Company: Larimer County
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Larimer County is seeking a highly motivated, inclusive,
collaborative, adaptable, and experienced leader with a
forward-thinking outlook to become their next County Manager. They
seek someone that will foster positive relationships with
residents; someone that will appreciate the diversity that exists
in the county; and someone to continue to move the county forward,
being mindful of the urban and rural character of the county.
Larimer County (359,066 population) is in North Central Colorado
and is the sixth largest county in Colorado based on population.
The County includes the northern Front Range mountains, is at the
edge of the Colorado Eastern Plains and borders with Wyoming. The
County extends to the Continental Divide and includes mountain
communities and Rocky Mountain National Park.
Larimer County is a friendly community with wonderful
neighborhoods, excellent schools, higher education opportunities,
quality medical care, and small-town ambiance with amenities
normally associated with larger metro areas.
Larimer County is one of the largest and most innovative employers
in Northern Colorado, with over 1930 full time employees, locations
across the County, and hundreds of services provided to the
community. The 2022 Larimer County budget is $649.7 million with a
total operating budget of $326.7 million. Larimer's three-member
Board of County Commissioners is the main policy-making body in the
County and works to represent the interest of the citizens of
Larimer County at local, state, and national levels. Commissioners
are elected at large from one of three geographic districts for
four-year staggered terms. In Larimer County, Commissioners are
limited to serving three four-year terms.
Successful Candidates should have:
--- Equivalent to a master's degree from an accredited college or
university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business
Administration, Political Science, or a related field.
--- Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the
executive management of a public or private organization
--- A strong political acumen to navigate and anticipate resource
allocation, potential obstructions, and the legislative arena at
the local, state, and federal level.
The County offers competitive compensation with a target starting
salary between $207,336 and $259,170 +/- DOQ along with a
comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and
Vision Benefits, Employee Medical Clinic (medical, behavioral and
physical therapy), Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings
Account, Short and Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance
Program, Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Accident,
Critical Illness, 401(a) with employer match, 457(b) Deferred
Compensation, and paid time off including, vacation, sick, and
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should apply online by May 13, 2022, with a
cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least five (5)
professional references to www.GovHRjobs.com and to the attention
of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road,
Suite 225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240, EXT 120. Only
electronic submissions will be accepted.
Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and prohibits
discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender
identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin,
marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military
status, or any other characteristic protected by law or
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