Assistant County Manager

County of Larimer, CO

Our newly appointed County Manager is looking for a forward-thinking, strategic, ethical, highly motivated, adaptable, and experienced leader to join the team as the Assistant County Manager!
In this position, you will perform high-level strategic leadership, management, and public representation work. You will also assist the County Manager in administering the short- and long-term operations of the County and its personnel


Specifically, this position:

-Works with departments on a day-to-day basis to ensure that County business is conducted in a manner that is in accordance with County policies and resolves questions arising from the interpretation of County policies.
-Shares supervision and oversight for Departments and or Service Categories of the County with the County Manager.
-Serves as a member and assists in the management of Larimer County's executive management team; reviews and resolves internal issues; develops and implements strategic direction for the organization; attends County meetings to represent the division before the Board of Commissioners.
-Participates in various committees and boards related to program activities and responsibilities.
-Assumes County Manager duties and responsibilities in their absence.

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We are looking for a candidate that will:

-Communicate effectively on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners with other elected and appointed officials and with other public or private organizations and individuals.
-Perform effective public speaking to groups of varied interests and backgrounds as well as facilitation services.
-Act as an official representative of the County in a professional manner with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.
-Have experience with strategic planning methods commonly used in large, complex organizations.
-Exercise organizational and analytical skills.

All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.

-Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the management of a public or private organization required.
-Equivalent to a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, or a related field required.

For all temporary positions, sick leave and our Employee Assistance Program are available and other benefits may be available.

Larimer County offers the following for all Regular/Limited Term positions:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account
Short and Long-Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Accident Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
457(b) Deferred Compensation
Paid time off including vacation, sick and holidays
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Supplemental Information
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.

Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
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Job Details

Job Function
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type
Full Time

County of Larimer


200 W Oak St
Fort Collins, CO 80521-2713
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager


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