County of Ventura, CA is seeking a County Executive Officer. The ideal County Executive Officer will be a strong leader and seasoned public sector professional committed to moving an organization forward and unwilling to accept status-quo. The successful candidate will value transparency, integrity, accountability, and a positive, collegial work environment dedicated to mutual respect. Exceptional communication skills – written, verbal, and listening – are essential to this role. The next CEO is a creative problem-solver adept at finding a path through difficult issues, and an implementer who empowers a high performing staff to push projects forward. Those candidates committed to continuous learning who bring a well-established network of professional contacts and a thorough understanding of the state and federal issues that affect the County of Ventura can find success in this role. The Board of Supervisors is ultimately seeking servant leaders who are passionate about making the County of Ventura the best place to live and work for all its residents.
In addition to the qualifications previously stated, desirable competencies and characteristics include: