The City of San Rafael is a full-service City with a City Council/City Manager form of government which has over 400 employees, 57,000 residents and an annual budget of $100 million. San Rafael is a well-managed and innovative city located north of San Francisco. The vision of the City is to be a vibrant economic and cultural center reflective of its diversity. the city has an engaged, supportive and highly astute City Council that desires to advance the organization and sustain the beautiful natural environment of the City. San Rafael employees are encouraged to bring new ideas to everyday work challenges, and find it rewarding to work in a progressive and collaborative environment where they are able to make a difference in the community.