Find King County Washington city managers. City managers provide information on day to day operations and administrative matters of cities, including public relations, human resources, and finances.
Bellevue City Manager 450 110th Avenue Northeast Bellevue WA 98004 425-452-7228
Burien City Manager 15811 Ambaum Boulevard Southwest Burien WA 98166 206-248-5515
Most City Managers have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and move up through the ranks of the city by serving as a department head or Assistant City Manager before being appointed as City Manager. Many receive a Master of Public Administration or pursue voluntary credentialing through the International City/County Management Association.
In many places, the local charter has a residency requirement for the City Manager. In these cases, applicants for a City Manager position that do not live in the city are usually given a set amount of time to move.
Party affiliation is not a consideration in the appointment of a City Manager. The City Manager is intended to serve as a neutral professional that serves the full Council in their governance duties.