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Job Announcement: City of Susanville – City Administrator

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

nowhiringfeatureCITY OF SUSANVILLE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: City Administrator

The City of Susanville is recruiting for a City Administrator. The City Council is seeking a pragmatic leader with high ethics and integrity, who embraces open government and transparency, as well as having solid management, financial, and organizational skills. The City of Susanville has an annual budget of about $18
million, an annual General Fund budget of about $6 million, 63 full-time benefitted employees and 23 temporary non benefitted employees. The position will be filled through an open competitive process. The City Administrator position is an atwill employment position.

The Successful Candidate Should Have:
Experience as a department head, assistant city manager or city administrator for a municipal government. 7 years in any of these positions is desired. Training at local government level with background in contract negotiations, public policy and fiscal analysis work. Must be bondable. Must have a valid California drivers’ license within 30 days of appointment. Must be legally allowed to work in the United States.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required. Master’s Degree in any of these fields is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The City Administrator is the administrative head of the government of the city under the direction of the City Council.
• The office of the City Administrator is created and established per Susanville Municipal Code §2.08.010.
• For a complete job description, refer to the City of Susanville Municipal Code section 2.08.010 through 2.08.210 et seq at http://www.qcode.us/codes/susanville/.
• For a list of job primary duties, refer to the City of Susanville Municipal Code section 2.08.010 through 2.08.210 et seq at http://www.qcode.us/codes/susanville/.

Desired Knowledge of or Ability to:
Knowledge of: Personnel management, risk management, modern accounting principles, practices and methods including program budgeting and auditing, and their application to municipal
operations; general principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to municipal operations; ordinances, resolutions, and laws affecting municipal operations; principles and practices of public administration including budgetary practices, financial planning, cash management and investments; principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in course of work; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Salary and Benefits:
Starting Salary Range: $101,907 to $112,357 (dependent upon qualifications), plus benefits.

The City of Susanville offers a wide range of benefits in addition to salary. Included are:
• Paid vacation – eighty hours first year, ninety-six hours after completion of first year; increased on 5th, 15th, 20th, and 25th anniversaries.
• Paid sick leave accrued eight hours per month. Family sick leave.
• City pays the majority of medical insurance with Employee currently paying $46 per month, dental, and vision plan for employee and family members, and life insurance for employee.
• CalPERS retirement.
• Fourteen paid holidays per year.
• Deferred Compensation Plans available.
• IRS Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan.
• Eighty hours administrative leave (non-accruing).

Application Procedure:
Interested persons may receive an application package from:
City Hall, City of Susanville
66 North Lassen Street
Susanville CA 96130-3904
Telephone: 530-252-5106

Selection Process:
Open Until Filled With Current Application Deadline: June 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

A City of Susanville employment application form must be submitted to be considered for this position. The application must be accompanied by a cover letter, a current resume and unofficial college transcripts. Submit the application and other material to:
City of Susanville
ATTN: City Attorney
66 North Lassen Street
Susanville CA 96130-3904
Telephone: 530-252-5114
E-mail: attorney@cityofsusanville.org
E-mails will be accepted provided that the original is received within three days of the filing deadline.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the favorable results of a pre-employment physical, drug screening, background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts.
Disabled applicants who require accommodations should contact Jessica Ryan, City Attorney, at 530-252-5114, before closing date.

The City of Susanville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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