CEO Budget and Policy Analyst

County of Ventura

Position: CEO Budget and Policy Analyst 

The County Executive Office

The CEO's Office is a critical component of the County organization and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) supports the CEO by providing advice and counsel on financial matters of countywide impact and policy in relation the County's $2.3 billion budget and AAA credit rating. The Office is responsible for the recommendation and/or implementation of Board Policies, the preparation and administration of the County budget, the recruitment and retention of a high-caliber workforce and the negotiation and administration of contracts. The Office also has extensive interactions with local cities and other public jurisdictions within the County, representatives of the state and federal governments, as well as community-based organizations. In the past 16 months, the CEO has played a crucial role in coordinating the County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic including funding, messaging, logistics, vaccine clinics, testing centers and local assistance. In conducting business, the Office strives to provide high quality services in a fiscally prudent manner, while consistently fostering a culture of collaboration among agencies to better integrate and coordinate services, and actively promoting diversity and inclusion to reflect and engage the community.

The Position
Under direction (Management Analyst II) or general direction (Program Management Analyst) of the County Chief Financial Officer, the CEO Budget and Policy Analyst monitors and evaluates compliance with Board of Supervisors adopted policies in one or more agency areas. The Ideal Candidate The CEO’s Office is seeking a poised, professional and seasoned Budget and Policy Analyst with strong customer service skills. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator to various audiences, including elected officials at all levels of government. The ideal candidate must have a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, work effectively in a team and fast-paced environment, show initiative and adapt well to change; is organized, and detail oriented.

PAYROLL TITLES: Management Analyst II/ Program Management Analyst

  • Management Analyst II: $99,108.21 - $138,765.09 Annually
  • Program Management Analyst: $113,137.97 - $158,408.699 Annually

FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; the first review of applications is scheduled for the week of August 9, 2021 and weekly thereafter until business needs are met.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity and to apply, visit

For further information regarding this recruitment, please contact Jessica Ruiz by email at or phone (805) 654-2419.

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