City Manager

City of Escondido

The City of Escondido has a rich agricultural history and is the heart of North County San Diego.  The “City of Choice” is home to 153,000 residents who enjoy an outstanding quality of life.  This full-service city is supported by 928 FTEs and a FY 2020-21 operating budget of $204.6 million. 

The ideal candidate is a public executive with demonstrated leadership and values grounded in transparency, ethics, and integrity.  A forward-thinking visionary leader, he/she will be passionate about the community’s well-being and will advance strategic economic development to ensure the city’s long-term financial stability.  Someone who treats all Council and community members fairly, keeps Councilmembers informed, and helps shape and advance a common vision for the City is critical.  Education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and experience as a City Manager, Assistant/ Deputy, or equivalent in comparable communities is required.  Service in diverse communities highly desirable.  Master’s degree preferred. 

Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and experience, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Visit for latest info and to apply online before closing date of Sunday, February 7, 2021

Tina White ·  619.948.1786
Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111