City Manager

City of Emeryville, CA
Until Filled

Salary: Up to $221,448.  For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments." The City of Emeryville, California, is located on the east shore of the San Francisco Bay in Alameda County, bordered by the City of Berkeley to its north and the City of Oakland to the east and south, in the center of the Bay Area urban core. As the fastest growing city in the Bay Area in 2015 and the fourth fastest growing city in the state, Emeryville covers just 1.2 square miles, has a residential population of about 12,000, and a working daytime population of about 40,000. From its incorporation in 1896, Emeryville has evolved from an industrial hub to a contemporary city of arts and innovation which continues to evolve and grow into a modern, 21st century urban community with retail, office, hospitality, and biotechnology sectors. The City of Emeryville utilizes the Council/Manager form of government with five Council Members elected at-large. Emeryville is a full-service city with 152 FTEs and has an operating budget of approximately $40 million, with a healthy reserve of roughly $21 million. The city operates on a two-year budget cycle with alternate years focused on the Capital Improvement Program. City departments include Police, Community Services, Community Development, Public Works, City Attorney, Finance, Human Resources, City Clerk, and the Office of the City Manager. The city contracts for fire services. Serving at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Manager is the administrative head of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the efficient and effective administration of all of the affairs of the city which are under his or her control. A bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration and a minimum of five years of municipal management experience is required. A master’s degree in Business or Public Administration and experience in planning, personnel, engineering/public works and finance, as well as practical experience in preparation of reports, budgets, contract administration and the scheduling of projects is highly desired. The City of Emeryville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review: June 3, 2018 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, call 206-368-0050.


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