City Manager

City of Tulare, CA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 62,000
  • Where: Tulare, California
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 20 2019

Deadline: Mar 29 2019

To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by March 29, 2019.


The City of Tulare is an exceptional community with a population of 65,982, situated in the Central San Joaquin Valley. The City’s mid-state location benefits businesses needing same-day access to key California markets as well as residents seeking recreational opportunities in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the spectacular coastline to the west. Tulare is well known for its volunteerism and community spirit. The City has an excellent rapport with its citizenry and is currently undergoing positive growth. Tulare also has an attractive housing market with exceptionally priced quality homes. Tulare is a city challenging itself to provide new opportunities for all who call it home.

Tulare is seeking an experienced, proven executive that is comfortable working in a team environment and exercising sound, independent judgment. The City Manager provides direction nand oversight for the department nheads in addition to ongoingn responsibilities that include managing nthe budget, preparing Council meetingn agendas and reports, initiating and nimplementing opportunities ton enhance municipal service delivery, making improvements to city infrastructure, and striving for continuous improvement nin all core City functions. The successful candidate should have a facilitative, open and flexible style and understand the importance of motivating a dedicated staff with value-driven goals and objectives. The ability to anticipate issues, work in a collaborative, team environment and provide solutions will be critical for success.

Appointed by the City Council, the selected candidate will have extensive experience in executive roles in a public agency, such as City Manager, Assistant City Manager, department head or similar position; demonstrated experience in preparing and administering budgets in a public agency setting; and, excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, finance administration, economics or a related field. There is a strong desire on the part of the City Council that the City Manager resides in the community. The salary range for this position will be $159,394 - $193,743 annually, DOQ.

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