City Manager

City of Martinez

The City of Martinez, with a population of approximately 36,700, is located along the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers in the central part of Contra Costa County. As one of California’ first towns, Martinez retains a strong sense of history and family. One of the unique aspects of Martinez is its architecture. Many of the downtown shops still retain their early 20th Century look and charm, with some homes dating back more than 125 years. We welcome you to see for yourself all that Martinez has to offer!

Martinez is seeking an experienced, proven executive that is comfortable working in a team environment and exercising sound, independent judgment. The City Manager provides direction
and oversight for the department
heads in addition to ongoing
responsibilities that include managing
the budget, preparing Council meeting
agendas and reports, initiating and
implementing opportunities to
enhance municipal service delivery, making improvements to city infrastructure, and striving for continuous improvement
in all core City functions.

The new City Manager must be experienced in municipal finance and maintaining a sustainable financial structure. Prior experience as a City Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Manager, or as an Executive Director of a complex public sector organization is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is essential and an MS/MA/MPA/MBA is highly desirable. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, commensurate with qualifications. 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 November 26, 2018.


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