Job Opportunity

Chief Administrative Officer
Butte County

Date Posted:

June 11, 2020


$224,074 – $245,279


The County offers an ideal economic atmosphere, a highly educated labor force, and a lower than average cost of living. The County is committed to protecting and enhancing agriculture as the backbone of the local economy and for the open spaces that make Butte County a beautiful place to live and work.


Seventeen appointed and 6 elected department heads are responsible for leading the County’s 23 departments. The County has a talented and professional staff of 2,383.5 FTE’s that values collaboration throughout the organization. The fiscal year 2020-21 Recommended Budget is approximately $661.7 million.

The CAO is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and supervises the administrative activities of all Board controlled offices, departments, and agencies. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s degree is desirable. In addition, at least six years of increasingly responsible management and supervisory experience within a public sector agency is required.

How to Apply:

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Filing Deadline:

July 20, 2020

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