City of Phoenix, Arizona

Assistant City Manager
Salary range: Up to $287,602 annually
The city offers an attractive benefit package.
Application deadline: Monday, April 24, 2023.

Phoenix is home to over 1.6 million people, where sunshine and opportunities are endless! Commonly known as the “Valley of the Sun”, Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the United States and provides a rich culture and an abundance of attractions for both residents and visitors from museums, nature parks, and restaurants to a vast network of arts, entertainment, sports, recreational and educational amenities.

The City of Phoenix is looking for their next Assistant City Manager to join a full-service city with the largest council-manager form of government in the United States, 14,500 city employees, including seven employee unions and associations, and a $3.4 billion annual budget. Under the leadership of the City Manager this role will help guide the vision for the City to improve the quality of life through efficient delivery of outstanding public services and make Phoenix a great place to live, work, and visit, by fostering a dynamic and sustainable environment with exceptional public services. The City places a high value on being employee-friendly by striving to be the local market leader for employee compensation and benefits, honoring all cultures and lifestyles, leading the way to be innovative and progressive, committed to PHXRespect and creating a workplace that focuses on customer service excellence both internally and externally to become an “employer of choice”.

The Assistant City Manager shall be a fiscally savvy, business-minded individual dedicated to improving services by creating efficiencies through the implementation of strategic objectives across all sectors of the population, as well as making decisions that are in the best interest of the Phoenix community and the employees of the organization. An ideal background that would complement the City’s vision and key initiatives would include experience working with economic development projects and incentive programs, process improvement and efficiency measures, technology enhancements, bond referendums and strategic planning.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration or a directly related field, along with ten (10) years’ experience in a medium to large full-service municipal government or comparable organization, including at least five (5) years at a department director level or above. A master's degree is preferred. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted, however a college degree is required.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit your résumé, cover letter and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice) online at:

For questions, please contact:

Kylie Wilson
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Phoenix website:

The City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer.