City Manager
City of Arcata

City of Arcata is seeking a City Manager. The City Manager holds the pivotal role of Chief Administrative Officer of the City. This individual orchestrates, oversees, and provides strategic direction for all municipal activities, functions, and operations. The role demands a high level of accountability and visibility in steering the administrative affairs of the City. The ideal candidate should bring extensive experience in municipal management, showcasing a proven track record of successful leadership and strategic planning. They must possess strong financial acumen and budgetary management skills, capable of effectively navigating the complexities of municipal finances while ensuring fiscal responsibility. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities are essential, demonstrated through the candidate’s capacity to build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including City Council members, department heads, community leaders, and the public. Moreover, the candidate should have the ability to navigate complex regulatory environments and effectively manage organizational change, fostering a culture of adaptability and continuous improvement within the City administration.

Location: Arcata, California
Salary: $132,840.00 - $169,541.24
Final filing date: First review of Applications: April 22, 2024

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.