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Assistant County Administrator

Location : Lecanto
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10692674
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Veterans Preference



The purpose of the position is to assist the County Administrator as assigned. Ensures that all directives, decisions, policies, resolutions, ordinances and regulations issued by the Board of County Commissioners and County Administrator are executed. The position researches and formulates long range goals for the organization; develops policy and position papers with the County Administrator and/or elected officials.

Supervises and coordinates the activities of assigned department or operations for the County Administrator and implements plans, programs and actions consistent with the direction of the County Administrator.  Coordinates the activities of and communications among assigned departments to include problem identification, problem resolution and completion of major projects.

Attends and participates in Board of County Commissioners' meetings.  Reports on research, special projects and other relevant information.

Assists in the development of the Capital Improvement Program.  Initiates corrective action as directed to revise or amend budgets and/or work programs to accomplish objectives established by the County Administrator.

Confers with appropriate department directors and division managers in the preparation and development of operational plans for special projects.

Develops strategies and recommends short and long-range courses of action to the County Administrator regarding efficient systems and procedures for the effective administration of policies.

Assists in the evaluation and prioritization of County-wide projects and work programs, to include formal and informal monitoring of progress toward project completion and development of various statistical/management reports.

Performs duties of County Administrator in the absence of the Administrator.

Prepares and processes various documents, reports and records including performance evaluations, job applications, budgets, correspondence, business letters, agenda items, comprehensive plans and proposals, etc.

Interacts and communicates with a variety of individuals and groups including County Administrator, Board of County Commissioners, department directors and employees, elected officials, attorneys, general public, other constitutional officers, committee members, consultants, etc.


Work Schedule:  Full-time; hours not specified

Salary:  $110,000 - $125,000 per year

Citrus County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.

Required Qualifications :
Education, Training, and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or related field. Master's degree in Business or Public Administration desired. Requires at least five years of experience. 

Business conducts reference check, background check, drug screen and physical.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:
Requires valid Florida Driver License for required travel. ICMA credentialed manager desired. Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days certification in FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100B and 700A. Must have strong working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Products.
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