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Chief Operating Officer - County Clerk-Recorder's Office
Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County, CA is seeking a Chief Operating Officer – County Clerk-Recorder's Office. The County Clerk-Recorder is looking for a jack-of-all-trades for this executive level administrative position. The COO should have extremely strong experience in the following areas:

  • Project management
  • Familiarity with pertinent California law
  • Interpersonal relations and communication
  • Budget administration and financial management
  • Organizational strategy and redesign
  • Public focus and customer service
  • Leadership development and training

While in-depth knowledge of a Clerk-Recorder’s office is not required, it would be useful in this role. More important than a career in a Clerk-Recorder’s office are the management skills necessary to run a large government department. The ideal candidate will possess characteristics and values that will bring long-term benefit to the management of the Department, including integrity, credibility, a positive attitude, teamwork, excellence, and vision. Technical skills, such as budgeting and financial management, are critical for this position. An aptitude for learning is essential, particularly the nuanced details of running a Clerk-Recorder and Elections office.


Location: Martinez, California
Salary: $135,774 – $181,951
Final filing date: First review of applications: April 2, 2021

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.