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The City of Ventura is seeking a City Manager who has a can-do attitude, is an experienced public administrator, and adept at fiscal management, budget development and municipal operations. The ideal candidate will be available, responsive, resilient, energetic, engaging and action oriented. The incumbent will also be a strategic, performance-based organizational leader who demonstrates confidence balanced with humility and empathy for others. The City Manager will create and support an organizational culture that embraces diversity, is change agile and fosters creativity. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader who knows how to empower and motivate others, and recognizes the importance of building relationships and getting involved in the community.
For more information please see the complete recruitment brochure: https://wbrowncreative.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/City-Manager-Ventura-BROCHURE-FINAL-II.pdf
The City Manager is an at-will position appointed by the Mayor/City Council. This position serves as the top administrative officer for the City of Ventura. Responsibilities include comprehensive management and leadership for the organization, including policy development and interpretation, administration of programs, processes, functions, and oversight of over 600 staff and a budget of $306 million. This position oversees all phases of city operations while engaging and working closely with staff, constituents, businesses and Mayor/City Councilmembers.
Successful candidates will have:
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The prior incumbent’s salary was $247,000 annually; open to negotiation depending on experience and qualifications. The City also offers an excellent benefits package, see link above for details.
HOW TO APPLY:
This position is open until filled, however for first consideration apply by July 26th; candidates are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
SAVE THE DATES!
Interviews will take place on August 18th and 19th; candidates will need to be available for both days.
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