Deputy City Manager

City of Goleta

The City of Goleta is seeking an experienced local government professional to serve as the Deputy City Manager. The position will lead operational departments, manage the City Council agenda process, lead interdepartmental special projects, and represent the City regionally and within the community. The Deputy City Manager will also work with the City Manager and department directors to update the City Council’s strategic plan and monitor progress. With a total FY2018-19 budget of $41.3 million and a General Fund budget of $25.7 million, the City of Goleta has 6 departments: City Manager, Legal Services, Finance, Public Works, Neighborhood Services and Public Safety, and Planning and Environmental Review. The City’s operations and services are provided by 80 full-time employees, supplemented by contractual staff. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, providing calm, steady, and stable leadership to the entire organization. Requires a Bachelor’s degree along with 5 years of increasingly responsible executive management experience, including at least 3 years of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree is desirable. The annual salary range for the Deputy City Manager is $166,890 to $212,998 DOQ. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 5 professional references via email to no later than Thursday, January 31, 2019. Confidential inquiries welcome to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available at


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