City Manager

City of Indian Wells, CA

City Manager

City of Indian Wells, CA



Located in the heart of the Coachella Valley, the City of Indian Wells (full-time pop. 5,450) is recognized worldwide for its tranquil and luxurious environment amidst Southern California’s foremost desert region. World class resorts, unrivalled tennis, championship golf, outstanding residential country clubs, and incredible scenery are just a portion of what defines the good life of Indian Wells. Supported by 28 full-time staff, a FY2018-19 General Fund budget of $15.7 million and $14.4 million 5-year CIP, this contract city is fiscally strong and poised for economic expansion.


The ideal candidate will be a forward thinking and enthusiastic professional who displays a strong community orientation. An empowering leader and mentor, he/she will be well-versed in all aspects of local government with impressive depth in municipal finance. Previous experience working with developers and knowledge of effective economic development strategies will be considered favorably. A minimum of five years of management experience in local government and a bachelor’s degree are required; master’s degree is desirable.


Salary will be competitive and DOQE; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, February 24, 2019. Visit for brochure and to apply online.


Teri Black · 424.296.3111

Bob McFall · 818.429.4699