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– Current Openings – 

City of Oakland | Assistant City Administrator

City of Murrieta | Financial Analyst

City of Indian Wells |  Community Development Director

City of Pinole | City Manager

Riverside County | Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters

City of Pomona | City Manager

City of Stanton | Finance Director

City of West Sacramento | Director of Community Development

City of Seal Beach | Director of Finance/City Treasurer

City of Oakley | Senior Accountant

City of Mountain View | Library Services Manager  

City of Simi Valley | City Manager

City of Hawthorne | City Manager

City of Stockton | City Manager

City of Weed | City Manager

Siskiyou County | County Administrator

City of Santa Ana | Assistant City Manager

City of Shafter | City Manager

City of Watsonville | Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities

City of Port Hueneme | City Manager

Butte County | Director, Behavioral Health


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City of Oakland | Assistant City Administrator

Progressive city seeks exceptional leader to become Assistant City Administrator

The City of Oakland (pop. 420,000) a diverse and vibrant city, with over 4,000 FTE’s, 15 departments/offices and a total annual budget of $1.4 billion, is looking for an innovative, high achieving leader who is a proven municipal executive with exceptional general management expertise. The Assistant City Administrator (ACA) will be a forward-thinking problem-solver committed to values of transparency, collaboration, racial equity and inclusion. The successful candidate will join a top-notch executive team committed to providing excellent services to the entire Oakland Community. Visit www2.oaklandnet.com for more information on the City of Oakland  

The successful candidate will report to the City Administrator and work closely with elected officials and the community. The ACA will provide guidance and support to a portfolio of city departments, participate in establishing models of performance excellence, and represent the City Administrator, Mayor and Council on boards and committees.   The Assistant City Administrator will mentor staff, lead strategic and operational planning, enhance citywide performance management systems to achieve the Mayor’s and Council’s strategic outcomes.

Competitive candidates will have demonstrated experience in organizational development, broad municipal management skills and experience, solid people and financial management skills, commitment to civic engagement and passion for public service. Proven ability working in a sophisticated, dynamic, and demanding urban city with significant leadership and management skills are essential.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible executive management experience is required.

The Assistant City Administrator recruitment is being conducted by The Hawkins Company (search consultants).  They will review all written materials submitted, and will screen and evaluate candidates. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an on-site interview.  Interested and qualified individual are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, outing the highlights of their career, significant and relevant accomplishments, and why they are interested, electronically to Ms. Tisa Jones; tisa@thehawkinscompany.com .  Resumes received by March 15, 2019 will receive first consideration. The position is open until filled.  Profile available at www.thehawkinscompany.com  

The Hawkins Company
8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd., #110-216
Los Angeles, CA 90045
www.thehawkinscompany.com

Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, brett@thehawkinscompany.com or Mr. Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800. bill@thehawkinscompany.com  

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City of Murrieta | Financial Analyst

SALARY: $5,735.58 – $6,971.63 Monthly

THE POSITION

The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Financial Analyst to fill a vacancy in the Finance Division within the Administrative Services Department. The ideal candidate will have prior municipal government experience conducting complex and varied financial analysis, including developing a multiyear budget with meaningful cost and revenue projections serving as the platform for long-term financial strategic planning.

DEFINITION

Under direction, performs professional tasks in support of the City’s financial management operations; prepares a diverse range of financial reports; reviews and evaluates departmental budget development and administration requests to ensure compliance with City budgetary policies, procedures, and established guidelines; reconciles complex financial transactions; and performs related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field and three (3) years of responsible experience in governmental accounting, finance or a related field.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov. This position is open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

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City of Indian Wells | Community Development Director

The City of Indian Wells Offers an Excellent Career Opportunity: Community Development Director
Are you ready to advance your career with a dynamic team?
COMMUNITY:
The City of Indian Wells, with just over 5,100 full-time residents, is a premier resort destination located in the heart of the Coachella Valley. The community features top tier retail options, restaurants and services more common to highly urban areas. Yet, the Valley offers a cost of living far lower than other areas in California. The result – a great opportunity to enjoy a high quality of life at a more affordable price. The school districts are recognized under the State’s Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program, California Distinguished Schools Program, and as one of “America’s Healthiest Schools.” Indian Wells is within a 20-minute drive of Palm Springs International Airport, and two hours to Los Angeles and San Diego.
CITY GOVERNMENT:
The City organization operates under a contract model with 28 full-time employees who manage contracts for many of the high-quality services provided to residents. The City is a Council/Manager City with five Council Members elected at large. This model provides fiscal stability and enables the City to respond quickly to change. An operating budget of approximately $40 million annually is backed by $65 million in reserves, allowing Indian Wells to implement exciting projects and events. The employee culture of Indian Wells is focused on developing employee excellence to match the demands of a community with high expectations. Staff follows a city-wide team dynamic and shares ideas to develop solutions to special projects. Significant resources are available to support employee training, and participation in professional association is encouraged to both enhance employee capability and ensure identification of best practices to be implemented in the City. The City is committed to information technology and leverages software to create efficiency and provide a high level of customer service.
POSITION:
Community Development Director: Under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director plans, organizes, manages and provides administrative direction and oversight for all activities of the Planning and Building Department, housing authority, and code enforcement. As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Community Development Director supervises six (6) full-time employees and collaborates with team members to achieve the City’s long-term goals. Responsibilities include participation in advanced level land use including analyzing and reviewing development proposals; negotiates and manages project consultant contracts as well as development agreements.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in City planning or regional planning, public administration, or a closely related field. A Master’s degree in a field noted is highly desirable. For a full job description, visit http://cityofindianwells.org/cityhall/depts/personnel/default.asp

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City of Pinole | City Manager

The City of Pinole with a diverse population of over 19,000 residents is located on the shores of San Pablo Bay in West Contra Costa County within the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.  This picturesque city situated on gently rolling hills, is known for its rich architectural heritage, historic past, friendly neighborhoods, diverse businesses and economic and shopping opportunities.

The City of Pinole is looking for an experienced and visionary City Manager to lead the City forward into an exciting future with much opportunity. The position is appointed by the City Council and will be the administrative head of all government functions. In partnering with the City Council, the expectation is to implement Council priorities while maintaining a strong communication and service orientation with the entire Council.  Regular interactions are especially important as the Council, with several new members, is coalescing towards a shared vision for the City. The key priorities of this position will be continuing to build the financial strength of the City, providing top notch city services, public safety, staff development and seeking and capitalizing on economic development opportunities. 

The successful candidate will be an active, engaged and innovative manager with a collaborative, empowering, and participative management style.  Experience as a public sector executive with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, along with a strong foundation in finance, administration, land use/planning and program management. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, dependent on qualifications. 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 Paul Kimura by September 27, 2019 .

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

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Riverside County | Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters

The County of Riverside is recruiting nationally for an individual to serve as an experienced, flexible, detail oriented, and hard-working Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters. The Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters position is at-will appointed by, reporting to, and receiving overall policy guidance from the Registrar of Voters via the Assistant Registrar of Voters. The position oversees 13 full-time staff and are responsible for assisting with planning, organizing and directing the conduct of all Primary, General, and Special elections; implementing policy as it is determined by the Registrar of Voters; acting for the Registrar of Voters when assigned; and performing other related duties as required.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, or a closely related field to the assignment. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education on the basis of one year of full-time experience for the required education on the basis of one year of full-time experience equaling 30 semester or 45 quarter units of the required education. This position requires 3 years of full-time managerial, administrative, or supervisory experience in a governmental agency, preferably with at least 1 year in the administering of voter registration and election activities, at the municipal, county level, or above. California experience is a definite plus although all highly qualified candidates on a national level will be given full consideration. The annual salary range for the Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters positions is from $83,128 to $134,064 annually. 

Candidates should apply by October 7, 2019. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

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City of Pomona | City Manager

The City of Pomona is currently conducting a nationwide search for a dynamic and experienced City Manager. With a staff of 564 FTEs and a total budget of $241.4 million, the City of Pomona is a highly diverse and multi-cultural community of approximately 150,000 residents. Serving as Chief Executive Officer of the City, the City Manager will be an individual capable of handling economic and commercial development while ensuring the City’s long-term financial stability. The ideal candidate will have a proven, successful history and background in planning and economic development, and experience dealing with culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse communities. Additionally, the City Manager will be forward-thinking and able to develop and promote strategic initiatives for the Council’s discussion and consideration, while also incorporating best practices in local government. Requires a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred. Additionally, 10 years of experience in city management is required. Salary range will be negotiated based upon qualifications and is highly competitive for the region and will be DOQ. Salary is supplemented by a benefits package including CalPERS retirement. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 5 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Monday, October 21, 2019. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/city-manager-pomona-ca/.

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City of Stanton | Finance Director

The City of Stanton is home to more than 39,000 residents, and over 2,500 businesses in the heart of northwestern Orange County. Diversity is a key attribute with the City, with 51% Hispanic origin, and a growing Asian population of over 25%. The City also has a young population with the median age of 34 years, and a median household income of $57,622. The City of Stanton has a Council-Manager form of government with five Council Members with a directly elected Mayor and four Council Members, elected in non-partisan by-district elections to four year overlapping terms. The City’s motto, “Community Pride & Forward Vision”, truly defines the neighborly, small town feeling where people really make a difference.

The Finance Director is an “At Will” employee and a member of the City Manager’s management team. The new Finance Director, who will also serve as City Treasurer, will have a support staff of seven strongly customer service-oriented members, dedicated to providing a myriad of services including financial management, accounting, budgeting, cash management, payroll, business licensing, revenue collection, purchasing and general administrative support services for the City, Housing Authority and the Successor Agency to the Stanton Redevelopment Agency. The new Finance Director must be a hands-on manager with at least 6 years of professional experience in municipal finance and accounting including three years of administrative and supervisory experience. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills and must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, public administration, business administration or a related field. CPA certification and/or Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration is highly desirable. The Finance Director position has an annual salary range of $122,076—$155,796 depending on qualifications in addition to a generous benefits package.

If you are qualified for this outstanding career opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter, detailed resume and three professional references electronically to: bobhallandassoc@gmail.com.  For more information about this position please see our Finance Director recruitment brochure. Questions about the position or the process please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 or via email at bobhallandassoc@gmail.com.  

Final filing date is Friday, October 25, 2019 .

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City of West Sacramento | Director of Community Development

The City of West Sacramento is actively seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Community Development.  Annual salary range of $150,000 – $180,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package. The ideal candidate for the Director of Community Development will possess a strong background in Planning, Building, Development Engineering, Flood Protection, Environmental Services, Code Enforcement, and Business License Divisions. The City seeks a Director looking for a meaningful career who is excited to lead the continued growth and development of a thriving city. The Director must be professional, responsive, innovative, and dedicated to the mission of the City of West Sacramento and department and have a strategic vision for the future.

The following attributes are ideal for success in this role:

  • Collaborative professional with the ability to anticipate challenges in advance;
  • Relationship builder who works well in a team environment and is comfortable working across all areas of the organization and the community;
  • Ability to establish credibility and trust skillfully and quickly among stakeholders;
  • Provides exceptional customer service for both internal and external customers;
  • Capable of overseeing multiple projects and effectively translate direction clearly and concisely when delegating to others.

This recruitment will close at 11:59 p.m., October 17, 2019.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westsacramento/jobs/2579352/director-of-community-development?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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City of Seal Beach | Director of Finance/City Treasurer

With a population of approximately 25,000, Seal Beach is nestled between Long Beach and Huntington Beach in Orange County, and has retained its quaint “village-by-the-sea” ambiance. The City of Seal Beach is comprised of five (5) distinct, desirable communities melded into one – with a council member elected from each district. Seal Beach is a Charter City operating under the Council/Manager form of government. The City organization provides service to its residents and businesses through the departments of: City Clerk, Community Services, Finance, Community Development, Public Works, Police and Marine Safety. The City of Seal Beach contracts with the Orange County Fire Authority for fire and emergency medical services. The City currently maintains a workforce of 94 full-time employees, supported by a dedicated team of part-time, volunteer, and contract employees.

The Director of Finance/City Treasurer is accountable for department-wide programs and has greater policy-making, budgetary, and supervisory authority than staff as well as more frequent interfaces with the City Manager, City Council, and the members of the Executive Management Team, auditors and consultants, than does the Senior Accountant. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited, four-year college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field is required. Eight years of work experience is required in governmental accounting, including at least three years in a managerial capacity in municipal finance. A Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field or Certified Public Accountant designation is highly desirable. The monthly salary is $12,074.66-$14,676.83 and is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.

Filing Deadline is November 8, 2019 . If you are qualified for this outstanding career opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter, and resume that reflects your scope of responsibility and significant accomplishments to bobhallandassoc@gmail.com.  For more information about this position please follow this link to see our Director of Finance/City Treasurer brochure

If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Bob Hall at 714.309.9104.

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City of Oakley | Senior Accountant

Annual Salary: $98,184 – $137,868

Advancement to the “Finance Manager” title may be considered at a future date, based on demonstrated proficiency in performing the full range of assigned duties, possession of required certifications, and is at the discretion of the City Manager.

To learn more information about the position or apply for the position, click on the following link:    Senior Accountant – City of Oakley 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under direction of the Finance Director, leads, oversees, and participates in more complex and difficult professional level accounting duties including preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; assisting in the preparation of City budget, supporting the annual audit, leading the year-end closing; and providing highly responsible assistance to operating departments.

Typical Qualifications

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period to perform successfully the assigned duties.
 
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Education/Training: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field; and
 
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience that includes experience in a public agency.

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City of Mountain View | Library Services Manager

Salary: $108,813 to $136,016 annually. Plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Why Consider The City of Mountain View?

It’s simple. We are a dedicated team of professionals committed to providing excellent service to the community we serve, and we want you to join us! The Mountain View Library is “a free resource helping our community connect, create, and learn.” In surveys, our residents consistently give us high marks and value and appreciate the services we provide. We enjoy strong support from the Friends of the Library and the Library Board of Trustees.  We work collaboratively with our colleagues in other City departments and community groups. Here is an outstanding opportunity to join a great organization and contribute your talents and energies as a Library Services Manager. You may review the detailed job description for Library Services Manager on the City’s website here. 

About This Role

We want a highly motivated, reliable, and skilled individual to join the Mountain View Library for the position of Library Services Manager. You will be part of the Library’s Leadership Team and manage our Youth and Outreach Services division of six full-time employees, which includes services for children, teens, the City’s bookmobile, and cross-functional outreach throughout the community.

What You Bring

  • Four years of increasingly responsible professional library experience, two of which have been in a managerial capacity, which includes supervision. Supervision of professional or paraprofessional staff is highly desirable.
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Library Science or a related field.  
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver license.

Bonus Points

    • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution is highly desirable.
    • Managing library programs in functional area is highly desirable.

Are You Ready? Apply

Submit your application, supplemental questions and resume online at www.calopps.org

Deadline

Application materials will be screened on a continuous basis with a first application review date of 5:00 p.m. PST, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 . The recruitment is scheduled to close at any time. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early!

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City of Simi Valley | City Manager

The City of Simi Valley, with an estimated population of 126,788 is the third largest of Ventura County’s 10 cities. Simi Valley offers a vibrant city full of cultural diversity, historical landmarks, and beautiful rolling hills. Los Angeles International Airport, Van Nuys Airport, and Hollywood Burbank Airport are all within 40 miles and offer easy access to Simi Valley from anywhere in the world. The City is also home to 4,000 acres of parkland in 38 parks, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, great restaurants, near beautiful beaches, and mountain scenery. Simi Valley possesses the charm of a small town close to Southern California’s most famous attractions and is Southern California’s best-kept secret.

The City of Simi Valley is looking for an experienced and visionary City Manager to lead the City forward. The position is appointed by the City Council and will be the administrative head of all government functions. The key priorities will be building the financial strength of the City, providing top-notch city services, public safety, staff development, and retention, and seeking and capitalizing on economic development opportunities. The City Manager will direct efforts to ensure the City’s financial future is solid. These efforts will include providing strategic direction to manage rising personnel costs and maintaining City facilities while continuing to provide quality services to the community.

The successful candidate will be an active, engaged and innovative manager with a collaborative, empowering, and participative management style.  Experience as a public sector executive with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, along with a strong foundation in finance, administration, land use/planning and program management. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, dependent on qualifications. 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 November 8, 2019 .

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 Hawthorne | City Manager

The City of Hawthorne, known as the “City of Good Neighbors” is proud of its cultural and ethnic diversity within a resident base of 88,000.  Community members pride themselves in contributing to the goal of improving quality of life in the City. The City’s ideal location affords easy and quick access to all that Southern California offers; culture, sports, entertainment, beaches, and mountains. The region’s moderate Mediterranean climate offers year round comfort and is always among the most pleasant in the Los Angeles basin.

Hawthorne is seeking a charismatic and dedicated new City Manager to build on the recent successes of the retiring City Manager.  In working closely with the Mayor, City Council and dedicated city staff, the new Manager will bring a track record of effective organizational leadership, strength in budget, finance and administration, a strong background in economic development, and the ability to connect with the constituent community, businesses and regional government partners.  Above all else, the City Manager must be a passionate public servant that embodies and models the highest level of honesty, integrity, and ethics.

The ideal candidate for this role must be a creative and progressive leader that serves as a role model for the organization and the community. The background desired for this assignment includes public sector executive level experience as a City Manager, ACM/DCM, GM, or department head, and includes five or more years of management experience of represented and at-will staff.  A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, dependent on qualifications. 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 Paul Kimura by November 15, 2019 .

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

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City of Stockton | City Manager

Located in California’s great Central Valley, Stockton has grown from a community of rich agricultural roots to an urban destination with an emerging arts and cultural scene, fine dining, shopping, sports, recreation, and family activities. Stockton is currently the 13th largest city in 
California with a dynamic, multi-ethnic and
 multi-cultural population of over 311,100
 residents that is one of the most diverse metro areas in the Country.  The City has undergone a tremendous economic expansion and is aggressively revitalizing its downtown. Stockton offers an excellent quality of life for its residents and has been named an All-American City two of the last three years.

The City of Stockton is seeking a dynamic and mobilizing leader to take charge of the City at an exciting and transformational time. With an exciting waterfront downtown, and beautiful stadiums the City is looking for someone to help take the City to the next level. This will require an experienced executive, with a galvanizing management style, innovative approach to improving service delivery and a passion for community engagement and relationship building. The new City Manager will also have the ability to deploy new, innovative and positive approaches to improving service delivery, tackling challenges like homelessness and the housing shortage as well as improving internal organizational development to ensure retention. Relationship building both internally and externally will be absolutely essential for success in this role. Building a strong and trustworthy relationship with the City Council and the Mayor will also be important to ensure that everyone is working together to achieve key City priorities. 

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven track record of leadership, project management and a high level of political acumen. The next City Manager must have a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in a related field as well as previous City Manager/Assistant City Manager experience in a large organization. Other high level executive experience may be considered. The salary for this position is negotiable (currently $259,488) and  dependent on qualifications. 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 November 22, 2019 .

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 Weed | City Manager

City of Weed, California, Population 3,000

Salary Range $120,132-$144,144 DOQ, plus excellent benefits 

Nestled at the base of majestic Mount Shasta, along the 500-mile Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway, is the historic City of Weed. Named after founder Abner Weed, is a dynamic community transitioning from its lumber town legacy toward a vibrant tourism and transportation-based economy.  Affordable, livable, diverse community, excellent schools, Siskiyou Community College, medical facilities, year round seasonal outdoor recreation Politically stable, last two City Managers retired after 12 and 9 years of service.  Seeking long-term mutual commitment with next City Manager, continuing track of organizational improvement and community progress

Desired Education, Experience, Skills:  Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field (MPA desirable), five years progressive municipal government management experience, including budget and finance, economic development, human resources, grantsmanship, employee negotiations.  Highly desirable attributes –collaborative teambuilding management style, a facilitator and leader within both City organization and community, stellar social and public relations, excellent oral, written, and computer communication skills, high ethical integrity.

By 5:00 P.M. December 15, 2019 , cover letter, detailed professional resume and five professional references to City of Weed, Attn: Jeff Butzlaff, P.O. Box 470, Weed, CA 96094, or to CityofWeedCA@gmail.com or ljbutzlaff@yahoo.com.   Phone inquiries to Mr. Butzlaff at (530) 859-1783.  Position Brochure available mid-Oct., and on website at www.ci.weed.ca.us.

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Siskiyou County | County Administrator

County Administrator – County of Siskiyou
County Seat:  Yreka
Salary:  $181,000 or negotiable
Deadline:  December 1, 2019

Siskiyou County is an agricultural community rich in natural resources as well as an easily accessible vacation land dominated by majestic Mt Shasta.  It is the fifth largest county in area with a population of 48,000.

Siskiyou County is seeking an experienced County Administrator/Local Government Executive to provide leadership and guidance to the Board of Supervisors and Department Heads of Siskiyou County.  The mission of the County Administrator is to guide the organization in implementing a balanced budget, improving the quality and efficiency of public services and operations. The County Administrator is responsible for:  Budget, Purchasing, Capital Projects, Personnel/Risk Management.  The County’s budget is approximately $130 million and has approximately 600 FTEs.  

The ideal candidate will possess a BS/BA Degree in public/or business administration or related field from an accredited college or university; 7 years of increasingly responsible management experience in a public administration position, with at least 3 years of which must be in a high-level administrative or executive capacity, preferably within the State of California.

To be considered for this position, please submit your application, resume and cover letter to:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/siskiyouca/ 

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City of Santa Ana | Assistant City Manager

Incorporated in 1886, Santa Ana, a Charter City, established a Council-Manager form of government in 1952. The City Council is composed of seven members; the Mayor and six Council members, who appoint the City Manager, City Attorney and Clerk of the Council. The City Manager is ultimately responsible for the appointment of all other employees of the City, and personally appoints the Executive Directors of the City’s agencies. The City’s eleven agencies provide the traditional municipal services, as well as water utility, library system, 20-acre zoo, and 512-bed City Jail. The City’s fiscal year 2019-20 budget is $646 million and there are 1,224 authorized full-time positions.

The Assistant City Manager assists with the overall management of City operations and serves as principal advisor to the City Manager regarding operational, administrative, and budgetary matters in all City agencies. The ACM confers with the City Manager, City Council, and department heads concerning the priorities, programs, and issues of various City departments and the development or modification of programs and policies. They advise various departmental directors on administrative matters, issues, problems, and political considerations related to the planning, programming, staffing and organization of their departments. 

The ideal candidate will have the highest level of integrity and strong work ethic. Dedication to both the organization and community is of the utmost importance. They must have a proven track record of successful professional leadership and be able to effectively cultivate and maintain cooperative working relationships within the organization and the community. In addition, he/she must be willing to work with the City Manager and City staff to find innovative and creative solutions in a challenging fiscal environment. He/she must be able to inspire staff to be responsive to the needs of citizens while maintaining a high quality of service and work product. Qualified applicants must have graduated from an accredited four-year university with major coursework in management, business or public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have at least five years at the department head or higher top management level, proven experience as an executive manager in a municipality, preferably a city with a population in excess of 100,000, and experience working with city councils, boards or commissions, and community/industry groups. In addition, Spanish-speaking abilities highly desired.

The salary range for this position is $167,764 – $227,196 commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The position also offers an attractive benefits package.

Filing Deadline is November 29, 2019 . To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter, and resume that reflects your scope of responsibility and significant accomplishments to bob@bobhallandassociates.com. For more information about this position, please follow this link to see our Assistant City Manager Brochure. If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process please contact Bob Hall at 714.309.9104. 

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City of Shafter | City Manager

Annual salary range: $180,538 to $219,285 DOQ
The city provides attractive benefit package.
Application deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019.

Shafter is a city at the southern tip of California’s San Joaquin Valley in Kern County. With a population of 20,886, Shafter is the fastest growing city in Kern County and one of the fastest in the State with a population increase of 19.61% over the past five years. Shafter has a significant geographical footprint including roughly 38.82 square miles of incorporated area. Incorporated in 1938, much of Shafter’s economy has been based on agriculture and ag-related industry.

The City of Shafter is a charter city and operates according to the charter approved by the voters on June 6, 1995 and is a City Council-City Manager form of government. Elected to four-year terms, the City Council serves as the legislative and policy making body of the City of Shafter, formulating city policy, approving new programs and services, appropriates funds, and generally supervises the operations of city government. As elected representatives of the citizens, the City Council is responsible to all the people, and as such, devotes its energies to making decisions which are in the best interest of the public welfare.

The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the City, responsible for planning, directing, and managing all activities and operations of the City departments; fosters working relationships with City staff, civic groups, government agencies and the public; and enforces and administers City laws and ordinances, and ensures that all public services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner.

The ideal candidate will be an honest and collaborative leader with high integrity, possessing excellent administrative, managerial, communication and interpersonal skills; with a focus on effective customer service, community, and smart growth who can naturally create positive working relationships with community leaders and business partners, City employees, and City Council. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong technical and business acumen; understanding the need to provide efficient public service by being a role model, while developing a supportive and responsive City staff, and embracing the opportunities and challenges of diverse and involved community. The ideal candidate will have a solid track record leading and successfully managing municipal service initiatives in areas of urban planning, financial and fiscal management, community development, agency administration, and staff development. A bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field AND eight years of senior-level management experience, in a public service setting with experience working with council or governing bodies is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. Demonstrated leadership success in a public sector environment is expected. A master’s degree (MA/MS) is highly desirable.

To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume, and a list of six professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment). Resume should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as the size of staff you have managed. Apply online: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=568

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
The City of Shafter website: www.shafter.com

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City of Watsonville | Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities

Are you a dynamic leader that enjoys the fast-paced world of Water, Wastewater, and Solid Waste Utilities? Do you thrive in an environment that values teamwork, a close-knit culture, and service to an incredible community? Are you looking for meaningful work helping guide high level of service through effectiveness, efficiency, and innovation?

If so, consider joining our team! This position will oversee three utilities in a full service City. The City of Watsonville produces and delivers safe drinking water, manages a citywide sewer system, treats and recycles wastewater, and runs a solid waste collection operation. Our dedication. Our dedicated utilities divisions work hard to serve our community and find new ways to continually improve operations. Come join our team and be part of an innovative team committed to this amazing community!

To serve as an assistant to the Director of Public Works and Utilities in planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the functions of the City’s Public Works and Utilities Department; to provide leadership, support and direction for major portions of the Department’s areas of responsibility which could include water treatment and water systems, wastewater treatment and water recycling, wastewater, stormwater collection systems, solid waste collection, recycling, landfill operations, facilities, vehicle and equipment maintenance, engineering and construction management services, as well as the Watsonville Airport and the City’s capital improvement program. To direct programs and services to meet local, State and Federal safety, environmental and resource protection and pollution prevention goals and mandates.

SALARY: $10,168.86 – $13,627.25 per month

FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 5:00PM

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a completed and signed City application to: City of Watsonville Human Resources Office 275 Main Street, Suite 400 (4th Floor) Watsonville, CA 95076

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City of Port Hueneme | City Manager

The City of Port Hueneme (pronounced “Wy-nee’mee”) is a charming, friendly and relaxed seaside community in Ventura County, California.  Visitors quickly find that the quality of life in Port Hueneme is one-of-a-kind. Those who live or work here benefit from the City’s small town atmosphere, affordable housing, temperate climate, clean air, low crime, quality education and recreation. Residents consistently cite the high quality of life offered due to planned development, excellent public facilities and responsive city services as being primary reasons for choosing to live in the City.

The next City Manager will take charge at a very exciting time for the City and the community as a whole. An engaging and dynamic leader will be expected to take charge and help raise the community’s profile and expand on the good work that has already been done to help the City emerge from the recession. An ability to help complete key projects, continue staff development, raise the City’s profile and ensure financial stability will be core to the success of this role. The new City Manager will be expected to help raise the profile of the community as an attraction for both visitors and businesses alike. The City is already enjoying the boom of the cannabis industry, but looks forward to seeing the community develop into a dynamic destination. The City will also need a strong project manager to help ensure key projects are completed on time and on budget, specifically in the area of water. Internally, there is a strong team established and the desire for further staff development and retention efforts to be expanded and pushed forward to ensure service delivery and customer service. Lastly, while the City is very strong financially, the goal is to ensure that this strength is built upon and secured for the long-term future. 

The successful candidate will be an effective and seasoned public sector manager and administrator who creates and maintains an environment of mutual respect and transparency with an ability to develop consensus and credibility though strong relationships. A strong background in budget, finance and administration is essential in this role. Experience as a City Manager, Assistant or Deputy City Manager or as an Executive Director or department head of a complex public sector organization is required.  A BS/BA in a related field is essential and an MS/MA/MPA/MBA is ideal. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, dependent on qualifications. 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 December 2, 2019 .

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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Butte County | Director, Behavioral Health

Salary: $142,484 – $174,148 annually 

THE OPPORTUNITY 

This is an outstanding career opportunity to lead the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health. Reporting to the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors, this position oversees a dynamic organization comprised of seven divisions including Administration, Crisis Services, Outpatient Services, Inpatient Services, Prevention, Substance Use Disorder Services, and System Performance/Quality Management. The Director has overall responsibility for management of a department with 370 employees and a $77 million annual budget. 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE 

The ideal candidate will have broad programmatic and executive level experience in a behavioral health department in California. The candidate will possess proven leadership and management skills. A successful applicant will have an in depth knowledge of emerging mental health and substance use disorder issues in California. The candidate will also be knowledgeable regarding fiscal and programmatic behavioral health reforms being considered at the State level. The candidate best suited for this position will be a self-starter with strong analytical and problem solving skills who values collaborative relationships. The successful candidate will have experience in fiscal, personnel, and programmatic management in complex organizations. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to: 

  • plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the operation of the Department’s multitude of programs; 
  • formulate County behavioral health objectives, policies, procedures, and guidelines in order to comply with federal and State laws and regulations;
  • train and empower staff to resolve issues for the public and partner agencies; 
  • leverage technology in processes to enhance efficiencies; 
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels in the organization; community groups and the media; local, state, and federal agencies; and private sector partners; and 
  • partners with County Administration in establishing departmental priorities to maximize the effectiveness of Department resources and partner providers.

ABOUT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 

The Department partners with various organizations in the County for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment services in Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Gridley, and other rural communities. The Department partners with individuals, families and the community for recovery from serious mental health and substance abuse issues and to promote wellness, resiliency and hope. The Department creates best-in-class treatment programs founded on a common set of principles including clinical excellence, a spirit of innovation, superior customer experiences, and empowered leadership teams. Its mission is to provide hope, strength and inspiration for individuals and families suffering from mental health, co-occurring, and substance use disorders so that they can heal and transform their lives. Behavioral Health is actively participating and instrumental in the Camp Fire recovery efforts. Learn more about the Department online: http://www.buttecounty.net/behavioralhealth

APPLICATION & SELECTION 

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to HRRecruitmentExecutive@buttecounty.net

For more information visit http://www.buttecounty.net/humanresources and click on the Employment Opportunities link. Following the closing date, resumes will be screened according to the qualifications listed in this announcement. 

The most qualified candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process tentatively scheduled as follows: Open: October 28, 2019 Filing Deadline: November 15, 2019 Tentative First Round Interviews: November 25 or December 2, 2019 Tentative Finalist Interviews: December 17, 2019 

We would love to offer you a tour of the local area! 

Please visit our website at http://www.buttecounty.net/humanresources for more information or call Human Resources at 530.552.3552.

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