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The City Council of the City of Mill Valley, California is seeking an accomplished and experienced professional to become its new City Manager. The City of Mill Valley is a full-service city with a total budget of $47.3 million based on a two-year budget cycle. The City Manager directs, coordinates, and manages the overall administrative activities and operation of the City (current staff of 160 FTEs and 147 PTEs) and advises and assists the City Council while exercising significant independent judgment and initiative. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on and collaborative approach to management with frequent interaction with department heads and staff and an appreciation for the variety and diversity of contributions from all sources within the organization and from the community.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree may be a plus. Additionally, 8 years or more of progressively responsible experience in an administrative, managerial, or senior level staff capacity in a comparable or larger organization is required. California municipal experience, particularly in Marin County, is highly regarded although all highly qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The City is prepared to offer a competitive salary for the Marin County area plus executive level benefits including CalPERS Retirement. The City does not participate in Social Security.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter and comprehensive resume to Ralph Andersen & Associates at no later than Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Alternatively, a scheduled appointment may be made by emailing Detailed brochure available at

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