County of San Mateo

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About Us

  • Founded


  • Industry


  • Company Size

    1000+ employees

  • Headquarters

    Redwood City, CA

Join the County of San Mateo

Join a progressive county. Contribute to innovative programs and services, and make a real difference in the community.

What Makes Working Here So Special

Community Service: Regardless of your role or where you work, you can make a difference. You will have the great opportunity of impacting the future and improving the lives and wellbeing of San Mateo County residents.

Opportunity to Grow: We believe in promoting from within and are committed to creating opportunities to cross train or rotate to challenging and changing work.

A Blended Workforce: Work in full-time, part-time, regular or limited term positions. Start with us as an intern, fellow or volunteer or join us as a contractor.

Employee Engagement: In our 2014 annual employee engagement survey, 78% of employees ranked their experience working for the County as 'very good/good' and 85% stated that they would recommend the County as a great place to work. View our Employee Engagement Survey Results

Careers In Demand:

  • IT Jobs 
  • Healthcare Jobs 
  • Finance Jobs 
  • Social Work Jobs 

Awards and Recognition

Fit Friendly Award - Gold Level

American Heart Association



  • Professional Development Programs
  • Breadth and Depth of Classes Offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Academic Degree Partnerships
  • Health and Fitness Classes
  • Wellness Rewards
  • Employee Sport Tournaments
  • County-wide Wellness Initiatives
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Voluntary Time Off
  • Discounted/ Sponsored Childcare
  • Committed to Diversity
  • Proud to Hire Veterans