Testing, Recruitment & Selection

Executive Level Recruitment

CPS HR specializes in the recruitment and selection of executive level professionals in key city, county, special district and non-profit management agencies. Working in partnership with the governing body or selection team, we develop customized search strategies that focus on locating and recruiting qualified candidates who match the agency’s unique needs. Our experienced executive recruiters apply in-depth knowledge of public-agency operations, programs, and services to provide you with a guided experience resulting in the most qualified candidates.

Contact an Executive Search Consultant:
1.916.263.1401 or

Recruitment Plan/Strategy

  • Client Collaboration
  • Create tailored plan for your agency and unique position
  • Review of job duties and compensation for marketability
  • Define ideal candidate profile with hiring authority
  • Identify testing/assessment needs
  • Stakeholder engagement (surveys, focus group, community meetings)
  • Leadership assessment

Advertising, Outreach & Sourcing

  • Four-page colored brochure or electronic flip book
  • Targeted research to identify ideal passive candidates
  • Conduct active sourcing of candidates through e-mail, phone, and social media
  • Devise marketing strategy
  • Develop innovative media campaigns

Screening and Selection

  • Minimum qualification and resume review
  • Detailed media search of recommended candidates
  • Comprehensive screening interview
  • Coordinate all candidate communication and scheduling
  • Develop and facilitate all required selection processes including development of interview questions and training of interview panel
  • Extensive background and reference checks
  • Assistance with contract negotiation