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Fire Marshal, City of Oakland, California

Regional Vice President, Management Partners

Finance Manager, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District

Chief Financial Officer, Transbay Joint Powers Authority

Management Analyst, Management Partners

Fire Marshal, City of Oakland

Date Posted: 11/14/2018
Job Location: Oakland, California

The City of Oakland Fire Department is actively seeking an experienced and innovative fire safety division manager to serve as either a non-sworn or sworn Fire Marshal. This non-sworn or sworn management position serves as the division manager of the Fire Prevention Bureau, reporting directly to the Fire Chief, and working closely with the Director of Planning and Building. As Fire Marshal, s/he oversees a division of 38 civilian and 4 sworn staff.

The Fire Marshal is directly responsible for upholding fire and life safety standards in the City of Oakland by managing, directing, and coordinating the operations and delivery of a full-service regulatory compliance, public education and investigative services bureau. The incumbent attends executive staff meetings in the Fire Department, and inter-department meetings with the Planning and Building Department. S/he establishes priorities for annual state-mandated inspections, new construction plan review and inspections, and serves as arbiter of issues with applicants, plan reviews and inspections for projects ranging from high-rise and large commercial and industrial developments, to single-family residential dwellings.

Full details on the position, responsibilities and benefits are found here.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter and résumé to Management Partners, Attn: Nancy Hetrick, search@managementpartners.com

Regional Vice President, Management Partners

Date Posted: 10/10/2018
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Management Partners seeks an experienced local government professional to lead its east practice based in Cincinnati. This is an extraordinary opportunity to continue in the local government management profession from a new perspective in a full-time leadership role. The successful person will have served as a city or county manager and possess an exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing. S/he will preferably have experience in multiple jurisdictions including a large local government, in more than one state, with strong networking ability. Compensation competitive, DOQ.

Email resume and letter of interest to Jerry Newfarmer, jnewfarmer@managementpartners.com.

Finance Manager, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District

Date Posted: 10/9/2018
Job Location: Hayward, California

The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District, known locally as “HARD,” is an independent special district created in 1944 by public vote to provide park and recreation services. The District is actively seeking a motivated and team-oriented financial professional to fill the newly created position of Finance Manager.

The new Finance Manager will have an opportunity to have a lasting impact on the District. Reporting to the Administrative Services Director, the Finance Manager is responsible for the daily activities and administration of the Division and oversees the following functions: budget, accounting, payroll, treasury and purchasing, and will work with the Capital Projects and Development Director to provide financial management support for Bond Measure F1 oversight. The manager receives general direction and exercises direct supervision over technical and administrative support personnel. The Finance Manager provides responsible and complex administrative assistance to the General Manager and Administrative Services Director.

Full details on the position, responsibilities and benefits are found here.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter and résumé to Management Partners, Attn: Nancy Hetrick, search@managementpartners.com

Chief Financial Officer, Transbay Joint Powers Authority

Date Posted: 9/18/2018
Job Location: San Francisco, California

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority, a historic collaboration between San Francisco Bay Area government and transportation agencies, is actively seeking a motivated and team-oriented financial professional who is inspired to help achieve the
Transbay vision as its Chief Financial Officer.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial activities of the TJPA, including management of the finance team. In this capacity the CFO oversees the general ledger and accounting, payments and deposits, cash management and investments, debt financing, budgets and budget monitoring, financial statements and reports, project cash flow monitoring, project reimbursements, payroll and audits. Additionally, the CFO provides oversight for the procurement functions of the TJPA. The CFO is involved in an array of duties and responsibilities.

Full details on the position, responsibilities and benefits are found here.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter and résumé by October 12, 2018 to Management Partners, Attn: Nancy Hetrick, search@managementpartners.com

Management Analyst, Management Partners

Date Posted: 10/22/2018
Job Location: San Jose, California

Management Partners is seeking candidates desiring to have impact in a wide range of local government settings to work in our San Jose office. The ideal candidates will possess the analytical, organization, and creative thinking skills that will make them a vital member of a high-performing team.

Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Experience with local government is a plus. Must be energetic, adaptable, have good writing, analytical, and computer skills, and be willing to travel to serve clients and support projects. Salary DOQ. EOE/AA.

Under the direction of a project manager, typical assignments may include:
• Gathering data from publicly available sources, as well as direct contact with clients
• Designing and administering surveys and other data gathering tools
• Conducting complex analytical research, including comparative analyses, best practice research, budget analysis and strategies, and service delivery studies
• Collaborating with project team to prepare analysis, recommendations and implementation plans for clients, including written reports and visual presentations.

The ideal candidate possesses genuine curiosity about local governments and is willing to ask questions but also able to work independently while researching new topics. This position will operate in a multi-task environment and coordinate many assignments simultaneously, so at a minimum the applicant should be able to effectively plan, organize and prioritize competing responsibilities to complete work in a timely and accurate manner. We are looking for someone who is creative and eager to explore new analytical tools and presentation techniques.

Applicants should have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and internet navigation. Experience with PowerPoint and Visio is preferred. Familiarity with local government organizations (cities and counties) is desirable, as is experience working in local government.

In addition, Management Partners is always interested in hearing from qualified individuals who are devoted to public service innovation. If you would like to contact us, you may email a résumé and cover letter to us. Thank you for your interest.

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