Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association (CCCERA)


$13,892 - $18,059/Monthly


Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) is a public, defined benefit retirement plan which provides a fixed, pre-established benefit for employees at retirement. CCCERA is administered by the CCCERA Board of Retirement to provide service retirement, disability, death and survivor benefits for county employees and 16 other participating agencies. The day-to-day operation of CCCERA is delegated to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a full-time staff of approximately 50 employees.

Currently we have an executive management opportunity for a Deputy Chief Executive Officer to be responsible for administering one or more significant internal service functions or services in the overall administration of internal operations, as well as assisting with development of short- and long-term planning, policy development and administration, and enforcement of mandated and CCCERA policies, procedures, rules and regulations. The incumbent will provide oversight to departments assigned to the CEO; be accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives within general policy guidelines; providing leadership for CCCERA’s management team and professional staff to adhere to policies established by the Board and the CEO; and interacting directly with the Board, state, county officials and external government, financial institution, actuarial and business leaders. This position may also serve for the CEO in the latter’s absence.


The ideal candidate will have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in business or public administration, public policy, finance or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience in public agency administration of which at least one year has been with a public/private defined benefit retirement system, including at least two years at a management level. A master’s degree in public administration is preferred.

Requires knowledge of public policy, retirement association functions and activities, including the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. The successful candidate will also have knowledge of public agency budgetary, contract administration and administrative practices; fiscal and actuarial policies, procedures and practices; CERL rules and regulations; organizational and management practices; applicable federal, state and local laws; and principles and practices of employee supervision.


Final Filing Date: March 24, 2017


Application Filing: All applicants are to apply on-line at and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. All applicants must also complete and submit a Supplemental Questionnaire. Resumes may not be substituted for the official CCCERA application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. EOE



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