Assistant City Manager

City of La Mesa
Until Filled


First review of applications will occur on Monday, March 2, 2020.

This position performs highly responsible and complex professional administrative work while assisting the City Manager with the direction and coordination of the activities of all City departments; provides leadership in policy formation; promotes effective and efficient operations throughout the organization by facilitating interdepartmental cooperation and sharing of resources; provides responsible staff assistance to the City Manager, City Council and department heads; and serves as acting City Manager as required.


Education/Training:  Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a field related to the operations of a municipal government department.  A Master’s degree in public administration or a related field is highly desirable.


Experience:  Seven (7) years of management experience as an Assistant City Manager, Department Director, or similar higher level management position in the field of municipal government administration.


License or CertificatePossession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.


APPLY IMMEDIATELY:  Please visit to view the job posting and to submit an online application, cover letter, resume and include a list of five (5) work-related references.  This position is open until the needs of the City are met so interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately First review of applications will occur on Monday, March 2, 2020.  Contact Human Resources at 619-667-1175 for additional questions.