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City Manager in Napa at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2116454

City Manager
Northern California
Compensation is dependent on qualifications and experience

City Manager

Oversight of municipal matters, including financial, legal, municipal regulations, processes, and personnel management.

Requirements include:
  • Must have at least 8 years of municipal management experience, and preferably a background within municipalities, at ever-increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Must have at least 5 years of administrative experience in a public agency, in a supervisory role.
  • Have experience with the implementation of policies set forth by city councils, in prior work history.
  • Possess a strong politically-neutral ethic when carrying out council or mayoral decisions, and a proven track-record of managing full life-cycle of city projects.
  • Must be a problem-solver with perseverance, someone committed to service to the community.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with a variety of personalities on the Council and within the community.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement while implementing the goals and projects set out by the Council, particularly as it pertains to staff utilization and qualifications.
  • Must possess excellent negotiation skills.
  • Must have experience with, and excel at, analysis and reasonable alternatives to challenges that can be presented as alternatives to Council for consideration.
  • Have a demonstrated ability in the understanding and development of financial solutions.
  • Some experience required in both urban and agricultural mix at prior municipalities.
  • Graduate or Post-graduate degree in Public Administration or related specialty is required, Master of Public Administration is preferred

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