additional Life Insurance, Voluntary Deferred Compensation Program (457 Plans), Flexible Benefit Program (IRS Section 125 Plan)

Candidates are encouraged to visit the City’s website at http://www.tulare.ca.gov for a broader understanding of the City’s organization and our community.

The application filing deadline is Friday, April 14, 2017.

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Central Basin

Central Basin Municipal Water District | Finance Director

Central Basin Municipal Water District invites applications for the position of Finance Director. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the efficient operation of the Finance Department activities.  These duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of Finance and Accounting functions for the District, administer the fiduciary responsibilities for the District’s funds and assets; review and produce financial reports; investment analyses; capital financing; debt management; financial planning and budget development; water rate setting and analysis; fixed asset management; and oversight of contracts administration.  Prepare financial guidelines and coordination with all of the District’s departments.  The successful candidate will also provide ongoing direction and work with staff to ensure a high performing, customer service-oriented work environment that achieves the District’s mission, strategic plan and objectives.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience to satisfy the mentioned knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field is required.  CPA, MBA or MPA is preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in financial management/supervision with a public agency, overseeing departmental staff, is required preferably in government accounting or water district/utility.
  • Experience in annual departmental budgeting, annual CAFR preparation, accounting, finance, GASB standards including extensive audits and financial reporting, with at least two years of direct experience with investments and five years in a supervisory capacity is required.  
  • Preferred experience with conversion in financial management software systems.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • License as a Certified Public Accountant, GFOA or Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Maintain a valid California Driver’s License, vehicle, vehicle insurance and an acceptable driving record.  

APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this position you must submit all of the following application materials:

  1. Employment application;
  2. Cover Letter;
  3. Resume; and
  4. Reponses to Supplemental Questions.

Application materials are available at http://www.centralbasin.org/en/employment/. All resumes and correspondence will be held in confidence.

The District promotes equal opportunity and diversity in its employment programs. All applications and resumes will be evaluated, and those candidates most qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.

Offers are extended upon successful completion of a background check, a pre-employment physical exam and any required drug and alcohol tests. Relocation will not be provided. You may direct any questions to hr@centralbasin.org.

DEADLINE: The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., April 17, 2017 .  Applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible.

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Truckee

Town of Truckee | Town Manager

Settled high in California’s spectacular Sierra Nevada mountain range, Truckee is a historic mountain town located 12 miles north of Lake Tahoe and is within minutes of eight world-class ski resorts.  Truckee is a safe, close-knit community of over 16,000 residents who share a passion for breathtaking scenery, an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, and the preservation of the town’s Old West character and authenticity.  Truckee is a thriving, genuine community where people live, work, play, and are actively engaged in civic life.  Since its incorporation in 1993, the Town has had only two Town Managers.  A broad understanding of municipal operations, particularly in the areas of community development and sustainability and the willingness to learn “The Truckee Way” are required.  The next Town Manager must be a strong leader, self-confident, and capable of assisting elected officials and the community in shaping the Town’s future and assisting them in getting there.  Bachelor’s degree, nine years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government including five years of management and supervisory experience necessary, Master’s degree highly desirable.  Salary range is currently under review with excellent benefits.   

Filing Deadline is April 19, 2017 .

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

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Fullerton

City of Fullerton | City Manager

Fullerton is located 22 miles southeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. Fullerton is a full-service city renowned for its unique mix of residential, commercial and industrial, educational, and cultural environments which provide an outstanding quality of life for both residents and businesses alike. Fullerton, one of the largest cities in Orange County, is a community with a strong sense of tradition, one that treasures its historic past as it prepares to meet the challenges of its future.

The City Manager is the top executive position within the City of Fullerton with the responsibility of implementing policy direction established by City Council. The incumbent oversees the efficient administration of all the affairs of the City by way of providing direction and oversight to department heads and subordinate staff in areas such as budget development and management, adherence to applicable laws and regulations, communication and coordination with City partners, stakeholders and the public, initiating and implementing opportunities to enhance municipal service delivery, and striving for continuous improvement in all core city functions. The City Manager’s Office has a staff that includes an Assistant to the City Manager/Economic Development Manager, Public Information Coordinator, Executive Assistant and Administrative Aide. The Department also houses the City Clerk operations with a staff that includes the City Clerk/Clerk Services Manager, Assistant City Clerk, and a Clerical Assistant.

The new City Manager must be experienced in municipal finance and in developing 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 required. A BS/BA in a related field is essential and a Master’s degree is highly desired. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 21, 2017 .

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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Concord

City of Concord | Budget Officer

Concord, population 127,500, is located just 29 miles east of San Francisco adjacent to beautiful Mt. Diablo.  Concord offers a high quality of life and has been recognized as the best place in California to raise a family.  The purpose of the Budget Officer position is to develop, prepare, and coordinate the annual City-wide budget (currently $89.4 million) and the Two-year Capital budget (currently $32.4 million) that meet GFOA and CSMFO standards as well as preparing long-term financial documents and monitoring budgets with multiple funds.  The Budget Officer reports directly to the Director of Finance, yet also works closely with the City Manager.  Although technical skills are critical for this opportunity, excellent interpersonal skills will be the foundation for success.  Bachelor’s degree plus six years of experience in finance, budgeting, or accounting with at least two years as a Financial Analyst or Senior Administrative Assistant required, Master’s degree and/or a CPA license are highly desirable and experience serving a municipality will be considered favorably.  Salary range is $110,053 to $151,320 DOQE with excellent benefits.   

Filing Deadline is April 26, 2017 .

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.
The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

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BIMID

Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District (BIMID) | District Manager

Salary: $82,500 to $99,000 annually, DOQ, plus benefits

Seeking experienced professional to lead BIMID in implementing (1) its new Proposition 218 Assessment District revenue enhancement, and (2) its Maintenance and Operations Agreement with new 495-unit master planned Delta Coves subdivision.  Provides critical levee, drainage, flood protection to the historic, bucolic East Bay Delta “legacy community” of Bethel Island (population 2,100, seasonal 5,000+).  A unique professional opportunity during a dramatic transformational period for BIMID and the community.

Broad professional, technical background in local government and/or special or reclamation district management, finance, grantsmanship, notably in smaller agencies.  Outstanding oral/written communications, community relations, collaborative management style, personal integrity.  Any combination of education, training, experience to provide the required knowledge, skills, abilities (e.g. BA or BS in public or business administration, engineering, or related field; MPA or MBA a plus, 5 years applicable experience).   Apply by 5:00 P.M. May 12, 2017 .  Cover letter, resume to ljbutzlaff@yahoo.com.  Information (925) 684-2210.  Brochure available early April.

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