City Manager

City of Anaheim

Located in the heart of Southern California, Anaheim is a modern, diverse city with a proud history dating back to 1857.  Known the world over, Anaheim is an exciting, world-class city for entertainment, sports and the arts. Anaheim’s population of 358,000 includes longtime residents and newcomers from around the world.  The City has diverse residential neighborhoods, with heavily-used local parks, award-winning schools and an engaged community. The business community of Anaheim is one of the most robust in Southern California.

The City Manager is appointed by City Council and oversees all aspects of city operations.  The City Manager will work with the City Council and Mayor to ensure that the City’s long-term goals are met and are in keeping with Anaheim’s values and inclusive culture. The ideal candidate will be a strong collaborative leader, with a demonstrated ability to navigate a body of elected officials with differing viewpoints and the ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with them all.  The individual must also possess the ability to build relationships with all members of the Council through open and balanced communications to build respect and trust.

The ideal candidate will be a strong mentor and coach with the ability to develop and cultivate promising talent within the City to ensure continued growth and development.  A successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in a large and very complex agency comparable to Anaheim.  The ideal City Manager must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, a Master’s degree is preferred. The annual salary range for this position is $199,457 - $299,186 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by March 9, 2018.

Bill Avery or Paul Kimura
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030


Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 03:42

The former police chief and a police captain for the City of Fullerton are now facing criminal charges for allegedly attacking two paramedics at a Lady Antebellum concert in August.