City Manager Annual salary range: $177,660 to $282,804 Application Deadline: Open until filled. First review of resumes: Monday, July 2, 2018
Richmond is a waterfront city of 110,000 on the east shore of San Francisco Bay, five miles north of Berkeley and seven miles “as the crow flies” from downtown San Francisco. One of the most racially and ethnically diverse cities in the Bay Area, Richmond is also one of the most progressive city governments in California.
Richmond is a full-service city of 17 departments operating under the Council-Manager form of government, with a mayor and six-member City Council. The City is supported by a FY2017-18 general fund budget of approximately $150 million and 721 FTEs.
City leaders are seeking a seasoned public-sector professional with a proven track record of quickly and effectively assessing, engaging with, and acclimating to an organization’s needs, and embracing challenging opportunities for strategic success. This fiscally savvy individual will be dedicated to the improvement of local economies and committed to active community participation and open, transparent government. A bridge builder who embraces collaborative partnerships as a method of improving services and creating efficiencies will be successful in this role. The new city manager will possess the emotional intelligence necessary to effectively lead and manage a diverse, high-performing staff and the political aptitude to anticipate issues of concern. Exceptional communication skills and a leadership presence supported by tangible accomplishments are expected.