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The following directory of executive search firms is an informative service for both public sector employers and job seekers alike. Executive search firms provide a variety of important and valuable services which include: personnel management and classification systems development; candidate recruitment and testing; test development and training; and general consultation on human resources-related topics.

Please do not send unsolicited resumes to executive search firms unless you are applying for a specific position for which they are conducting an active recruitment.

Bob Murray & Associates

Contact: Bob Murray
Regan Williams Dionysia Smith 1677 Eureka Road Roseville CA 95661 USA Renee Narloch 2910 Kerry Forest Pkwy D4-242 Tallahassee FL 32309 Work Phone: (916) 784-9080Work Fax: (916) 784-1985Work Phone: (850) 391-0000 Website: Website

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Mr. Murray brings over 20 years experience as a recruiter. Mr. Murray is recognized as one of the nation’s leading recruiters. He has conducted hundreds of searches for cities, counties, and special districts. He has been called on to conduct searches for some of the largest most complex organizations in the country and some of the smallest. Mr. Murray has conducted searches for chief executives, department heads, professional and technical positions. Mr. Murray has taken the lead on the firm’s most difficult assignments with great success. His clients have retained him again and again given the quality of his work and success in finding candidates for difficult to fill positions.

Prior to creating Bob Murray & Associates, Mr. Murray directed the search practice for the largest search practice serving local government in the country. Mr. Murray has worked in local government and benefits from the knowledge of having led an organization. Prior to his career in executive search he served as the City Manager for the City of Olympia, Washington. He has also served as an Assistant City Manager and held positions in law enforcement.

Mr. Murray received his Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from the University of California at Berkeley with graduate studies in Public Administration at California State University at Hayward.


Bob Murray & Associates brings a personal approach to providing quality executive recruitment services. Our clients include cities, counties, and special districts, both large and small. Our experience includes working with the cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fresno, Sacramento, and San Diego, CA; Eugene, Salem, and Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Antonio, TX; New Orleans, LA; Greenville, SC; Norfolk, VA; Jupiter and Miami Beach, FL; and Washington DC. Counties we have assisted include Orange County, Monterey County, and Marin County, CA; Clackamas County and Washington, OR; Fulton County, Orange County and Lowndes County, GA; Arlington County, VA; and Bay County, FL. We have also assisted a number of special districts and professional organizations including the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association and the California State Association of Counties.

Many of our clients are “repeat customers” that return to Bob Murray & Associates because of our emphasis on quality and our success in finding candidates for positions that are difficult to fill.

Through many years of experience, we have created an ideal recruitment process by combining our ability to help you to determine the direction of the search and the types of candidates you seek. We understand the importance of recruiting candidates who are not necessarily looking for a job and are doing well in their current position. Working with professionalism, integrity and personal attention, our team-oriented search process, in addition to our proven expertise, ensures that the candidates we present for your consideration will match the criteria you have established and will be outstanding in their field. Our collaborative process, created to build partnerships with our clients, entails the following:

  • Developing a Candidate Profile
  • Advertising Campaign and Recruiting Brochure
  • Recruiting Candidates
  • Candidate Interviews and Evaluation
  • Referencing Top Candidates
  • Recommendation
  • Final Interviews and Background Checks
  • Negotiations