City of Thousand Oaks

City of Thousand Oaks, California

Well known as an excellent community to raise a family, and recognized as a vibrant and progressive hub in the Conejo Valley for business, culture, innovation and quality of life, the City of Thousand Oaks (population approximately125,000) is a role model among municipalities.  The City prides itself on its strong financial position, delivery of excellent city services, quality and development of community facilities, and numerous recreational opportunities and arts programs.

The City of Thousand Oaks seeks candidates for the position of Deputy City Manager.  The position serves as a generalist and collaborative member of the organization with responsibilities for specific projects, guidance of various Departments, and leadership of Citywide initiatives.  The ideal candidate is a seasoned, personable, team oriented, emotionally intelligent, politically savvy, goal oriented collaborator, communicator, and leader that is prepared to be in a role that adds value to the organization.  The successful candidate will be an exceptional individual that prioritizes and lives by the values of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion; is motivated by public service; focused on customer service and team building; and is committed to serving the City’s interests mindful of maintaining and modeling a strong work/life balance.  Please consider applying.

The Deputy City Manager must have skills related to visioning, strategizing, and accomplishing internal, and public facing projects such as the City’s priority Campus Master Plan.  The typical background and experience for this position includes a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of increasingly responsible project management and supervisory experience related to delivering public service, accomplishing project goals, and municipal government operations, management and administration.  The successful applicant is will be a seasoned Department Head or has served in a City/County Manager’s office.  Knowledge and familiarity with Planning, Community Development and Land Use is desirable.  The annual salary range of the position is $180,369 to $270,554, and the City provides an excellent benefit package.

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Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at

Filing deadline is February 24, 2023.

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