Ventura County is located on California's Gold Coast, approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees. Ventura County is home to one of the nation’s most diverse populations with factors including geographical communities, socioeconomic status, thinking styles, and educational back ground. The County's workforce is reflective of this makeup and appreciates the significant contribution of its diverse workforce to maximize outcomes for the population it serves.
Being home to one of the nation’s most diverse populations, Ventura County is dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and developing a diverse, inclusive and qualified workforce who are committed to providing the highest level of public service. We promote the values of public service and accountability and adhere to the civil service principles of employment selection based on qualification and merit.