Deputy Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Clackamas County Business & Community Services
Location of position: 
Oregon City, OR
$109,009.77 – $147,163.40
Date Posted: 
Friday, June 1, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 2, 2018
Job Description: 

Clackamas County's Business and Community Services (BCS) is seeking an experienced professional who has a track record of collaboration, communication, and organizational development to be our next Deputy Director.

This critical leadership position manages central administrative and program functions for BCS by planning and developing budgets, projecting financial trends, assisting in developing and implementing policies, and performing personnel management, contract management and development, and executive liaison duties.

The Deputy Director of BCS is responsible for planning, coordinating and administering a comprehensive system of management functions in accordance with revenue and expenditure limitations, department requirements and legal guidelines. The incumbent acts as the department director in his/her absence and provides direction to all division managers to facilitate operational planning, delivery and outcomes for all programs.


The ideal candidate will have significant experience in management of administrative projects or programs for a public agency. Successful candidates will possess strong budgetary and finance experience, supervisory experience, good judgment and problem solving skills for a variety of administrative challenges in a multifaceted organization. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, sound judgment, superb interpersonal skills, interacts tactfully with others, has a flexible work style in order to achieve results, exhibits organizational acumen, possess a strong attention to detail and enjoys working in a fast-paced, politically-charged environment. We are looking for a candidate who will employ a hands-on, proactive, and collaborative approach that builds trust and develops positive, open relationships in all aspects of operations, including the supervision and leadership of BCS employees. This individual must be comfortable handling complex initiatives with minimal oversight as they play a key role in BCS's commitment to the community it serves.

All these traits contribute to a competitive candidate for this challenging and exciting opportunity.

This position will remain open until filled. The first resume review will be Monday, July 2, 2018. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time without notice.

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BENEFITS The salary range for this position is $109,009.77 – $147,163.40 annually (plus 6% retirement contribution). The actual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees:

Generous paid time off package, including: 12 hours per month vacation accrual 9 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year 8 hours per month sick leave accrual Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution Deferred Compensation 457 Retirement Plan Excellent benefits package, including: Robust wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes A Choice of Medical Plans with Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage Chiropractic Coverage and Alternative Care Benefit A Choice of Dental Plans A variety of optional benefits Longevity pay after 5 years of employment with the County

Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. Clackamas County is a great place to live, work and play!

Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer valuing diversity and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.