Community Services Manager

City of Irvine

City of Irvine

1 Civic Center Plaza , Irvine , CA - 92606

Human Resources Recruitment Team

Job Description

The City of Irvine seeks a Community Services Manager for the Animal Care Center to join the Community Services Department leadership team. The Manager will be responsible for implementing the Center's mission, which is to provide the highest standard of care for the animals while providing outstanding customer service.

The Animal Care Center is a high profile, progressive municipal animal care facility that provides veterinary care, quality socialization, license and adoption education and services. The Center staff is comprised of 52 full and part-time employees, and has an operating budget of $3.4 million. The Center has a robust volunteer program of almost 200 active volunteers vital to supporting enhanced programming. Salary:$105,435.20- $164,278.41 annually

Ideal Candidate:The selected individual will have a demonstrated ability to manage staff including the selection, training and performance management of Center employees. This charismatic leader will inspire and motivate staff and volunteers utilizing strong interpersonal skills, transparent and collaborative interaction, and possess the ability to build successful, trusting relationships.

Qualifications:This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, animal science or a related field. In addition, six years of progressively responsible experience in a municipal environment, including two years in a management or administrative capacity and two years in a supervisory capacity or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, is required.

Experience in administering or managing animal services including responsibility for public relations and public visibility along with coursework and/or training in humane animal care and communications, is highly desirable. EOE/ADA