City of Hollister

The City of Hollister is nestled in San Benito County, 47 miles South of San Jose, along Highway 156 near the San Luis Reservoir. Historically an agricultural community established by ranchers and farmers, Hollister has a population of more than 40,000 residents and has developed into an anchor community for the surrounding area, drawing residents, businesses, and tourists to its beautiful weather, charming downtown, abundant recreational opportunities, diverse work force, friendly people, and rural roots.  Hollister Hills offers over 6,800 acres of scenic and varied terrain for off-highway vehicles as well as dedicated hiking, bicycling, & equestrian trails. Only miles away from Pinnacles National Park, and with back country roads for bikers, the City is an ideal location for nature-lovers. Hollister is home to the widely popular Independence Day Motorcycle Rally, which began in 1947 and is believed to be the event that gave rise to the “American Biker”.  For more information on this charming city, please visit the City of Hollister’s website at

The City Manager seeks a strong leader who is eager to join his team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative and adaptability. This individual must have the ability to effectively communicate complex financial management and budget information in a clear and concise manner to staff, the City Council, and the community. Qualifying candidates will possess a strong knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive municipal financial management program, principles, practices, and methods of government accounting, auditing, and financial administration, municipal debt administration, bank reconciliation investment management, contract management, and financial compliance reporting. A Candidate with a broad perspective and strong understanding of municipal operations is highly desirable.

Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, the Administrative Services Director will oversee the Administrative Services Department functions, which includes Finance and Human Resources, coordinating assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies, and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.

The annual salary range is $162,000 to $182,000.  Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney

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Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing Deadline:  June 28, 2022