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Special Districts Manager - City of Oxnard

City of Oxnard, CA is looking for a Special Districts Manager.

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Special districts manager

Application deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021

The City of Oxnard is recruiting for a Special Districts Manager to join the Public Works Department, which consists of almost 500 budgeted FTEs and is responsible for the design, construction, renovation and operation of public projects ranging from seawalls to wastewater treatment plants; sewers; water; libraries; parks; facilities; and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, streetlights and street trees. 

This is a unique opportunity for an individual who enjoys regularly interfacing with a variety of community stakeholders and excels at finding creative solutions to complex challenges. 

Although housed in the Public Works Department, this high profile position will work closely with several City departments, including the City Manager’s Office and Mayor’s office.

This position requires a positive and energetic leadership style with a willingness to take a "hands on" approach to develop a team-oriented working environment within the division. Strong analytical and project management skills as well as the ability to develop and recommend comprehensive solutions are required. Past experience in contract administration, budgets development and administration, management analysis, and working with community organizations and commissions are a must. 

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Parks and Recreation Administration, or a closely related field. A Master's Degree is preferred. Four (4) years of experience in Special District Administration, and one (1) year of experience at a supervisory level is required for this role. Positions in this classification are represented by the Oxnard Mid-Managers Association (OMMA). 

Download this document for more information: 

Special Districts Manager - City of Oxnard.pdf

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and five work related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to:

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For additional informaion, please contact:

Kylie Wilson, CPS HR Consulting at (916) 471-3325

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