City Manager

City of Lompoc, California

The City of Lompoc is a vibrant and welcoming community on the California Central Coast, acclaimed for its scenic beauty, abundant outdoor murals, fully restored historic mission, and exceptional wines. Located on the Pacific Coast Highway, 55 miles north of Santa Barbara, 155 miles north of Los Angeles, and 270 miles south of San Francisco, Lompoc spans 11.68 square miles and is home to a population of just over 44,000. The Lompoc City Council is seeking an experienced administrator and proven manager to provide effective leadership while coordinating the activities of a municipal organization. The ideal candidate will be a responsive and service-minded individual with excellent diplomacy, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven track record of consensus building. The ideal candidate will have business and political acumen and will be able to remain objective and apolitical. Preferably, the candidate will have strong budget, finance, and economic development experience, as well as experience with utilities. Any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position, are qualifying. Typically, qualifying would be possession of a master’s degree in Public Administration or other closely related field, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible public sector management experience, preferably at the director level in one or more departments. Experience as a City Administrator or City Manager is highly desirable. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid and appropriate California Driver’s License is required. The annual salary range for the incoming City Manager is open and DOQ. Please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: March 23, 2018


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.