The Town of Yountville, with a population of 2,829, is located in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley nestled between the Mayacamas Mountains and the Napa River. The Town, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of the Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley. While Yountville is a world class destination, it is also an exciting place to work and live. Residents and community members are highly engaged and exhibit an overwhelming sense pride in their hometown. The Town of Yountville is a thriving local municipality committed to connecting with the community and delivering exceptional public services to residents.
The Town Council of Yountville is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative Town Manager to take the reins of one of California’s most dynamic small towns! The Town Manager serves as the Town’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for providing visionary leadership while supporting the Council by providing technical input into the formulation, development, and implementation of Council directed policies, programs, and projects. The Town Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations, coordination, and management of all Town departments. One of the most important roles of the next Town Manager includes creating, maintaining, and enhancing relationships and partnerships within the residential and business communities to foster a highly inclusive and collaborative process to work in balancing important areas such as community engagement, housing, infrastructure, tourism, and business needs.
The Town Council is looking for candidates who naturally collaborate, build trust, and can develop strong, sustaining relationships with all community stakeholders. It is essential that candidates are visible, available, approachable, respectful to all, and conduct themselves with the highest ethics and standards. A Town Manager who is passionate about community engagement and who can offer creative new ideas to the Council regarding issues around affordable housing, business, sustainability, and climate change is desired. The successful candidate has an open mindset, listens attentively, and offers unconventional “out-of-the-box” solutions.
The incumbent Town Manager’s salary is currently $242,050. The salary for the incoming Town Manager is competitive and dependent upon experience and qualifications. The Town of Yountville also offers an attractive benefits package.