Job post

County Administrative Officer

County of Monterey
Salary Range: 
$226,000 to $308,000 (DOQ)

Monterey County invites your interest in the County Administrative Officer (CAO) position.

Monterey County is nestled just 95 miles south of San Francisco and boasts California’s most scenic landscape, agricultural lands and gentle Mediterranean climate. The County’s 450,000 residents are proud of their global reputation, rich history, and cultural and economic diversity, value their natural resources and pristine environment, and are sensitive to balancing economic development and urban growth. The CAO is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors. The CAO has supervisory authority over department heads except those elected or appointed by the Board, provides policy-based program and financial decision-making support to the Board, and oversees the day-to-day operation of 26 departments.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration or related field and 10 years progressive senior level executive experience. California local government experience is desirable. An MA degree and at least five years’ experience reporting to or working closely with a policy making body are desirable. For brochure and more information or to apply online, applicants can go to $226,000.

Open Until Filled. First Review begins July 26, 2019.