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County Manager

Screven County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Oct. 13, 2017

End Date: Feb. 28, 2018

Screven County Government
County Manager
The Screven County Board of Commissioners is seeking an energetic professional for the position of County Manager.  Responsibilities include the day to day administration and coordination of the business of the county for the Board of Commissioners; preparation of the annual budget (presently, approximately $12 million, and a current employee count of 352); development of long and short range capital improvement budgets, management of purchasing; hiring, discharging, management and development personnel; responsibility for maintenance and development of public works; property control;  risk management; inter-governmental relations; policy development; implementation and general oversight of county activities and functions; maintenance of records of the Board of Commissioners; serving as liaison to elected officials; assisting department heads and the elected officials in the solution of technical problems as may be requested; representing the Board of Commissioners at meeting of state and county boards and agencies as requested; and performing other duties generally required of county managers and as may be required or directed by the Board of Commissioners from time to time.
The position is responsible for the overall management, administration, and coordination of county government, including the communication with department heads in accordance with policies formulated by the Board of Commissioners and other authorized elected officials.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in public administration, business administration or a closely related field, preferably with at least seven years of progressively responsible experience of city/county administration/management or equivalent experience involving private/public institutions.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and high degree of integrity and responsiveness required.  Candidate must have the ability to be bonded, have a valid State of Georgia motor vehicle license and agree to reside in Screven County.  Salary is negotiable depending on education and experience.  The position has an excellent benefit package.
Send résumés and/or applications, if by email, to Lori at recept@planters.net or by mail, to Will Boyd, Chairman, Screven County Board of Commissioners, PO Box 159, Sylvania, Georgia 30467.  THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED.