The City of Larkspur is a suburb of San Francisco, located just two miles south of San Rafael, with a population of 12,500. Incorporated in March of 1908, Larkspur was voted one of the best places to live in California, offering residents an urban suburban mix feel with many fantastic restaurants, coffee shops, and recreation opportunities. Nestled at the base of beautiful Mount Tamalpais, the City has a quaint and small town feel with several parks, sporting options, and world-renowned hiking trails. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Administrative Services Director provides direct supervision to the staff of the Finance Division, Human Resources, and Risk Management. This position also advises the City Manager and City Council on administrative matters and serves as the City Treasurer. The City is seeking a knowledgeable, confident, and highly engaged candidate to serve as the Administrative Services Director. The City desires a candidate who will apply strong ethical, professional, and service oriented leadership. The City Manager will rely on a Director that can inspire continuous improvement and provide excellent customer service to the highly engaged members of the community, as well as all city departments. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business or public administration, and a minimum of five (5) years of professional, comprehensive, and increasingly responsible work experience in governmental accounting, auditing and financial management, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. A Master’s Degree and possession of a CPA qualification are highly desirable.
The salary for the Administrative Services Director is up to $197,964 and placement is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The City also offers an excellent benefits package.