Interview Date: December 15, 2022 via Zoom
Cathedral City is conveniently located between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage in Riverside County. With a diverse population of over 55,000, Cathedral City has the second-largest population of the nine cities in the Coachella Valley. An ideal climate of 350 sunny days per year, clean air, scenic beauty, and unlimited leisure activities attract an additional 10,000 residents during the winter months.
The City of Cathedral City is seeking a smart, savvy, experienced administrator to serve as its new Assistant City Manager. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, politically astute, and an effective project manager. He/she will be a visionary leader with a team mentality to develop and mentor staff. A strong candidate will be solution oriented and possess a strong background in city operations. As a representative of the City, the incumbent will ensure that a high level of customer service is provided to internal and external stakeholders in a positive, collaborative, and professional manner.
This position requires 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. Candidates must also have six (6) years of increasingly responsible administrative and analytical experience in a public sector setting. Experience in working with varied public agencies and with citizens’ organizations is also desirable. The annual salary range for the Assistant City Manager is $182,557.04 - $238,961.18; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.