City Manager – Naples, FL

Client: City of Naples, Florida
Position: City Manager
Closing Date: February 18, 2022

Additional Information: 


The award-winning City of Naples, Florida (population 19,115) is conducting a national recruitment for a City Manager with a verifiable and highly successful record of accomplishment of inclusive and transparent leadership in guiding an organization. Serving at the pleasure of a seven-member City Council, comprised of an elected Mayor and six elected City Council Members, the City Manager will work with a capable staff of approximately 508 full-time employees with a FY 2021-22 adopted operating budget of $156.9 million including a Capital Improvement Plan programmed at $57.6 million in FY 2021-22. The 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan is currently projected to be at least $193.3 million through FY 2025-26.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience (public or private) with at least 5 years as a department director. Extensive administrative and management experience (preferably in the public sector, as a City Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Manager, or equivalent position) that clearly demonstrates the ability to lead the activities of a complex, municipal government is desired. Appointment to this position requires residency within the city limits of Naples.

The City of Naples provides a highly competitive compensation package dependent upon experience and qualifications. Other benefits include paid leave, comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits, auto allowance, and negotiable relocation costs.

Candidates should apply by February 18, 2022. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 6 professional references to If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900.


This recruitment will incorporate existing rules and regulations that govern public sector recruitments in the State of Florida. “Sunshine” or public disclosure laws in Florida require that candidates be informed that information presented to the City of Naples for consideration may be made available to the public upon request by interested parties. With this requirement, individuals should know that Ralph Andersen & Associates will work closely with City leadership and top candidates throughout the process to fully ensure confidentiality possible in accordance with State of Florida regulations.