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City Manager
City of Hercules, CA

The City of Hercules, CA is seeking a City Manager. The City Council is seeking an ethical, dedicated public servant who has integrity and fortitude, with strong finance skills, who embraces transparency and open government. The ideal candidate will:

  • Exhibit an engaging style and be an open, honest communicator willing to be available to the Council, community, and city stakeholders.
  • Bring considerable small-medium size city experience in order to embrace innovative strategies to provide an array of municipal services while dealing with the realities of municipal budget constraints.
  • Possess well-rounded city management skills and be comfortable in this small organization, hands-on role.
  • You can be dealing with economic development one moment and transportation funding the next.
  • Be a good listener who knows when to listen, when to add perspective and when to tell the Council, ‘no’.
  • Hit the ground running and not be afraid to jump in even if that means making a mistake.
  • Develop, maintain, and understand the importance of strong relationships with city corporate partners.
  • Believe in the city manager’s leadership team and their ability to make and own their decisions.
  • Possess the political aptitude to anticipate issues of concern.
  • Help the City maintain focus in order to accomplish meaningful change and not lose momentum despite having various priorities.

Location: Hercules, California
Salary: Up to $250,000
Final filing date: May 10, 2021

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.