The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer for the City and makes recommendations to Council on a broad range of policy and administrative issues. The City Manager's Office directs the operations of the City and is responsible for implementing City policies as well as coordinating the budgeting process. The City Manager is appointed by and reports to City Council.
The City of Burnaby is made up of the following Departments that serve the residents and businesses in the community.
Currently, the City employs more than 2,000 staff in full-time, temporary full-time, regular part-time and auxiliary positions, along with more than 400 members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.