The City of Scotts Valley, with a population of 12,000, is located in the picturesque Santa Cruz Mountains just six miles northeast of Santa Cruz and its popular beaches and boardwalk, yet only twenty miles from San Jose and Silicon Valley. Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz County offer a multitude of cultural and recreational resources including theater, music, and the arts, as well as a wealth of leisure activities such as golfing, surfing, boating, camping, biking, and hiking along the scenic redwood trails and coast.
The City of Scotts Valley is seeking a highly qualified, energetic, hands-on professional to fill its City Manager position. The ideal candidate will be an exemplary leader who will inspire a shared vision, encourage creativity, and foster a high-performing, accountable, and service-oriented organization. The City seeks a City Manager who will be committed to the community and to quality, responsive service for Scotts Valley’s diverse residents. The City Manager should nurture an environment of trust, both in the organization and the community. Candidates who will roll up their sleeves and lead by example will be valued.
Candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field; a Master’s degree is highly desirable.
The salary range for the City Manager is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.