Monterey County

Position: Registrar of Voters
Salary: $127,813 - $174,561 annually, DOQ
Application Filing Deadline: May 21, 2021
Posted: 05/04/21

The Community

Monterey County encompasses some of California’s most stunning scenery and offers an ideal year round Mediterranean climate. Miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys are characteristics that contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by over 446,000 residents and the numerous tourists who visit the area year-round.  Monterey County boasts world-renowned attractions such as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and the Steinbeck Center.

The Position and Ideal Candidate

The Registrar of Voters reports to the County Administrator and liaises closely with the Assistant County Administrator and is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Elections Department. Key issues and priorities in this role include enhancing voter outreach and education efforts as well as ensuring the successful running of elections. The high level of visibility and complex nature of this position requires a transparent, objective and apolitical professional with the ability to address issues that are highly partisan and emotional. The Registrar must be well versed and current with election processes and federal and state election laws and understand available voting systems and related technologies.

The ideal candidate will typically possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Sociology, Economics, Political Science or related field and two years of experience as an elections manager, assistant registrar of voters or equivalent position in a State of California elections department or four years experience performing complex and diverse administrative/managerial functions and developing and interpreting laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the field of elections with a public agency.

To Apply

To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by May 21, 2021.

Paul Kimura and/or Bill Lopez

Avery Associates

3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A

Los Gatos, CA 95030

E-mail: [email protected]