The City of Black Diamond, WA is seeking a seasoned Finance Director for this picturesque city of 6,500 nestled in the forested foothills between Mount Rainier and Seattle. Black Diamond is known for its natural beauty, warm and friendly small-town atmosphere, easy access to the outdoors, and spectacular views of majestic Mount Rainier.
THE CITY OF BLACK DIAMOND
Incorporated in 1959, the City of Black Diamond is a full-service municipality that is well-positioned to grow from 6,500 to 20,000 residents over the next 15 years, offering a mix of historical roots and modern planning principals. The City operates as a “Code City” with a strong Mayor form of government and a current budget of $43 million with 49.67 budgeted FTEs. The Finance Department operates with a current budget of $273,061 and a team of 6 FTEs.
Join the City of Black Diamond and help lead the City in a time of fast growth. Staff have high morale, function well as a team, and are working to build new infrastructure and facilities. The current Finance Director has been with the city for 15 years and will retire in 2023. This overlap will provide a complete and thorough orientation for the new Director. Enjoy the best of both worlds— a Pacific Northwest lifestyle and close access to the Seattle metropolitan area along the I-5 and I-90 corridors.
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GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Black Diamond with this search. Visit gmphr.com for a full job profile, job description, and more. The City of Black Diamond is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is April 20.