Pinellas County, FL (population 970,600) seeks a visionary leader who excels in collaborative team building and thrives in a culture of continuous improvement as candidates for its Deputy County Administrator/Chief of Staff position. Candidates’ approach to local government service delivery must value best practices, entrepreneurial innovation and the use of metrics in decision making. This position is a key member of the County Administrator’s management team that includes three assistant county administrators, an assistant to the County Administrator, Legislative liaison and outstanding support staff.
The individual must be a strategic thinker and consensus builder who can bring strong leadership and communication skills, as well as experience in conducting negotiations, developing inter-governmental agreements, strategic planning and shared services.
The Deputy County Administrator/Chief of Staff will lead highly complex strategic initiatives and special projects often involving numerous stakeholders with the opportunity to participate in and influence regional level decision making. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business, or related field along with at least ten years of progressively responsible experience in local government or similar organization, with significant experience at a senior level interacting with elected officials and other stakeholder groups. An MPA/MBA or other advanced degree is highly desirable. Starting salary range is $175,000 - $210,000 +/- depending on qualifications and experience. Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by February 23, 2019 to www.GovHRJobs.com to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA,LLC, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243.