Assistant City Manager

City of Paso Robles

El Paso de Robles, or “The Pass of the Oaks,” is located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, in San Luis Obispo County. Paso Robles is surrounded by scenic rolling hills and California’s premier wine regions and is only 27 miles from beautiful beaches. This thriving community of over 30,000 actively engaged citizens possesses the benefits of a suburban-rural community while retaining a small-town feel and is one of California’s best kept secrets. With over 200 wineries nearby and a bustling downtown with a variety of excellent restaurants and specialty retail, Paso Robles is fast becoming one of the most desirable and yet relatively affordable places to live, work, and play.

Paso Robles is seeking a dynamic engaging leader to be the City’s new Assistant City Manager. The ACM will be joining the City at a time of exciting change under the leadership of new City Manager. The ACM will be the City Manager’s right hand in the leadership and administration of the City. The individual will have a collaborative leadership style and a high level of project management expertise. The City is on the brink of exciting growth and development that will provide both opportunities and challenges for the next Assistant City Manager. The successful candidate for the position must be a professional with outstanding judgment, management skills, integrity, and ethics.

Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to the work and a minimum of five years of managerial or administrative experience in either a public agency setting or working with public agencies. An advanced degree in a related field is highly desired. The annual salary range $139,017 to $176,654 and will be dependent on qualifications. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by August 27, 2021.