The City of Huntington Beach (approximate population 200,000) is located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in northwestern Orange County, 40 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. Listed among the nation’s safest cities for decades, often ranking among the “Top Ten Safest Cities” by City Crime Rankings, and named the “Best City to Live In” in Orange County by the readers of the Orange County Register. The City of Huntington Beach seeks a City Manager that is an experienced administrator, a forward-thinking visionary who is fiscally conservative and capable of handling economic development while ensuring the long-term financial stability of the City. Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential for a candidate’s success in this search. The ideal candidate will be a public executive with a record of demonstrated leadership in successfully guiding a full-service local government under a Council/Manager form of government. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, political science, business administration, or closely related field. A Master’s degree is highly desirable and must possess ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience. The salary for the City Manager is dependent upon qualifications and experience.