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Police Chief
Town of Atherton, California

The Town of Atherton is a small, rural, residential community covering approximately five square miles with no industrial land-use base. Native live oaks, white oaks, bays, redwoods, cedars, pines, and other ornamental trees cover the Town and the well-known 22 acre Holbrook-Palmer Park. The Town provides general government services to the 7,150 residents which include city administration, finance, legal services, community development (planning and building services), public works, and public safety. The Atherton Police Department, with a budget of $6.8 million and 21 sworn and 8 non-sworn full-time employees, is seeking a strong leader who is politically astute with excellent interpersonal skills and unquestionable integrity. Bachelor’s degree in a work related field, four years of command or supervisory experience in the police service equivalent to the level of Lieutenant or above, and P.O.S.T. certificates through the advanced level required. Also required is the ability to obtain the P.O.S.T. management certificate prior to completion of the Town’s probationary period. Master’s degree and/or executive certification are highly desirable. Salary range from $167,510 to $193,915 DOQE, CalPERS 3%@50 for classic members, with comprehensive benefits.

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Town Manager
Town of Basalt, Colorado

The Town of Basalt, population 3,950, is located approximately 18 miles north of Aspen, Colorado, part of the incredible Roaring Fork Valley, including the communities of Snowmass Village, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs. The natural beauty of the area lends itself to a plethora of outdoor experiences and adventures making the valley a world-class destination, not only in the winter but in the summer as well. With 30 employees and a budget of just under $10 million, Basalt functions as a Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor is the Town’s chief elected official and presides over the seven-member Town Council, who set policy. The Town of Basalt is seeking an individual that is highly motivated, energetic, and a skilled strategic thinker and financial planner to serve as its next Town Manager. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Salary to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience with comprehensive benefits.

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Fire Chief
City of Bothell, Washington

The City of Bothell, WA, population 44,000, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, in King and Snohomish Counties, close to Mt. Rainier, Puget Sound, and the incomparable Olympic Peninsula. The Fire Chief oversees 57 full-time employees, all unionized, and coordinates fire services for two fire stations, plus a third station in partnership with a neighboring fire district, and EMS services through the renowned King County Medic One program. The Fire Chief reports directly to the City Manager and serves as a member of the city’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT). A rapidly growing community with a fast-developing downtown core, the City of Bothell seeks a strong, politically capable leader, who can both maintain close team relations with the City Manager, Police Chief, Public Works Director, and the ELT, and advocate effectively for the department and its firefighters. Bachelor’s Degree (Fire Administration or related), and seven years of management-level fire department experience, or equivalent, required. Salary range $130,548 to $165,984, with comprehensive benefits.

Filing deadline is June 2, 2017.
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City Manager
City of Centennial, Colorado

The City of Centennial is located in the south metro Denver area, yet its rolling hills and open space provide a welcome haven from the city bustle. Centennial is one of Colorado’s newest cities, yet with a population of over 107,000, it is the state’s 10th largest city. Residents enjoy a very high quality of life, including highly-rated public schools, over 500 acres of public parks, 60 miles of trails, and the award-winning Centennial Center Park with its popular outdoor amphitheater. Centennial is a “contract city” with only 60 core employees and a total budget of just under $70 million. The city is financially strong and debt free, recognized as a cutting-edge organization delivering effective and efficient city services. The new City Manager will have untouchable integrity, be strong in public-private partnerships, with excellent interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree highly desirable. Salary in the low 200’s depending on qualifications and experience with excellent benefits.

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Budget Officer
City of Concord, California

Concord, population 127,500, is located just 29 miles east of San Francisco adjacent to beautiful Mt. Diablo. Concord offers a high quality of life and has been recognized as the best place in California to raise a family. The purpose of the Budget Officer position is to develop, prepare, and coordinate the annual City-wide budget (currently $89.4 million) and the Two-year Capital budget (currently $32.4 million) that meet GFOA and CSMFO standards as well as preparing long-term financial documents and monitoring budgets with multiple funds. The Budget Officer reports directly to the Director of Finance, yet also works closely with the City Manager. Although technical skills are critical for this opportunity, excellent interpersonal skills will be the foundation for success. Bachelor’s degree plus six years of experience in finance, budgeting, or accounting with at least two years as a Financial Analyst or Senior Administrative Assistant required, Master’s degree and/or a CPA license are highly desirable and experience serving a municipality will be considered favorably. Salary range is $110,053 to $151,320 DOQE with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is April 26, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days

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Transportation Manager
City of Concord, California

The City of Concord, population 127,500, is located just 29 miles east of San Francisco adjacent to beautiful Mt. Diablo. The city offers a high quality of life and has been recognized as the best place in California to raise a family. Concord is seeking an innovative and highly accomplished professional to oversee all aspects of transportation matters for the city including the implementation of strategies consistent with the Transportation and Growth Management Elements of the 2030 General Plan. The ideal candidate will be well networked in the profession and have a strong understanding of regional transportation planning, partnerships, and funding sources, as well as local transportation planning, traffic operations and safety. Bachelor’s degree in an engineering curriculum plus eight to ten years of experience involving the supervision of traffic/transportation staff required, Master’s degree desired. Also required is the possession of a valid Certificate of Registration for any two of the following three: Traffic Engineer/Civil Engineer/Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. Salary range is $119,704 to $164,590 DOQE with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is May 22, 2017.
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City Manager
City of Escondido, California

Located within a 30-minute drive from the beach, the mountains, or downtown San Diego, Escondido is a diverse, vibrant community of 145,900 residents that also serves as a progressive and prominent agricultural, commercial and residential center of North San Diego County. This General Law, Council/Manager organization provides a full range of services with over 1,000 employees. The City Manager will oversee a total operating and capital budget of $261 million. The ideal candidate possesses a big-picture perspective, business approach, solid interpersonal skills, municipal budgeting skills, and political savvy. Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred. Salary range is $200,000 to 240,000 DOQ, supplemented with outstanding benefits.

Filing deadline has passed, and candidate screening is in progress.

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City Manager
City of Gustine, California

Gustine is located 29 miles west of Merced in the fertile San Joaquin Valley and is home to 5,756 residents who take pride in its hometown atmosphere and strong sense of community. The City is a General Law city and operates under the Council/Manager form of government. The City has 25 employees and the budget for FY 2016-17 is $1.9 million. The new City Manager must possess outstanding listening and communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills. A Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred, Master’s degree desired along with a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the planning, organization, coordination and administration of a variety of activities in a local government setting. Salary range is dependent upon qualifications and experience with excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement (Classic members 2.5% @ 55); comprehensive health, dental, and vision for employee and dependents with little cost to the employee; 10 paid holidays; 336 hours of annual leave, life insurance, deferred compensation with employer match up to 3%; employee assistance program; and a wellness program.

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Executive Director
Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District, Gypsum, Colorado

The Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District (WECMRD) is a “model” recreation district in Colorado’s exceptional Vail Valley, located 14 miles west of Vail, and including the communities of Edwards, Eagle, and Gypsum. Founded in 1980, WECMRD operates the Edwards Field House, the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink, and the Gypsum Recreation Center, and related programs, with no debt, “in the black,” and with a healthy reserve. The Executive Director manages 15 full-time employees (100 part-time, seasonal) and a budget of just under $7 million and reports to an elected, five-member board of directors. WECMRD’s next Executive Director will be an engaged, visionary leader and effective manager, with a knowledge of local government, the ability to maximize collaboration with community partners, and a demonstrated passion for community recreation. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (recreation administration, physical education, public or business administration or related) required. Salary range $115,000 to $150,000, with comprehensive benefits.

Filing deadline is May 30, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.





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Deputy Public Works Director
City of Millbrae, California

Millbrae is a picturesque suburban city located on the San Francisco peninsula. Just 15 minutes south of San Francisco and next to the airport. The City has a warm, small town feel that promotes a sense of safety and community. Primarily a residential community with a small business district, it encompasses just 3.25 square miles and is home to approximately 23,000 residents. A full-service city located on a major transportation corridor.

This new position will report directly to the Public Works Director and be responsible for providing direct supervision to Public Works operations that includes streets, parks, storm water, sewer collections, water and wastewater. A proven leader with demonstrated experience in maintenance operations and contract management with at least 5 years of experience is sought. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field is required; a Master’s preferred. Salary range is $127,212 to $154,626

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Development Services Engineer
City of Millbrae, California

Millbrae is a picturesque suburban city located on the San Francisco peninsula. Just 15 minutes south of San Francisco and next to the airport. The City has a warm, small town feel that promotes a sense of safety and community. Primarily a residential community with a small business district, it encompasses just 3.25 square miles and is home to approximately 23,000 residents. A full-service city located on a major transportation corridor.

This new position reports to the Community Development Director and will be responsible for developing new processes to streamline and improve the development review process. A confidant, well-organized professional with good communication skills is sought. A registered engineer with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or similar field is required; a Master’s preferred. Salary range is $108,909 to $132,379

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Development Services Director
City of Oceanside, California

Centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Southern California coastline, Oceanside (pop. 176,000) offers a unique combination of outstanding location, affordable housing, excellent schools, and multiple resources. This full-service agency provides a vast array of services through 949 FTEs and overall budget of $422 million. Appointed by the City Manager and reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Director will serve as part of the Executive Management Team and oversee a $16M budget and 57 staff in the divisions of Planning, Building, and Engineering. The Director must have a significant breadth of development services experience with personal experience in one or more of these areas, not just oversight experience. A strong background in land use planning is essential including CEQA experience and familiarity with the Coastal Act. A Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, or a related field is required; Master's degree is highly desirable. Salary range is $145,764 to $194,376 annually (DOQ).

Filing deadline is June 19, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.

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City Manager
City of Orinda, California

The beautiful City of Orinda is a family-oriented community of approximately 18,500 residents that enjoys a semi-rural suburban setting surrounded by majestic tree-studded hillsides within its 12.8 square miles. Located in Contra Costa County, within 20 minutes of downtown San Francisco, Orinda residents enjoy natural beauty, excellent schools, safety, history, and abundant cultural opportunities. A BART station is situated in the center of the community allowing a convenient commute within the Bay area. A General Law city, Orinda has a reputation as a well-managed and stable municipal government with a five-member City Council, 38 FTEs, and a projected $13.2 million general fund operating budget in FY 2017/2018. The City received a AAA bond rating from Standard & Poor’s for a GO Bond issue to be sold in April 2017. The City Manager will bring proven management and leadership abilities, an open communication style, strong interpersonal skills, and generalist knowledge/experience in local government. Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s preferred. The previous City Manager’s annual salary was $232,000. The City contributes to a 401(a) defined compensation plan. The City does not participate in CalPERS or Social Security.

Filing Deadline is June 5, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.

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Library Director
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove is a picturesque coastal city located on the tip of the Monterey Peninsula in Central California. This coastal city is renowned for its historic ambience, stunning views and unparalleled quality of life. The city is bounded on the north by the Monterey Bay, on the east by Monterey, on the south by Pebble Beach and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Primarily a residential community with a low crime rate, Pacific Grove encompasses less than three square miles and has a population of 15,522.

The City of Pacific Grove is seeking a Library Director that is an energetic leader with a knowledge of current trends and technology in library operations as well as the ability to exercise good judgment. The ideal candidate will thrive working in a small, team oriented environment and also enjoy engaging in all aspects of library operations as well as contributing to the overall management of the city.

Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in Library Science and five years of increasingly responsible public library experience at a supervisory or management level; OR an equivalent combination of educations, training and experience is required.

Filing Deadline is May 31, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.

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City Clerk
City of Redwood City, California

Named among the Top 100 Places to Live, Redwood City has long been known for its diverse and active citizenry, strong neighborhoods and community associations, social involvement, and civic pride. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is the third largest city in San Mateo County with approximately 83,000 residents, and it serves as the County Seat. Redwood City is recognized regionally as well managed and innovative, strategically driven, and financially stable. Appointed by a professional seven-member City Council, the City Clerk will oversee a total staff of 4 and annual budget of $821,747. The City Clerk will be forward-thinking, innovative and creative; technology savvy; and committed to continuous improvement. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree is required; MMC or CMC is strongly desired as well as increasingly responsible experience working with an elected or appointed body. Salary DOQE.

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General Manager
Redwood Empire Municipal Insurance Fund (REMIF)

REMIF is a self-insured JPA created in 1976 to handle the liability insurance and workers’ compensation claims, benefit programs and risk management needs for its 15 members (14 Cities and 1 Town). REMIF also acts as a contract third party claims administrator for two additional cities. With a staff of 11 and annual revenues of $4.8 million, REMIF’s goal is to protect members’ assets by helping moderate the effects of claims, lawsuits and losses through the use of education, prevention, training, advocacy, and insurance/self-insurance programs. REMIF also provides cost effective employee benefit programs through the use of group coverage purchasing or self-insurance. The General Manager, a working manager, is responsible for the planning and direction of REMIF’s day-to-day operations to meet the organization’s fiscal and service goals. This is a lean, high performing organization that takes great pride in the work that they do. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary as is direct experience with insurance, risk management and/or pooling as well as a Bachelor’s degree and four years of increasingly responsible administrative experience. An ARM or CPCU designation is preferred. Salary range from $150,000 to $185,000 DOQE with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is May 22, 2017.
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County Administrative Officer
County of Santa Cruz, California

With its natural beauty apparent in pristine coastal beaches, lush redwood forests, and rich farmland, Santa Cruz County enjoys an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and 300 days of sunshine a year. The County’s approximately 270,000 residents enjoy an excellent quality of living. Santa Cruz County has a workforce of 2,452 and FY 2016/17 all fund budget of $720.7 million. Appointed by a dynamic five-member Board of Supervisors, the County Administrative Officer is responsible for the administration of all County services and activities and provides direct and indirect administrative direction to department heads and general direction to the CAO’s Office staff. A Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred. The retiring CAO's annual salary is $290,040; appointment DOQ.

Filing deadline is May 8, 2017.
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General Counsel
South San Joaquin Irrigation District, Manteca, CA

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District (SSJID) is a model of financial and organizational stability in California’s north central valley, just south of Stockton in Manteca, CA. With 100 employees and a budget around $25 million, SSJID delivers high-quality water services and generates hydro-electric power, essential to the agricultural, urban, and business communities it serves. The General Counsel reports directly to a five-member, elected Board of Directors and is an integral part of SSJID’s executive team. This is a premiere opportunity in an excellent organization (senior water rights and ample financial resources). The next General Counsel has common sense, strong interpersonal skills, a love of learning, and the ability to manage outside counsel on major litigation. The successful candidate will serve as understudy to the outgoing General Counsel through December 31, 2017, assuming the position outright on January 1, 2018, successful performance presumed. California law license, integrity, and demonstrated excellent legal skills required. Strong foundation in California water law, public contracts, and utilities strongly preferred. Salary range $152,228 to $207,000, with comprehensive benefits.

Filing deadline is May 30, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.




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Town Manager
Town of Truckee, California

Settled high in California’s spectacular Sierra Nevada mountain range, Truckee is a historic mountain town located 12 miles north of Lake Tahoe and is within minutes of eight world-class ski resorts. Truckee is a safe, close-knit community of over 16,000 residents who share a passion for breathtaking scenery, an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, and the preservation of the town’s Old West character and authenticity. Truckee is a thriving, genuine community where people live, work, play, and are actively engaged in civic life. Since its incorporation in 1993, the Town has had only two Town Managers. A broad understanding of municipal operations, particularly in the areas of community development and sustainability and the willingness to learn “The Truckee Way” are required. The next Town Manager must be a strong leader, self-confident, and capable of assisting elected officials and the community in shaping the Town’s future and assisting them in getting there. Bachelor’s degree, nine years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government including five years of management and supervisory experience necessary, Master’s degree highly desirable. Salary range is currently under review with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is April 19, 2017.
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City Manager
City of Walnut Creek, California

Walnut Creek is a thriving community of 70,000 residents that offers a distinctive blend of urban flair, suburban grace, and peaceful wilderness. With an exceptional quality of life that has become a hallmark of the city, Walnut Creek continues to show strength as a major employer; a successful retail, arts, and entertainment hub; and a safe community with attractive residential neighborhoods. With a staff of 360 and FY 2016/17 total budget of $137.5M, the City Manager will work collaboratively with the 5-member City Council in addressing issues relating to traffic, parking, aging infrastructure, housing affordability, and homelessness. Proven local government leadership experience with a solid understanding of municipal budgeting and finance, workforce housing, homelessness, and funding mechanisms to address infrastructure improvement is desirable. Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field is required; Master’s preferred. Prior salary was $235,380; appointment DOQ.

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