Job Opportunity

County Executive Officer
Placer County

Date Posted:

August 12, 2022


The CEO is responsible for managing and directing the activities of County departments and offices, other than those of the County Counsel and elected department heads. Other major responsibilities include coordinating the work of all County offices and departments, both elective and appointive; analyzing and recommending the County budget; conducting administrative studies of County operations and preparing recommendations for the Board of Supervisors; planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing the activities of the County Executive Office; and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Board of Supervisors. The ideal candidate for this opportunity has been described as a proven visionary leader of the utmost integrity; a strategic thinker; and an energetic, team-oriented, participative manager. The County Executive Officer is a decisive leader who will collaborate and support the Board of Supervisors and work with all elected officials, maintaining effective relationships by treating all fairly, equally, and respectfully.


Well qualified candidates possess a minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in a government agency, directing, preparing, and coordinating a variety of programs including budget and fiscal control; four (4) years of which must have been in an administrative and management capacity; and equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a related field.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080.

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