City of Pleasant Hill, CA
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Job Description
City Manager
City of Pleasant Hill, CA

Set amid rolling hills and woodlands in the East Bay area of San Francisco, The City of Pleasant Hill was first incorporated in 1961 and is now a modern, vibrant city offering the perfect balance of suburban amenities and small-town charm. Pleasant Hill encompasses 8.1 square miles, is home to 34,613 residents, and still retains its strong sense of community. Pleasant Hill is easily accessible from anywhere in the Bay area with Interstate 680 running north/south, connecting the city with Highway 24 to Oakland, the Bay Bridge, and San Francisco. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and local bus services, and nearby international airports provide transportation options for residents, commuters, and visitors. To learn more about the City of Pleasant Hill, please visit www.pleasanthillca.org
The City of Pleasant Hill is seeking an experienced servant-leader to oversee the community focused delivery of municipal services as carried out by the talented staff who enjoy working in a stable and supportive organizational culture. The City Manager is responsible for ensuring implementation of the City Council’s priorities and for providing sound and effective management of the City through the day-to-day management of all City operations, prioritizing, and organizing goals, developing, and monitoring work plans, communicating, engaging in the community, and appropriately allocating available resources.
Any combination of experience, education and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be eight years of progressively responsible experience in an administrative, managerial, or staff capacity in a municipal organization, involving responsibility for the planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of varied work programs.  California experience is preferred. Education equivalent to a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration or closely related field is required.
The City of Pleasant Hill offers an excellent salary and benefits package.  The maximum annual salary for this position is $300,000, DOQE. CalPERS retirement, generous medical, dental, vision coverages and other benefits.  The City of Pleasant Hill does not participate in Social Security.

To apply for this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, we invite you to visit our website:

Peckham & McKenney

Please do not hesitate to contact Carl Cahill toll-free at (866) 912-1919, cell (650) 504-3515 or carl@peckhamandmckenney.com if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged with two business days.

Filing Deadline: April 28, 2023