Administrative Services Director

City of Carpinteria

Administrative Services Director                                                                             



The inviting Southern California City of Carpinteria (pop. 13,943) is known for its abundance of natural beauty and small-town charm. Located in Santa Barbara County just 12 miles north of Ventura, Carpinteria has some of the best beaches in the state and is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground. The City employs 33 full-time staff and is supported by a FY2017-18 total budget of $17.5 million ($9.4 million General Fund). The Administrative Services Department consists of Financial Management Services, Information Technology, and Central Services.

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented finance professional and hands-on manager who thrives in a small close-knit environment. In addition to being organized and resourceful, he/she will display the ability and willingness to think beyond traditional paradigms and solutions. A history of delivering superior customer service and being an effective business partner will be expected. Local government experience along with a strong background in accounting and a Bachelor’s degree are strongly preferred.

Salary range up to $140,996; salary supplemented by generous benefits and an incomparable quality of work life! This recruitment will close on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Visit for recruitment brochure and to apply online.


Teri Black · 424.296.3111

Julie Yuan-Miu · 925.820.8436


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