City Manager – Pismo Beach, CA

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Client: City of Pismo Beach, California
Position: City Manager
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Pismo Beach is seeking an innovative and accomplished executive to serve as its next City Manager. This talented executive is expected to have exceptional leadership skills, effective interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong passion for public service. As an experienced public agency professional, a thorough understanding of municipal finance, community development, capital improvement, and outstanding customer service is of high importance to the City Council. The City Manager is responsible to the City Council for the overall administration of City business and provides executive leadership, direction, review, and coordination for all city departments and operations. The FY 2023-24 General Fund budget is $34.9 million and total all funds budget is $70.0 million. The City of Pismo Beach functions as a lean, yet highly efficient organization with an engaged community and committed City Council. The ideal City Manager will thrive in this type of fast-paced environment, providing effective leadership to the organization, and fit with the close-knit and dedicated team the City has fostered.

Requires a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of management or administrative experience in municipal government with at least 1 year as City Manager or 3 years as an Assistant City Manager or position in a related administrative/managerial capacity, including 5 years of management or supervisory experience. Candidates with familiarity working in a similar city structure and with an engaged elected body are strongly desired. A master’s degree and/or municipal service experience in California is highly desirable.

The salary range for this position is $212,211 to $257,944, DOQ. A 3% COLA adjustment is approved effective in July 2024. The City of Pismo Beach offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS Retirement.