Clackamas County is ideally located in the Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Area and is nationally recognized as one of the most livable areas in the country. The County covers approximately 1,879 square miles, and its 400,000 citizens enjoy access to a variety of lifestyles, great connectivity, and unmatched cultural and recreational opportunities.
Clackamas County operates under the Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The BCC selects a professional County Administrator to manage the day-to-day operation of the organization. The County has a budget of $845,167,459 and 2,129 budgeted FTE.
The ideal candidate must have at least 10 years of progressive experience managing a large and diverse public agency/organization with a complex budget with multiple lines of business and source of funding.
Preferred special qualifications/transferable skills are: a master’s degree in public administration, business, administration, a closely related field or any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills; knowledge and understanding of the complexities and distinctions in delivering exceptional service to urban and rural stakeholders; and thorough knowledge of process improvement and organization change management concepts.
Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver’s license and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. Finalist must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, including credit history.
The salary range for this position is $165,583-$223,449 depending on qualifications and experience.
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