Inyo County, California
Until Filled

Salary: $84,408 - $124,824


For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments."


Located just 4 hours north of Los Angeles and 4 hours west of Las Vegas, Nevada, Inyo County, California, (pop. approx. 18,500), encompasses everything from beautiful snowy peaks to ancient desert playas. The area boasts some of the wildest and most beautiful terrain in the world, including Death Valley National Park. Mammoth Mountain, considered to be one of California’s best resorts for skiing and snowboarding, is just 90 minutes away from Independence, the county seat, and 45 minutes from Bishop, the county’s largest population center. Outside Magazine included Bishop as one of “The 25 Best Towns of 2017.”


Inyo County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors, and employs approximately 435 staff and has a fiscal year 2017-2018 budget of $94.6 million, including a $58.7 million General Fund budget. Operating with 47 staff, the County Administrator’s Office is directly responsible for the following divisions and programs: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Budget, Economic Development, Emergency Services, Film Commissioner, Information Services, Library, Museum, Motor Pool, Parks & Recreation, Personnel, Public Defender, Purchasing, Recycling & Waste Management, and Risk Management.


Working under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Assistant/Deputy County Administrator assists the County Administrator in managing and directing the activities of assigned divisions, work units, and other responsibilities. The Assistant/Deputy County Administrator provides administrative and policy guidance to County staff, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of assigned divisions and activities, and assumes the responsibilities of the County Administrative Officer as assigned or required in his or her absence. The successful candidate will, at least initially, be assigned responsibility for managing the Library, Museum, Motor Pool, Parks & Recreation, and Recycling & Waste Management functions. The successful candidate can also expect to receive assignments and assume a leadership role in any of the other programs and divisions within the County Administrator’s sphere of responsibility which align with the Assistant/Deputy County Administrator’s skills, experiences, and interests.


Any combination of education, skills and experience that demonstrates an ability to excel in the position may be considered. Typical demonstrations of such education and experience might include a bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration or a related field; at least 7 years of progressively responsible professional administrative experience in a governmental agency, including at least 6 years of management responsibility. Private sector skills and experience with a demonstrated transferability may also be considered.


Inyo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review:  February 10, 2019 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.


Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 22:25

A journalist whose home was raided by police as part of a leak investigation stemming from the death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi is