National Association of Counties

Clerk of The Board of Supervisors

County of Santa Clara
Santa Clara, California, United States
13 days ago


$180,596 – $195,457

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is seeking a Clerk of the Board who is a proven executive who will be a progressive, energetic, responsive, politically astute and confident leader who is flexible, a good problem solver and customer service oriented. This individual should be a team player and possess the creative vision to advance the Department’s goals and services. Additionally, this individual will thrive in a high pressure, fast paced, dynamic and changing environment with constantly shifting priorities. Interpersonal skills and the ability to easily relate and adjust to a variety of situations and personalities and to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization are a must. Opportunities include determining appropriate staffing levels, implementing new technologies and developing performance standards.

A well-qualified candidate would typically acquire the following knowledge and abilities through education and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, or a related field, and considerable experience involving demon¬strated managerial and administrative skills that would provide an understanding of the local government legislative process and the functions and operations of the staff departments that support it. Experience as a manager or administrator in a City Clerk or Clerk of the Board of Supervisor’s Office is desirable. Candidates should possess thorough knowledge of the sections of the Government Code and other legal references pertaining to the duties, powers, limitations and responsibilities of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; duties and powers of the Board of Supervisors as imposed by laws; organization of local government and political subdivisions, special districts, and local government boards, committees, commissions and agencies; intergovernmental agency relationships; parliamentary procedure, legal instruments, and documents common to local government; principles and practices of organization, administration, personnel management and budgeting; and data processing and record keeping systems.

All qualified applications will be subject to a preliminary competitive review to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral interview process. It is critical for applicants to submit an application, resume, and cover letter. If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services (408) 299-5897 Closing Date: It is anticipated that the position will be opened until filled. Salary Range: Min: $180,596 – Max: $195,457 (Annually, DOE, Not to exceed top range) Includes generous executive leadership benefit package To apply: Go to

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59985187
  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, United States
  • Position Title: Clerk of The Board of Supervisors
  • Company Name: County of Santa Clara
  • Job Function: Admin/Clerical/Secretarial
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