* Listing Title:
Assistant City Manager
* Listing Description
ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER 
City of Yakima, Washington 
$130,748 ‐ $158,891 

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches." 

Located in south central Washington, Yakima is home to over 93,000 residents and has been the cultural, business, educational, and governmental focal point of the region since it was founded more than 125 years ago. Yakima boasts 300 days of sunshine a year, a low cost of living, and a strong sense of community. Residents and visitors alike enjoy year-round recreational activities, including water and snow skiing, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, white water rafting and golf. The area is also home to more than 70 wineries, producing some of the highest rated wines in the world. Yakima has enjoyed many awards over the years, including the "All-America City Award", presented by the National Civic League, in both 1994 and in 2015, and the "2015 Tourism Champion of the Year Award." 

The City of Yakima operates under a Council-Manager form of government. City departments include Administration, Community Development, Utilities and Engineering, Finance and Budget, Human Resources, Public Works, Fire, Legal, Police and Airport. The city employs 786 FTEs and has a total 2017 adopted budget of $238 million. 

Working under the direction of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager handles daily activities and responsibilities assigned by the City Manager, making independent decisions on operational issues, managing and evaluating the effectiveness of technical operations, monitoring implementation of the City budget, coordinating special projects and activities for departments, and ensuring that the City's programs are implemented in a manner consistent with the City goals. 

A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Public Relations or related field is required, plus four years of progressively responsible municipal and/or private administrative management experience as a Department Director or other administrative officer. A master's degree in a related field is preferred. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. 

The City of Yakima is an equal opportunity employer. First review: July 16, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
* (Job) Location:
Yakima, Washington


* Listing Expiration Date:
08/13/2017

 

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