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– Current Openings –
San Francisco Arts Commission | Director of Cultural Affairs
The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is the City agency that champions the arts as essential
to daily life by investing in a vibrant arts community, enlivening the urban environment, and shaping
innovative cultural policy.
SFAC is now seeking candidates to apply for the Director of Cultural Affairs position. The Director is the administrative head of SFAC and serves at the pleasure of the Arts Commission. Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of leadership experience in the arts, including at least five (5) years in an executive leadership function. The annual salary range for the Director of Cultural Affairs position is $134,706 to $171,912; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. Appointments above the maximum may be considered based on documented and substantiated recruitment and retention issues or exceptional skills.
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 Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: September 1, 2020.
State Bar of CA | IT Application Development Director
The State Bar of California, an administrative arm of the California Supreme Court, licenses attorneys and regulates the profession and practice of law in California. The State Bar is currently seeking an experienced IT Application Development Director. This position serves as a member of the IT Management Team and is the State Bar’s authority on application development and application testing matters.
The State Bar’s 600 employees are divided between its offices in downtown San Francisco and downtown Los Angeles. The IT Application Development Director can be based in either office. The ideal candidate will be a global thinker with the ability to resolve conflicts, analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives, and take challenges head-on while recommending creative solutions in a clear and concise fashion. Candidates with private sector experience in cloud computing, security networks, development and purchasing will be valued.
Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a field that would have developed skills related to essential duties of the position, or equivalent academic achievement. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience is required. This experience should be in the area of institutional computer and information technology system development, analysis, design, programming and maintenance in nonprofit, public sector, or similar environment interfacing with government boards or equivalent. A minimum of four (4) years of this experience should be in senior management/supervision administering personnel and budget requirements. A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. The annual salary range for the IT Application Development Director is $140,000-$187,000; 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 contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at
(916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: September 27, 2020.
City of Winters | City Manager
Are you ready to make your mark? This is one of the best City Manager opportunities available in years! A full-service city, supportive and engaged City Council, and a small-town and walkable atmosphere with good schools, recreation, culture, community volunteerism, and a superior quality of life!
Winters has a population of approximately 7,300 residents (52% Hispanic) and is located in the southwestern corner of Yolo County. This full-service city has a small, but mighty full-time equivalent staff of 48 employees and five employee associations. The City’s Fiscal Year 2020/21 total budget is $12.3 million.
The Winters Council and community is looking for an outgoing and consistent leader who is fiscally conservative but progressive in their approach. With recent and upcoming retirements of long-tenured staff, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own team. The ideal candidate embraces diversity, is a people person, and is passionate for the small-town character of the community. Experience in a local government agency and a strong understanding of municipal finance and budgeting, economic development, housing, and grant writing is desired.
This is an excellent opportunity to become a City Manager, and Assistant City Managers, Deputy City Managers, department heads, and “up-and-comers” are encouraged to apply. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable.
Annual salary range is $160,000 to $185,000 DOQE. CalPERS 2% @ 55 Classic. The City of Winters participates in Social Security and Medicare.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website:
Peckham & McKenney
Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process. Resumes will be acknowledged within two business days.
Filing Deadline: September 11, 2020
City of San Leandro | Assistant Finance Director
The City of San Leandro is one of the most diverse cities in the nation located at the center of the San Francisco Bay Area. This East Bay city of more than 89,000 residents celebrates a long history and enjoys a “small town” feel in a larger metropolitan region. Supported by 15 full-time staff, the Finance Department is responsible for safeguarding the City’s financial assets and administering the financial activities of the City, the Public Financing Authority and the Parking Authority.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced finance professional with outstanding technical and interpersonal skills. With a strong customer orientation and exceptional problem-solving abilities, they will be viewed as a collaborative business partner who is genuinely interested in helping staff and colleagues. Successful candidates will possess five or more years of progressively responsible public finance experience. Qualifications also include a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or a related field.
The salary range goes up to $160,236; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed brochure and to apply. This recruitment will close on Sunday, August 30, 2020.
City of Menifee | Information Technology Director
The City of Menifee is accepting applications for the position of Information Technology Director to fill a vacancy in the City Manager’s Office. The ideal candidate is a dedicated professional who can establish positive working relationships with staff, department heads, elected officials, and the community. The selected candidate will be a strategic thinker and a solution-oriented individual who will serve as an organizational asset.
For additional information and benefits, please view the IT Director brochure. To submit an application for this exciting career opportunity, please visit https://www.
City of Livermore | Police Chief
Located in the Tri-Valley Region approximately 50 miles east of San Francisco with a diverse population of approximately 91,861 residents, Livermore is uniquely situated as the easternmost city in Alameda County and the gateway to the Central Valley.
The City of Livermore is seeking an innovative, out-of-the box thinking, experienced law enforcement professional, with cultural sensitivity and a commitment to an active model of community policing and engagement. The new Chief will be an inspirational leader and experienced executive who will earn the respect of sworn and civilian personnel and inspire confidence and trust from the community.
Candidates must possess bachelor’s degree in appropriately related field from an accredited university or college; graduate degree preferred; a minimum of three (3) years command level managerial experience in a local governmental law enforcement agency holding the rank of Captain or higher and at least eight (8) years in law enforcement work; and possession of appropriate, valid California driver’s license. A California POST Management Certificate is required or must be obtained within 12 months if an out-of-state equivalent certificate is furnished.
The monthly salary range for the Police Chief position is $17,124.05 ‐ $21,405.06; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.
If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Gary Phillips or Ms. Valerie Gaeta Phillips at: (916) 784-9080.
Filing Deadline: September 6, 2020
City of San Mateo | Planning Manager
Located on the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of San Mateo serves a diverse community of 104,570 and offers an extraordinary quality of life characterized by safe neighborhoods, quality city services and assets, a welcoming culture and ideal location. Overseeing the Planning Division within the Community Development Department, the Planning Manager is responsible for Current and Advanced Planning which is supported by seven full-time planners along with shared administrative and policy support team members.
The candidate selected will have an opportunity to be involved in the City’s General Plan update and several major projects currently in development. The ideal candidate will be a proactive problem solver with a strong customer orientation. Previous success with modernizing and streamlining business processes and practices will be considered favorably. Five years of increasingly responsible municipal planning work, including one year of supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree and/or AICP certification is highly desirable.
Salary range $147,097 – $175,447; salary supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, August 23, 2020. For detailed brochure and to apply online visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.
- Suzanne Mason ● 562.631.2500
- Teri Black ● 424.296.3111
- TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC
Town of Truckee | Town Manager
The Town of Truckee is looking for a Town Manager who is genuine, an empowering and respectful leader, who never leads with an ego, puts forth creative solutions, cares deeply about the community and people, and embraces what makes Truckee unique. The ideal candidate will also have experience serving a municipal organization and have a demonstrated understanding of municipal budgeting and core services, including public works, human resources, planning, economic development, public safety, planning, community development, housing, risk management, information technology, emergency management, etc. Our Town Manager will support our committed staff, engaged community and guide our steps on the road ahead, while embodying the “Truckee Way” – and our employee’s values of integrity, teamwork, accountability, commitment and excellence.
THE TOWN / THE COMMUNITY
Nestled just over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Truckee is bisected by interstate 80 and the Truckee River, and is just one and a half hours northeast of Sacramento, or 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe’s north shore. The Town of Truckee’s approximately 33 square miles are located in Nevada County, California. The Town has existed for over 150 years, and incorporated as a municipality in 1993 and today has evolved into a destination hot-spot for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy year-round winter and summer activities. The Town has over 16,800 year-round residents (50% of Truckee’s homes are occupied year-round, adding another 20,000+ residents in the summer and on holidays), and over 160,000 visitors annually.
Representing the town’s constituency is an engaged five-member town council committed to maintaining an excellent quality of life for all who live here, and promoting a transparent, safe, responsible, inclusive government. Truckee staff work hard to accomplish the Council’s goals, and keep community members informed and engaged, via numerous boards, committees and commissions where constituents have a say and make an impact on the community they live in. The Town of Truckee is not a full-service city but has five departments: Community Development, Administrative Services, Town Clerk/Communications, Public Works and Engineering, and Police and Public Safety. Additionally, the Town is served by several special districts including: electric and water service, sanitation services, waste disposal, a local airport, parks and recreation facilities, a hospital district, and a fire protection agency. For a link to more information regarding these districts, visit the Town’s Community Utilities and Services page on the website.
HOW TO APPLY
This is an open continuous recruitment; however, for first consideration, apply by August 21, 2020, by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at wbcpinc.com/job-board/.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
- Email to: email@example.com
- 866-929-WBCP (9227) – toll free
Save the Dates:
- Interview dates are September 14 and 15, 2020 (candidates selected to interview will need to be available for both days).
The Town of Truckee is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
City of Rocklin | City Manager
The City of Rocklin is located in south Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65 and is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range to the west. With an estimated population of 70,000 people, Rocklin is one of the fastest-growing cities in California with approximately 65% of its growth occurring since the year 2000.
The people who live and work in the City of Rocklin today are the heart of the community and have built a special place for residents and visitors. Rocklin has a Team culture based on its dedication to maintaining a high standard of service, a collaborative team environment, innovative ideas, transparency, and on-going training and development.
The City Council is seeking a pragmatic leader with high ethics and an unquestionable sense of integrity, who embraces open government and transparency, as well as having a broad command of management, financial, budgeting, intergovernmental relations, labor relations, capital improvement planning, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate must also be visible, involved in, and accessible to the City Council, city staff, and community. The annual salary range for this outstanding opportunity is from $240,000 to $275,000 with excellent benefits and appointment will be made depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 or direct to (916) 616-9173 for more information regarding this tremendous opportunity. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.
Resume filing deadline is August 24, 2020.
City of Tustin | Director of Community Development
Spanning 11 square miles in the heart of Orange County, the City of Tustin (pop. 80,382) offers an exceptional quality of life and convenient location. Supported by a FY 2020-21 budget of $4.4 million and reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Community Development oversees a team of 21.5 staff organized across two divisions – Planning and Building.
Guided by a results-oriented and customer-centric mindset, the ideal candidate will be well-versed in contemporary urban planning principles and business practices. A team player who values relationships, he/she will be an empowering leader capable of fostering innovation and problem solving while holding people accountable for quality work. Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills will also be expected. Seven years of increasingly responsible professional planning experience (current and advance), including at least three years in a managerial capacity, and a Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
Salary range $149,323 – $191,464; placement within the range DOQE. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, August 16, 2019.
Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed brochure and to apply online.
Tina White ● 619.948.1786
Teri Black ● 424.296.3111
City of Mountain View | Chief Building Official
Currently experiencing more development activity than most cities on the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of Mountain View is home to approximately 81,000 residents and many internationally known corporations such as Google, Microsoft, Intuit, and LinkedIn. The City also has a popular downtown and small business scene. The Chief Building Official oversees the 25-member Building Inspection Division team within the Community Development Department.
Mountain View is seeking a progressive leader who will be energized by a range of rare and innovative projects. The ability to work in partnership with award-winning architects and world-class developers in achieving their visions while ensuring compliance will be expected. The ideal candidate will exhibit superior interpersonal skills and be capable of balancing principles with pragmatism. A minimum of five years of plan check and building inspections experience, including one year of supervisory or management experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is desirable. ICC certification, architect license or registration as professional civil or structural engineer in California is preferred.
Salary range $136,553 – $204,830 ($170,692 midpoint/control point); appointment beyond midpoint may be considered DOQE. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for brochure and to apply online. Closing date: Sunday, August 16, 2020.
Suzanne Mason ● 562.631.2500
Teri Black ● 424.296.3111