We’re looking for a new leader!

The BCC seeks an innovative, visionary, results-orientated leader to guide Clackamas County into the future. The ideal candidate will be a personable team builder and have outstanding communications and interpersonal skills. An energetic leader who is passionate about local government, the new County Administrator will be committed to excellent customer service andwill possess the flexibility needed to work in a diverse environment that is constantly changing.

The County is actively recruiting persons from diverse backgrounds to enhance service delivery to its diverse community. Its commitment to exceptional customer service relies upon a team- oriented workplace where continuous improvement is a goal. The chosen candidate will need to be a progressive-minded, results-oriented individual who will demonstrate a positive attitude and compassion toward others and support diversity, inclusion, and equity at all levels within theorganization and in the community. The selected individual must be willing to take definitive actions when called for to quickly resolve conflict and build consensus to sustain a harmonious working environment for all. A capable, honest, ethical, and even-tempered candidate with excellent conflict management skills will be successful.

The ideal candidate will be highly visible within the community and with staff and must be comfortable with the public nature of the position. A problem-solver and fair-minded mediator, the chosen candidate will have a successful track record of board management andintergovernmental relations experience and must be able to communicate effectively underpressure at public meetings. The County Administrator will serve as a mentor to and advocatefor staff, connecting with and developing employees to their greatest potential. A long-term andnext generation-minded manager with succession planning experience is strongly desired.

The new County Administrator will be a creative, strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit who embraces current and emerging technologies and understands the role and value of technology in local government operations. Growth management experience coupled with a sound budgetary and financial acumen informed by a thorough understanding of economic development and financial incentives is essential. Experience with utility operations andenterprise funds is a plus.

For more information on this position, contact Kurt Hodgen Strategic Government Resources (540-820-0531).