City of Bishop: Job Openings


City of Bishop, California
Position: City Administrator
Closing Date: October 8, 2018

This is a rare career opportunity to live and work in a small mountain community, located miles away from a large urban center. The position will require an experienced, approachable, generalist City Administrator who can “wear many hats.” The City operates with a small but competent staff with whom the successful candidate must be able to work with directly, in a manner that demonstrates respect and fosters collaboration. The City Administrator will enjoy working with a City Council that is good-natured and has a long track record of effectiveness. The City of Bishop has 37 full-time employees plus approximately 72 part-time/seasonal employees. The municipal budget is $11.3 million (FY 2018/2019), of which $7 million is General Fund. The ideal candidate should have ten years of broad and extensive work experience, with at least five years of experience in a management capacity. Previous experience as a City Administrator/Manager or Assistant City Administrator/Manager is desired. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a related field. An equivalent combination of related training, education, and experience may be considered. The annual salary is up to 132,372; excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement are also provided.

Interested candidates should apply by October 8, 2018 by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and three years of salary history to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900.
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ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR The City of Bishop is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Finance Director.

The Assistant Finance Director is a mid-management position reporting to the City Administrator that will assist in the overall planning, organization, and management of the Finance Department; assist with the preparation of the City’s annual budget; perform responsible technical accounting and budget work in the preparation maintenance and processing of accounting records and financial transactions; research and development of revenue and expenditure forecasting; assist in the preparation of the City’s financial statements and audits; and perform a wide variety of responsible work in benefits administration and other related duties as required. Prior experience
with a public agency is desirable. The City of Bishop offers a generous benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, vacation and retirement benefits. The salary is currently fixed at $7,173 per month. A detailed job description and application forms are available at City Hall, 377 West Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514 or at Telephone 760-873-5863. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018. EOE.
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