City Manager

City of Winters, CA

City Manager
City of Winters, California

Are you ready to make your mark? This is one of the best City Manager opportunities available in years!  A full-service city, supportive and engaged City Council, and a small-town and walkable atmosphere with good schools, recreation, culture, community volunteerism, and a superior quality of life! 

Winters has a population of approximately 7,300 residents (52% Hispanic) and is located in the southwestern corner of Yolo County.  This full-service city has a small, but mighty full-time equivalent staff of 48 employees and five employee associations.  The City’s Fiscal Year 2020/21 total budget is $12.3 million.

The Winters Council and community is looking for an outgoing and consistent leader who is fiscally conservative but progressive in their approach.  With recent and upcoming retirements of long-tenured staff, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own team.  The ideal candidate embraces diversity, is a people person, and is passionate for the small-town character of the community.  Experience in a local government agency and a strong understanding of municipal finance and budgeting, economic development, housing, and grant writing is desired. 

This is an excellent opportunity to become a City Manager, and Assistant City Managers, Deputy City Managers, department heads, and “up-and-comers” are encouraged to apply.  A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable.

Annual salary range is $160,000 to $185,000 DOQE.  CalPERS 2% @ 55 Classic.  The City of Winters participates in Social Security and Medicare.

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 two business days.

Filing Deadline:      September 11, 2020



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