City of Arcata, California
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(916) 471-3126
Job Description

City of Arcata, California

City Manager
Salary: $132,840.00 to $169,541.24
Final filing date: Monday, April 22, 2024.

City of Arcata is seeking a City Manager. The City Manager holds the pivotal role of Chief Administrative Officer of the City. This individual orchestrates, oversees, and provides strategic direction for all municipal activities, functions, and operations. The City Manager advises and supports the City Council in its governance responsibilities, liaises with various stakeholders, and ensures adherence to regulatory frameworks. The role demands a high level of accountability and visibility in steering the administrative affairs of the City.

The ideal candidate should bring extensive experience in municipal management, showcasing a proven track record of successful leadership and strategic planning. They must possess strong financial acumen and budgetary management skills, capable of effectively navigating the complexities of municipal finances while ensuring fiscal responsibility. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities are essential, demonstrated through the candidate’s capacity to build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including City Council members, department heads, community leaders, and the public. Moreover, the candidate should have the ability to navigate complex regulatory environments and effectively manage organizational change, fostering a culture of adaptability and continuous improvement within the City administration. A commitment to transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct in all aspects of City governance is paramount, reflecting the candidate’s dedication to upholding the highest standards of integrity and public trust. The ideal candidate will embody a passion for public service, a dedication to community engagement, and a vision for advancing the City’s objectives in a collaborative and inclusive manner.

To learn more and to apply, go to: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/2332

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3126

To view an online brochure for this position visit: https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/yvoh
City of Arcata website: https://www.cityofarcata.org

The City of Arcata is an equal opportunity employer.