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Deputy County Administrator

Recruitment #0918-EM0260-EX


The County Administrator’s Office is recruiting a Deputy County Administrator.  This key position has broad responsibility for directing, coordinating, and advising on administrative, financial, and policy activities of a wide range for County Departments. The Deputy County Administrator will be expected to model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and others.   Assignments are  carried out with independence and are reviewed by the Assistant County Administrator, and/or the County Administrator.  The Deputy County Administrator will have regular interaction with the Board of Supervisors and will interface with department heads, outside agencies and others regarding financial, budgetary, administrative, legislative, and policy matters and may act as the County’s Public Information Officer.




The Deputy County Administrator will play a critical management role in the County organization and must be a collaborative and innovative problem solver.  The ideal candidate will possess strong financial, budget, and legislative analysis experience, formal education in business, finance or accounting, coupled with a strong global management perspective.  Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex financial information to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County Management and other  organizations.  The County Administrator is seeking a strong  leader with the ability to effect change and improvement in a  government setting.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please visit the recruitment brochure:      



Deputy County Administrator




Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.



Apply Online:

By mail or in person:  

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, CA 95202                                  


Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone:  (209) 468-3370 


Job Line:

For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
E-mail | Phone: (209) 468-3370 | 8am - 5pm M-F | Powered by JobAps