As retiring employees leave the workforce, the County is losing valuable and significant talent, expertise and institutional knowledge. The County has developed a Retiree Skills Bank to capture and identify the interest and skills of retirees who express a desire to return to the County for short-term projects/assignments.


  • You must have retired from San Mateo County in good standing.
  • If you are a general member you must have a 180-day break in service before returning to temporary, extra-help capacity.
  • If you are a safety member and under the age of 53, you must have a 90-day break in service before returning to temporary, extra help capacity.
  • Retirees may not work more than 960 hours in a fiscal year.

Application Process:

Thank you for your service and your interest in continuing to serve the people of San Mateo County!