Assistants to the City Manager

City of Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto is the global leader in cutting-edge technology, medicine and green innovation. A full-service Charter City in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is home to a population of 66,000 residents and nearly 100,000 jobs. Two Assistants to the City Manager will support the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and two Deputy City Managers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with various special projects, conducting research on groundbreaking topics, and supporting the work of commissions and special committees.

Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and civic-minded team players who thrive in a dynamic environment. A history of resourceful and creative problem solving is strongly preferred. Six years of professional experience in public administration is desirable.  A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree or postgraduate coursework is preferred.

Salary range $101,545 - $152,318; appointment within range DOQE. This recruitment will close on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Visit for detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online. All inquiries and applications will be handled confidentially.


Teri Black ● 424.296.3111

Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299

Julie Yuan-Miu ● 925.820.8436


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