Deputy City Manager

City of Hayward, CA

Deputy City Manager

City of Hayward, CA


The City of Hayward (pop. 153,600) is strategically positioned at the epicenter of a metropolitan area synonymous with innovation, bold thinking, and entrepreneurship.  The sixth-largest municipality in the Bay Area, Hayward is a thriving regional center of commerce, manufacturing activity, and trade. Known as the “Heart of the Bay,” Hayward has capitalized on its unparalleled location, relative affordability, and a wide range of quality of life benefits to catch the eye of everyone from Fortune 500 companies to young professionals, families, tech startups, and major developers.


The newly created position of Deputy City is an executive level classification reporting to the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager.  Overseeing 11 staff in the divisions of Community Services, Housing, and Economic Development, the Deputy City Manager will also oversee a variety of special projects, primarily focused around development and negotiations (including the Route 238 Properties Master Development Plan). The ideal candidate is an “uber negotiator” who understands high-level policy implications and how to creatively and strategically enter into development and land use transactions. 


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or related field is required; a Master’s Degree is highly desirable.  This position requires at least seven years of progressively responsible professional level administration and/or operational support duties on programs, three years of which were at the managerial or executive level.  Those individuals experienced in redevelopment and economic development are strongly encouraged to apply.


The annual salary range for the incoming Deputy City Manager is $174,741 to $212,241; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.


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


Peckham & McKenney


Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.


Filing deadline:   June 22, 2018


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