City of Calistoga
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The City of Calistoga, California is offering an exciting career opportunity for a talented and collaborative local government professional to serve as the new Administrative Services Director. Leading a small team focused on accounting, finance, financial reporting, and technology, the new Administrative Services Director is responsible for addressing the City’s ongoing focus on fiscal sustainability, transparency, and reporting enhancements. Serving in the role of City Treasurer, the Administrative Services Director has oversight responsibilities that include providing administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Administrative Services Department, including finance, general accounting, utility billing, business licenses, and information technology. Currently, the City has 68 full-time employees augmented with part-time employees (primarily in the fire department, parks and recreation, and the police department). Other services such as the City Attorney and refuse collection services are provided via contract. The City of Calistoga’s Adopted Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Budget is approximately $28 million.

Any combination of experience and education combined with a successful career in local government that demonstrates competency in the area of finance and accounting. Ideally, top contenders will have a Bachelor’s degree, complemented by a minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in a leadership capacity that demonstrates successful oversight of people and resources in municipal administration or in a finance office. A Master’s degree is preferred and public sector experience is highly desirable. Alternatively, candidates working for a CPA firm and providing services to local government are also encouraged to apply. 

The salary range for this position is $182,268 to $221,544 DOQ. The City of Calistoga also offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS Retirement. 

Interested candidates should apply by Monday, October 16, 2023 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to Ralph Andersen & Associates via email at apply@ralphandersen.com. Direct confidential inquiries to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. 

Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/administrative-services-director-calistoga-ca/.