Napa County, known worldwide as the hub of California’s wine growing region, offers farm more than wine for the right person. The County is currently recruiting an Assistant County Executive Officer, a position that provides responsibility and an important step in a career path through the top of California’s local governments.

With a $445 million FY 2012-2013 budget and approximately 1,331 staff, Napa County provides services to approximately 139,000 residents in an area that is internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts. This Assistant County Executive Officer opportunity, located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine country, will offer a rewarding position in a community that embraces best practices and good governance with an exceptional quality of life.

Key functional areas of responsibility include managing the preparation and administration of the County’s annual budget, long-range fiscal planning, facilities planning, and oversight of assigned systems, functional areas, and divisions.

The ideal candidate will be a results-driven professional with a multi-disciplinary track record of achievement and “big picture” strategic planning skills. Additionally, the Assistant County Executive Officer will have unquestionable personal integrity and display honesty and approachability in his/her commitment to work in an organization that continually strives for organizational excellence.

Requires a Master’s Degree and nine years of progressively responsible management experience. Salary is up to $178,921 with an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Apply by May 10, 2013.

Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and six (6) professional references via email to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at