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– Current Openings –

Port of San Diego | President and CEO

County of Fresno | Chief Operating Officer

City of Victorville | Fire Chief

City of Cypress | Police Chief

City of Fairfield | Director of Parks & Recreation

City of Healdsburg | Planning and Building Director

City of Salinas | City Manager

City of Clayton | City Manager

City of Ventura | Human Resources Director

Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District | General Manager

County of Butte | Deputy Administrative Officer

City of Antioch | Parks and Recreation Director

County of Butte | Director of Public Works

City of Hidden Hills | Administrative Analyst

City of Foster City | City/District Manager

City of Union City | Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer

Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission | Assistant Executive Officer

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Port of San Diego | President and CEO

The Port of San Diego is a $205 million (FY 2019 Revenue) independent state agency, funded through business operations, not tax revenue, including $107M from real estate leases, $38M maritime fees and leases, $17M police service reimbursement and $17M from parking fees. The Port is steward for San Diego Bay and 34 miles of waterfront — 14,000+ acres of State Tidelands held in trust for the people of California in five adjacent cities: Chula Vista, Coronado, Imperial Beach, National City and San Diego, America’s eighth-largest city.

The Port of San Diego is seeking a unique individual as their President and CEO who can quickly garner confidence, respect, and trust with all internal and external stakeholders. The minimum qualifications required for this position include a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of ten (10) years of management experience, or a combination of education and experience demonstrating the ability to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; previous management experience should be in multi-channel business organizations or public agencies involved in Coastal Land Development, Property Development (commercial, public, and retail), Real Estate Asset Portfolio Operations, Tenant/Landlord business models, and/or the Port/Maritime industry. The salary range for the President and CEO position is open, negotiable, and 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 contact Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: October 25, 2020.

 

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County of Fresno | Chief Operating Officer

Do you want to thrive in a culture that values innovation and progressive thinking?

Fresno County is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) who is a strategic visionary with a fierce commitment to providing innovative and exceptional public services. This is the ideal position for an enterprising leader with a passion for stewarding a challenge-rich environment in one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most diverse counties in California.

The Chief Operating Officer serves as the second-highest executive position within the County. The COO is responsible for managing the operations of the County, including the activities of the County Administrative Office, under the direction of the County Administrative Officer. In collaboration with the County Administrative Officer, the COO will communicate and implement the Board of Supervisors’ policies and directives countywide. This strategic and forward-thinking individual will work directly with stakeholders both inside and outside the organization in order to execute the goals, objectives, and policies necessary to provide exceptional public services throughout Fresno County.

Come partner with our Board of Supervisors and County Administrative Officer and be instrumental in the economic development and modernization of Fresno County!

Visit https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/Home/ShowDocument?id=49294 to review the COO brochure and apply today! Recruitment closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 16th.

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City of Victorville | Fire Chief

Located in Southern California at the high point between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Victorville is the leading City for both industry and retail in the High Desert region. Victorville is a growing, vibrant community that is home to approximately 126,000 residents and some of the area’s largest employers.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, employee health and welfare has been Victorville’s greatest priority. As such, the City acted quickly to enact safety protocols and procedures to protect its workforce. The City of Victorville is seeking a Fire Chief to join its united and dynamic team. The incoming Chief will be looked upon to motivate, encourage, and establish a strong working environment with staff, as well as other agencies and organizations.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree with major course work in the Fire Sciences, Public Administration or a related field; master’s degree and completion of National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program desirable; and ten (10) years of fire suppression experience and knowledge of Fire Prevention and Fire Code application, including five (5) years at a significant and increasingly responsible administrative level is required. The annual salary range for the incoming Fire Chief is $146,244 to $177,768; placement within this range is dependent on 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. Valerie Phillips or Mr. Regan Williams at (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: November 6, 2020.

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City of Cypress | Police Chief

Located in northwestern Orange County, the desirable City of Cypress is recognized for its attractable quality of life and overall small-town charm. The City spans 6.6 square miles and is home to approximately 50,000 residents and supports a daytime population of 150,000. The Police Chief oversees a department supported by 72.5 full-time staff (56 sworn and 16.5 civilian) and a FY FY2020-21 operating budget of $19.1 million.

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring mentor and leader whose leadership style in grounded in a community oriented policing philosophy. This forward-thinking professional will have a history of working collaboratively with the community and be open-minded about the future of public safety.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of broad and increasingly responsible law enforcement experience in a managerial capacity. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Salary range $190,536 – $223,524; placement within the range will be DOQE; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package including CalPERS 3% @ 50 for classic members. This recruitment will close on Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed brochure and to apply online.

Teri Black ● 424.296.3111
Tina White ● 619.948.1786
www.tbcrecruiting.com

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City of Fairfield | Director of Parks & Recreation

Fairfield, the heart of Solano County, is a growing community located halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento and close to Napa and Sonoma. It is bordered by farms and vineyards. With 24 parks, numerous bike trails and 2 golf courses, Fairfield is a great family community with 115,000 residents.

The City of Fairfield is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and experienced Director of Parks and Recreation who is passionate about making a difference and strengthening the community. The selected candidate will be a positive change agent who is encouraged to implement creative and nontraditional approaches to new challenges.

Candidates must possess seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in parks and recreation, including four (4) years of administrative and management responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in recreation, physical education, business or public administration, or a related field is required. The annual salary range for the incoming Director of Parks & Recreation position is $168,729.60 – $219,348.48; placement within this range is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com and contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions.

Filing Deadline: October 18, 2020.

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City of Healdsburg | Planning and Building Director

The City of Healdsburg is seeking an imaginative and strategic leader to effectively manage and direct its Planning and Building Department. The successful candidate will have broad experience dealing with land use planning and regulatory issues, and have knowledge and understanding of policies, practices, and regulations governing community development, building operations and economic development.

The ideal candidate will have experience with municipal budget preparation and administration and will have dealt successfully with recruitment and retention of talented employees. Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in regional planning, urban planning, environmental planning, public administration, business administration, or a related field; and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in professional urban or regional planning, including three (3) years of administrative and management responsibility, is qualifying. An advanced degree is preferred.

The monthly salary range for the Community Development Director is $12,257.09-$14,898.82 and 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. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080.

Filing deadline: October 23, 2020.

 

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City of Salinas | City Manager

Annual salary range: $224,085 to $248,577 DOQ
The city offers an attractive fringe benefits package.
Application deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020

The City Manager is appointed by City Council and is responsible for all City departments except the appointed City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and managing all activities and operations of the City of Salinas, ensuring that all public services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner. This position is also responsible for coordinating City activities with other agencies and organizations; facilitating the development and implementation of City goals and objectives; implementing policy decisions made by the City Council; and providing highly complex administrative support to the City Council.

The ideal candidate will be an honest, ethical, and dynamic leader with a record of professional accomplishments that demonstrate his/her ability to effectively lead a large and diverse public organization. A proven record as an effective and collaborative leader; possessing confidence, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and strong technical and business acumen and sound fiscal management skills are essential. This challenging position requires a strong, visionary leader committed to quality improvement, customer service and performance management. The qualified candidate will be able to negotiate challenging political waters, while remaining focused on organizational goals, managing a strong executive team, and working with a passionate and involved City Council. The successful candidate will be a visionary, strategic leader and planner who can work with City Council, staff, union representative, and other key stakeholders to achieve economic growth and improve the quality of life for all City residents. A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field AND five to seven (5-7) years of senior-level municipal management experience in a public service setting with extensive experience working with City Council or a Board of Supervisors is required. Five (5) or more years of senior management experience in local government of a comparable size to the City of Salinas is helpful. A master’s degree (MA/MS) is highly desirable. Bilingual English and Spanish desirable.

The City of Salinas is the 34th largest City in the state with a population of approximately 155,205. Salinas is located in beautiful Monterey County, and is the County seat. Just 40 minutes south of the heart of the nation’s high-tech industry, Silicon Valley, the City has the largest population in California’s Central Coast, is a multicultural and diverse community and a key asset in today’s global economy.

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter and five work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of recruitment) to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1686

For additional information, please contact:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
The City of Salinas website: www.cityofsalinas.org

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City of Clayton | City Manager

Annual salary: Competitive and Negotiable
Application Deadline: Friday, October 2, 2020

Nestled at the bucolic base of picturesque Mt. Diablo, Clayton (pop. 11,431) is in close proximity to the greater San Francisco Bay Area with all the amenities, sports and cultural opportunities offered by that choice location. The City is a safe residential community that values civic partnership with business leaders, community leaders, and neighbors.

Clayton is made up of five departments: Administration, Finance, Public Works, Community Development and Police. Fire, wastewater and water services are provided externally. The City is supported by a FY2020-21 budget of $12.3 million and 26 FTEs.

The City Council is seeking an ethical and pragmatic leader, who embraces open government and transparency. Ideal candidates will possess well-rounded city management skills and be comfortable in this small town, hands-on role. The new City Manager will be an outstanding communicator who provides reasoned and sound recommendations for the Council’s consideration in addition to assisting them and the staff in providing open, responsive and customer-oriented service. S/he will be expected to maintain cooperative working relationships with other agencies in the County, region and state. Experience working with planning/land use and well-honed finance skills will be looked upon favorably.

Submit your resume (reflecting years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staffs and budgets you have managed), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues, who will not be contacted in the early stages of the process) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1688

For further information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
City of Clayton website: www.ci.clayton.ca.us

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City of Ventura | Human Resources Director

As part of California’s “Gold Coast Region,” the City of Ventura (pop. 110,790) is among America’s most desirable places to live. Thirty miles south of Santa Barbara, its golden beaches, 32 parks and historic sites, and over 800 acres of open space provide popular recreation opportunities like biking, hiking, and kayaking.  Consisting of eleven team members, Human Resources is a strategic partner to other city departments and is supported by a FY2020-21 budget of $9.65M.  

The ideal candidate will be a transformational leader, energized by the opportunity to reimagine human resources in local government. With a solid foundation to build on, this forward-thinking professional will be capable of advancing an innovative and supportive workplace that is positioned to thrive and evolve during as well as beyond the current pandemic. Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and six years of increasingly responsible HR experience that includes two years of management and administrative responsibility.  Public sector experience and Master’s degree preferred. 

Salary range is $139,339 – $186,716; placement within the range will be DOQE. Salary supplemented by competitive benefits. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for info and to apply by Sunday, October 4, 2020. 

 Tina White   619.948.1786

 Teri Black    424.296.3111

 TERI BLACK & CO., LLC

 www.tbcrecruiting.com

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Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District (KPPCSD) | General Manager

Hourly pay: $95.00 per hour
Filing Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020

The Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District (KPPCSD) is a Community Services District that provides police protection, parks and recreation, and waste management services to the unincorporated area of Kensington. Fire service is provided by the Kensington Fire Protection District, and most other traditional municipal services in Kensington are provided by Contra Costa County. Kensington residents are actively involved in the governance of their community through this special district.

The General Manager implements policies at the direction of the Board of Directors and advises the Board on efficient delivery of services and best practices to achieve an effective organization. This includes oversight of major projects and working cross-sectionally to explore methods to improve accountability, fiscal stability, cost effectiveness, and professional standards. Currently, this position is part-time (25-30 hours per week). A background working with public safety departments and related unions is helpful, as is knowledge of community services and contract development and negotiations. A background managing a police department is a plus.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic visionary leader with an innovative mindset who can take a creative approach to solving problems and managing the long-term goals of the District. The District is looking for a collaborative, working manager committed to building a community-wide culture of teamwork and trust. The successful candidate will have strong financial management and budgetary abilities; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to foster an environment of cooperation. This position requires a relationship builder with a successful track record working with a Board or City Council developing effective interaction and following through on policy direction given by the Board and/or City Council. A bachelor’s degree AND ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience – including five (5) years of management and supervisory experience – in municipal government is required. A master’s degree, working knowledge of Special Districts and strong financial management skills are desirable.

Kensington is an unincorporated community located in the Berkeley Hills, part of the San Francisco Bay Area, in Contra Costa County, California. The community occupies approximately one square mile and has a population of approximately 5,500 residents, including many distinguished University of California, Berkeley professors, Nobel Prize Laureates, and other notable San Francisco Bay Area professionals. Land use is almost exclusively residential, with two small, local-serving commercial areas. Kensington is among the safest places to live in California, with one of the nation’s top public elementary schools.

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and five work related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1685

For more information about this recruitment, please contact:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Tel: 916 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District website: www.kppcsd.org

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County of Butte | Deputy Administrative Officer

Under general direction, performs complex operations analysis work to assist the County Administrative Office in resolving budget, administrative and management issues; coordinates and supervises County department operations, and resolves inter-departmental issues.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Conducts and coordinates research and studies in the review of County administrative and modernization strategies, such as organization structure and planning, administrative and operational policy, workload and efficiency, and financial and statistical trends.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data and information; develops recommendations; and prepares and presents reports to CAO and Board; directs the preparation of reports which summarize and forecast County activities and financial position based on past, present and expected operations.
  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of the annual County budget process; plans and monitors the budget cycle, sets and enforces timelines, and manages the formal approval process.
  • Monitors County budget and expenditures; reviews and analyzes annual County budget proposals for compliance with Board’s goals; consults with department management, conducts complex analyses, and develops recommendations.
  • Analyzes trends, and forecasts revenues, expenditures and workload based on complex internal and external data sources; evaluates program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and compliance evaluation teams.
  • Monitors County operations and recommends change in organization’s functions and processes.
  • Identifies issues and collateral problems, develops alternative solutions, projects consequences of proposed actions, and presents recommendations in support of objectives.
  • Furnishes advice and information to CAO and Board of Supervisors as needed; reviews budget status and all Board agenda items to assure compliance with County goals and policies.
  • Analyzes trends and issues; interprets concerns, defines desired results, and creates solutions; resolves concerns and problems of departments; recommends direction of new County strategies.
  • Coordinates information and assures effective communications between County departments; clarifies and reconciles issues relating to County funds, budgets and accounting procedures.
  • Represents Butte County to external agencies; provides and explains technical and financial information; negotiates and coordinates intergovernmental issues and agreements.
  • Confers with department officials, public officials and other professionals to define and develop strategies to achieve program objectives.
  • Manages and directs the daily activities of the analyst work group through appropriate delegation, managerial support, and work supervision; assures the quality of the analyst’s work products.
  • Guides and assists department staff; provides coaching, counseling and assistance on professional responsibilities and technical skills; prioritizes and assigns tasks; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Five (5) years government operations analysis and computer experience. A Master’s degree preferred.
  • Valid State of California driver’s license may be required.
  • Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.

Salary:

  • $56.65-$75.90 hourly
  • $4,532-$6,072 biweekly
  • $9,819.33-$13,156 monthly
  • $117,832-$157,872 annually

Closing Date:

  • September 28, 2020 at 5 PM

Applications may be filed online at ButteCounty.net/HumanResources.

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City of Antioch | Parks and Recreation Director

The City of Antioch is the second largest municipality in Contra Costa County with a population of 113,000; the City offers endless outdoor activities and is a thriving business hub. Antioch is one of the few Bay Area communities with diverse and reasonably priced housing. The Parks and Recreation Director manages a budget of $4.5 million and supervises 9 full-time staff plus approximately 200 seasonal staff.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on parks and recreation professional who enjoys the challenge of working in a lean, fast-paced environment with a focus on delivering results for a diverse community. The new director will have the opportunity to engage the public in the design of future facilities and programs. A Bachelor’s degree in recreation, business or public administration or a related field, plus five years of management and/or administrative experience in parks and recreation supervision or closely related field is required.

Salary range goes up to $167,144; city also provides 5% deferred compensation contribution; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed brochure and latest information. Closes Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Suzanne Mason – 562.631.2500
Teri Black – 424.296.3111
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

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County of Butte | Director of Public Works

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Directs department functional managers responsible for day-to-day operations of road and bridge maintenance, design and construction engineering, land development and solid waste management in accordance with all applicable ordinances, laws, policies, rules and regulations.
  • Coordinates engineering, surveying, construction, and maintenance activities with other county departments and other engineering and regulatory agencies.
  • Plans and supervises the selection, training, and discipline of employees, and the evaluation of personnel.
  • Prepares and administers the Public Works Department budget with input from subordinate managers.
  • Reviews and approves designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and right-of-way matters for new road and bridge construction projects.
  • Directs the issuing of encroachment and transportation permits.
  • Inspects work done on major county public works projects as appropriate.
  • Reviews bids and advises the Board of Supervisors of contract provisions.
  • Inspects mining, grading and reclamation projects and ensures compliance with conditions of approval.
  • Provides overall direction and control for handling and disposing of hazardous materials within the public right of way. Advises the Board of Supervisors on a broad range of public works and related issues.
  • Represents the County in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies, professional, business and community organizations, and the public,
  • Prepares written and oral reports on department activities.
  • Speaks before professional organizations and civic groups.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university AND
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience including at least four (4) years in a supervisory or management capacity responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other public works functions.
  • Must possess a valid certificate of registration as a civil engineer issued by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
  • A Master’s Degree in a related field and/or applicable related certification(s) are desirable
  • Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.
  • Must possess a valid State of California Driver’s license.
Please click HERE to view our information brochure.
If you are interested in applying for this excellent career opportunity with Butte County, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRRecruitmentExecutive@buttecounty.net by September 30, 2020.

 

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City of Hidden Hills | Administrative Analyst

The City of Hidden Hills sits on the western edge of the City of Los Angeles, with unincorporated Ventura County to the north and the City of Calabasas to the south.  It boasts an authentic rural atmosphere as witnessed by the absence of sidewalks and street lights and by the presence of horses and bridle paths. The deep setbacks, white three-rail fences, corrals, barns, and natural rustic equestrian trails tell visitors that Hidden Hills is a truly special place to live. The City is on the verge of several complex projects including a Fiber to the Home project, undergrounding of overhead utility lines, and $6 million dollar freeway on-ramp redesign project.

The Administrative Analyst will be a true generalist in the sense that the chosen candidate will be provided the opportunity to work closely with both full time and contract staff. The City of Hidden Hills is a flat organization and all staff members are expected to pitch in wherever needed. A typical day may include drafting a public notification in the morning followed by assisting the City Engineer with a capital improvement project in the afternoon. Flexibility is key in this position.

For additional information or to apply for the job visit, https://hiddenhillscity.org/employment-opportunities/administrative-analyst/Recruitment closes on October 1, 2020.

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City of Foster City | City/District Manager

Based on the idea of a planned community on the San Francisco Peninsula, Foster City was incorporated in 1971. The rest is history, and the City is now home to almost 34,000 residents and a wide array of industry–including some of the bay area’s elite businesses, such as VISA and Gilead Sciences. Foster City is conveniently located midway between San Francisco and San Jose on the western shoreline of the San Francisco Bay. Foster City prides itself on its well-planned neighborhoods, shopping centers, and most importantly, a supreme quality of life.

The City of Foster City seeks a seasoned and dynamic leader to serve as its next City Manager. The City, like all cities, is facing a period of increased financial uncertainty due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and will have to adapt the organization to meet these challenges while still providing high-level services to the community. The next City Manager will lead a young, mostly new, and highly skilled City staff in a collaborative and team-oriented fashion with a focus on mentorship and organizational development. While this is a unique moment, there are numerous opportunities for the next leader to shape the organization and move the City forward. The City Manager also serves as District Manager of the Estero Municipal Improvement District (EMID). EMID provides water and sewer service to Foster City and water service to Mariner’s Island and is a separate legal entity with the City Council serving as its Board of Directors.

The new City Manager will have a minimum of eight years of increasingly responsible experience in public administration, which includes at least three years as a City Manager or Assistant/Deputy City Manager; or five years’ experience in a responsible executive management position in government. A BS/BA degree in Business Administration or Public Administration is required, an MBA/MPA is preferred. Graduate education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Salary is negotiable DOQ (current maximum is $256,308). 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 September 30, 2020.

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

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City of Union City | Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer

Union City maintains a small-town feel while being in the center of the Bay Area, with San Francisco and Silicon Valley just minutes away. The community offers a variety of housing, with affordable and upscale homes available in many charming neighborhoods throughout the city. The City’s diverse and unified community, excellent educational institutions, unsurpassed quality of life, and world-renowned location make Union City the ideal place to do business, work and live.

The Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer (ACM/CFO) is a newly established position created as part of an extensive organizational study completed in 2019. The expectation is to help implement the City’s ambitious strategic plan, to assist in stabilizing the budget, while focused on building the City’s long-term future. As second in command of city operations, this evolving role will lead all financial and budgetary operations. Union City, like all communities throughout the country, is facing a substantial impact from the Coronavirus and the new ACM/CFO will be expected to provide strategic leadership guidance, organizational expertise and a high level of financial acumen to help the organization successfully meet those challenges.

An active, engaged, and hands-on manager that provides mentorship and is committed to staff development is expected in this role. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in public/business administration, finance or related field is required. An experience base of five or more years of increasingly responsible management experience in a municipal or government finance environment, including at least two years at an Assistant Department Head level in finance or accounting administration is also required. A Master’s degree and/or a CPA License is highly desirable. The salary range is $198,108-$238,092 annually, 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 September 28, 2020.

Paul Kimura 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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Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission | Assistant Executive Officer

The Community

Whether it’s manicured beach towns or celebrated theme parks, all framed by oceanfront towns and luxury yachts, Orange County is commonly known as “The OC” and stands out as one of the state’s most iconic destinations. With a population of over 3.3 million residents, Orange County is the third largest County in California. Residents enjoy over 42 miles of pristine beaches, three major harbors, vast wilderness parks, beautiful nature preserves, and approximately 402 miles of riding and hiking trails.

The Organization

Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (OC LAFCO) is a subdivision of the State of California with broad regulatory and planning powers to oversee the establishment, expansion, governance and dissolution of cities and special districts and their municipal service areas to meet current and future community needs within Orange County. Governed by an 11-member Commission, OC LAFCO is an exciting place to work and offers the opportunity to interact and foster collaborative relationships with Orange County’s local and regional agencies and organizations and state associations involving regional planning efforts.

The Position

The Assistant Executive Officer reports directly to the Executive Officer and assists in carrying out the policies and directives of the Commission, manages the day-to-day agency operations, and provides overall project planning and analysis on routine to complex jurisdictional changes. The Assistant Executive Officer also provides supervision to other professional staff and acts on behalf of the Executive Officer in her absence.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented and inspirational leader that enjoys collaboration with staff and outside agencies and stakeholders and thrives in a fast-paced workplace. The successful candidate possesses the ability to think strategically, creatively problem solve and offer outstanding level of support to the Executive Officer. The candidate will have a stable work history with demonstrated growth managing in a government agency or non-profit entity. A desire for continued learning and self-development is important, as are strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work with all levels of staff and government leaders in an environment of changing priorities and political shifts. This is an excellent opportunity for a solutions-oriented professional with high integrity and the ability to build trust and influence positive, mutually beneficial outcomes.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for this At-Will Assistant Executive Officer position is $132,019-$164,874.

Application and Selection Process

The final filing date is Wednesday, September 30, 2020. To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and five work related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1682.

For additional information, please contact: Frank Rojas at CPS HR Consulting
Phone (916) 471-3111
frojas@cpshr.us

View the job brochure here.



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