Job Opportunity

Senior Deputy County Administrator
Contra Costa County

Date Posted:

July 7, 2014

Salary:

$91,959.24 – $111,777.00 Annually

Description:

The Contra Costa County Administrator’s Office is recruiting to fill two (2) Senior Deputy County Administrator vacancies 1) with primary responsibility for monitoring the programmatic and fiscal activities of operating departments 2) and to manage the activities of the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

Senior Deputy County Administrators are responsible for directing activities of a major functional program area in the County Administrator’s Office such as Health and Human Services, Municipal Services, Public Protection, or General Government.

When assigned to manage the activities of the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisor, this position plans, organizes and directs the operations of the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

The Senior Deputy County Administrator reports to the County Administrator.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator’s license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process.

Health and Human Services, Municipal Services, Public Protection, or General Government Assignments:

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field.

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience, which involved the analysis and review of budget and finance activities and the conduct of organizational studies in a public agency. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.

Experience Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience.

Chief Assistant Clerk of the Board Assignment:

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field.
Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent administrative management experience in positions such as City Clerk or Clerk of the Board of Supervisors’ Office; two (2) of the four (4) years must include supervisory or lead experience.

Education Substitution: CCBSA Certified Clerk of the Board Certification will substitute for two (2) years of the required education. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.

Experience Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. There is no substitution for the two (2) years of supervisory or lead experience.



A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required. 

How to Apply:

1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information by the final filing date. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description.


2. Application Screening: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Screening Committee may be convened to review and evaluate each candidate’s application. Those candidates determined to be best qualified for the position will be invited to the oral interview.

3. Oral Interview: An oral interview will be conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, Ca. The Board will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)

As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to fill out a Conviction History form. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested.

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 

Filing Deadline:

Friday 07/25/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time 

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