County of San Bernardino
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Registrar of Voters

County of San Bernardino, California – Registrar’s Office

Base Salary Range: $153,504 - $218,004 DOE/DOQ

*The County also offers an alternative Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides a wage differential of 4% above the base salary rate with a complementing modified leaves package and benefits.


“Dedicated to serving the voters of San Bernardino County”


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The County of San Bernardino is seeking a visionary new Registrar of Voters to oversee the critical activities of the Registrar’s office, with a large scope of oversight including 50+ staff members and an annual budget of $20,496,657 (FY 2023-24). San Bernardino County is one of the largest counties in the United States, both in terms of population and geographical expanse. With such a significant responsibility comes the need for a passionate leader committed to ensuring that every voter's voice is heard and that democratic processes are upheld with the utmost integrity! The Registrar will plan and direct large-scale efforts to register voters as well as hold fair and inclusive elections while seeking efficiencies in future electoral processes. This collaborative leader will work on a variety of exciting initiatives, such as testing new statewide voter registration database management systems, working to streamline the vote tabulation process, and increasing visibility and engagement by attending events in the community. The ideal candidate is a diplomatic and engaging leader adept at navigating political systems, resolving conflict effectively, and remaining steadfast in their role. With large budget and staff oversight, the County is ideally seeking a Registrar with a strong background in budget administration, mentoring staff, and leading innovative change. 



The ideal Registrar of Voters is a strong relationship builder who will navigate political situations with ease and demonstrate strong conflict resolution skills. They will have unshakable ethics and integrity, as this role works with highly sensitive information and processes. The Registrar will also have experience with the preparation, justification, and administration of a budget, as well as directing the collection and accounting of service charges and fees. They will be a capable team leader with enthusiasm for leading and inspiring others.


They will exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, using them to navigate a variety of situations with political savvy and tact, and develop positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders, agencies, vendors, media, boards and commissions, and legislative bodies. The successful candidate will possess strategic planning skills to lead the Registrar’s office through significant change and promote a culture of inclusion, learning, and excellence. Someone who has extensive experience motivating successful teams in a public sector environment is highly desirable for this role.