County Administrator

Organization: Archuleta County, Colorado
Salary: Open DOQ
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Job Description:

Archuleta County, where Pagosa Springs serves as the county seat, is a gateway to the Four Corners area, and ideally located in the beautiful San Juan Mountains at 7,000 feet on the western slope of the Continental Divide. Archuleta County offers more than 300 days of sunshine, clean air, close proximity to a number of national parks, and 3 million acres of National Forest surrounding the area. The area is known for its relaxing natural hot springs, majestic views, and long ski season. The County has an estimated population of 12,600.

The County Administrator serves as Chief Administrative Officer and at the pleasure of a three member County Commission who are elected to staggered four year terms. The Administrator oversees the areas of Development Services, Buildings and Grounds, Human Services, Airport, Public Works and General Administration. The County has 148 full-time employees and an annual general fund budget of $16M and a total budget of $25.7M.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience. A Master's degree is preferred. Salary: Open DOQ.

The recruitment is considered open until filled. The initial screening of all resumes will be on May 1, 2008. For confidential consideration, please send resume to:

Sam Trager, Managing Consultant
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


In accordance with Colorado Public Records Laws, the names of finalists will be made public prior to appointment.

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