Find local government jobs, descriptions and instructions for applying for the following local government jobs. Our recent successful recruitments are also listed at the end of this page.

Public Works Director/City Engineer, City of Fontana, California

Deputy City Manager, City of Union City, California

General Manager, Monterey County Water Resources Agency, California

Director, Mobility Programs, Contra Costa Transportation Authority, California

Chief Assistant City Attorney, City of Richmond, California

Public Services Area Administrator, City of Ann Arbor, Michigan

City Manager, City of Westminster, Colorado

Facility Director, Transbay Joint Powers Authority, San Francisco, California

Payroll Manager, City of Oakland, California

General Manager, Ocean Pines, Maryland

Planning & Building Deputy Director/Building Official, City of Oakland, California

Accounting Director, Transbay Joint Powers Authority, San Francisco, California

Public Works Director/City Engineer, City of Fontana, California

Date Posted: 6/15/2022
Job Location: Fontana, California
The City of Fontana is seeking a public works and engineering professional to lead a newly merged department as the Public Works Director/City Engineer. The new department will be instrumental in designing and implementing substantial projects related to downtown revitalization and to capitalize on the significant population growth of Fontana. The director will oversee the operations of a modern engineering services and public works department and provide highly responsive and complex organizational support to the deputy city manager for development services. The ideal candidate will serve as the technical lead for the City and work collaboratively to build new systems and establish processes for the department.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more and find a link to apply here.

Deputy City Manager, City of Union City, California

Date Posted: 6/14/2022
Job Location: Union City, California
The City of Union City is seeking a Deputy City Manager (DCM) to join the City Manager’s leadership team and be instrumental in helping the City Manager achieve short- and long-term goals for the City. There are several large projects occurring internally and within the Union City community. The City’s Strategic Plan details priorities for the City through FY 2024-2025 and emphasizes goals related to fiscal sustainability, organizational stability and growth, and economic development. The exact portfolio of responsibilities for the Deputy City Manager will be determined based on the experience of the successful candidate. Ideal candidates will be seasoned California municipal government leaders who will excel in a flat organizational structure and who works to seek consensus with leadership team members.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

General Manager, Monterey County Water Resources Agency, California

Date Posted: 6/2/2022
Job Location: Salinas, California
As the leader of the Water Resources Agency on behalf of Monterey County, the General Manager is responsible for the operational management of the organization. This includes oversight of employee relations, budget and other financial reporting preparation and recommendations; review and evaluation of current and potential third-party vendors/consultants; risk management; and the development and implementation of goals and objectives to improve the Agency’s organization. The General Manager represents the Agency in relations with the community and other government agencies, handles complex oversight and technical water management; flood control; and planning, research, and conservation functions. A successful General Managers will be an expert in water resource/management and well-versed in the specifics of California water regulations and current affairs. The position requires an apolitical, yet politically astute and resilient consensus builder who, with self-confidence and flexibility, can collaborate and lead stakeholders to solutions.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

Director, Mobility Programs, Contra Costa Transportation Authority, California

Date Posted: 6/2/2022
Job Location: Walnut Creek, California
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority is seeking candidates to serve as the next Director, Mobility Programs, a position responsible for the oversight and Authority-level management of mobility programs. The Director will work in collaboration with other government agencies, public and private transit operators, private sector, innovative mobility suppliers, and interested parties to facilitate the development of financial and operational plans, organizational and institutional arrangements, and management approach.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

Chief Assistant City Attorney, City of Richmond, California

Date Posted: 5/25/2022
Job Location: Richmond, California
The City of Richmond, California is seeking candidates to for a Chief Assistant City Attorney. The Chief Assistant City Attorney functions as an assistant department head. The position reports directly to the City Attorney and serves as the acting City Attorney in the City Attorney’s absence. The role is characterized by a combination of management responsibilities, supervisory duties, and the practice of all areas of municipal law including highly complex and/or controversial matters. The role supervises staff attorneys and manages internal operations while the City Attorney manages the political environment. Candidates should have a strong and broad municipal legal background, be a clear communicator, and organized leader.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

Public Services Area Administrator, City of Ann Arbor, Michigan

Date Posted: 5/11/2022
Job Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
The City of Ann Arbor (124,000) is seeking a strong leader with a proven record of accomplishment as its next Public Services Area Administrator, to manage a broad range of significant public service activities in the community. Ann Arbor spans 28.97 square miles, and is frequently recognized as a highly desirable place to live, learn, work, thrive, and visit. The City’s mission is to deliver exceptional services that sustain and enhance a vibrant, safe, and diverse community. Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture.

The Public Services Area Administrator is appointed by and reports to the City Administrator’s Office to provide leadership as well as administrative, budgetary, and communications support for five units that provide services for the City of Ann Arbor: the Engineering Unit, the Public Works Unit, the Systems Planning Service Unit, the Wastewater Recovery Unit, and the Water Treatment Service Unit.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

City Manager, City of Westminster, Colorado

Date Posted: 5/10/2022
Job Location: Westminster, Colorado
The award-winning City of Westminster, Colorado (116,317) is seeking an accomplished local government leader as its next City Manager. This attractive, full-service community, known for its vision and commitment to planned open space is located just 20 minutes west of Denver and 20 minutes east of Boulder. Westminster’s location and popularity have spurred significant development over the past 40 years, making it currently the ninth-largest city in Colorado.

Westminster is searching for an individual with a tested, successful management record and a demonstrated commitment to service delivery excellence. The city is well positioned for continued economic growth but forecasts a more moderate pace of development than experienced in recent decades. The Mayor and Council desire a focused, results-driven leader who will methodically and effectively implement strategies and practices consistent with and supportive of the City’s vision, mission, values, and strategic plan and who will establish a clear expectation of excellence, transparency, and accountability for all departments.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

Facility Director, Transbay Joint Powers Authority, San Francisco, California

Date Posted: 5/9/2022
Job Location: San Francisco, California
The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is seeking an experienced facility leader who is
inspired to help achieve the TJPA vision as its Facility Director. The Facility Director provides leadership for all aspects of the TJPA facility’s daily operations, events, leases and maintenance, working with the full TJPA team. In addition, the Facility Director will oversee the performance and services of the contracted asset management team, including reporting and financial management.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

Payroll Manager, City of Oakland, California

Date Posted: 4/13/2022
Job Location: Oakland, California
Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the Payroll Manager leads the Payroll Division with a team of approximately 13 full-time and provides overarching direction and leadership by setting short- and long-term goals for strengthening interactions with operating departments and improving the overall process of administering payroll. On an ongoing basis, the Manager is responsible for evaluating and modifying those goals, policies, and programs. To provide high quality services, the Manager will establish a new organizational structure and culture, integrating a new supervisory position, and clarifying all employees’ roles. The Finance Director values a culture of problem solving and seeks a manager capable of cultivating this value with the payroll team. The manager is expected to cultivate a positive work environment through collaboration with staff, administration, departments, and important stakeholders.

Interested candidates can learn more here and apply here.

General Manager, Ocean Pines, Maryland

Date Posted: 3/14/2022
Job Location: Ocean Pines, Maryland
Ocean Pines (population 12,000) is an inviting, award-winning residential community nestled along Maryland’s Eastern Shore and boasts more than nine miles of waterfront property, including over 3,000 wooded acres. The Board of Directors is seeking a highly competent, seasoned manager with large homeowner association experience or an experienced city management professional who is eager to apply their skillset and acumen to this unique private-sector setting. Ocean Pines is a popular destination for retirees and seasonal residents seeking unparalleled amenities, which include a beachfront swim club, full-service restaurant, public yacht club, two active marinas, five pools, a premier racquet sports complex, and a golf club.
Interested candidates can learn more here and apply here.

Planning & Building Deputy Director/Chief Building Official, City of Oakland, California

Date Posted: 12/22/2021
Job Location: Oakland, California
The City of Oakland’s Planning & Building Department oversees the regulations for the City’s growth and development. The Department supports the health and welfare of all Oaklanders by reviewing project plans, enforcing local ordinances, developing neighborhood plans, and responding to public concerns related to code enforcement.

The Deputy Director/Chief Building Official is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating, through subordinate supervisors, a variety of building services programs. They include building, housing, and zoning code compliance and enforcement, inspection services, engineering services, permit processing, plan review, and seismic safety.

Interested candidates can learn more here and apply here.

Accounting Director, Transbay Joint Powers Authority, San Francisco, California

Date Posted: 11/9/2021
Job Location: San Francisco, California
The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is seeking an experienced accounting professional to serve as its Accounting Director. Serving under the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Director plans and directs the accounting activities on behalf of the TJPA. The Director supervises the technical accounting work of the TJPA, requiring knowledge of municipal finance functions, internal controls, government fund accounting, enterprise fund accounting, and automated accounting systems.

Interested candidates for the position can learn more here and apply here.

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Brookville, Ohio City Manager
Clayton, Ohio City Manager
Contra Costa Transportation Authority, California Deputy Executive Director
Corpus Christi, Texas Assistant City Manager
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El Segundo, California Interim City Clerk
Emeryville, California Interim City Manager
First 5 Santa Clara County, California Chief of Finance and Administration
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Independence, Missouri City Manager and Assistant City Manager
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Novato, California Interim City Manager and Finance Director
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San Antonio, Texas Chief Housing Officer
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Transbay Joint Powers Authority, California Finance Director and Facilities Director
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