The City Manager serves as the chief executive officer of the City with the responsibilities of planning, budgeting, administering, directing, overseeing, and evaluating the activities and operations of the City. With broad policy direction and guidelines from the City Council, the City Manager provides direct and indirect supervision to departmental heads and staff assigned to the City Manager’s office in order to ensure public services are maintained and delivered efficiently and effectively in accordance with the Municipal Code and City Council directives. The City Manager must have a strong financial background enabling them to confidently manage the City's budget process.
Under policy guidelines, the City Manager directs and oversees the activities and operations of the City, including comprehensive programs for the City’s long-range growth and economic development; provides overall leadership and direction to all municipal departments; provides administrative support to the City Council, and performs related duties as assigned and as specified in the Municipal Code.
The new City Manager will be charged with ensuring an engaged and well-informed community, while working closely with the City Council. In addition to overseeing existing City services and programs aimed at enhancing the City’s quality of life for its residents, the City Manager will be faced with opportunities and challenges related to meeting the State’s affordable housing requirements, managing long-term capital improvement program priorities and projects. The Del Rey Oaks City Manager will foster cross-disciplinary teamwork and promote new ideas to solve challenging problems including water issues, land use, economic viability, affordable housing, reuse of Federal Land, environmental, climate action, and social issues. A strong candidate would be someone who works collaboratively and is adept at applying best practices to managing municipal services.
The deadline to apply is April 26, 2021 before 11:59 PM PST.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, candidates should apply at: http://bit.ly/DROCM
Qualified candidates are required to submit a Letter of Interest and a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application.
Each candidate’s background will be evaluated on the basis of information submitted at the time of application, and qualified candidates will participate in a preliminary remote screening interview, the week of May 3, 2021.
Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to a first round interview with the hiring committee, tentatively scheduled for mid May 2021. Only the names of the most qualified candidates who pass the first round interview process will be submitted for consideration for final selection by the City Council. The final interviews are tentatively scheduled for late May, 2021.
Neither Regional Government Services nor Del Rey Oaks are responsible for failure of internet forms or email transmission in submitting your application. Candidates who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Del Rey Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location/Region: Del Rey Oaks, CA