City Manager

City of Diamond Bar

SALARY:  DOQ, plus excellent executive benefit package

ABOUT US:  Incorporated in 1989, Diamond Bar is a financially stable, culturally diverse community (population of 57,000) on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County within minutes of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.  With an operating budget of $26 million, the City has award-winning school districts, abundant recreational opportunities, and an unparalleled commitment to public safety.

THE POSITION: Serving as CEO of the city organization, the City Manager must be a visionary leader, who will establish trust and credibility within the organization and community, set the tone and course for the organization and provide clear recommendations and counsel.  The City Manager will be responsive to and execute the priorities of the City Council, communicate regularly with the City Council and community, providing project updates as well as information on current and future issues and challenges.  As a representative of the City, the incoming City Manager should serve as an example to the staff, setting a high standard of ethics and integrity and be culturally sensitive to Diamond Bar’s diverse community.  Diplomacy and an ability to communicate with the City Council, staff and the public is essential, as is the ability to be a solid negotiator.  The City Manager will be accessible and have an open door policy.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal candidate will be a public sector generalist, strong communicator and a diplomatic leader responsive to the City Council and public.  The position requires at least five years of progressively responsible municipal government experience, preferably in California, in the planning, organization, coordination and administration of city operations at the Department Head level or higher. A Bachelor’s Degree and the possession of a driver’s license is required. 

APPLY BY:  For a detailed job brochure and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume please visit the City’s website at: by 11:59 p.m. on March 12, 2017.  Phone: (909) 839-7018 EOE

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