The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a visionary, strategic and high-energy leader who can work with city council, staff, and key stakeholders to achieve economic growth and improve quality of life for a diverse community. The successful candidate will have wellrounded skills in all facets of public sector governance, a proven track record in successful community development, and a solid financial acumen. The ideal candidate leads by setting a positive example of being proactive and organized; provides clear and consistent direction and can assess talent, mentor, and develop a team-oriented, high performing working environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to manage the City as it moves to promote new business ventures and build and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with regional and national business partners, staff, and elected officials. A candidate that can demonstrate the ability to work positively and effectively with staff and promote positive morale and team building in the organization is highly valued, as is their desire to embrace and be a part of the City of Oceanside.
A background addressing issues around homelessness, working with various populations, an understanding of coastal issues and opportunities, and knowledge of community and economic development is extremely helpful.
Please check the Job Brochure for more detailed information!