Deputy City Manager

City of Berkeley, CA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $167,863 - $246,881.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 112,580
  • Where: 2180 Milvia St
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Oct 24 2018

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, including current budget, staff and significant leadership accomplishments, and resume by November 30, 2018 electronically to Ms. Brett Byers or Bill Hawkins at A complete brochure is available at The position is open until filled .


City of Berkeley
Deputy City Manager

Join the City of Berkeley’s executive leadership team as a Deputy City Manager (2 deputy positions) to assist in leading innovative local strategies to create a best in class city!

Reporting to the City Manager, each DCM will support a portfolio of city departments and provide overall operational management direction and leadership for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of city programs/projects/policies. The City of Berkeley, a full-service city, known for its actively engaged community and innovative programs has a population of 112,000, 1,320 employees and a $476 million operating budget.

The City is looking for two dynamic public sector leaders with extensive people and operations management experience. Each DCM will be a strategic, systems thinker and proactive problem solver. Candidates must be results focused and team players. Exceptional customer service skills, political astuteness, strong people skills and in-depth departmental operations knowledge are critical.

A Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and eight years of progressively responsible executive management experience is required.

If you’re a collaborative leader with a successful track record of implementing projects/processes through developing and leading highly functioning and responsive teams that enhance a city’s service delivery and effectiveness coupled with a commitment to racial equity, we would like to meet you!

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