Job Opportunity

Senior Deputy County Administrator
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

December 23, 2016


Annual Base Salary: $109,179-$132,704

Plus excellent benefits package


San Joaquin County Administrator’s Office is seeking a strong leader with the ability to effect change and improvement in a government setting as a Senior Deputy County Administrator.  This senior management position has a critical leadership role and will have broad responsibility for directing, coordinating, and advising on administrative, financial, and policy activities of the widest range and greatest difficulty for County departments.  Assignments are carried out with maximum independence and are reviewed by the Assistant County Administrator and/or the County Administrator.  The Senior Deputy County Administrator will have regular interaction with the Board of Supervisors and will interface with department heads, outside agencies, and others regarding financial, budgetary, administrative, legislative, and policy matters, and must be a collaborative and creative problem solver. 

The ideal candidate will have strong financial and budget analysis experience, a global management perspective.  Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex financial data to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County Management, and other organizations.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in public or business administration, economics, social or behavioral science, or a closely related field, and five years of responsible managerial, fiscal, personnel, or governmental administrative and/or analytical work, one year of which must have included responsibility for program planning and execution at or above the level of Deputy County Administrator in San Joaquin County is desirable.  A Master’s degree in public or business administration, economics, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience.

How to Apply:

Completed application package including supplemental application must be submitted to the Human Resources Division by the final filing date:  January 20, 2017

Apply Online Today:

Or submit your application, supplemental and

resume to:

San Joaquin County Human Resources

Attn: Jennifer Goodman

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton,  CA  95202

Tel:  209.468.3370

Fax:  209.468.0508

A screening panel may be used to select those most qualified to be considered for participation in a screening interview.  Final candidates will be interviewed by the County Administrator

A background investigation will be required for all final candidates. Final appointment will be conditional upon passing a drug screening test as well as a background check

Filing Deadline:

January 20, 2017

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