The City of Barstow is seeking a forward thinking, self – motivated professional with strong leadership skills to serve as the new City Administrator. With a FY 2020/21 budget of approximately $17 million, the City of Barstow is a full-service city with about 145 FTEs and a part-time/seasonal staff of 54. The City Administrator will play a key role in addressing the City’s short- and long-term needs and provides strategic planning that utilizes available resources efficiently and effectively. The chosen City Administrator will be a customer service focused people person with an open-door policy for communication with Council members, staff, and residents. The ideal candidate will be actively involved with the community, seeking to increase the City’s community engagement and to establish relationships and a presence in the City.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in a local public agency in an administrative and managerial capacity involving the development and administration of organization-wide policies and procedures and the supervision of management level employees. A Master’s degree is desirable.
The salary range for this position is $203,145 to $259,271 DOEQ. Additionally, the City offers a benefits package, including CalPERS retirement. The City does not participate in Social Security.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive résumé, and five professional references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, June 28, 2021. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900.