City Manager - City of Big Bear Lake, California

“Southern California’s Premiere Four-Season Resort Community”

Located within a two-hour drive of the Los Angeles/Orange County metropolitan area and nestled high in the pine forests of the San Bernardino National Forest sits Big Bear Lake with its fresh alpine water ringed by 22 miles of shoreline. The City of Big Bear Lake hugs the lake’s south shore and serves as Southern California’s premier four-season resort. The city’s population swells from 5,500 residents to over 100,000 visitors on prime holidays. With the upcoming retirement of the city’s 13-year City Manager, the five-member professional Council is seeking an individual to oversee a talented staff of nearly 60 FTE’s and FY 2019/20 total operating budget of $27M. The next City Manager will possess the passion and skillset to lead the city’s pursuit to reach the next plateau of exemplary tourism and community livability. Proven local government management experience is required, and tourism-related or resort community experience is strongly desired. Minimum work experience must be as an Assistant City, Town or County Manager. A highly experienced current City, Town or County Manager is strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required. Salary range of $215,000 to $265,000 DOQE will be considered.

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.

Filing deadline: October 25, 2019.

In order to provide an opportunity to apply for this outstanding position during this busy conference season, the filing deadline has been extended until October 25, 2019.