The City Council for the City of Mill Valley, California (population 13,810) is seeking an accomplished professional to become its new City Manager. The City of Mill Valley is a full-service city with a total 2019-2020 budget of $47.8 million ($37.5 million operating budget), $7.3 million CIP, and $2.9 million for Debt and Reserves Transfers. The City Manager directs, coordinates, and manages the overall administrative activities and operation of the City (current staff of 156 FTEs and 150 PTEs) and advises and assists the City Council while exercising significant independent judgment and initiative. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on and collaborative approach to management with frequent interaction with department heads and staff and an appreciation for the variety and diversity of contributions from all sources within the organization and from the community.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree may be a plus. Additionally, 8 years or more of progressively responsible experience in an administrative, managerial, or senior level staff capacity in a comparable or larger organization is required. California municipal experience, particularly in Marin County, is highly regarded although all highly qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The City is prepared to offer a competitive salary for the Marin County plus executive level benefits including CalPERS Retirement. Relocation assistance may be provided. The City does not participate in Social Security.