City of Murrieta, CA

Assistant City Manager

Filing Deadline: January 21, 2024
Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

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Just 60 miles north of San Diego, lies the beautiful city of Murrieta, CA, offering natural scenic beauty, abundant recreation, and many growth opportunities. Dotted with towering oak trees, sycamores, valleys of grass, and natural hot springs, Murrieta offers a safe and exciting home for its residents and visitors alike. Murrieta became a city on July 1, 1991, and was already home to more than 24,000 residents. Today, more than 115,170 people call Murrieta home, making it one of the five largest cities in Riverside County.

The City of Murrieta is seeking an energetic, smart, savvy, and experienced Assistant City Manager. The ideal candidate will be a positive and visionary leader with an impressive capacity to manage multiple priorities within a culture characterized by high expectations, strong ethics, and high standards. As a representative of the City, the incumbent will ensure that a high level of customer service is provided to internal and external stakeholders in a collaborative and professional manner.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, public policy, finance, or a related field; and nine (9) years of administrative experience within local government, five (5) of which must be in a management capacity. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration is desired. Candidates must also possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

The annual salary range for the Assistant City Manager is $243,564 - $310,852; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.