City Manager

City of La Verne

Renowned for its outstanding quality of life and family-friendly small-town feel, the City of La Verne is seeking an accomplished executive to serve as its next City Manager. The City Council appoints the City Manager, who in turn, serves as chief executive of the municipal organization. The City of La Verne is a full-service city with a total budget of $71.2 million and 170 benefited FTEs. The City Council is seeking a creative and innovative individual to utilize a team approach to problem-solving and be proactive in addressing issues of concern to the City Council and the community. The selected City Manager will need to have an inclusive management style combined with a hands-on approach to day-to-day operations. A thorough understanding of municipal finance, budgeting, community planning, public works, and policing is of high importance to the City Council.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of progressively responsible experience in an administrative managerial or staff capacity in a large municipal organization involving the responsibility for the planning, organization implementation, and supervision of varied work programs. Prior or current City Manager or Assistant City Manager experience in successfully leading an organization of comparable size and/or greater complexity will be expected. A Master’s degree is preferred.
The annual salary range for this position is up to $254,229 and will DOQ. The City also offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, with the recruitment closing on September 9, 2022. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred via email to, and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 5 professional references. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

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