Janesville city manager is only finalist for city manager job in Simi Valley, Calif.
SIMI VALLEY, CALIF.—Janesville’s city manager is the only finalist for the same job in Simi Valley, Calif., according to a news release from the Simi Valley City Manager’s Office.
The Simi Valley City Council on Tuesday announced the city would start a background review of Eric Levitt, according to the news release.
The city council was impressed with Levitt’s “sensitivities and commitment to the ethics and transparency of government,” the release states.
The background check will take about two weeks; if it is successful, the city and Levitt would negotiate a contract, according to the news release.
Levitt, 45, was hired as Janesville’s city manager in December 2008. Before that, he had been the city manager in Sedona, Ariz., since 2001. He also worked as the village manager in Carlisle, Ohio, and as director of administrative services in Winooski, Vt., according to his biography on the city of Janesville website.
Levitt has a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, according to his biographical information.