City of Big Bear Lake, CA
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Economic Development Manager
City of Big Bear Lake, CA
“Southern California’s Premiere Four-Season Resort Community”

The City of Big Bear Lake, Southern California’s premiere four-season resort community, with its’ vibrant downtown, and newly completed Moonridge Corridor Project that introduces an exciting opportunity for development, business opportunities, and visitor/resident experience, is seeking an creative, forward-thinking, technology oriented and people-oriented go-getter, collaborator, and problem-solver to lead economic development as Economic Development Manager. 

Nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest at 6,752 feet above sea level, within a two-hour drive of the Los Angeles-Orange County-Palm Springs metropolitan areas, and approximately three hours from San Diego, Santa Barbara and Las Vegas, Big Bear Lake has year-round population of approximately 5,500 that is supplemented on weekends by visitors and robust tourism that on average expand the daily and overnight population to between 40,000 and 100,000.
The position of Economic Development Manager is a special opportunity for a professional with knowledge and experiences to vision and implement economic development that enhances and sustains the community.  The City welcomes applicants who are active in the public or private sector as well as retired CalPERS annuitants.  An experienced, fun, team-oriented, and enthusiastic individual will thrive in this dynamic environment.  Five (5) years of proven economic development or redevelopment experience and a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban studies, or a closely related field are required.   The City is prepared to offer an attractive and competitive annual salary up to $145,000 based on the experience and qualifications.

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

Peckham & McKenney

Please do not hesitate to contact Anton “Tony” Dahlerbruch 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: July 5, 2023.