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Deputy County Administrator, Jefferson County

Position Deputy County Administrator

Organization: Jefferson County

Location: Watertown, NY

Salary: $110,533 - $124,406

Date Posted: 1/19/2024

Contact Jefferson County Dept. of Human Resources

Job Info

Jefferson County is seeking a skilled professional with proven leadership and management abilities to serve as the primary assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer of a county government with 800+ employees and a current annual budget of $306+ million. Responsibilities include technical/program analysis and overseeing various organizational and financial activities under the direction of the County Administrator. Planning/implementing county-wide administrative policies, programs and services, development of agendas, interaction with public officials/county personnel, budget & capital plan preparation/implementation are also key components of the position.

*Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Salary Range: $110,533 - $124,406 per year.

Excellent fringe benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Health Plan, Including Vision
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flex Spending Account
  • NYS Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Leave

SUGGESTED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a masters’ degree in public administration, business administration, economics, political science or closely related field and one year of experience in a public or private agency involving budget or program analysis; OR
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, economics, political science or closely related field and two years of experience in a public or private agency involving budget or program analysis; OR
(C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, first review of applicants will be February 9, 2024.

Apply online on our Employment Portal:https://jefferson-portal.mycivilservice.com/

Or send a paper application and resume to:
Jefferson County Dept. of Human Resources, 175 Arsenal St. Watertown, NY 13601.

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