Director of Business Services

Department/Agency of position: 
Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District
Location of position: 
Los Gatos, CA
Up to $208,000
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 29, 2017
Job Description: 

Established in 1947, the Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District is a dependent special district that provides fire services to a portion of Santa Clara County, California (population estimate 1.8 million) including the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga. The County is located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, encompasses 1,312 square miles, and has a culture rich in its history, ethnic diversity, artistic endeavors, sports venues, and academic institutions. The Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District (dba: Santa Clara County Fire Department) is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic candidate to serve as its Director of Business Services. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, competent, and credible professional who can earn the trust and respect of department staff as well as personnel from other/partnering jurisdictions. He or she will be a visionary—creative, forward-looking, and able to see the bigger, long-term picture. The successful candidate will be a strong analytical and strategic thinker with a thorough understanding of the principles, techniques, and practices of finance, intergovernmental relations, public relations, and the regional political environment. At a minimum, candidates must possess the equivalent to possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, or Public Administration, including or supplemented by advanced course work in accounting, and have two (2) years of professional-level experience in responsible accounting work. A CPA License is highly desirable. The annual salary range for the Director of Business Services is up to $208,000, DOQ. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Mr. Bob Murray at (916) 784-9080, should you have questions. Filing Deadline: January 26, 2018