The County Administrative Officer is the top management position in the County and is appointed by, represents and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors. The CAO will provide administrative direction and coordinate the work of all County Offices and departments, both elective and appointive; will analyze and recommend the County budget; will conduct administrative studies of County operations and prepare recommendations for the Board of Supervisors.
Deadline: Jan 31 2019
Candidates must submit the following: Resume Letter of interest The complete interest packet must be received in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Following the closing date, information will be screened for minimum qualifications and desirable traits outlined in the job announcement. Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited. Please submit to: Calaveras County Human Resources & Risk Management Suite 29 891 Mountain Ranch Road San Andreas, CA 95249 Phone: (209) 754-6303 Fax: (209) 754-6333 Contact: Judy Hawkins or Deborah Schoeman firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
The County Administrative Officer plans, organizes, directs, and reviews the activities of the Administrative Office; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Board of Supervisor. This will require initiative, judgment, discretion and ability to make independent decision within established policies and procedures set forth by the Board and Federal, State and County laws, ordinances, and regulations.
Our new CAO will be a collaborative and progressive leader who develops and maintains positive relationships with department heads, elected officials and the various constituents with whom s/he will interact.
The successful candidate will have a strong inclination for results, yet relies on a positive and diplomatic interpersonal style with a keen awareness and sensitivity to the various community, organizational and political considerations that must be incorporated into various solutions and/or courses of action. The candidate will have a proven ability to build consensus and develop partnerships with various internal and external stakeholders. An adaptable, energetic, and creative problem solver, who can balance the broad array of unique challenges within this environment, will provide the ideal profile.
This position requires seven years of progressively responsible local government administrative experience involving budget analysis and control, financial and fiscal planning, organizational systems or procedures and program analysis work, including at least three years in an executive level capacity. Three years of the required experience must have been with County government.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in public or business administration, political science, public policy, finance or related field. A Master’s degree is highly desired.