Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances and regulations.
Modern municipal organization, functions and procedures.
Current social, political and economic trends and operating problems of municipal government.
Principles, practices and techniques of public and business administration, including public financing and financial management.
Personnel administration policies, procedures and regulations, including those related to public agency labor negotiations.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Budget preparation and administration practices.
Modern office practices and technology, including the use of computers for word and data processing.
Report and business letter preparation techniques.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Safe work practices.
Public / community relations techniques.
Interpret, analyze, apply and enforce pertinent federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
Provide effective leadership and coordinate the staff, programs and activities of a full-service municipal organization.
Perform duties under the pressure of very high expectations for exemplary and non-erring leadership, management and professionalism.
Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, determine consequences of proposed action, and make and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Analyze, interpret, summarize and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
Prepare and administer a budget in conformance with sound financial management techniques.
Perform mathematical computations with accuracy.
Use computers for word and data processing.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Speak effectively in public.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
React professionally at all times, dealing with sensitive, political or controversial situations with tact and diplomacy.
Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in a significant management capacity in local government, preferably as a city manager, assistant city manager or in a senior management staff position.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or a closely related field; A Master’s degree in the same fields of study is desirable.
Possession of a validCaliforniadriver’s license.
Membership in theInternationalCityand County Management Association, and adherence to its code of ethics.
Ability to be bonded.