Clerk of the Board of Supervisors is an at-will department head position appointed by the Board of Supervisors and, pursuant to County Charter, is evaluated by the Chief Administrative Officer for submittal to the Board of Supervisors. This class provides assistance to the Board in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities and performs duties consistent with the provisions of the California Government Code and County ordinances. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected Board. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the Board with those of other departments and outside agencies, and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the assignment. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing operational goals and objectives.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a proven ability to initiate and sustain excellent working relationships with executive leadership, elected officials, line staff, and the general public, by demonstrating, at all times, preparedness, tact, respect, integrity, and neutrality.
Possess knowledge of government recordkeeping requirements, electronic agenda management and content management systems, Brown Act provisions, and Fair Political Practices regulations.
Have the ability to supervise and lead staff by constantly learning and teaching.
Be articulate, thorough, and direct while communicating in person and writing.
Have a sense of calm in the face of adversity and successes alike, while possessing the adaptability to adjust quickly to changing priorities.
Possess the ability, knowledge, and judgment to anticipate needs of others and diplomatically guide toward quality outcomes.
Be approachable, genuine, humorous, and kind.
Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by college-level coursework in business or public administration, general management, or government;
Two (2) years of experience providing administrative and clerical support to a public board, council, or commission, preparing public meeting agendas and ensuring compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.
Internal Number: 1906-1206
About COUNTY OF EL DORADO
The County of El Dorado is a charter county and employs more than 1,800 employees with an all funds operating budget of approximately $605 million. The governing body is the Board of Supervisors which is comprised of elected representatives from each of the five voting districts.
About El Dorado County
El Dorado County encompasses 1,786 square miles that range from the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley to
the peaks of the Sierra-Nevada’s. Our western border is 30 minutes from the State Capitol and only 20 minutes
away from over one million acres of breathtaking national forest. The vast size of our county also means that our
offices are spread from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe. Of course, our services are not just office-based, as
the County of El Dorado also maintains the famous Rubicon Trail, manages the whitewater recreation on the
South Fork of the American River, educates visitors on our Gold Rush days at the El Dorado County Historical
Museum, and provides many other services to our residents and visitors.