City Manager

City of Manteca
(714) 309-9104

The City Manager position in Manteca presents an incredibly exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The incumbent will oversee 12 departments in a full-service City with a $45 million general fund, total budget of $180 million and a full-time staff of 384.

Manteca's staff leadership has changed dramatically in the past two years initiating a broader culture change within the organization. The right fit for this role will bring experience in a City of this size, whether as a Deputy or Assistant City Manager or in a previous City Manager role, have experience in economic development, and will be ready to lead City staff into the next phase of Manteca’s growth. They will be personable and politically savvy — able to communicate effectively with many personalities and stakeholders from all walks of life. They will perform well under stress and not shy away from controversial conversations with political officials and community members.

The council and department heads envision the new manager's role as coach and consensus builder, working closely with both groups to create a high performing team environment. Above all, the City Manager will play an integral role in shaping the new Manteca. To learn more, please review our recruitment brochure and visit our careers page at 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume that reflects your scope of responsibility and significant accomplishments to by July 15, 2021. If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104.