County Manager-Jackson County, CO

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from qualified individuals  with relevant experience in the managerial oversight of government functions. Communication,  honesty, and the ability to participate in or develop a team-based culture are key characteristics  

that applicants must display. This is a unique opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to  help organize and progress an entity that has a solid financial foundation. The selected applicant  will need to bring the Jackson County government and community together through  collaboration and maintaining an open-mind throughout their tenure.  

Jackson County is a community that holds integrity, trustworthiness, and respect as some of its  greatest values. Applicants must be able to uphold these values and become involved in the  community in order to fully understand its needs and wants. Having an approachable demeanor,  good sense of humor, and the ability to listen will go far in a community where everyone will  know your name.  

As a key component in the functionality of the Jackson County government, applicants who are  able to provide professional and personal experience in effectively managing various  departments will be more likely to succeed. Trusting, providing support, handling situations  fairly, and mentoring department heads and all county employees will aid in establishing the  culture that this Board would like to help develop. Applicants will be expected to display the  ability to responsibly manage finances, proactively solve potential issues, and encourage a  positive workplace.  

Ultimately, this Board is looking for a long-term leader for our community. This individual will  need to be a consistent presence and voice of reason for an ever-changing atmosphere. It is our  greatest hope that the selected candidate will help us and future Boards propel Jackson County  forward into a prosperous future.  

The compensation package for this position is negotiable and will be based on qualifications.  

To obtain an application packet please provide a letter of introduction and intent to  Commissioner Coby Corkle, P.O. Box 551, Walden, Colorado 80480; or by e-mail to Jackson County is an equal opportunity employer.  

Application submittal deadline: January 31st, 20201

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