Located in the Southern desert of California, the City of Imperial (approximate population 19,929) is truly the center of Imperial Valley with a vast wealth of recreational living and unlimited business opportunities. Imperial Valley is noted for its sunny climate and almost unbelievable agricultural productivity. As the safest City in California, Imperial is the center of activities in this unique area of sun, sand, and splendor of Western living. The Council is seeking an effective leader and manager for their new City Manager. The ideal candidate will be an open, approachable, honest, and ethical individual who will lead by example; team builder with the ability to mentor and develop staff; structured yet flexible. Candidates should possess a broad range of municipal experience. Candidates who have experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or equivalent position are highly desired. Economic Development (commercial) experience is a plus. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in one of these fields is preferred. The salary for the City Manager is dependent upon qualifications.