Alameda County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator

Employer / Organization

Alameda County

Next Election

Nov 08, 2022

Filing Window

Jul 18, 2022 - Aug 12, 2022


The County Sheriff-Coroner protects the public by the suppression and prevention of crime, and the reduction of criminal recidivism and performs all mandates of the Office of Sheriff as provided in the U.S constitution and laws of the State of California, including the investigation and enforcement of violations of federal and state laws and local ordinances in a fair and reasonable manner. The Sheriff-Coroner also maintains the county jails and prisoners committed therein as prescribed by law in a fair and humane manner. The Public Administrator is responsible for protecting the decedent's property from waste, loss or theft. They are in charge of making appropriate funeral and burial arrangements, conducting thorough investigations to discover all of the decedent's assets, ensuring all estate benefits are applied for and received according to the decedent's wishes, paying the decedent's bills and taxes and locating persons entitled to inherit from the state. The yearly salary for the Alameda County Sherrif is $267,870.98

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Alameda County Clerk to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. 2) Complete the qualifying papers and submit the nonpartisan qualifying papers to the Alameda County Clerk. Inquire as to if the qualifying must be accompanied by either a qualifying fee or petition papers in lieu of a qualifying fee. 3) Submit the qualifying papers accompanied by either the qualifying fee or petition papers during the stipulated qualifying times, which can be inquired from the clerk. If you have any questions please contact your Alameda County Clerk at (510)-747-4800

Submit application to:
Alameda County Registrar of Voters, 1225 Fallon St, Oakland, CA, 94612, US