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Director of Purchasing and Support Services

Recruitment #0323-HB1950-EX


San Joaquin County is seeking an innovative and strategic thinker with significant management experience to lead Purchasing and Support Services, a division of the County Administrator's Office.  This executive at-will position reports directly to the County Administrator.

The Director of Purchasing and Support Services is responsible for leading, managing, and administering all program functions of the Purchasing and Support Division including procurement, central services, records management, and related services.  The County is seeking a leader who has a high level of integrity, possesses strong ethics, and who has a proven track record of developing and maintaining a high performance culture.  

*Salary pending approval by the BOS on 3/28/23

For more information about the position, compensations and selection process, please review the recruitment brochure:

Director of Purchasing and Support Services


Upon the request of the Department Head and with the approval of the County Administrator or their designee, the following recruitment incentives may be provided.

a. Reimbursement of moving expenses: maximum of $8,000.

b. Vacation Accrual Rate: The accrual rate consistent with the candidate’s total years of public service.

c. Sick Leave: If the candidate is leaving other employment, credit of the candidate’s actual unreimbursable sick leave hours from the candidate’s last agency will be a maximum of 160 hours.

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