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Deputy County Administrative Officer
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

June 30, 2014


$144,852 – 194,016 Annually


Under administrative direction of the County Administrative Officer and/or the Assistant County Administrative Officer, this position supervises a major program area in the County Administrative Office.

The Deputy County Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the fiscal, legislative, and/or strategic planning activities of the County, which may include directing the development of the County budget, evaluating fiscal and budgetary procedures and policies, and coordinating the fiscal activities of all County departments to assure maximum effectiveness of County resources.


A typical way to qualify would be:

  • Graduation from a recognized college with a major in business administration, public administration, management, finance, economics, accounting or a related field, AND four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a private or governmental agency with responsibilities in administration or financial analysis, including: systems, procedures and program evaluation
  • A masters degree is desirable, and may be substituted for one (1) year of experience

How to Apply:

Candidates must submit a County Application, answers to the supplemental application questions and a resume.  The completed application packet must be received by the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online at by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014.  For more information, contact Christa Schleiner, Employment Services Supervisor at (831) 454-2961. Hearing Impaired TDD# (831)454-2123.  

Filing Deadline:

Friday, August 8, 2014

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