Job Opportunity

Executive Officer
Santa Barbara Local Agency Formation Commission

Date Posted:

June 17, 2020


Dependent on experience. Last salary was $160,000 annually as independent contractor 


Executive Officer for a 7-member commission that meets monthly to implement the Cortese Knox Hertzberg Act, Gov. Code 56000 et seq. Presents recommendations on governmental organizational changes, such as annexations, incorporations, district formations, municipal service reviews, and city incorporations. Works closely with LAFCO legal counsel and Clerk of the Commission, who is also Clerk to the Board of Supervisors


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning, Geography, Public Policy, Political Science, Business Administration, or a related field of study. Prefer experience working with local public agencies, such as a LAFCO, county, city, or special district. Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a range of public officials, community leaders, and members of the public.

How to Apply:

Cover letter and resume to William Dillon, LAFCO Interim Executive Officer, by e‐mail at or by mail to the LAFCO, 105 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The position is open until filled, however, applications are requested by July 16 before 5 pm. Applicants determined to be the most qualified will be invited to participate in interviews. All finalists will be subject to background checks.

Filing Deadline:

July 16, 2020

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