The City of Long Beach, CA is recruiting for the 2023-2024 cohort of the Management Assistant Program

The City of Long Beach is looking for talented aspiring public leaders interested in applying their skills to serve a diverse, full-service city of over 460,000 residents. Established in 1980, the City of Long Beach Management Assistant Program is the longest-running municipal management development program in California. It provides talented and motivated individuals with experience and skills to become innovative local government leaders. Management Assistants experience a paid, one-year apprenticeship working in four, three-month rotations in various city departments alongside career department heads. For more information, visit our website.

Alumni of the Management Assistant Program have held many key positions in the City including City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and Directors of Public Works, Development Services, and Human Resources. Alumni have also taken leadership positions in various other local government agencies, as well as non-profits and philanthropic organizations.

Applications are due on December 2, 2022 at 2:00pm PST.

Qualifications: Applicants must have obtained a master’s degree in an applicable field such as but not limited to: Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, and Social Work by June 2022 and must have 6 months of relevant experience.

 Salary: Approximately $68,489, a full benefits package, and a CalPERS defined pension

To apply for this job email your details to andrea.garrido@rutgers.edu