The City of Hayward (estimated population 158,241) is located in Alameda County, on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, 14 miles south of Oakland, 26 miles north of San Jose, and 10 miles west of the Livermore Valley. Encompassing 61 square miles that unfold from the Berkeley-Oakland Hills onto the Bay shoreline, Hayward is strategically positioned at the epicenter of a metropolitan area synonymous with innovation, bold thinking, and entrepreneurship. The city is served by three major freeways, two Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations, Amtrak Capitol Corridor trains, local and commuter bus routes operated by multiple transit agencies, Union Pacific freight rail and Port of Oakland facilities. The city boasts its own thriving executive airport and enjoys easy access to three international airports, Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. Hayward is the Bay Area’s sixth largest municipality and ranks among the most diverse cities in the entire state of California. Hayward is home to California State University, East Bay; a community college; and technical, trade, and business colleges.
The City of Hayward is organized into 12 major departments including City Attorney’s Office, City Clerk’s Office, City Manager’s Office, Development Services, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Technology, Library, Maintenance Services, Police, and Public Works (which encompasses Engineering & Transportation and Utilities & Environmental Services). The City also operates its own municipal airport. The City has 907 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 2020/21 budget of $326.7 million; general fund budget of $169.6 million.
City Manager Kelly McAdoo recently created a 2nd Assistant City Manager position to oversee the internal services functions, which include Finance, Information Technology and the Human Resources Departments, as well as other assignments that might arise. This position will also lead various organizational change initiatives and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts throughout the organization, serve as the staff liaison to the Council Appointed Officers (CAO) Committee, and will oversee special projects. In collaboration with the Finance Director, this individual will play a key role in revisiting the City’s 5-year financial strategy, post COVID, working towards long term financial recovery and stability.
The annual salary range is $205,233 to $249.454. Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.
Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:
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Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.