County Administrator

San Joaquin County, CA

County Administrator
San Joaquin County, California

With a population of almost 775,000 residents, San Joaquin County is a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community situated within and along the San Joaquin Delta that connects to the San Francisco Bay with the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. The County is comprised of seven incorporated cities including Stockton, the County Seat. The County is one of the most agriculturally rich regions in California with grapes being the leading commodity; almonds, walnuts, tomatoes and cherries round out the top crops. Governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors, San Joaquin County has approximately 7,500 employees within 26 departments and a Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of $1.91 billion.

San Joaquin County is seeking a County Administrator with a strong administrative background with demonstrated skills in budget, finance, economic development, labor relations, strategic and organizational planning, and intergovernmental relations.

Government experience with a solid understanding of all county operations including health and human services, the criminal justice system, state and federal mandates, and the legislative process is desired. A Bachelor's degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required as well as a minimum of five years’ experience in public or private employment in a managerial or executive position. A Master’s degree and County government experience is preferred.

The County is offering an annual base salary range of $246,344 to $299,433 (appointment DOQE). 

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website:

Peckham & McKenney

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within two business days.

Filing deadline: February 10, 2021