- Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
- Credential: No preference
- Position Type: Full Time
- Population: 57,941
- Where: 94952
- Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY
Post Date: Oct 16 2018
CITY OF PETALUMA, CA
Salary: $200,000 - $240,000 Annually DOE/DOQ
Plus a generous benefits package
“Petaluma, Sonoma’s Hidden Gem” Wine Spectator Magazine, September 2018
THE JOB/THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The City of Petaluma is looking for a City Manager who has a desire to become part of our community, taking an interest in our city’s culture, history and vision. The City Manager will be an experienced public administrator, well-grounded in the practices and principles of human resource management, fiscal management, budget development and staff leadership; ideally with municipal leadership experience in California. Additionally, our ideal candidate will be a successful negotiator, familiar with employee contract negotiations, and embrace their role as the face of the City. Petaluma’s next City Manager needs to be forthright, resilient and a strategic leader who demonstrates confidence, balanced with humility and empathy for others. Petaluma needs a community organizer and promoter with solid consensus building skills and who will operate within a strong ethical framework. The ideal candidate will have adept communication and presentation skills, a desire to advance Petaluma’s transit-oriented development plan, be financially savvy, and be a catalyst for smart growth through economic development strategies that meet the community and Council’s goals.
For more information please see the complete job brochure:
THE CITY ORGANIZATION
The City of Petaluma is a full-service, charter city with fire, police, infrastructure, water utilities, development review and administrative and support services. In addition to standard services the city has a marina, airport, and transit service. Petaluma is led by six Council Members and the Mayor in a Council-Manager form of government. The Council Members are elected at large, for a four-year term, and three Council Members are up for election every two years. The City Council has a reputation as a cohesive governing body and has enjoyed a positive working relationship with the City Manager for the past 10 years.
HOW TO APPLY:
This position is open until filled, however for first consideration apply by November 13th; candidates are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.
Apply At: https://wbrowncreative.com/job-board/
SAVE THE DATES!
Interviews will take place on December 15th and 16th, 2018; candidates will need to be available for both days (this will include two panels: Council Elect and selected department heads, and current Councilmembers). Additionally, there will be a possible 2nd round of interviews, with newly elected and recently seated Councilmembers on January 12th, 2019.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
866-929-WBCP (9227) toll free