EEO Outreach

The Human Resources (HR) Department in conjunction with the Equal Employment Opportunity Office annually reviews and updates the outreach and recruitment action plan. Recruitment efforts and activities are supported and supplemented by active efforts of the operating Departments and Special Districts.

HR has developed relationships with community based organizations and leaders from protected groups to ensure that recruitment efforts are directed towards them. It is the policy of Contra Costa County not to discriminate based on the following protected categories:

  • Ancestry
  • Color
  • Religious Creed (including religious dress and grooming practices)
  • Denial of Family and Medical Care Leave
  • Disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS
  • Marital Status
  • Medical Conditions (cancer and genetic characteristics)
  • Genetic Information
  • National Origin (including language use restrictions)
  • Race
  • Sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding)
  • Gender, Gender Indentity, and Gender Expression
  • Sexual Orientation

Contracting Programs

2012 Semi Annual SBE & Outreach Program (PDF)
Outreach Program-Professional Services (PDF)
Ordinance for Local Bid Preference (PDF)
Board order for Outreach and SBE programs (Construction) (PDF)
Board Order for e-Outreach (Purchasing) (PDF)
Amendments to County Ordinance Codes to Raise Informal Bidding (PDF)