City Manager

City of Seaside, CA

City Manager
City of Seaside, CA

The City of Seaside is an ocean-side community that overlooks the beautiful Monterey Bay on the Central Coast of California, and it is a vibrant, proudly diverse, energetic and safe community with extraordinary natural beauty, quality of life, and economic opportunities.. Located in Monterey County 115 miles south of San Francisco, the City encompasses 10 square miles and has a population of 33,956. The Seaside is a full-service city and is organized into 11 major departments: the City Manager’s Office, City Clerk, Community, Housing & Economic Development, Building & Code Enforcement, Human Resources & Risk Management, City Attorney, Finance, Police, Fire, Public Works & Engineering, and Recreation. The City has approximately 161 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 2021/22 budget of $97.3 million.

The City Council seeks an experienced local government professional with a proven track record of successful fiscal management and implementation of economic development strategies. Candidates with a passion for local government and public service make ideal candidates. This position requires a leader who is honest, open-minded, inclusive, creative, innovative, responsive, strategic, proactive, results-oriented, approachable, accessible, a good listener, an excellent communicator, a visionary, a collaborator and a community builder.  Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  For more information about the City of Seaside, please visit

The annual salary is $212,694 and is currently under review.  Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:
Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing Deadline:  February 25, 2022