Director of Governmental & Legislative Affairs

  • San Bernardino County
  • San Bernardino, CA, USA
Full Time Government

Job Description

The County of San Bernardino is seeking an experienced and highly-motivated professional to serve as Director of Governmental & Legislative Affairs. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, self-directed individual to work for a vibrant organization that values a proactive approach to managing strategically-driven legislative and intergovernmental programs.

 PRIORITY REVIEW DATE: FEBRUARY 26, 2021Applications accepted until filled.

This position offers a competitive salary range of $123,219.20 - $166,296.00 annually depending on qualifications plus a valuable and comprehensive benefits package for employees and eligible dependents that includes $14,400 annually for automobile and cell phone allowances; 401 K plan, County pension; medical, dental and vision coverage; paid vacation, sick and administrative leaves; 14 paid holidays and much more. 

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Desired Education: 

Bachelor’s degree in political science, public/business administration, communications, law, or other closely related field, a Master’s degree is desired. 

Desired Experience:

Three to five (3-5) years of management and leadership experience representing the interests  of an organization or public entity to legislators and government regulators. 

The ideal candidate would have experience that includes developing, analyzing, and tracking legislation;  overseeing legislative strategy and advocating positions; and working with multiple governmental agencies at the federal, state, and local level to develop policies and procedures and coordinate programs and legislative activities. Candidates should possess senior level legislative affairs experience, preferably with a complex and multi-faceted agency. 

Candidates experienced in dealing with an array of key comparable issues at the local, state, or federal level are strongly encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a working knowledge of Washington, D.C. legislative affairs, as well as experience working with the California Legislature. At the discretion of Human Resources and the executive leadership of the County of San Bernardino, comparable experience at the executive level in the broad field of legislative affairs and/or public relations may be combined to satisfy position requirements. 

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, interested candidates must submit the following:
Compelling cover letter; Comprehensive resume; Six (6) professional references.

An electronic version of all submittals is required to be sent to or candidates may complete the online application and upload the required documents.

For more details, please review the announcement at

Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA


$123,219.20 - $166,296.00