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City of Desert Hot Springs | Community Development Director
With its elevated views of the Coachella Valley and thousands of acres of gorgeous mountain preserves, Desert Hot Springs is one of the fastest-growing communities in Southern California. Minutes from an international airport, golf, shopping, renowned restaurants, major sporting events and more, this spa destination city beckons visitors and resort recreational developers.
The City of Desert Hot Springs is seeking an imaginative and strategic leader to effectively manage and direct its Community Development Department. The ideal candidate will be a service-minded individual with a business-friendly, customer service approach, and feel at ease working in a collaborative environment.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Design, Architecture, or a directly related field; at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in Public Administration, Planning and Community Development, including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
The salary for the Community Development Director is $134,562 – $163,561 annually, dependent upon qualifications.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080.
Filing deadline: Open Until Filled; First Review of Resumes January 4, 2021
Orange County | Public Defender
The County Board of Supervisors is seeking a Public defender who will be responsible for an annual budget of approximately $88.9 million and 419 positions. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a comprehensive program providing legal counsel and representation to eligible persons in criminal, juvenile, mental health, and dependency cases.
The County Board of Supervisors is fully committed to a mission and vision that values strong leadership, transparency, and creating and preserving effective and efficient operations. The ideal candidate will be a talented criminal attorney with a specialty in indigent defense, a broad legal background, and a demonstrated ability to operate with a leadership style that is transparent, collaborative, and team-oriented, while reflecting a high level of ethics and fiscal and administrative responsibility.
An experience base of five (5) or more years practicing criminal defense law including at least one (1) year overseeing a comprehensive program including budgetary and staffing direction is required.
The selected candidate must be an active member in the California State Bar and permitted to practice in all courts of the State. The salary for the incoming Public Defender is dependent upon qualifications. The County also offers an attractive benefits package.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at
www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any
Filing Deadline January 3, 2021
City of Bakersfield | Director of Recreation and Parks
The City of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks Department seeks an individual with the energy and commitment to make a significant impact in a growing and evolving organization. The City of Bakersfield is poised for success as a new chapter begins for our community. As the City transitions from a mid-sized suburban town to a large urban city, the organization is faced with increased complexity and service demands. The City will be undertaking an aggressive workplan to address numerous strategic initiatives in coming years, with quality of life at the core of our efforts, with heavy engagement by our Recreation and Parks Department.
Under administrative direction of the City Manager, the Director of Recreation and Parks oversees a team of 169 full time employees, an annual operating budget of $25 million dollars, several dedicated capital improvement funding sources, numerous temporary employees and all activities of the Recreation and Parks Department.
- Plans and directs a comprehensive recreation program.
- Plans the construction and maintenance of parks, recreation areas, parkways, landscaped areas, street and park trees and related facilities and buildings in alignment with City strategic plans and goals.
- Recommends the acquisition of land and directs the development and maintenance of parks and appropriate structures and facilities to best serve the widest recreation interests of the community.
- Prepares and submit reports and recommendations to the City Manager, City Council and others regarding departmental issues; Develops and provides policy and procedures guidance for the Department.
- Develops, controls and manages the budget for the Department.
- Develops funding strategies for Department projects and programs.
- Monitors performance on capital improvement projects, grant-funded projects, contracts and agreements.
- Evaluates program effectiveness and establishes program priorities.
- Make public presentations and responds to public inquiries.
- Develops and maintains cooperative partnerships and collaborations with community groups, intergovernmental agencies and City staff.
- Interprets the programs of the department to the community through press releases, speeches and contacts with community agencies and groups, both public and private.
- Directs the selection, training, development and evaluation of department personnel.
- Develops and establishes work methods, policies and standards.
- Implements corrective action, discipline and termination procedures
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate is a proven professional with outstanding judgment and technical skills, who is ready to play a leadership role in the City organization direct strategic initiatives within the Recreation and Parks Department. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver who can see the big picture and find solutions that balance competing interests. Key traits include being community-oriented, organized, energetic, self-confident and having an open, approachable, personal style. Experience with best management practices in recreation, parks and streetscape maintenance will set apart the ideal candidate who also has practice navigating the prioritization and implementation of high-level City goals and objectives. Finally, the ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to public service, their colleagues and organization, and the community.
- Knowledge of management and public administrative principles and methods, including strategic leadership, planning, goal setting, program and budget development and implementation, project and employee management related to Recreation and Parks functions.
- Understanding of laws and regulations relating to municipal and contract administration.
- Experience with funding sources impacting program and service development.
- Familiarity with recreational, cultural and social needs of all age groups.
- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Recreation Administration, Park Administration, Horticulture or a closely related field.
- Five years of progressively responsible management or supervisory experience in Recreation or Parks program management and land use planning or related experience
- An equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the capabilities to perform the described job duties.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The monthly salary range for the Director of Recreation and Parks is $11,416.95 – $13,878.28. Starting salary will be dependent upon experience.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE
The filing deadline for this position is December 11, 2020. To be considered, please submit your materials through the City’s Website. You may also call the Human Resources Department directly at 661-326 3773. Applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to have the most relevant qualifications will be invited to interview with the consultant, following which, the most qualified candidates will be referred for interviews with the City.
City of Rosemead | Finance Director
Rich in California history, Rosemead is located in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles
County and spans 5.5 square miles. Rosemead’s appeal as a new kind of small town in the heart of
an urban environment is accomplished by honoring tradition, uniting in diversity, and evolving for
The City of Rosemead is seeking a highly experienced, tech-savvy candidate for this position who
has the strength of character and depth of knowledge to inspire and lead the Finance Division
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.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
Administration; seven (7) years’ experience managing public sector financial operations; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree in Finance or Business
Administration is desirable. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Finance
Officer (CGFO) designation is desirable. The monthly salary range for the incoming Finance
Director is $9,824 – $13,557; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at
www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call
Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080.
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled; First Review of Resumes December 18, 2020.
County of Sacramento | Risk and Loss Control Division Manager
Salary Range: $9,930.18 – $10,948.08 Monthly
Contact: County of Sacramento, Department of Personnel Services, Employment Services
Phone: (916) 874-5593
Closing Date: 12/9/2020, 12/23/2020 (final)
Job Description: The Risk and Loss Control Division Manager provides coordination,
oversight, and leadership to the County’s risk management program including liability, property,
insurance safety, and loss control activities.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in industrial
engineering, safety engineering, occupational safety and health, or other closely related
engineering or technology field; additional qualifying experience may substitute for the
education on a year-for-year basis.
Experience: Five years of experience managing staff engaged in a municipal risk management
program or related insurance industry program.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and
submit an online County of Sacramento employment application at HERE by 5:00 PM on the
posted cut-off date. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00
PM on: 12/9/2020, 12/23/2020 (final).
City of Campbell | City Clerk
The City of Campbell, with its temperate climate, excellent schools, and historical small-town feel, is one of California’s hidden gems. Campbell is a safe, vibrant, and family-friendly suburban community with a diverse population of 41,161 and a balance of land uses—commercial, industrial, and quality housing within its six square miles.
The City is seeking a dedicated and talented professional to serve as the new City Clerk. The ideal candidate will be adaptable, creative, and politically savvy. An honest, ethical individual with a history of successful Council relations will be valued.
At a minimum, candidates must possess the equivalent to completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration or a closely related field, as well as three (3) years’ increasingly responsible experience in relevant and complex office administration. Possession of an Associate’s degree plus six (6) years’ experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience. Certification as a Municipal Clerk, a notary Public Commission, and a valid California Driver’s License are required.
The annual salary range for the City Clerk is $131,580.80 to $159,910.40; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080.
Filing Deadline: January 3, 2021
Town of Truckee | Police Chief
Situated in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, the Town of Truckee is located 12 miles from Lake Tahoe and just minutes away from world class ski resorts. The Town’s location offers residents and visitors incomparable outdoor recreation opportunities. Truckee’s economy is driven by tourism and seasonal residents, primarily in the winter and summer. Home to approximately 16,800 year-round residents, the seasonal population can swell to 45,000 and averages 160,000 visitors annually. The Truckee Police Department is supported by 25 sworn and 14.5 civilian staff and a FY2020-21 budget of $9.3 million.
Truckee is seeking a versatile leader who can embrace a customized approach to community policing uniquely suited for this town. He/she will be an effective mentor capable of further developing the incredible talent in the organization. This forward-thinking professional will also be highly engaged with the community as well as his/her department. Competitive candidates are currently serving at the rank of Captain or above and possess education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. For detailed brochure and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.
Salary range $138,652-$187,180; placement within the range will be DOQE; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, December 13, 2020.
Teri Black ● 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle ● 650.450.3299
City of Bakersfield | Assistant to the City Manager
The City of Bakersfield is poised for success as a new chapter begins for our community. As the City transitions from a mid-sized suburban town to a large urban city, the organization is faced with increased complexity and service demands. The City will be undertaking an aggressive workplan to address numerous strategic initiatives in coming years. We are looking for a forward-thinking game-changer to help shape our future.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Assistant to the City Manager will play a leadership role in the organization, assisting in the development and implementation of Citywide goals, objectives and programs.
- Managing high- profile citywide programs and initiatives.
- Administering intergovernmental relations related to legislative advocacy and grants
- Participating in citywide strategic planning as a member of the Senior Management Team.
- Working with the City Manager and Assistant City Managers in organizational development and productivity improvements.
- Performing complex analysis of organizational structure, systems, procedures, policies and practices.
- Completing special projects related to City priorities or administrative challenges.
- Assisting with the development, analysis and compilation of the annual City budget. Providing administrative and budgetary guidance to departments and City staff.
- Managing the flow of administrative materials in the City Manager’s Office.
- Implementing actions taken throughout the organization in connection with City initiatives and approvals from various boards, agencies and City Council.
- Representing the City in meetings with representatives of other agencies, businesses and community organizations. Serving as staff liaison to City Council Committees, boards, commissions, citizen committees, task forces, etc.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate is a proven professional with outstanding judgment and technical skills, who is ready to leverage their growth and development through a leadership role. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver who can see the big picture and find solutions that balance competing interests. Key traits include being community-oriented, organized, energetic, self-confident and having an open, approachable, personal style. The Assistant to the City Manager will be expected to take initiative on priority assignments. Experience with complex municipal operations will set apart the ideal candidate who has practice navigating the prioritization and implementation of City goals and objectives. The Assistant to the City Manager must be a bridge-builder, with the ability to establish positive working relationships and represent the City effectively with colleagues, governmental agencies, community groups and the public. Finally, the ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to public service, their colleagues and organization, and the community.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills and proven public speaking ability.
- Experience working in a local government setting, with clear understanding of municipal and/or County operations, functions and associated business and financial management.
- Proven ability to analyze complex and sensitive administrative, operational, economic, political and organizational problems, evaluating alternatives and reaching sound conclusions.
- Experience in establishing priorities, setting goals and objectives and effectively managing projects and programs.
- Demonstrated dedication to the delivery of excellence through their prior work experience.
- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Urban Planning or related field. A Master’s Degree in a related field is desirable.
- Four years of increasingly responsible administrative and financial experience.
- An equivalent combination of training, certification, and experience may be substituted for the above requirements.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The monthly salary range for the Assistant to the City Manager is $7,883.37 – $9,583.25. Starting salary will be dependent upon experience.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE
This position is open until filled with an initial review date of November 30, 2020. To be considered, please submit your materials through the City’s Website. You may also call the Human Resources Department directly at 661-326-3773.
Applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to have the most relevant qualifications will be invited to a panel interview with the City.
Please visit our website at
https://bakersfieldcity.us/gov/depts/human_resources/default.htm under “News
and Highlights” for more information on the position.
Come join us and hear The Sound of Something Better!
City of Lomita | Community & Economic Development Director
The City of Lomita is an energetic and engaged community of approximately 20,000. Team Lomita is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and friendly small-town community where everyone can successfully live, work, and play, and is has established visions and plans for future growth and development to make that a reality.
The City is now seeking a Community & Economic Development Director help build and implement that vision. A highly motivated, innovative, and results-driven individual is sought. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with the ability and confidence to build and lead a strong team in support of the City’s efforts to proactively identify and address issues on an array of topics related to Community and Economic Development.
The position requires excellent communication skills and someone who is experienced in having interaction with the City Council, commissions, civic groups, and the general public, and is confident translating and conveying the City’s vision. The individual will quickly become a part of Team Lomita and be able to work well within a face paced, friendly environment. Candidates must possess a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible full-time work-related experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized four-year college or university in a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable.
The monthly salary range for the Community & Economic Development Director is $10,338 – $12,807; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. Contact Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: December 22, 2020.
City of Fresno | Assistant City Controller
Fresno is seeking an experienced and strong leader who can implement the long-range vision for the Finance Department. An entrepreneurial-minded individual with a capacity for independent, innovative thinking would do well in this position, as would someone with experience in leveraging resources or leading and implementing sound financial policies. The ideal candidate will have a record of straightforward and open communication and a willingness to make effective decisions within the parameters of the position, as well as the ability to act calmly and quickly in emergency situations or under adverse conditions.
The Controller/Finance Director is seeking an Assistant City Controller to serve as a key member of the management team. A candidate with a strong record of innovative and collaborative work with internal and external stakeholders will be highly valued, as the Assistant City Controller must be able to develop positive relationships with staff, other City departments, the public, and a number of other agencies. The Assistant City Controller must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports, records, and other written materials for a variety of audiences.
Candidates for this position should have demonstrated knowledge of the day-to-day accounting and auditing principles, methods, and procedures as applied to municipal and governmental financial transactions; charter provisions, ordinances, and state laws governing financial administration of City government; and modern principles and practices of public finance administration.
A background that includes a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, or closely related field; and four (4) years of professional supervisory and administrative experience in finance administration, which includes or is supplemented by three (3) years of governmental accounting experience or three (3) years of experience auditing governmental agencies’ financial records. Public sector finance experience, active certification as a Certified Public Accountant, or possession of a Master’s degree in Business or Accounting is desirable. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment.
The range for this position is between $115,056 and$161,520 annually.
Filing Deadline: December 3, 2020
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a letter of interest, your resume, and five references to:
Jeff Cardell, Personnel Services Director City of Fresno
2600 Fresno Street, Room 1030
Fresno, California 93721-3614
Or submit via email to: Yvonne.Teixeira@fresno.gov Attn: Jeff Cardell
Attn: Jeff Cardell
East Bay Regional Park District | General Manager
Application deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020.
Annual salary range: $262,891 to $335,670
(Commensurate with experience and qualifications.)
The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is the jewel of the East Bay and is looking for their next General Manager! With 73 parks, 125,000 acres, 55 miles of San Francisco Bay and Delta shorelines, 1,330 miles of park trails and a regional green trail transportation network of 120 miles of paved trails, EBRPD is the largest regional Park District in the United States and is a pioneering and progressive national leader in the parks and conservation field. From shorelines, lakes, wilderness areas, forests, visitor centers, swim facilities, golf courses and cultural sites, EBRPD has a diverse portfolio of parks across two counties which include 33 urban cities.
The quality of life available in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the East Bay in particular, is well documented as fundamental to its vital, innovative, and diverse economy. Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, the East Bay quality of life is enhanced by a Mediterranean climate, easily accessible high-quality parklands, open spaces, waterways, world-class educational and cultural/arts institutions, a culturally diverse and well-educated work force, vital urban centers, and transportation connectivity. The East Bay has shaped the national discussion around issues of environmental protection, social justice, and parkland preservation.
Under the policy direction of an elected Board of Directors, the General Manager will oversee a $276.9M balanced budget, including a $1M contribution to the District’s pension trust to stabilize and minimize future pension costs, and an appropriation of over $40 million for dozens of capital projects throughout the Park District. Headquartered in Oakland, a staff of 874 (FTEs) permanent/seasonal employees oversee all facets of the Park District’s responsibilities including Acquisition, Development and Stewardship; Finance and Management Services; Human Resources; Legal and Risk Management; Park Operations; Public and Government Affairs; and a Public Safety Division with a full-time Police and Fire department. Experience in park operations, park planning, natural resources, design and construction, land acquisition, public outreach programs, public labor relations and legislative advocacy is highly desirable.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in management, business or public administration or a closely related field. Professional experience shall include 10 years in public sector management, with at least 5 years be at the senior management level of a very large, multi-functioning, and multi-funded organization. Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration or a closely related field is highly desirable and be accepted as a substitution for two of the required ten years of experience.
To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume (reflecting beginning/ending dates for each position, major responsibilities and accomplishments, as well as the size of staff and budgets managed), cover letter, a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) on our website: https://
For additional information about this position, please contact:
CPS HR Consulting
City of Milpitas | Finance Director
Located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Milpitas is a progressive community that is an
integral part of the Silicon Valley. With a diverse resident population of 80,430, the City of Milpitas
sees each of the approximate 432 full-time equivalent employees as committed to accomplishing the
community’s vision by providing fiscally sound, superior services.
The City of Milpitas is seeking an experienced finance professional with significant leadership
experience in a diverse and complex organization. It is expected that the new Director will be well-
balanced in all areas of municipal finance, will have excellent oral, written, and presentation skills as
well as political acumen. Experience with enterprise resource planning and related activities is
Candidates must possess at least seven (7) years of professional experience in finance or an
approved related field, at least three (3) years of which shall have been in a management capacity. A
Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, accounting, finance, economics, or a related
discipline is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. A CPA is desirable.
The bi-weekly salary range for the Finance Director is $6,612.72 up to $9,257.07; placement within
this range is dependent upon qualification and experience.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at
www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. Filing Deadline: December 31, 2020.
City of Antioch | Youth Services Network Manager
The City of Antioch is the second-largest municipality in Contra Costa County with a population of 113,000. Having the largest population in the county under the age of 18, Antioch places a high priority on youth services. The newly established Youth Services Network Manager position will be responsible for developing a youth services collaborative to identify gaps, redundancy and opportunities for enhanced youth programming and services.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced youth services professional with recent experience managing youth services, working with community partners and effectively communicating with a diverse community. This authentic leader will be a credible relationship builder who understands how to bring providers together to focus on strategic priorities. A preferred combination of education and experience for this position includes a Bachelor’s degree in social work, recreation, public administration or a related field, plus three years of relevant experience working with youth.
Salary range goes up to $128,544; City also provides 2% deferred compensation contribution; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Closes: Sunday, December 6, 2020. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed brochure and latest information.
Suzanne Mason – 562.631.2500
Teri Black – 424.296.3111
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC
City of Marysville | City Manager
Annual salary: Up to $167,640
Application deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020
Known for its close-knit, community-oriented rural/suburban environment, the City of Marysville (population 12,200) is a unique and charming city located in Yuba County, just 40 miles north of Sacramento. The City provides services through six departments that include the City Manager’s Office, Community Development, Finance, Fire, Police, and Public Works. Marysville is supported by 65 FTE and a General Fund budget of approximately $11 million for FY 2020-21.
The City Council is seeking an ethical, dedicated public servant who embraces transparency and open government. The ideal candidate will bring experience in a small city that offers an array of municipal services and embrace innovative strategies to continue to provide those services while dealing with the realities of municipal budget constraints; possess well-rounded city management skills and be comfortable in this small town, hands-on role; be a business-minded individual dedicated to the improvement of local economies; possess the political aptitude to anticipate issues of concern; provide reasoned and sound recommendations for the Council’s consideration; possess outstanding listening and communication skills and treat everyone fairly, equally, and respectfully; support professional staff development, team building, and facilitate cross-training; forge and maintain cooperative working relationships with other agencies in the County, region, and state; and exhibit loyalty, discretion, and creativity when dealing with sensitive issues.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to: https://executivesearch.
For additional information contact:
CPS HR Consulting
County of Contra Costa | County Librarian
One of the largest counties in the nation with a population of over 1.15 million, Contra Costa County is located in the northeastern region of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County enjoys a diverse population and employment economy, from urban neighborhoods to rural farms, and benefits from an abundance of world-class companies and a multitude of transportation connections.
The Library is supported by an annual department budget of $32.5 million and more than 200 FTEs and 20,000 volunteer hours. With a passion for library services, the ideal candidate will be accomplished at maintaining cooperative relations with diverse communities, have a proven track record of providing organizational leadership in well-managed library systems, and have the pulse on contemporary best practices coupled with the ability to advance innovative ideas.
Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an ALA certified master’s program and five years’ experience as Library Director or Assistant Director, or head of a major department, serving a population of 250,000+. Salary range $150,814 – $202,106; placement within the range will be DOQE. Salary supplemented by competitive benefits.
Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for info and to apply by Sunday, December 6, 2020.
Tina White – 619.948.1786
Teri Black – 424.296.3111
TERI BLACK & CO., LLC
City of Westminster | City Manager
The City of Westminster is seeking a dynamic and experienced candidate to provide effective leadership while coordinating the operations of a municipality. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and innovative visionary, who can bring forth creative approaches to solving problems and managing long-term goals. Westminster boasts a heavily diverse community, and needs a leader who will have an understanding of the values, traditions, and customs of local culture, and is aware of the unique and culturally sensitive issues which may affect the City and its residents.
With major development projects underway in line with the General Plan, the City is seeking someone who understands the ever-changing complexities of economic and community development. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working on a range of issues including affordable housing and homelessness initiatives, financial management, and emergency operations and management during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The City is looking for a candidate who can embrace challenges, motivate others, and commit to building a citywide culture of teamwork, trust, and cooperation. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to working with and supporting the highly engaged and high-performing executive team, sharing a common goal of evaluating and advancing the organization. The candidate should have experience resolving challenges while maintaining the exceptional quality of services the City is known for.
The ideal candidate should have equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, public policy, finance, or a related field; and 10 years of management/administrative experience in a public agency as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or in a related administrative/managerial capacity with responsibility in planning, organization, and implementation, including six years of management or supervisory experience. An equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration is highly desired.
The incoming City Manager will be someone who is eager for this opportunity and who is willing to make a long-term professional and personal commitment to the Westminster community.
The application process will be confidentially maintained through the City of Westminster City Clerk’s Office with all evaluations and selection to be performed directly by the City Council. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application filing deadline is Monday, December 7, 2020 at 5:30 PM.
Click here to view the City Manager Recruitment Flyer.
City of Fowler | City Manager
Nestled among lush vineyards and expansive farmland of the San Joaquin Valley, the charming City of Fowler is situated five miles south of Fresno. Long considered one of Fresno County’s best kept secrets, Fowler is one of the most beautiful, diverse, and historically rich cities within the County. This friendly community of approximately 6,600 residents is known for its quality of life based on an attractive, quaint downtown, well-kept and safe neighborhoods, and a highly acclaimed school district. Fowler’s ideal location offers close proximity to Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks, and just a several hour drive north to San Francisco, south to Los Angeles or west to the beautiful and majestic Pacific Coast.
The City of Fowler is looking for an experienced and visionary City Manager to lead the City forward into an exciting future with tremendous opportunities. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves as the operational and administrative head of Fowler’s city government. Economic development and economic vibrancy are key priorities for the City. Fowler has significant land assets that are ideally situated for economic development, and the goal is to capitalize on diverse business opportunities within the commercial/industrial corridor and in the historic downtown areas. Those efforts combined with an emphasis on business retention throughout the city will be essential focus areas for the new Manager. As with many desirable communities, the City continually seeks the ideal balance between quality of life considerations and a strong economic foundation. Additional priority areas for the City Manager include completion of its General Plan update.
The new manager will be a dedicated and proven public servant with strong financial, management and administration skills, along with a solid background in economic development and land use. A background that includes seven or more years of staff management including previous experience as a City Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Manager or public sector executive in a complex organization is required. A BS/BA in a related field is required and a MS/MA is highly desired. The current salary range for this position open and negotiable DOQ. 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 December 7, 2020.
Paul Kimura or Bill Lopez
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
City of Murrieta | City Clerk
Salary: $95,217 to $216,403
Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled
The City of Murrieta is recruiting for the position of City Clerk to manage the operations of the City Clerk’s Office. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
The City of Murrieta is centrally located in Western Riverside County, sitting just 76 miles from Central Los Angeles and 64 miles from Central San Diego. In June 2021, Murrieta will celebrate its 30th year as an incorporated City. With an average age of 34.2, 29% of Murrieta residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. And with 52 parks, over 20 miles of hiking and running trails, a police department that continuously ranks as one of the safest cities in the nation, and a California Exemplary School District, Murrieta is a great place to live and raise a family.
Serving a population of approximately 115,000, Murrieta is a full-service City governed by a City Council and operated under a Council-Manager form of government. Murrieta has an elected five-member City Council. Members are elected to two-year terms with district elections held in November of each odd numbered year. The positions of Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem are rotated each year. Under the City Manager, City departments include Administrative Services, Development Services, Finance, Fire, Police, Public Works/Engineering and the Office of the City Clerk.
Created by employees and the executive team, Murrieta’s organizational values are Integrity, Public Service, Professionalism, Teamwork and Leadership. Invested in our residents, Murrieta conducts a Citizens Academy as well as Fire and Police Academies; and is committed to transparency, using such methods as an electronic newsletter, an open data platform and an annual report of Citywide accomplishments. Valuing employees, Murrieta has several active employee led committees including Diversity, Happiness and Safety Committees.
Appointed by and reporting to the City Manager, the City Clerk manages a high performing team that includes an Assistant City Clerk. Under general and policy direction, the City Clerk organizes, oversees, coordinates, and manages staff and operations including records management, election management, filing officer services, and passport services; manages the effective use of resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; and provides responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager and the City Council. The City Clerk must possess skills in leadership, emotional intelligence, political acumen; and a firm knowledge of the principals, practices and laws governing municipal clerk functions.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, records management, or a related field.
Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a City Clerk’s Office, two years of which should be in a management position at a level equivalent to Deputy or Assistant City Clerk.
Licenses and Certifications
Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver’s License or other means that would allow for the ability to commute to meetings, conduct site visits, and attend other special events throughout the county may be required at the time of hire.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Notary Public certification within six months or appointment.
Possession of, or ability to obtain; a Certified Municipal Clerk certification is highly desirable.
The annual salary range for this position is $95,217 to $216,403. The City Clerk is an exempt position within the Management and Confidential Employee Group (M&C). The appointment will be made as either a department director or manager within M&C subject to qualifications and negotiation.
A City application form, cover letter and resume must be submitted on line. Applicants can apply on line at www.MurrietaCA.gov. This is a continuous recruitment; applications will be reviewed until the City’s needs are met.
City of San Ramon | Administrative Services Director
The City of San Ramon is seeking a confident leader and skilled administrator to serve as the Administrative Services Director. The City of approximately 83,118 residents is dedicated to continuous improvement of the quality of life which makes its citizens proud. This is an outstanding opportunity for a Director with a breadth of financial services experience and skill in strategic planning.
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration or a field related to the area of assignment and five (5) years of supervisory or administrative experience in the area of assignment.
The annual salary for the Administrative Services Director is $175,018 up to $231,966; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online.
Contact Mr. Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080 with questions. Filing Deadline: December 18, 2020
City of Orinda | City Manager
Incorporated in 1985, the City of Orinda has a reputation as a well-managed and stable municipal government with an engaged and highly educated population of approximately 19,000. Orinda is a family-oriented community in a semi-rural setting surrounded by a distinctive backdrop of rolling hills and mature trees. The City of Orinda is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic candidate to fill the City Manager position. An exemplary leader who will inspire a shared vision, encourage creativity, and foster a high-performing, accountable, and service-oriented organization by setting clear direction, goals, and expectations is sought.
Candidates must possess a minimum of eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience in a local public agency in an administrative and managerial capacity involving the development and administration of organization-wide policies and procedures and the supervision of management-level employees. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is highly desirable.
The annual salary for the City Manager position is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. This is an outstanding opportunity for a recently retired or near-to retirement candidate as the City is non-PERS and does not participate in Social Security. Please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: December 13, 2020.
County of Napa | Assistant County Executive Officer
ANNUAL SALARY: $189,404 – $230,235 DOE/DOQ
The County of Napa is in search of an Assistant County Executive Officer (ACEO) who has experience in organizational leadership, with strong financial acumen and strategic business thinking ability. This position supports the County’s executive and finance leaders across its 18 departments, leads and manages the County’s annual budget of $506 million, complex budgeting process, and financial forecasting. This position also acts as interim in the Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO) absence, manages special projects, provides complex administrative and financial leadership, and oversees the CEO staff. The ideal candidate applying for this position needs extensive experience in public sector finance and budget process, preferably having worked within a California city/county, and has experience with innovative fund development and management, effective management, administrative and leadership principles, and has demonstrated experience as a collaborative, strategic, and communicative business partner. This position plays a prominent role in supporting the CEO and the great work the County of Napa provides its 140,000 citizens via its 18 departments and approximately 1,500 staff.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and leader with extensive public sector fiscal oversight experience, and ideally with an ERP planning and implementation background. We are looking for a creative, trustworthy, and emotionally intelligent professional who knows how to serve as a business partner to all departments. Candidates should be highly analytical, with an ability to process complex information and make decisions with a solutions-oriented approach. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is looking to build a career and grow professionally with the County.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
- Ten years of progressively responsible local government and administrative experience including budgetary analysis and control; financial and fiscal planning; personnel management; and organizational, program, and policy analysis work including five years in an administrative capacity.
- Possession of a Master’s degree in public policy, public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
- Experience as an assistant county administrator, department head, assistant department head, city manager, or assistant city manager.
- California government experience in a like organization.
HOW TO APPLY:
This is an open continuous recruitment, please apply by December 2nd for first consideration.
- Apply At: https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/
SAVE THE DATES!
Interviews will take place on January 7th and 8th; candidates will need to be available for both days.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
- 866-929-WBCP (9227) toll free
- 541-664-0376 (direct)
City of Long Beach | Jail Administrator
Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles, just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the seventh-largest city in the State of California. The City has been referred to as the “most diverse city” in the country by USA Today and one of the Best Communities for Young People, two years in a row. Offering all the world class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country.
With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment, and far ranging cultural pursuits, the City is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 5.5 million visitors a year.
The City’s full-service commercial airport has preferred flight schedules, carriers, and an overall accessibility that makes it the travel friendly alternative to other Southern California airports. Los Angeles’ rail transit system, the most used light rail system in the country, connects the city to the entire region. Long Beach continues to make significant investment in its parks, beaches, streets, and other amenities (including a new city hall) indicative of the financial stability and health of the City.
The City is home to California State University, Long Beach which is the second largest university in the state and was ranked the No. 3 best–value public college in the nation. Numerous other major universities and community colleges within a short driving distance include UCLA, USC, Pepperdine University, and Long Beach City College. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country.
Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor who is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and Mayor are subject to a two-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of eight years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board, or Commission.
Long Beach is a full-service City providing all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach also maintains one of the world’s busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport, a Gas & Oil Department, and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. More than 6,000 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee associations. To learn more about the City of Long Beach, go to www.longbeach.gov.
The Jail Division is responsible for functions associated with the housing and caring of prisoners, including booking desk operations, the housing of adult inmates in Long Beach City Jail facilities, Court Affairs, the Court Bailiff Detail, and the Transportation Unit.
The booking desk serves as the point of intake for adults arrested and brought to the Long Beach City Jail. Over 18,000 prisoners are booked here annually. The booking desk operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and handles all duties associated with prisoner intake and release.
The Long Beach City Jail is one of California’s largest city jails. The jail is a “Type I” facility, which is used for the detention of non-sentenced prisoners for no more than 96 hours excluding holidays. The facility also houses sentenced prisoners who volunteer as “inmate workers”.
The Court Affairs Office is responsible for receiving and processing all subpoenas for legal summons related to department employees. Staff ensure court appearance information is properly entered into the automated court affairs system and updates data as appearance dates and times change. They ensure department employees are notified of subpoenas in a timely manner and appear in court as required. They are liaisons to City Prosecutors, District Attorneys, and Defense Attorneys.
Court Bailiff Detail
The Court Bailiff Detail is responsible for escorting inmates housed in the Long Beach City Jail to the Long Beach Courthouse. They provide courtroom security while the inmates are arraigned. Court bailiffs escort both male and female adult inmates, whose charges range from infractions to felonies, to court.
The Transportation Unit is responsible for transporting parolees and subjects arrested on out-of county warrants to Los Angeles County Jail. Prisoners are transported on a daily basis to all Los Angeles County Jail facilities. This unit transports over 2000 inmates annually. They work closely with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Long Beach Jail personnel to ensure that all transportation and county booking procedures are followed.
The Jail Administrator is an at-will management position that ensures efficient Jail services are provided to the Department and its customers. The Jail Administrator is one of 23 division managers (15 sworn and 8 civilian) in the Police Department and is responsible for the City’s 202-bed Type I Jail facility. The position is responsible for the health and well-being of the inmates of the Long Beach Jail by effective and efficient use of personnel, financial, and material resources.
The Administrator reports directly to the Deputy Chief of the Support Bureau and is responsible for the operation of Court Bailiff Detail, Transportation Team, Booking Operations, and Court Affairs. The duties of the job include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure compliance with Title 15 and 24 Regulations, as required by the Board of State and
Community Corrections (BSCC), as they pertain to training, operation, nutrition, medical, and
housing guidelines; conduct investigations and audits; review and ensure the proper documentation of all uses of force; ensure all complaints are investigated.
- Make recommendations for the effective and professional operation of the Jail Division;
supervise the Jail’s detention, clerical, and administrative staff; ensure the division’s goals and objectives are attained in a timely, cost-effective manner; responsible for researching, developing, updating, and maintaining all divisional policies and standard operating procedures.
- Ensure accountability for the knowledge and proper application of all divisional policies and
standard operating procedures, all laws, and the rules and regulations of the City of Long Beach
and the Long Beach Police Department; serve as departmental representative to all California
regulatory/oversight agencies, Grand Jury, and other City and County departments as it pertains to all Jail operations and functions; ensure proper, topical, and timely training for all divisional employees and provide ongoing professional development guidance; observe and evaluate performance of subordinates and document in written performance evaluations; oversee divisional budget and manages scheduling and overtime.
- Administer purchasing duties and manage contracted inmate services (food services, medical
and health services); gather/analyze data and prepare reports using specialized computer
systems for evaluation of divisional operations.
- Assess and prioritize risks and help create and apply control and containment measures; inspect, report, and correct all Jail facility safety and security issues.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a strong manager who will lead by example. He or she will be a detail oriented, hands-on manager, capable of adhering to multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining effective working relationships at all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in national best practices related to inmate care and handling, recidivism, mental health, and homelessness. They will be familiar with 21 st century policy principles and initiatives. In addition, the ideal candidate will effectively handle competing priorities while acting as liaison with various law enforcement agencies. The successful applicant will be expected to pass a comprehensive background investigation and must possess a valid California Driver License by date of appointment.
- Five (5) years of professional experience in the administration of a jail enforcing Title 15 and 24
Regulations plus at least three (3) years of supervisory or management experience.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course work in Public
Administration, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Relevant
experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Compensation & Benefits
The annual salary for this position is expected to be $120,000 depending on experience and
- Retirement – City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security.
- Vacation – 12 days (96 hours) after one year of service; 15 days (120 hours) after four years, six
months of service; 20 days (160 hours) after 19 years, six months of service.
- Executive Leave – Forty (40) hours per year.
- Sick Leave – One day (8 hours) earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon
retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension
- Holidays – Nine (9) designated holidays per year, plus four (4) personal holidays (8 hours per
- Transportation and Technology Allowances
- Health Insurance – Two plans are available: one HMO, and one PPO plan. The City pays major
portion of the premium for employee and dependents.
- Dental Insurance – Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents.
- Life Insurance – City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a
maximum of $500,000.
- Disability – City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
- Management Physical – Annual City-paid physical examination.
- Deferred Compensation – Available through ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC).
Application Process & Recruitment Schedule
The final filing date for this position is MONDAY, November 30, 2020. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume. Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in a panel interview.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this position, please visit:
Please submit, in PDF format, a cover letter and resume. As an alternative, you can mail your cover letter, employment application form, and resume to this address:
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2835 Seventh Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
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The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the