Contra Costa County is seeking an Assistant County Clerk-Recorder. The County Clerk-Recorder Division records, preserves, and archives official documents relating to real property in the County and creates and maintains an index for the public to search and locate County-recorded documents. This division also issues marriage licenses, performs civil marriage ceremonies, files Fictitious Business Name Statements and Notary Bonds, registers public marriages, issues certified copies of all vital records and provides public notices. An in-depth knowledge of a County Clerk-Recorder’s office is critical to success in this position. This institutional awareness must be successfully translated into actionable efforts to improve customer service both in-person and online. Additionally, the next Assistant Clerk-Recorder will need to have excellent vendor relations to facilitate improvements of the division’s software systems or new systems. This person must have a dedication to public service. The ideal candidate must act as a positive example for staff and other division leaders. A familiarity with California and national legislative issues impacting Clerk-Recorder offices would be useful, particularly new or emerging legislation affecting County Clerk and Recorder operations, such as Assembly Bill 1466 and future E-notary legislation.