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Assistant County Manager

Category: Management
Description:
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL AND DIFFICULT EXECUTIVE WORK ASSISTING THE COUNTY MANAGER WITH PROJECTS AND DAILY ADMINISTRATION, PROVIDING INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS FOR DECISION MAKING, PROVIDING ADVICE AND GUIDANCE TO DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS, ASSISTING WITH BUDGET PREPARATION, COORDINATING WORK WITH COUNTY MANAGER AND DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS, SUPERVISING SEVERAL DESIGNATED DEPARTMENTS, MAINTAINING RECORDS AND FILES, PREPARING REPORTS, AND RELATED WORK AS APPARENT OR ASSIGNED. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE COUNTY MANAGER. ORGANIZATIONAL SUPERVISION IS EXERCISED OVER COUNTY STAFF AS ASSIGNED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OVERSEES AND DIRECTS THE ASSIGNED DEPARTMENTS BY DEVELOPING WORK PLANS AND GOALS, DISCUSSING ON-GOING ISSUES AND SOLVING PROBLEMS; GUIDES AND ASSISTS DEPARTMENTAL DIRECTORS IN ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; EVALUATES PERFORMANCE. ASSISTS COUNTY MANAGER IN POLICY DEVELOPMENT, INVESTIGATIVE ISSUES, PROBLEMS AND PROJECTS REQUESTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; OVERSEES COUNTY OPERATIONS IN THE ABSENCE OF THE COUNTY MANAGER. ASSISTS IN ANNUAL BUDGET PREPARATION; PREPARES REPORTS; MAINTAINS FILES AND RECORDS. MONITORS COUNTY DEPARTMENTAL BUDGETS. INITIATES NEW PROJECTS, PROGRAMS, ETC. WITHIN DEPARTMENTS; ASSISTS DEPARTMENTS IN THE STRUCTURED INTERVIEW PROCESS. WORKS WITH APPOINTED AND ELECTED OFFICIALS FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT AS NEEDED. RESOLVES CONTROVERSIAL, DELICATE AND DIFFICULT ISSUES INVOLVING THE PUBLIC, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, BUSINESSES, APPOINTED OFFICIALS FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS. PERFORMS A VARIETY OF RESEARCH REGARDING LEGAL ISSUES, PROGRAMS IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS, ETC. ACTS AS LIAISON AND COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE ON A VARIETY OF BOARDS AND COMMITTEES; REPRESENTS THE COUNTY AT CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS AS REQUESTED; ATTENDS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER MEETINGS. HANDLES SPECIAL PROJECTS AS ASSIGNED BY COUNTY MANAGER. WORKS WITH BOARD MEMBERS ON VARIOUS ISSUES AS NEEDED; ASSISTS WITH AGENDA PREPARATION AND FOLLOW-UP ON BOARD ACTIONS. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ORGANIZATION, FUNCTION, AND METHODS OF OPERATION OF A LOCAL GOVERNMENT; COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF GENERAL MANAGEMENT AND OFFICE ORGANIZATION PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES; COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE BASIC LAWS, ORDINANCES, AND REGULATIONS UNDERLYING THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT; ABILITY TO ANALYZE A VARIETY OF COMPLEX ISSUES AND DEVELOP SOLUTIONS; ABILITY TO EXPRESS COMPLEX IDEAS EFFECTIVELY ORALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH COUNTY OFFICIALS, ASSOCIATES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH COURSEWORK IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, POLITICAL SCIENCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OR RELATED FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. PENDER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employer: Pender County Government
Expires: 10/21/2019
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