Winters has a population of approximately 7,300 residents in three square miles and is located in the southwestern corner of Yolo County, just east of Lake Berryessa and the Blue Ridge Coastal Range. The broader Winters community includes unincorporated pristine farmland and rolling hills with orchards and vineyards. Residents love Winters for its friendly, small-town atmosphere, community events and easy access to outdoor activities, and its charming, historic downtown boasts one of the more vibrant downtowns in Northern California, including farm to table restaurants, wineries, breweries, coffee houses, and boutiques. Just thirty miles from Sacramento and an hour to the San Francisco Bay, Winters is perfectly situated in the countryside with convenient access to suburban and metropolitan areas.
Under the general direction of the City Manager, this position directs, plans, organizes and supervises the City's financial operation, including accounting, accounts payable, purchasing, accounts receivable, tax and fee collection (business license, utility billing) and all cashiering related functions; information technology applications, systems, and network; and recreational activities in service to the community.
This is a single, department head level position. The incumbent reports to the City Manager and has responsibility for providing daily supervision to department staff. The Director of Administrative Services is an executive level classification responsible for all operational sections and program areas of the Administrative Services Department.
HOW TO APPLY
This confidential recruitment is being coordinated by Human Resources Manager Alison Bigham, who may be reached at:
Alison.Bigham@cityofwinters.org for any questions. All applicants should apply directly through our careers page, link found within this posting.
This recruitment closes on October 6, 2021, at 11:59 PM (PDT).
Panel interviews for qualified applicants are tentatively scheduled for the week of November 1, 2021, and second interviews with the City Manager the week of November 8, 2021.
References for finalists will be contacted only following candidate approval. Applicants will be advised of the status of the recruitment following the selection of the new director.
The anticipated start date for the successful candidate will be early January 2022.
The retiring director will assist with the transition and be available to support the new director to the degree desired.