County of Orange, CA
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Located on the Southern California coast with a culturally diverse population of 3.2 million residents, the County of Orange (Orange County) offers a high quality of life and a nearly perfect climate year-round. Commonly referred to as “The OC,” Orange County has thirty-four incorporated cities with seven of these cities among the 200 largest cities in the United States. Orange County features excellence in education, low crime rate, a wide variety of businesses, and unlimited recreational opportunities. Orange County is a Charter County governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to four-year terms. The Board is supported by a group of dedicated, public-spirited individuals and together, they comprise a regional service provider and planning agency committed to maximizing resources and improving the quality of life for residents in Orange County. The 18,000+ workforce in 22 departments make up the County government and strive to make Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work and play, by providing vital services to the community.


The County Executive Officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking executive in charge of directing and planning the execution of operational programs across the organization. The CEO has ultimate responsibility over the successful operations of county programs. Upon policy direction of the Board of Supervisors, the CEO directs departments and exercises administrative supervision of all county offices, departments, and districts which are the concern and responsibility of the Board of Supervisors. The CEO is appointed and serves at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors. The Board is seeking an ideal candidate with proven leadership experience managing a large complex, multi-faceted organization committed to growing and improving the community. A visionary with a proven track record of navigating change and crisis, the candidate will have extensive experience managing wide-ranging issues of county governance.


The salary for the incoming CEO is negotiable and ranges up to $450,000 annually. Salary placement is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Moving and relocation expenses are available along with an attractive benefits package If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: April 7, 2024