JOB TITLE: Deputy County Manager JOB CODE: 101 CLASSIFICATION: Exempt DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: County Manager’s Office SUPERVISOR: County Manager
Position Summary: Under limited supervision of the County Manager, directs administrative work relating to the full range of municipal management issues, serves as the county's second ranking administrative officer after the County Manager, and if assigned, serves as County Manager in his or her absence. Under the general oversight of the County Manager, directs a portion of the day-to-day operations of county government. Coordinates services, conducts policy analysis, formulates and recommends administrative policies, analyzes and corrects problems related to policies, procedures and practices, and prepares and presents reports to the County Council and the public. Assures compliance with county goals and objectives, and all laws, rules and regulations. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. Deputy County Manager serves at the pleasure of the County Manager.
Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. •Eight years of relevant experience in administration, legislative support, fiscal analysis, management analysis, personnel administration or other related field. •Five years management and supervisory experience across all years of experience. •Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license. •Must establish and maintain residency in Los Alamos County within ninety days of employment.
Preferred Qualifications: •Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. •Significant public sector experience in a management role. •Experience of at least a department head level in a complex city, county, non-profit or private sector business associated with government service.
Internal Number: 22006
About Los Alamos County
Los Alamos is an incorporated county, established under a
special provision of the state constitution. It has both county and
municipal authority and powers. Los Alamos County Council
has also adopted a home rule Charter. Under the Charter, the
Council is the governing body of the County. The Council consists
of seven members elected, at large, for four-year, staggered
terms. The Council appoints the County Manager and County
Attorney. The Utilities Manager is appointed by the Board
of Public Utilities, with the formal approval of the Council. Los
Alamos County employs about 700 people.