City Manager

City of Clayton, California
(916) 263-1401

City of Clayton, California

City Manager
Annual salary: Competitive and Negotiable
Application Deadline: Friday, October 2, 2020

Nestled at the bucolic base of picturesque Mt. Diablo, Clayton (pop. 11,431) is in close proximity to the greater San Francisco Bay Area with all the amenities, sports and cultural opportunities offered by that choice location. The City is a safe residential community that values civic partnership with business leaders, community leaders, and neighbors.

Clayton is made up of five departments: Administration, Finance, Public Works, Community Development and Police. Fire, wastewater and water services are provided externally. The City is supported by a FY2020-21 budget of $12.3 million and 26 FTEs.

The City Council is seeking an ethical and pragmatic leader, who embraces open government and transparency. Ideal candidates will possess well-rounded city management skills and be comfortable in this small town, hands-on role. The new City Manager will be an outstanding communicator who provides reasoned and sound recommendations for the Council’s consideration in addition to assisting them and the staff in providing open, responsive and customer-oriented service. S/he will be expected to maintain cooperative working relationships with other agencies in the County, region and state. Experience working with planning/land use and well-honed finance skills will be looked upon favorably.

Submit your resume (reflecting years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staffs and budgets you have managed), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues, who will not be contacted in the early stages of the process) by applying on our website:

For further information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Clayton website:

The City of Clayton is an equal opportunity employer.

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