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                                                                                         of all city departments. The Deputy
                                                                                         City Manager will serve as the acting
                                                                                         City Manager in his absence.
                                                                                         The City Manager’s office suite is
                                                                                         located on the top floor of a beautiful
                                                                                         and modern five-story administration
                                                                                         building that was built in 2005 along
                                                                                         with the renovation of the historic City
                                                                                               The Ideal Candidate
                                                                                        It is anticipated that the new Deputy
                                                                                        City Manager will be an experienced
                                                                                        local government professional with
                                                                                        outstanding leadership and personnel
                                              Sacramento provides a full array of       management skills, and with a
         Unique Opportunity                   municipal services including public       breadth of experience in municipal
     Recently appointed City Manager          safety (police and fire); community       government administration. The ideal
    John Shirey seeks an experienced          development; economic development; candidate is a strongly committed
    local government professional to          transportation; utilities; convention,    individual who has a positive record of
    serve as Deputy City Manager. This        culture and leisure; parks and            achievement and a history of
    is a newly-created position that will     recreation; and the traditional internal  developing constructive working
    serve as the top assistant to the         management support functions              relationships throughout the
    City Manager and act for him in his       (finance, general services, human         organization. Candidates who bring
    absence. The Deputy City Manager          resources/labor relations, information    strengths in finance/budgeting, human
    will be a true working partner of the     technology, and legislative affairs).     resources, and knowledge of general
    City Manager while serving as the         The total budget proposed for FY2012/13 government issues will be favorably
    City’s chief operating officer in the     is $1.06 billion from all funding sources considered. Economic development
    oversight of the organization’s day-to-   and supports 3,791.54 FTE. This           experience/knowledge is a plus.
    day operations.                           includes $365 million for General Fund Successful candidates will have a
                                              operations and capital projects, and      demonstrated track record of effective
                                              $690.5 million for operations and capital staff management and strong political
            City Government                   projects for the City’s Enterprise Funds acumen in working with elected
                                              and other fund activities.                officials.
                                              To view the City’s budget:
             Mission Statement                |
         The mission of the City of            
          Sacramento is to protect,                     Vision Statement
         preserve, and enhance the
                                                   Sacramento will be the most
        quality of life for present and
                                                      livable City in America.
             future generations.
    Sacramento is a charter city operating
    under the council/manager form
    of government. The City Council
                                                        Deputy City Manager
    consists of eight members, elected        The Deputy City Manager is appointed
    by District, and a directly-elected       by the City Manager, and will support
    Mayor who serve overlapping four-         the City Manager in his role as chief
    year terms. The City Council is the       administrative officer of the City. As a
    legislative body responsible for the      result of the restructuring of the City
    overall policies and direction of the     Manager’s office, the Deputy City
    City. The Council appoints the City       Manager will serve as the City
    Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk,       Manager’s primary assistant, and will
    and City Treasurer.                       serve as the chief operating officer in
                                              overseeing the day-to-day operations

                                              City of Sacramento
                                                                                          The Sacramento region offers amenities
    Specific qualifications are as follows:
                                                     The Sacramento Area                  that are attractive to those with an
    Experience and Education                                                              active lifestyle. Hiking, biking, golfing,
                                              Sacramento – California’s capital city,     snow-skiing, water- skiing, house-
    Qualified candidates are seasoned,                                                    boating, wine-tasting, and other sports
    experienced local government              historic center of the Gold Rush and        and recreational opportunities abound.
    professionals with seven years            the center of state government. This        Educational opportunities are plentiful,
    or more of municipal senior               Sacramento – California’s capital city,     with the Sacramento region being home
                                              historic city of the gold rush and the      to California State University -
    management experience including
                                              center of state government. This
    significant participation in budgetary    vibrant metropolis that is one of the       Sacramento; University of California
    development/administration,               fastest growing cities in the nation        at Davis; Sacramento City College;
    strategic planning, policy/procedure      is known by a number of different           McGeorge School of Law and other
    development and implementation,           nicknames: “Camellia Capital” for the       community and four-year college
    personnel management, labor               flower found so abundantly in               programs.
                                              Sacramento neighborhoods; “City of           
    relations, and general government
                                              Trees” due to the countless miles of        Sacramento boasts the NBA’s
    administration. A Bachelor’s degree
                                              tree-lined streets and wooded parks in      Sacramento Kings, the 2003, 2004,
    is required. California experience is
                                              the region; and “River City” by virtue      2007 and 2008 Pacific Coast League
                                              of two major rivers (Sacramento and         champion Sacramento River Cats
    Personal Attributes                       American) that converge near historic       baseball team, the Sacramento
    In addition to the requirements           Old Sacramento. Clearly,                    Capitals of World Team Tennis, the
    stated above, the ideal candidate         Sacramento is much more than just           annual world-class Sacramento Music
    will possess the following additional     the “Capital City”.                         Festival (formerly Sacramento Jazz
    characteristics, competencies and                                                     Festival), and many other recreational,
                                              Sacramento is conveniently located          entertainment and cultural activities.
                                              halfway between the Pacific Ocean           Each December Sacramento attracts
    •   Collaborative and team oriented       (San Francisco) to the west, and the        some of the world’s top long distance
    •   Decisive once input has been          Sierra Nevada Mountains (Lake Tahoe)        runners to the California International
        received and viewpoints are           to the east. The metropolitan area          Marathon. Historic Old Sacramento,
        known and understood; bases           consisting of Sacramento and parts          the State Railroad Museum, Crocker
        decisions on sound judgment           of Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter,         Art Museum, Governor’s Mansion,
    •   Open and approachable                 and Yuba Counties has a population          Sacramento Zoo, Sutter’s Fort,
    •   Exceptional organizational skills     of approximately 2.1 million;               American River Parkway, Music Circus,
    •   Professional poise / demeanor         Sacramento County has a population          Sacramento Convention Center,
    •   Effective negotiation and conflict    of 1.4 million. With a population of        California State History Museum
        resolution skills                     approximately 470,000, Sacramento is        and State Capitol Building are other
    •   Self-confident; displays drive and    the 7th largest city in California.         attractions located in the immediate
        initiative                                                                        area. Top-name entertainers perform
                                              Many factors contribute to the
    •   Political acumen and                                                              at Power Balance Pavilion (formerly
                                              economic success of the region. A
        sophistication                                                                    Arco Arena) and Memorial
                                              principal reason Sacramento has
    •   Excellent decision-making and                                                     Auditorium. Each summer
                                              retained its attractiveness is that it
        change management abilities                                                       Sacramento hosts the California State
                                              offers some of the lowest housing
    •   Energized by major challenges                                                     Fair which attracts more than one
                                              prices of major cities in the state.
        and accomplishments                                                               million visitors annually.
                                              Many new residents have relocated
    •   Outstanding writing and
                                              from the San Francisco Bay Area and
        presentation skills
                                              Southern California to take advantage
    •   Flexible, unbiased, compassionate
                                              of Sacramento’s employment
        and has a strong sense of ethics
                                              opportunities, moderate housing
        both personally and professionally
                                              prices, reasonable cost of living, and
    •   Effective multi-tasker
                                              competitive salaries. Sacramento is
    •   Calm under pressure, resilient,
                                              proud of its cultural diversity. In fact,
        and has a good sense of humor
                                              Time Magazine declared Sacramento
                                              to be the most integrated city in the


                                                                      Deputy City Manager

         Compensation                                   Application and                                 
    The salary for this position is                     Selection Procedure                             
    negotiable within the range
                                                To be considered for this challenging
    established by City Charter (up to                                                                  
                                                and rewarding career opportunity,
    $204,031) and will depend on the                                                                    
                                                please submit your resume with cover
    qualifications of the successful
                                                letter, current salary and list of four                 
                                                work-related references. Resume
    The city’s excellent benefit program        should reflect years and months of
    includes:                                   positions held, as well as size of staff                
                                                and budgets you have managed.
    •   Public Employees Retirement
                                                Resumes will be screened in relation
        (PERS 2% @ 55); employee
                                                to the criteria outlined in this brochure.
        contribution (7%) is required
    •   Voluntary 457 deferred                  This position is open until filled.
        compensation plan                       Forward your materials to:
    •   401(a) money purchase plan (City
        contributes four percent if                            Geri Hamby
        employee contributes five percent)            Director of Human Resources
    •   Flexible spending plan (medical,                   City of Sacramento
        transit, and dependent care                  Department of Human Resources
    •   12 – 14 paid holidays and 12 days                    Historic City Hall
        of sick leave                                     915 I Street, 2nd Floor
    •   Vacation leave starting at 10 days               Sacramento, CA 95814
        and increasing based on years of                     (916) 808-5731
    •   80 hours of management leave                E-mail:
    •   Monthly health and welfare fringe
        benefit – can be applied toward         Visit the City of Sacramento website
        employee’s contribution for             at:
        retirement, health, dental, and/or
        short-term disability insurance
    •   City contribution toward IRC
        Section 125 cafeteria health and
        welfare benefits, including
        medical, dental, life, and disability
    •   $100,000 basic life insurance
    •   Auto allowance – $400 per month
    •   Technology allowance – $100 per
    •   City-provided parking
    •   Employee assistance programs
    •   Relocation assistance
    •   Employees contribute to Social
        Security and Medicare


                                                City of Sacramento                        Deputy City Manager

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