City Manager

City of San Dimas, CA

City Manager
City of San Dimas, CA

The City of San Dimas (34,000 pop.), encompassing 15 square miles, is a small community with a variety of shops, eating establishments and outdoor venues for recreation.  With over 1,400 business consisting of local shops and big-box retailers, the upcoming extension of the Foothill Gold Line, connectivity to several major regional freeways, outdoor recreation in the neighboring San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest, numerous parks including Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, and popular attractions like Raging Waters, the City of San Dimas is one of the most desirable communities to live, work, and recreate.  The City prides itself in its attention to community services and solid financial base.  Residents appreciate the ability to comfortably walk throughout friendly, quiet neighborhoods and attend community events such as the Farmers Market.  The City is known for the San Dimas Rodeo and Festival of Arts.

The ideal candidate is an experienced local government professional who has worked with a City Council to achieve policy and operational objectives.  He/she should have excellent communication skills, knowledge of best practices, be honest and direct, and have foresight for anticipating matters.  The City Manager is expected to think “outside the box,” and be open to new ideas in support of achieving goals.  It is desirable for the City Manager to have a background in financial accounting and auditing; conducting performance and efficiency audits; and implementing performance measures.  Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, public policy, finance, or a field related to the work.  Over 5 years of executive management experience in a municipality commensurate with serving as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Department Head is required.  The annual salary range of the position is $210,000 to $240,000, and the City provides an excellent benefit package.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at

Filing deadline is August 8, 2020.


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