Marin County is located northwest of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge and is home to an engaged community of 260,000. Marin is a desirable place to live and is known for its combination of rural and suburban lifestyles, entertainment and recreational activities, and mild, year-round climate. Marin includes the incorporated cities of Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito, and Tiburon. The County strives to uphold a set of core values: respect, trust, integrity, diversity, equality, excellence, accountability, innovation, and collaboration. These values help to maintain and enhance public trust and help achieve high quality service outcomes. The County is committed to being a well-managed organization that utilizes the talent of its workforce and the dedication of its residents to succeed.
Appointed by and reporting to the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive is the principal administrative official of the County. Primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to: directing and coordinating the administration of all County functions and activities; advising the Board of Supervisors on significant policy issues; community outreach and communication engagement strategies; conducting administrative studies of County operations, procedures, and department budget requests; developing collaborative working relationships with the State and local government entities; preparing the County budget; executing the County’s strategic plan; and, overseeing the County’s appointed department heads and respective departments.
The Board of Supervisors is in the process of changing from a County Administrator to a County Executive organizational structure. The County Executive Office has 33.5 positions and a $25.2 operating budget. The management team consists of two Assistant County Administrators, and managers/directors of budget, communications, equity, legislation and government affairs, economic vitality, risk management, facilities and capital projects, and the assistant clerk. The ideal candidate will be a creative and strategic leader with the expertise to build upon past successes, the vision to track and imagine new opportunities, and the strength of character to inspire and mobilize necessary resources.
The annual salary range is $322,088 to $355,098*; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience. The County of Marin also offers a competitive, full benefits package.
* The salary listed is anticipated to be approved by the Board of Supervisors November 7, 2023.