Application Period Open for Treasurer-Tax Collector

Contra Costa County is recruiting for the next Treasurer-Tax Collector following the announcement of Russell Watts’ retirement, effective Dec. 31, 2023. The current term for the elected office expires on Jan. 4, 2027. Government Code section 25304 requires that the Board of Supervisors appoint someone to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term. 

View and download the online application:

Please send the completed application and supplemental questionnaire to [email protected] by November 22, 2023.

Date                 Description/Action
10/27/2023    Recruitment commences    
11/22/2023    Recruitment closes (4 weeks)
11/27/2023    Applications Disclosed/Special Meeting Agenda Published for 11/30/23    
11/30/2023    Special Meeting: Board of Supervisors Consider Applicants for Interview    
12/12/2023    Regular Meeting: Board of Supervisors Interview Applicants and Makes Appointment    
12/14/2023    Special Meeting: Continuation of Interviews (if needed)

**Note applications and attachments provided are public, subject to the California Public Records Act (CA Gov. Code §6250-6270), and will be posted online. In addition, application reviews, interviews, and appointments will be made during a special meeting of the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors meeting and will be attended by the public.

Contra Costa County is committed to Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice within all county operations and is dedicated to the advancement of key initiatives and efforts in support of this essential mission. The ideal candidate will also possess a value system that engenders trust and confidence and embodies a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Read information about the position and the department:

Read the press release:

Visit the Treasurer-Tax Collector Department website.

Learn more about the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Budget, Goals, and Performance Measures: ClearGov | Treasurer-Tax Collector






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