Information Technology

About Us

Jarrett Thiessen, Chief Information Officer, oversees the Department of Information Technology with a total of 83 staff members. The Department provides comprehensive information technology consulting services, including project planning and management for system implementations. It is also responsible for planning, implementing, administering, and maintaining the County's data systems, including its servers, data storage, firewall and security systems, as well as administering and maintaining the radio, data and voice networks.


Placer County’s Information Technology Department engages citizens and business partners to provides innovative, accessible, and equitable solutions to advance the County’s Eight Critical Success Factors.  We focus on leadership, customer-oriented services, and leading technology to generate positive business outcomes with the goal of collaboratively improving the lives of our citizens.


The Information Technology Department is citizen-centric and driven by a commitment to provide innovative, strategic, fiscally responsible, high quality, reliable solutions that support successful execution of the County’s mission critical business objectives.