Assistant City Manager

City of Ventura, CA

Assistant City Manager

City of Ventura, CA



Located in California’s Gold Coast region just north of Los Angeles County, the full-service City of Ventura (pop. 111,269) is considered one of the most livable and desirable communities in the nation. With a phenomenal climate and spectacular coastline, the community has been referred to as “the off-ramp to paradise”. The City of Ventura is supported by approximately 600 staff and a FY2018-19 General Fund budget of $118.5 million ($306.5 million total budget) and $75 million CIP. The Assistant City Manager will oversee the Community Development, Public Works and Water (Ventura Water) Departments.


The ideal candidate will be a high energy and action-oriented leader who excels in a dynamic environment. He/she will knowledgeable regarding all aspects of local government and offer impressive depth in community development, public works and/or water utilities. Familiarity with effective capital project management practices will be considered favorably. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible local government management experience and a bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is preferred.


Salary up to $206,604; salary supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Closes Sunday, March 3, 2019. Please visit for detailed information.


Teri Black ● 424.296.3111

Bob McFall ● 818.429.4699


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