City Manager Recruitment

The City of Rio Rancho has hired a recruitment firm to assist in the hiring process of the next City Manager. To apply for this career opportunity, please visit www.peckhamandmckenney.com. Resumes are acknowledged within two business days. Call Andrew (Drew) Gorgey at (866) 912-1919 for more information. Click here to view the recruitment brochure

The City Manager Position  

Serving at the pleasure of the Governing Body (Mayor and City Council), the City Manager oversees the day-to-day administrative affairs of the City and is responsible to the Mayor and Council for the execution of their policy directives. She or he directly supervises a well-trained, effective professional management team including the Deputy City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and all departments including the city attorney, city clerk, police, fire, utilities, public works, development services, parks and recreation, libraries, communications, economic development and business relations, and administrative departments (finance, human resources, IT). Three bargaining units represent police, fire, and AFSCME (clerical/blue collar workers).

Qualifications and Compensation

A bachelor’s degree or higher in public administration, business, or related field, and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience as a professional city manager, assistant city manager, or executive equivalent are required. New Mexico law generally views applications for the City Manager position to be open to public inspection on request. Comprehensive benefits. Initial annual salary range $150,000 - $175,000 DOQE. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.  

Search Schedule

Filing Deadline............................................ January 2, 2019

Preliminary Interviews........................ January 10 – 16, 2019

Recommendation of Candidates................ January 23, 2019

Finalist Interview Process..........................February 1, 2019

These dates have been confirmed, and it is recommended that you plan your calendar accordingly.

The Recruitment Process

To apply for this career opportunity, please visit www.peckhamandmckenney.com. Resumes are acknowledged within two business days. Call Andrew (Drew) Gorgey at (866) 912-1919 for more information.