This is a rare career opportunity to live and work in a small mountain community, located miles away from a large urban center. The position will require an experienced, approachable, generalist City Administrator who can “wear many hats.” The City operates with a small but competent staff with whom the successful candidate must be able to work with directly, in a manner that demonstrates respect and fosters collaboration. The City Administrator will enjoy working with a City Council that is good-natured and has a long track record of effectiveness. The City of Bishop has 37 full-time employees plus approximately 72 part-time/seasonal employees. The municipal budget is $11.3 million (FY 2018/2019), of which $7 million is General Fund. The ideal candidate should have ten years of broad and extensive work experience, with at least five years of experience in a management capacity. Previous experience as a City Administrator/Manager or Assistant City Administrator/Manager is desired. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a related field. An equivalent combination of related training, education, and experience may be considered. The annual salary is up to $132,372; excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement are also provided.
Interested candidates should apply by October 8, 2018 by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five professional references to email@example.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900.