City of Imperial

Under the direction of the City Manager, plan, organize and direct the operations, activities and functions of the   Administrative Services department including general ledger, payroll, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility billing and grants; direct and participate in the development, monitoring, analysis, maintenance, auditing and adjustment of City accounts, funds, and budgets; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. The position also oversees the daily functions and activities of the City Clerk and Public Records Divisions.


  • EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field and three (3) years increasingly responsible fiscal experience including demonstrated experience in governmental accounting.
  • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable.
  • CERTIFICATION: CPA Certification is highly desirable.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the Administrative Services Director position is a professional with the highest level of integrity, outstanding judgment, leadership and accountability skills. The Administrative Services Director will be collaborative, inclusive, tech savvy, committed to exceptional customer service, and able to motivate and maximize the skills of staff. The ideal candidate will also need to be energetic, self-confident, and have an open, approachable management style. 

The candidate will possess strength of character and depth of knowledge to inspire and lead the Administrative Services Department’s talented, dedicated staff. The candidate will be a key member of the Executive Management Team, provide financial advice to the City Manager and City Council, maintain fiscal stability, administer the payroll, and safeguard the assets of the City. 

The City is looking for someone with a wealth of experience in accounting and running City investment portfolios, who has the willingness to bring a hands-on approach to the department.

Salary Range: $106,080 – $149,282 Annually, depending on qualifications. Please follow this link to view the Administrative Services Director Brochure.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a compelling cover letter and your detailed resume electronically to: by September 30, 2023.

Please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 or Rich Twiss at (442) 347-5082 should you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.