City Manager (EM)

  • Santa Ana, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Municipal or County Clerk
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications USD

Job Description


The City of Santa Ana invites your interest in the position of:


Coordinates and implements public policies as approved by the City Council. Manages the administrative functions of the City. Enforces all applicable federal and state laws, as well as local ordinances, contracts and agreements.

Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To

Assists members of the City Council in formulating policies. Responds to City Council issues and concerns, either directly or by working with various City staff members to recommend alternatives and potential solutions. Holds regular meetings with the Executive Directors to provide information and general administrative direction. Meets with community members, either in person or over the telephone, to discuss and resolve community issues and concerns. Attends meetings of outside agencies and selected professional organizations to gather and disseminate information. Performs other related functions as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education : A master's degree in public or business administration from an accredited college or university. Experience : Eight to ten years experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager in a full-services urban city, preferably with a population in excess of 100,000.
DESIRABLE ABILITIES Ability to : Motivate others; communicate excellently verbally and in writing; effectively identify and solve problems and make decisions; effectively delegate responsibility; communicate effectively with policymakers, employees at all levels, and community groups; effectively identify trends in municipal management and direct a meaningful long-range strategy for City operations.

Selection Process

This position will be open until filled.

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Summary of Benefits

(under EM/CM)

NOTE: A more complete set of specifications for this classification may be found on the City's website or on file in the Human Resources Department. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contribution toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract settlements between recognized employee associations and the City of Santa Ana.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Santa Ana, California United States View Map