City of Rohnert Park
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The Rohnert Park City Manager seeks a local government finance professional with a collaborative, customer-oriented leadership style with experience successfully leading change, as their next Finance Director.  The ideal candidate brings excellent communication and presentation skills, particularly in addressing non-expert audiences on complex financial matters. 

About 45-miles north of San Francisco and centrally located in the North Bay, Rohnert Park is surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty: The Russian River Valley to the north; the Sonoma Mountains to the east; and the scenic Pacific Coast and Bodega Bay to the west. As home to Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park enjoys the vitality of being a college town and offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation, family cultural events, upscale dining, craft breweries, and more. Called “The Friendly City” for its welcoming spirit, Rohnert Park covers seven-square miles with a population of more than 43,000 residents. 

At the heart of the cultural hub of San Francisco, to the sweeping vistas of Sonoma and Taylor Mountains, to the neighboring giant redwoods, and the Pacific Coast’s iconic Highway 1, Rohnert Park is an uncommonly special city in Sonoma County. With intelligent urban planning and a committed city and community partnership, Rohnert Park is an ideal place to live, work, and grow.  To learn more about “The Friendly City”, please visit the City of Rohnert Park’s website at www.rpcity.org.

The ideal candidate is an engaged and collaborative colleague, committed to building relationships that encourage open dialogue and discussions aimed at developing solutions in the best interest of the community and that streamline operations. Inclined towards modernization and progressive in their approach, this individual encourages continuous process improvements and staying current on industry trends and innovations. Analytical and appropriately detail oriented, the candidate selected will be adept at identifying critical issues and resourceful in crafting feasible options to propose to colleagues and decision makers.  As one who is always prepared, they will display an impressive command of information and sensitivity around messaging. The ability to adeptly guide and educate stakeholders in compelling and informative ways will be evaluated. 

The salary range for this outstanding opportunity is $155,045 - $188,459, plus a 3% COLA anticipated on July 1, 2024. Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney, Inc.


Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.

Filing Deadline:          July 3, 2024