Administrative Services Director

City of Lomita

The City of Lomita is now accepting applications for the position of Administrative Services Director.

Salary: $9,253 - $11,457 per month

The Position

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Administrative Services Director oversees the financial services and human resources functions of the City. The director manages a staff of six employees and oversees a variety of financial services functions, including water utility billing, payroll, auditing and financial reporting, business license processing, general accounting, revenue management, and debt administration. The Administrative Services Director is also responsible for overseeing all areas of human resources, including recruitments, employee compensation and benefits, and risk management. The Director will work closely with the City Manager and other staff to develop and implement the annual City Budget. The director will have the ability to confidently make recommendations on the budget, other financial matters, and personnel issues to the City Manager.

The Ideal Candidate

The new Administrative Services Director will have excellent internal and external customer service skills and will be able to quickly develop excellent working relationships with the City Manager, elected officials, and other department directors. The ideal candidate will highly value transparent financial governance and sound fiscal stewardship and will strive for excellence in this area. The new director will be a strategic thinker with an engaging and collaborative management style that will be able to provide vision and leadership to the Administrative Services Department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal finance, including three years supervisory experience. Experience in human resources at a public agency is highly desirable. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is required and a master’s degree is desirable.  

Application and Selection Process

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, and city job application to:
Human Resources
City of Lomita
P.O. Box 339
Lomita, CA 90717
If you have any questions regarding the position or the application process, please visit or contact Laura Vander Neut, Management Analyst, at (310) 325-7110, extension 151 or .
This position will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring by February 25, 2016.

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