City Manager

City of Laguna Niguel

The City of Laguna Niguel invites applications for the position of City Manager. Considered one of California’s finest and most desirable communities, Laguna Niguel’s nearly 66,000 residents enjoy beautiful neighborhoods, award winning schools, ideal weather, and incomparable recreational opportunities. Laguna Niguel is a contract city supported by 66 full-time staff and a FY 2017-18 Operating Budget of $40 million. The Annual Capital Improvement Program for FY 2017-18 is $15.1 million. The successful candidate must be a professional with outstanding judgment, management skills, and integrity. The City Manager will be highly organized and comfortable with a variety of municipal functions. A Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or other relevant discipline is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, a minimum of 10 years of experience in local government with at least five years of senior level management experience is strongly preferred. The salary for the position is established by the City Council and will be dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Interested candidates should submit a resume, compelling cover letter, at least 5 professional references, and current salary via email to by September 8, 2017. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Dave Morgan at 916-630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

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