City Manager

City of South Lake Tahoe, CA

Salary: Up to $216,928     For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments." Located on the California/Nevada border, along the southern edge of Lake Tahoe, and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, the City of South Lake Tahoe, California, (pop. 21,024), offers residents world-class scenery and activities in 300 days of sunshine a year. South Lake Tahoe allows residents the opportunity to live, explore and experience on a daily basis what brings over one million visitors a year to the Lake Tahoe region. The City of South Lake Tahoe utilizes the council/manager form of government. Five council members are elected to four-year, overlapping terms, and a mayor is elected by a majority council vote. South Lake Tahoe provides a wide range of services, including: police and fire protection, street maintenance, airport, management, public transportation, parks and recreation, planning, building and safety, public improvements, and general administration. The city employs 189.1 FTEs of which 62.35 FTEs are assigned to the Police Department and 29 FTEs to the Fire Department. South Lake Tahoe has a 2018 budget of approximately $38 million, with a healthy reserve of $13 million. Serving at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for implementing City Council policy, and for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities and operations of the City of South Lake Tahoe. The City Manager also develops policy recommendations for City Council action and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council. A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or political science and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible administrative or staff experience in municipal government with at least five years in municipal administration and three years of high level administrative responsibility at a department head or Assistant City Manager level or above is required. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Candidates must possess or obtain a California or Nevada driver’s license by time of hire. The City of South Lake Tahoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review: August 26, 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.