Pasco Co, FL (pop. 497,909) County Seat: Dade City. Pasco County covers more than 745 square miles of land situated on Central Florida’s West Coast, on the Gulf of Mexico. The County is an ideal mix of urban/rural lifestyles, with extensive year-round recreational opportunities: including beaches, fishing, biking, hiking, etc. The County is well-positioned for substantial development due to its prime location north of the greater Tampa Bay area, abundant open land, and a desire to encourage more commercial/office development in the County.
The County Administrator is appointed by a five (5) member Board of County Commissioners, elected Countywide, each representing a district, serving four (4) year terms. The Board of County Commissioners is seeking candidates with extensive economic development and redevelopment experience. Successful candidates will also have a vision for creating growth which produces well-paying jobs, a commitment to efficient and effective service delivery, a collaborative and team-oriented management style to manage a County of this size, as well as strong budgeting/finance expertise. The County provides full services to its residents and visitors, with 28 Departments and Offices staffed by 2,250 full and part-time employees, with an anticipated FY2017 Budget of nearly $1.5B ($307M General Fund).
Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or related discipline, along with at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible executive level experience in the public sector. Prior County experience is highly valued. Starting salary is $220,000+/- DOQE. Residency within the County is required. Candidates should apply by December 16, 2016 with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five (5) work-related references to www.GovHRUSA.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Mark J. Morien, Vice President. Candidates are subject to Florida Sunshine Law.