City Manager - City of Barstow, California

Midway between Los Angeles, CA, and Las Vegas, NV, along historic US Route 66 in San Bernardino County, the City of Barstow, California (pop. 24,000, 40 sq. mi.), is a progressive community and a major transportation center. I-15 and I-40 converge here, along with State Routes 58 and 247, Amtrak, and the BNSF Railway.  Ontario International Airport is 75 minutes away.

In the high Mojave Desert, Barstow has operated under the council-manager form of government for over 70 years.  The five-member City Council (Mayor elected at large, Council Members by district) serve four-year terms without limit.

This career opportunity is available with the retirement of beloved City Manager Curt Mitchell, who has capably served Barstow since 2011. A bachelor’s degree (public administration, business, or related), and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience as a professional city manager, assistant city manager, or equivalent are required. A master’s degree and ten years of experience are referred. The salary range for this position is $195,000 $230,000 with hiring dependent upon experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits.  Residency within corporate limits strongly preferred.  Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.

Filing deadline is January 14, 2019.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.