City Manager

City of Ceres

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City of Ceres
City Manager
Salary is under review

The City of Ceres, California, is seeking its next City Manager who is a pillar of the community, upholds the mission and priorities of the City Council, and develops winning strategies to meet the needs of a developing community. The City Manager will be an experienced public administrator, well-grounded in City fiscal management practices, economic development, budget oversight, staff leadership, and employee and community relations. Additionally, the next City Manager will be resilient, a strategic organizational leader, who demonstrates confidence, balanced with humility and empathy for others. The successful candidate will create and support an organizational culture that embraces diversity, fosters professionalism, honesty, creative thinking, and an enjoyable work environment.  Interested applicants should have a desire and passion for public service, embrace and engage with our community, and taking an interest in Ceres’ culture, history, and vision.

Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
-A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in
public administration, business administration, economics, or related field. A Master’s degree
is highly desirable.
-Ten years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government including five
years as a department head or Assistant City Manager.
-Possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain, a valid driver’s license by the time of appointment.

HOW TO APPLY: for first consideration APPLY by November 15th at:

Interviews will be held in person on December 13th and 14th.
Candidates invited to interview will need to be available for both days.

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
541-664-0376 (direct) 866-929-9227 (toll free)

The City of Ceres is an equal opportunity employer.