Lassen County
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Job Description
The Lassen County Board of Supervisors shall fill by appointment the vacant position of Lassen County Auditor for the remainder of the elected term to January 4, 2027. The successful appointee’s ability to hold the position thereafter is dependent upon their ability to run for office and be elected. The Auditor is an independent, nonpartisan elected office for providing various accounting and property tax administration services to Lassen County and other governmental agencies in Lassen County. The position is the County’s ex-officio Controller pursuant to state law, and is often referenced as the Auditor-Controller. The Auditor-Controller is the chief accounting officer of the county responsible for budget control, disbursements and receipts, and financial reporting. In addition, this office is responsible for audits of certain agencies within the county. The accounting/auditing authority and responsibilities of the Auditor-Controller are generally defined in the California Government Code.  

Minimum Qualifications: As specified in the Lassen County Code and California Government Code the qualifications to be elected or appointed to the office of county auditor are those provided for in California Government Code Sections 26945, 26945.1, and 26946, as existing or hereafter amended, and until those sections are repealed. The qualifications prescribe level of experience, education and continuing education relating to governmental accounting, auditing or related subjects. Must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a registered voter in Lassen County at the time of the person’s appointment to the elective office of Lassen County Auditor.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must MAIL or deliver in person an official Lassen County application along with responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire to the Lassen County Personnel Department, 221 S. Roop St., Ste. 3, Susanville, CA 96130. Please provide specific, accurate and complete information that describes how you meet the minimum qualifications. Faxed copies of the application/questionnaire are acceptable (530) 251-2663, but the signed original application/questionnaire must also be mailed to the Personnel Department. Filing deadline: Continuous until filled. A Job Bulletin with the Supplemental Questionnaire, and an application form may be downloaded at: http://lassencounty.org. EOE.