County Administrator

County of Escambia, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $173,000 - $190.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 31,100
  • Where: 221 Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL
  • Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr

Post Date: Dec 20 2018

Deadline: Mar 18 2019


Escambia County (Northwest Florida) is seeking a County Administrator
Salary range: $173,000 to $190,000 annually
Salary commensurate with experience
Job closes: March 18, 2019

Come lead a team of more than 1,700 employees as the next Escambia County Administrator, serving as the chief administrative officer of a diverse county government with more than 40 departments and divisions. This position reports to the five-member Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for administering and carrying out the directives and policies of the board, to include enforcing all orders, resolutions, ordinances and regulations to ensure that they are faithfully executed. The Escambia County Administrator serves the public along with the board, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with residents, other agencies, offices and organizations to further the county’s mission.

Bachelor's degree in public administration/business administration or closely related field and at least seven years of responsible executive level experience in public (government) or private sector management with at least three years overseeing an organization of similar size. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a strong, results-oriented leader and an extraordinary communicator with strong public relations skills.

Master’s degree preferred

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