California Harbors and Navigation Code
The board shall at its first meeting, or as soon thereafter as practical, appoint a secretary and treasurer. The board shall also appoint other officers that are necessary or convenient for the business of the district.
A director shall not be treasurer. The secretary and treasurer shall receive the compensation determined by the board and shall serve at its pleasure.
The board may, at any time, appoint or employ, fix the compensation of and prescribe the authority and duties of other officers, employees, attorneys, engineers and consultants necessary or convenient for the business of the district, each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of the board.
When, pursuant to Section 7046, the legislative body of a city is the board of directors of a district, and appoints the administrative officer of the district, he shall have the authority to appoint, employ, and to fix the compensation of and prescribe the authority and duties of, the employees of the district, excluding attorneys, auditors or consultants. The employees employed or appointed by the administrative officer shall serve at his pleasure.
The board may require the secretary, treasurer or other officers, employees or assistants of the district to give a bond to the district conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties in an amount as the board may provide.
The treasurer shall receive and safely keep all moneys of the district. He shall comply with all provisions of law governing the deposit and securing of public funds.