Salary: Up to $169,800
Located between the pristine and iconic Columbia and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Pasco is a vibrant and growing community that enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year. The exceptional climate, combined with the area’s inviting waterways, enables residents and visitors alike to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, from water sports and golf, to wine touring and outdoor theater. Rated as one of “the 10 safest cities in Washington State to live,” Pasco, pop. 77,000, has seen tremendous growth in the past two decades, while maintaining its sense of community and focus on public safety. Pasco, along with the neighboring cities of Richland and Kennewick, comprise the Tri-Cities metropolitan area. With a population of over 300,000, it is the third largest, and fastest growing metro area in the state.
The City of Pasco is a full-service city with an exceptional workforce of approximately 380 employees. The city has a 2019-2020 budget of $450.57 million. City departments include: Public Works, Community and Economic Development, Administrative and Community Services, Police, Fire, Finance, Executive, and Municipal Court. Pasco operates under the Council-Manager form of government.
Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager provides support and coordination in the management of the operation aspects of city government and advises and recommends course of action on issues. This position facilitates policy making and team building at the management level, assists the City Manager in providing leadership and direction to staff in planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and evaluating city operations, and provides support to the City Manager and City Council by conducting research, writing reports, analyzing operational systems and recommending improvements when needed.
A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or a closely related field, 8-10 years of progressively responsible professional management work experience, and 3-5 successful years serving in a senior management role at a municipality providing comparable services in terms of scale and scope is required. A master's degree in Public Administration or a related field is desirable.
For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Pasco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).