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Schuyler County, NY is seeking to hire a Deputy County Administrator. Schuyler County is an attractive, growing community in the Finger Lakes Region of NY state. The County is internationally recognized as a destination location, as the home of Watkins Glen International (NASCAR), Watkins Glen State Park and a burgeoning wine and craft beer industry. The County population is just under 18,000 residents who welcome over 3 million visitors annually.
This is a key administrative position under the general supervision of the County Administrator. This position requires a high level of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work and includes supervising the delivery of County services with the goal of improving efficacy and efficiency, in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations.
This position has been created as part of succession planning, in anticipation of the retirement of the Schuyler County Administrator in 2021. The successful candidate need not be a resident of Schuyler County at the time of hire but shall become so within ninety days of appointment and remain so during the term of employment. Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefit package.
Successful candidates must have the following minimum qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration (preferred); AND two years of management experience in Public Administration; OR
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, AND three years of management experience in Public Administration.
All candidates must submit a Civil Service application, along with a resume, and three (3) professional references. Information must be submitted to the Schuyler County Civil Service office. Applications will be accepted up until January 29, 2021. Interested candidates may visit the Schuyler County website (www.schuylercounty.us) for the application form and job description -or- contact the Schuyler County Civil Service Office, 105 9th Street, Unit 21, Watkins Glen, New York 14891. Phone: 607-535-8190.