County Manager

Organization: Seminole County, FL
Salary: Salary and Benefits are negotiable and are anticipated to be highly competitive
Close Date: The position will remain open until filled and the process will move forward immediately upon receipt of an adequate pool of well-qualified applicants.

Job Description:

Seminole County, seated in Sanford, is located just 15 minutes north of the downtown Orlando area and right in the heart of Central Florida. The County offers a collection of diverse communities, including seven separately incorporated municipalities, each offering something special from historical charm to sophisticated style.

Since the 1950s, Seminole has been one of the fastest-growing counties in Florida. With a business climate that has fostered quality development, Seminole is recognized as a hotbed for high-tech and other industry growth.

In addition to its fortuitous location, Seminole offers robust infrastructure, available land, and a myriad of highly regarded educational offerings. Quality of life is further enhanced by a broad selection of entertainment, cultural arts, dining, shopping, and recreational activities highlighted by an extensive recreational trail system and nationally recognized sports complexes. Seminole is truly a progressive Florida county where well-paying jobs and exceptional quality-of-life opportunities can be found.

Seminole County encompasses 344 square miles and is situated between Orlando and Daytona Beach. Seminole County has a home rule charter with a Commission/Manager government. The County Manager reports to a 5-member Board of County Commissioners (BCC). BCC members are elected at large but reside in districts and serve four-year staggered terms. The Chairperson is elected by the BCC. The County Manager is appointed by and is responsible to the BCC. He or she is responsible for Human Resources, Development Services, Information Services, Resource Management, Economic Development and Community Relations, Office of Organizational Excellence, Community Services, Environmental Services, Leisure Services, Fire/EMS, Public Works, and the Office of Emergency Management. The FY 2021-22 County Budget is $878,750,674 of which the General Fund is $332,541,697. Through prudent long-term fiscal policy direction and management, Seminole County has maintained strong fiscal reserves as well as its excellent bond ratings. The County has about 1,550 FTE’s. Only Fire employees are unionized.

The successful candidate should be a self-starter who is committed to sustaining the County’s excellent financial condition. He or she will have a master’s degree or commensurate experience in business, public administration, or a related field; and will have five years of experience as the manager or ten years as a deputy or assistant manager in a similarly sized and comparably complex operation.

Visit the County’s website at: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov.

To apply: The position will remain open until filled and the process will move forward immediately upon receipt of an adequate pool of well-qualified applicants. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter with salary expectations right away to slavin@bellsouth.net.

For additional information about this job contact Robert E. Slavin, President. SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, 3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1, Norcross, Georgia 30071, Phone: (770) 449-4656; Fax: (770) 416-0848.

Note: Under Florida Law, resumes are public documents and will be provided to the media upon request. Please call prior to submitting your resume if confidentiality is important to you.

Seminole County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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