County Manager

County of Los Alamos, NM

Los Alamos County, New Mexico

County Manager
Annual salary range: $154,854 to $228,274
The County offers an attractive benefits package.
Application deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021.

Located in northern New Mexico, approximately 35 miles to the northwest of Santa Fe, Los Alamos is a place of spectacular scenery, small-town friendliness, and diverse cultural activities. The County is experiencing unprecedented growth, and this is an excellent opportunity to shape how community services will evolve to meet the increased demands associated with such growth.

County Council is seeking candidates who: will promptly provide accurate information to the Council and staff; value transparency; have the ability to work in a participatory democracy with a highly involved, well-educated citizenry with high expectations for service delivery; have the skills and experience necessary to understand and work effectively with the other government entities, particularly US Department of Energy, US Forest Service, U.S. Park Service, Native American pueblos and other similar agencies; and, bring experience in economic and community development in order to provide creative and innovative approaches to downtown revitalization. A Bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of experience in managing city or county government or a large department of a similarly sized organization are required.

Applications and full position information can be found at: or by calling 505-662-8040. A Los Alamos County online job application with a cover letter and resume are required; the application must be completed thoroughly to qualify for this position. Although resumes and cover letters are required, they will NOT be used to qualify applicants.

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
To learn more about Los Alamos County, visit:

Los Alamos County is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
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Job Details

Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Full Time

County of Los Alamos


1000 Central Ave
Los Alamos, NM 87544-4056
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager