Assistant City Manager

City of Cost Mesa

The City of Costa Mesa (population 115,296) encompasses 16.8 square miles and is approximately one mile from Southern California’s incomparable coastline. Its predominant industries include retail trade, light manufacturing, finance/insurance, and real estate. Costa Mesa is a general law city under the council-manager form of government. Six (6) council members are elected by-district and the Mayor is elected by voters citywide. The City Manager leads the day-to-day operations of the organization.
Under new management, the City of Costa Mesa is looking for an energetic individual who is passionate about local government to serve as the Assistant City Manager to assist with the daily management of the City. This at-will position requires graduation from an accredited four-year university with major coursework in management, business or public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Extensive executive administrative experience of over five years at the department head or higher top management level; experience and expertise in most facets of municipal management including budget administration, city planning, economic development, executive staff supervision and automated management information systems. The annual salary range for this desirable opportunity is $158,988 - $213,048 and is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.
Filing Deadline October 4, 2019 
To apply for this exciting career opportunity send a compelling cover letter and your detailed resume electronically to:
For more information about the City of Costa Mesa and the position, visit:
Please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 if you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.

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