Assistant City Manager

City of Bakersfield, CA

The City of Bakersfield is seeking an innovative leader with a commitment and passion for public service to represent California’s 9th largest city. As the fastest growing large City in California, this is an exceptional opportunity if you desire to be part of an agency with a focus on solutions and the opportunity to partner with a committed team in modernization of the agency for future success. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible governmental management providing familiarity with a wide range of municipal services and including supervisory experience in areas and functions which will have provided the requisite program and organizational process knowledge base; an equivalent combination of training, certification, and experience may be substituted. A Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field or ICMA Credentialed Manager is preferred. The annual salary range for the Assistant City Manager is $145,352-$176,679; placement in this range is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: September 5, 2021

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