The City of Reno is searching for a City Manager. The duties of the City Manager are to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the City of Reno including community development, finance, fire, human resources, maintenance and engineering, parks and recreation, police and redevelopment programs; to represent the City to all departments and outside agencies and organizations; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council. The City Manager plays a leading role in fostering healthy employee relations, including with the collective bargaining process and social justice initiatives. The ideal candidate will be an independent leader with well-defined leadership qualities that people respect and trust. To succeed, the candidate should have the fortitude and resilience to weather the storms of public opinion and political strife. Experience as a city/county manager in a sizable community, reporting to an elected governing body is ideal.