Chief Deputy County Administrator

San Joaquin County

Approx. Annual Base Salary: $135,990 - $165,298
In addition to the base salary, the County offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
Filing Period: August 8, 2019 - September 6, 2019

About the position
The County Administrator’s Office is recruiting a Chief Deputy County Administrator. This key leadership position has broad, independent responsibility for directing, coordinating, and advising on administrative, financial, and policy activities. This key leadership position has the countywide responsibility for budget preparation, quarterly fiscal reporting, ongoing monitoring of the annual budget, and multi-year financial analysis. The successful candidate will have an understanding of structurally balanced budget requirements, including the Board of Supervisors priorities, as part of the annual budget process. The Chief will directly interface with the County Administrator, Department Heads, outside agencies and others regarding financial, budgetary, administrative, legislative, and policy matters.

The ideal Candidate
The Chief Deputy County Administrator will play a critical leadership role in the County organization and must be a collaborative and creative problem solver. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial and budget analysis experience, coupled with a strong global management perspective. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex financial information to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County leadership and other organizations. The County Administrator is seeking a strong leader with the ability to affect change and improvement in a government setting.

Compensation and Benefits Package
In addition to base salary, the County offers an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes a Cafeteria Plan, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with a 2% employer contribution, vacation cash-out up to 8 days annually, 15 days of vacation leave per year, 12 days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation, 14 paid holidays per year, 10 days administrative leave per year, life insurance, and 1937 Act retirement plan with reciprocity with CalPERS.