Executive Assistant/LAFCO Clerk Job Announcement

Hourly Salary Range:  $27.13 – $33.84 


Are you passionate about public service? The Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) seeks a talented and self-motivated individual to fill a part-time (20 hours per week) Executive Assistant position. Under the direction of the LAFCO Executive Officer, this position performs a variety of executive administrative and secretarial duties. The position includes benefits, serves “at will” and is exempt from FLSA overtime.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess strong interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Exercise discretion, good judgment and integrity in representing the Executive Officer and LAFCO
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent follow-through and time management skills
  • Possess relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, copy machines and software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

For a complete job description and benefit information visit the LAFCO website at  http://contracostalafco.org/


Education:   Possession of a high school diploma, GED equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate.

Experience: Five (5) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience performing clerical duties, at least two (2) years of which must have entailed executive secretarial responsibilities. Public sector experience highly desirable.


  • Assembles LAFCO meeting agenda packets and notices of meetings; records LAFCO meetings and prepares resulting documents including minutes and resolutions
  • Develops, maintains and updates LAFCO files and records systems for tracking applications, project activities, contracts, and other records
  • Requisitions supplies and services and maintains records of expenditures
  • Prepares and proofs correspondence, memoranda and other written materials
  • Tracks correspondence, filings, and materials with deadlines and expiration dates
  • Handles a variety of correspondence which requires knowledge of policies and procedures and research skills
  • Answers and screens telephone calls and visitors
  • Serves as liaison between the Executive Officer, officials and staff, and the public and interacts with Commissioners


  1. Application and Selection Process: If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to Lou Ann Texeira, Executive Officer, Contra Costa LAFCO, 40 Muir Road, 1st Floor, Martinez, CA  94553 or email to info@lafco.cccounty.us. The deadline for submittal is 5:00 pm on February 20, 2020. Each candidate will be evaluated on the relevant education and experience as presented in the resume and cover letter.
  2. Interview: Following review of the cover letter and resume, a select group of the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.
DATE OPENED:  January 23, 2020

DATE CLOSED:  February 20, 2020