City of Grass Valley, California
City Manager
Incorporated in 1893, Grass Valley is a historic, northern Gold Country city born from the California Gold Rush. Situated at roughly 2,500 feet elevation in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range at the intersection of Highways 49 and 20, the City is 75 miles by car from the state capitol of Sacramento, 90 miles west of Reno, Nevada, and 140 miles northeast of San Francisco. The City Council is now seeking a smart, energetic, and forward thinking City Manager to provide effective leadership while coordinating the activities of a municipal organization. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver with excellent diplomacy, presentation, service, and relationship-building skills who is politically astute, yet apolitical. A collaborative leader capable of empowering and inspiring staff, who will encourage an open and transparent relationship with the Council and staff is sought. A strong candidate for this position will have knowledge and experience in the areas of community engagement, economic development, infrastructure, municipal budgeting, finance, and marketing. At minimum, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business, Accounting/Finance, or a closely related field, and have eight (8) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in municipal government, including significant administrative, financial, and personnel management responsibilities. Any combination of related experience and education, including experience in an assistant city or town manager role, as approved by the City Council, may be considered qualifying. Candidates must possess a valid Class C California Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. The annual salary range for the incoming City Manager is DOQ.
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Regan Williams
Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280
Roseville, CA 95661
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Filing Deadline
May  19, 2017
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