Chief Deputy Treasurer-Tax Collector (#RB2500)
$53.54-$65.07 Hourly / $9,279.45-$11,279.23 Monthly / $111,353.42-$135,350.78 Yearly


Under general direction, manages and supervises the work of an assigned division of the San Joaquin County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office; performs professional work related to treasury and/or tax collection of considerable difficulty on behalf of the County, cities, special districts, and school districts for which the Office serves; and does related work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is the management class in the County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office. Incumbents are responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and directing the work of one or more major divisions or functions under the direction of the County Treasurer-Tax Collector or Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector, but may provide secondary or back-up management support for other divisions. Incumbents also perform complex work as assigned and participates in the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. 


  • Plans, organizes, supervises and directs the work of staff engaged in a wide variety of treasury, business license, tax, and/or debt collection functions; selects, trains, assigns, and evaluates subordinate staff; schedules and coordinates work flow; ensures completion of work as necessary to meet deadlines and information requirements of the department.
  • Researches, establishes, implements, and modifies divisional standards, policies and procedures within area of responsibility in accordance with county, state, and federal code and regulation.
  • Assists in the development of the annual department budget; monitors and controls division budget.
  • Analyzes internal systems and procedures of department service areas for adequacy and efficiency; develops and implements necessary improvements; designs and makes recommendations on new or revised systems; serves as project manager on assigned projects.
  • Acts as liaison to Information Systems; coordinates systems or procedural changes affecting Information Systems conversion and implementation; reviews computer output to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Interprets, applies, and explains tax code and state and federal rules and regulations relative to secured and unsecured property tax, treasury programs, audit and financial processes; reviews and makes decisions regarding a variety of complex situations. 
  • Participates in the audit of financial reports, records, and operations; prepares or directs preparation of financial and other reports; conducts specialized and technical studies.
  • Reviews and analyzes investment opportunities; recommends investment of County funds; performs cash flow and other analyses.
  • Represents the County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office in matters regarding other County agencies, businesses and stakeholders, banks and financial institutions, special districts, and school districts.
  • Serves on behalf of the County Treasurer-Tax Collector as directed; acts in the absence of the Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector or Chief Deputy Treasurer as appropriate.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major area of study or specialization in accounting, finance, economics, public or business administration, or related field.

Experience: Four years of professional level treasury, financial investment, tax or debt collection, accounting, financial auditing, or related work, including two years as a supervisor or manager.


License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License if required by nature of the assignment.


Principles and practices of management and supervision; laws, ordinances and regulations governing the financial operations and taxation systems of the County; project management including analysis, development, and implementation of new processes, programs, and automation improvements; process related to the evaluation, implementation, and maintenance of technological systems and programs across multiple platforms; modern office management procedures, practices and equipment.


Assign, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and their work; set up, adjust, and coordinate work schedules; plan work flow and priorities; analyze and evaluate very complex problems and develop pertinent and related data in the preparation of reports; interpret and apply laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies and accounting principles; organize information; evaluate systems and procedures for efficiency and effectiveness; prepare appropriate correspondence and other documents; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, outside agencies and others.


Mobility – Frequent operation of keyboards, sitting; occasional walking, standing and driving may be required; Lifting – Frequently 5 lbs. or less;  Vision – Frequent use of good overall corrected vision; frequent reading and close-up work; Dexterity – Frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking – Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological – Frequent public contact, decision making, concentration; may require occasional weekend or evening work.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RB2500; EST: 5/11/2022;