Currently Recruiting for a City Manager!

The City of Arvin, a vibrant, growing community of 20,000 residents, located in Kern County about 15 miles southeast of the City of Bakersfield, is nestled against Bear Mountain and depicts a small-town atmosphere that is driven by its agricultural community. The City is now seeking a professional City Manager with effective communication skills, who will encourage open and transparent relationships. The ideal candidate will possess at least five (5) years progressively responsible experience in an administrative, managerial, or staff capacity in a government agency or similar complex organization with comparable services and issues. Experience working in a multicultural community is valued. Bilingual candidates are highly desirable. A Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. The salary range for the City Manager is dependent upon qualifications.


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City of Arvin Five Year Strategic Implementation Action Plan (Revised 5/2/2017)