The Yorba Linda City Council is seeking an experienced individual to serve as City Manager, and lead the City staff with integrity, ethics, and a strong sense of commitment to public service and community. In addition to offering an extraordinary opportunity in local government, Yorba Linda offers a high quality of life and excellent amenities offered to its residents, creating a community where personal and professional growth are accentuated.

Among the traits the Council has identified for its next City Manager are strong financial management skills, able to inspire teamwork/collaboration to maintain the current high morale among City staff, as well as transparent and engaged leadership. A record of success with economic development and land use issues is also desired.

The ideal candidate is a professional with good communication/people skills and able to provide consistent, sound and thoughtful recommendations on an array of issues. This top caliber individual will also be skilled at keeping the focus on the City Council’s priorities. This position requires an experienced public administrator with a minimum of ten (10) years of upper level executive experience in a municipal organization or other comparable governmental agency. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s preferred.

Salary range is $200,000 – $220,000 (DOQ) with executive-level benefits including PERS Retirement.

Interested candidates should email a comprehensive resume, compelling cover letter, salary history, and five work related references to by Friday, May 10, 2013. Confidential inquiries welcomed to John Goss or Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at