In the span of just two months, the City of Santa Ana has parted ways with its city manager, deputy city manager, city clerk, and a top city manager’s aide.
With its spectacular natural setting and historic commitment to planning, Santa Barbara County is one of the most desirable places in the world. The County boasts strong economic bases in both technology and agriculture. With more than 122 miles of scenic coastline, beautiful valleys, and rugged peaks cresting to 6,800 feet, Santa Barbara County spans a spectacular 2,745 square miles. The County offers a paradise-like setting for tourists, vacationers and more than 451,000 residents.
The Assistant Director of General Services reports to the Director and will enhance and support a departmental culture of professionalism and excellent customer service. General Services maintains a challenging portfolio of over 2 million square feet of facilities. The position will be responsible for addressing a large backlog of facility maintenance through planning the replacement of deferred and antiquated infrastructure, actively conducting preventative maintenance and addressing emergency facility issues. Responsibility includes oversight over complex county wide real estate projects and public procurement transactions to ensure policy adherence, uniformity with laws and regulations as well as public transparency as well as overseeing various facility capital projects, and fleet operations.
This position requires five or more years of experience in a similar role as well as a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university; or a combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. The negotiable salary for this position is $131,828 to $145,619 annually, DOQ plus an annual car allowance of $2,262. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by November 26, 2018.
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