The City of San Ramon, CA (population 83,820) is located in the San Ramon Valley, long considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, suburban charm, excellent school system, and proximity to major employment centers. The community of San Ramon is active and engaged, regularly hosting events such as the “Culture in the Community Celebration”, “Summer Concerts in the Park”, and “Art and Wind Festival”. With the development of major new employment centers, employees are attracted from such far away distances as Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties. San Ramon is a charter city, which operates under a Council-Manager form of government. Over 280 full-time city employees work together to provide efficient delivery of quality public services that are essential to those who live and work in San Ramon.
The new City Manager will join a well-established and thriving local municipality. Responsibilities include carrying out the policy and directions of the City Council and supporting the Council`s efforts to engage in legislative advocacy on the local, state, and national levels. The City manager will also be responsible for advocating the City`s interests and increasing the City`s influence as a leader in good government. With a broad scope of professional expertise, the City Manager will provide visionary leadership to support the development of staff, intentionally creating a culture of communication, collaboration, and pride in providing municipal services. The ideal candidate will be a decisive and collaborative leader with broad experience navigating the politics of local governance and a champion of inclusive, transparent, and customer service-oriented government. The most competitive candidates will bring a solid understanding of key local government areas including municipal planning, land use and community development, housing, finance and budgeting, economic development, and public safety. The previous City Manager’s salary was $294,000 annually. The salary for the incoming City Manager is negotiable and dependent upon experience and qualifications. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.