What a Career at the City of Soledad Could Offer You

RJA is currently recruiting for the City of Soledad's next City Manager. We're seeking qualified candidates willing to relocate to a coastal town just south of John Steinbeck's Salinas, California. Soledad offers a high quality of life with its family-centric ideals and recreational opportunities, all in a community that is grounded in culture and tradition.

The City of Soledad is located along California’s Highway 101 in the heart of the world-renowned Salinas Valley just minutes from the City of Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula. Known as the“Gateway to the Pinnacles,” the City is nestled between the beautiful Santa Lucia Mountains to the west and the picturesque Gabilan Mountains to the east. The City is surrounded by the Valley’s booming agricultural community, and the lush Santa Lucia Highlands that produce some of the finest wine grapes in the State.


There is significant residential construction activity taking place in Soledad, as two new home builders are constructing single-family units totaling 200 new homes. The City is one step closer to bringing new commercial development to town. A Purchase and Sale Agreement is in the works for the development of 13 acres in the City to accommodate shops, restaurants and a movie theater.


The interest in doing business in Soledad continues to further demonstrate that Soledad is a City where business can proposer. The City continues to flourish because of its strong commitment to families, youth, seniors, education, and planned growth.


The City recently was recognized as the 11th safest city in California. There is hiking, camping, biking, a wealth of California history to discover in the region and a pace of life that is reminiscent of a less hectic time and a high quality of life.


Take your first step towards calling the City of Soledad home. Qualified candidates for the City Manager position should apply before the first application filing deadline on August 5, 2016.