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Prothman is a Northwest based consulting firm that specializes in national and regional executive recruitment services, interim staffing, and organizational consulting to cities, counties, special districts, non-profits, and other governmental agencies.

 

30 job(s) at Prothman Company

Town of Jackson/Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) Jackson, WY, USA
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
TRANSIT DIRECTOR Town of Jackson/Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) Jackson, Wyoming Salary:  $100,000 - $155,000 (salary under review)   The Town of Jackson, Wyoming, also known as Jackson Hole, is nestled in a valley at the base of numerous dramatic mountain peaks and ridges. The area offers breathtaking views and an impressive amount of recreational opportunities for visitors and residents alike due to the region’s warm summers and cold winters. The Town of Jackson is the Teton County seat and home to roughly 10,600 residents; another 12,900 residents live in the remainder of the county. The Town of Jackson is centrally located near major ski areas and functions as the southern entrance to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. As a resort community, the town receives upwards of four million visitors annually from all over the world.   Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) is a public bus service provided by the Town of Jackson and Teton County. The START system is overseen by a 9-member Joint Powers Board and is funded partially by the Town of Jackson, Teton County, and the federal government. START has 40.49 FTEs, operates on a budget of $11,953,804, and carries over a million riders each year. START operates year‐round service on six fixed‐routes, which can be grouped into three service types (commuter, corridor, circulator). Service intensity varies seasonally by route and can be divided into two distinct seasons: the winter season, extending into the limited spring season, and the summer season, extending into the limited fall season. START also provides commuter service Monday through Friday from Star Valley, Wyoming, and Teton Valley, Idaho, to Jackson. Under the general direction of the Town Manager and working closely with the START Board, the Transit Director provides professional oversight of all transit functions of the Town of Jackson and Teton County.   A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, transportation planning, or related field, and 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the mass transit field with supervisory duties is required. Any equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Town of Jackson/START Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 29, 2021 (open until filled).
Gunnison County, Colorado Gunnison, CO, USA
Sep 19, 2021
Full Time
Information Technology Director Gunnison County, Colorado Salary :  $100,892 - $150,561   Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in central western Colorado, Gunnison County, (pop. 17,200), is known for its stunningly beautiful landscapes and amazing outdoor recreational opportunities. Surrounded by the 1.6 million-acre Gunnison National Forest, Gunnison County is considered the “unspoiled heart of Colorado." Crested Butte Ski Area is a destination for snowboarders and downhill skiers looking for a world-class ski experience and challenging slopes. Gunnison is also home to Western Colorado University, one of the state’s top four-year fully accredited undergraduate institutions.   Gunnison County is governed by an elected three-member Board of County Commissioners. The 2021 adopted budget for the County is $127,447,509 and there are approximately 200 FTEs. County departments include Administration, Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, Assessor's Office, Clerk & Recorder's Office, Community and Economic Development, Coroner, County Attorney, Emergency Management, Facilities & Grounds, Geographic Information Services, Health & Human Services, Juvenile Services, IT, Public Works, Sheriff's Office, and Treasurer's Office.   The mission of Gunnison County’s Information Technology Department is to provide IT infrastructure, personal computing, communications, policy and support services to county departments so they can communicate without interruption, achieve their operational results and fulfill their mission. The Information Technology Department maintains 2 FTEs and operates on a 2021 departmental budget of $638,193.   Under the general direction of the County Manager, the IT Director takes a lead role in all activities related to ensuring ultimate ownership of technology issues, and exercises control of the appointment, discipline, and discharge of all IT personnel. This position is responsible for scheduling, task assignment, assessment, and evaluation, establishes technical standards, consolidates purchasing and provides vendor management. The Director also develops short- and long-range plans; ensuring that projects with countywide application are approached strategically, and determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in computer science or a closely related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Gunnison County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 17, 2021 (open until filled).
Island County, Washington Coupeville, WA, USA
Sep 10, 2021
Full Time
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Island County, Washington Salary:  $135,000 - $150,000   Located in the Puget Sound, just 2 hours north of Seattle and less than 2 hours south of the Canadian border, Island County, Washington, offers residents breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, unspoiled hills, uncrowded Puget Sound shoreline, and wildlife in evergreen forests, along with bald eagles and blue herons on the beaches. Home to more than 85,000 residents, Island County consists of Whidbey and Camano Islands, covering a combined 517 square miles. Communities within Island County's boundaries include Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Langley, Freeland, Clinton, and Camano Island. The largest city in Island County is Oak Harbor with a population of just over 23,000. The county seat is Coupeville on Whidbey Island.   Island County is led by a three-member Board of Commissioners elected from three districts to staggered four-year terms. The county operates with 441.5 full time employees spread over more than 20 departments and has a 2021 operating budget of $100.3 million. The departments include Assessor, Auditor, Budget, County Clerk, County Commissioners, Coroner, District Court, Facilities Management, General Services Administration, Human Resources, Human Services, Information Technology, Juvenile Court Services, Planning and Community Development, Prosecuting Attorney, Public Health, Public Works, Sheriff including Corrections, Superior Court, and Treasurer.   Under the direction of the Board of Island County Commissioners, the County Administrator plans, organizes and coordinates the management of executive and administrative functions in coordination with and as assigned by the Board. This position provides organizational leadership and direction to department heads and is accountable for the efficient and effective performance of those departments, including establishing expected outcomes and results and evaluating those results along with the Board.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and five (5) or more years of demonstrated progressively responsible managerial and supervisory experience with executive level decision making in government is required. A master’s degree or higher is preferred. Equivalent private sector experience may be substituted for the above requirements. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in public sector budgeting and financial management, and experience in oversight of administrative programs and ability to manage in a complex, rapidly changing environment. Any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates a candidate’s ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities will be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Island County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 10, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Sandpoint, Idaho Sandpoint, ID, USA
Sep 02, 2021
Full Time
Utilities Director City of Sandpoint, Idaho Salary:  $78,332 - $108,243   Nestled in the northern panhandle of Idaho, Sandpoint is known for its magnificent lakes, stunning mountains, vast forests, and vibrant community. Sandpoint is just 63 minutes south of the Canadian border, 46 miles from Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and 72 miles from Spokane, Washington. The City of Sandpoint has a population of just under 9,000 and is the county seat and largest city in Bonner County. The city is snuggled at the base of three mountain ranges which offers year-round outdoor recreation, from hiking and biking to skiing and snowboarding. This charming city is located right on the banks of Lake Pend Oreille, the largest lake in Idaho, and Sandpoint attracts a large number of tourists and seasonal residents.   The City of Sandpoint’s Utility Services Division is responsible for regulatory compliance and reporting, budgeting, rates, wholesale agreements, operations and maintenance of drinking water treatment/distribution, wastewater treatment, pretreatment, garbage services, and stormwater. The division functions with a total of 19.5 FTEs on a FY 2022 budget of $5,012,456.   Under general direction of the City Administrator, the Utilities Director will plan, direct, and coordinate utilities service group operation and programs, and oversee and control all activities related to the city-owned, operated, and maintained drinking water and wastewater utility, as well as contracted solid waste services. The Utilities Director will be responsible for formulating policies and procedures, managing daily operations, and engaging in the long-range planning and programming of public facilities.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering, public administration, environmental sciences, business management or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience managing a utility. A master’s degree with major coursework in environmental sciences, business administration or public administration is preferred. An Operator License as a drinking water or wastewater professional or Professional Engineer License is desirable. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Sandpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 3, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Brier, Washington Brier, WA, USA
Sep 01, 2021
Full Time
POLICE CHIEF City of Brier, Washington Salary: $125,000 - $144,909   Brier, Washington, is a small, suburban, residential town located about 15 miles north of Seattle in southern Snohomish County. Covering just 2.13 square miles, the city has a population of 6,600, and is mainly a residential “bedroom” community. Brier offers eight parks, a skate park, tennis courts, and an elementary and middle school that are a part of the Edmonds School District. Throughout the City of Brier's history, development has resulted in an area characterized by large homesites, wooded and semi-rural in nature.   The City of Brier operates under the Strong Mayor form of government. The Mayor directs all city operations, projects and programs and administers all policies and laws adopted by the City Council. The Brier Police Department offers a full range of police services from Animal Control, Crime Prevention, Patrol and Investigations to Fingerprinting and a Traffic Violations Bureau. The commissioned staff provides 24/7 coverage throughout the department’s jurisdiction and stand ready to assist neighboring agencies when mutual aid needs arise. When fully staffed, the department has eight (8) FTEs and operates on a 2021 budget of $1.2 million. The Police Department consists of the Chief, one supervisory position such as a Lieutenant or Sergeant, five patrol officers, and one police records clerk. Currently, the department is staffed by a records clerk and two officers. The department responds to approximately 5,000 calls for service each year.   Under the direction of the Mayor, the Police Chief is responsible for the organization, operation and performance of the Police Department. The Chief establishes and maintains organization and structure within the Police Department which will provide for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in providing law enforcement services to the City, and enforce City policies, regulations, safety and health standards, legal requirements and all other applicable operating and administrative procedures and practices. The new chief will be a “working chief” and will need to maintain excellent communication with elected officials, the public, local media, community organizations and other law enforcement agencies.   A bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration, public administration, police science, or a related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience as a commissioned officer, including five (5) years in senior law enforcement management is required. Any combination of relevant education and experience which clearly demonstrates the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Brier is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 3, 2021 (open until filled).
University District Spokane, WA, USA
Aug 25, 2021
Full Time
Chief Executive Officer University District Spokane, Washington Salary:  $100,000 - $130,000   Named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine , Spokane, Washington, (pop. 220,000) is Eastern Washington’s largest city and is located east of the Cascade Range in Washington and on the western slope of the Coeur d'Alene Mountains next to the Idaho-Washington border. The region offers outstanding quality of life for individuals looking to move to a new area, including excellent recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, outstanding educational offerings, and thriving energy, healthcare, and IT industry sectors. The University District is home to Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Whitworth University, and the Community Colleges of Spokane.   The University District (UD), located just east of downtown, consists of two organizations: The University District Development Association (UDDA) and the University District Public Development Authority (UDPDA). The UD straddles the Spokane River with Gonzaga University as the northern district border, and Interstate-90 as the southern border. The mission of the UD is to be a place where business and education grow together to create a collaborative, healthy, and prosperous region. The UD uses its unique connectivity to create shared community wellness and vibrancy by developing the infrastructure and programming that enable a globally recognized hub of education, innovation, research, and health care. The UD operates with two FTEs including the Chief Executive Officer and an Administrator.   The UDPDA is a quasi-municipal corporation that strategically leverages the PDA’s revenues and assets to maximize the lasting economic vitality in the University District Revitalization Area (UDRA). The UDPDA’s 2021 budget is $182,900. The UDDA is a nonprofit corporation that strategically organizes and leverages stakeholders and place to maximize regional economic prosperity by partnering with the UDPDA to draw resources and opportunities into the UD. The UDDA collaborates with partners such as City, County, and State governmental agencies, educational institutions, economic development and business groups, and community-based organizations to impact the well-being of those who live, learn, work, or play within the greater Spokane area. The UDDA’s 2021 annual budget is $346,801.   Under the direction of the UDDA and the UDPDA boards, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a critical position within the organization and uses all available resources to identify, prioritize, and address mission-aligned opportunities. The CEO holds a seat on the UDPDA board and supervises the Administrator.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Business, Finance, Management, Planning, etc. is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must have at least five years of executive leadership experience. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that would allow a candidate to successfully perform the duties of the position may be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The UDDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 26, 2021 (open until filled).
Klickitat County, Washington Goldendale, WA, USA
Aug 22, 2021
Full Time
Senior Planner-Long Range Planning Klickitat County, Washington Salary :  $63,752 - $83,158 (salary under review)   Located in south central Washington, Klickitat County, (pop. 22,000), lies at the junction where the Columbia River Gorge cuts through the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains, with expansive farms and wheat fields, vineyards, timberland, and magnificent Mt. Adams as a backdrop. The county seat and the county's largest city is Goldendale. With a mild year-round climate, the area is the perfect place to take advantage of an abundance of outdoor recreational activities, from fishing and hunting, to whitewater rafting, windsurfing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling. Scenic tours provide opportunities to thousands of visitors to the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Mountains, while an expanding winery and grape growing industry offers many award-winning wines at several tasting rooms.   Klickitat County’s Planning Department is responsible for both long range and current planning functions. The Planning Department shepherds proposals through the public process, and implements policies and regulations adopted by the Board of County Commissioners. The department has 5 FTEs and operates on a 2021 budget of just over $500,000.   Under the direction of the Planning Director, the Senior Planner-Long Range Planning serves as a key member of the department by providing advanced professional level planning duties to support the Director on a variety of projects and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Planning Department. This is the most advanced non-supervisory planning position. Main responsibilities of the position include assisting the Planning Director in identifying long-range planning issues and policies and assisting in developing subsequent work program priorities. This position will undertake long-range planning projects as assigned, coordinate, schedule, and review work assignments for long-range planning projects when acting as technical and policy advisor to assigned staff or consultants and maintain a working understanding of new land use legislation, administrative rules and case law.   Any combination of education, skills and experience that demonstrates an ability to excel in the position may be considered. Typical demonstration of the minimum education and experience might include a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, natural resources management, planning, geography, geology, or a field directly related to the area(s) of assignment, and four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional experience (including related internships). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more areas within the Planning field related to the area of assignment, including Environmental Planning (SEPA, Critical Areas/Shorelines and Natural Resources), Current Planning (Subdivision and Zoning), and Comprehensive Long-Range Planning. A master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Klickitat County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 26, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Sandpoint, Idaho Sandpoint, ID, USA
Aug 21, 2021
Full Time
City Planner City of Sandpoint, Idaho Salary:  $78,332 - $108,243   Nestled in the northern panhandle of Idaho, Sandpoint is known for its magnificent lakes, stunning mountains, vast forests, and vibrant community. Sandpoint is just 63 minutes south of the Canadian border, 46 miles from Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and 72 miles from Spokane, Washington. The City of Sandpoint has a population of just under 9,000 and is the county seat and largest city in Bonner County. The city is snuggled at the base of three mountain ranges which offers year-round outdoor recreation, from hiking and biking to skiing and snowboarding. This charming city is located right on the banks of Lake Pend Oreille, the largest lake in Idaho, and Sandpoint attracts a large number of tourists and seasonal residents.   The City of Sandpoint’s Infrastructure and Development Services (IDS) Division oversees and supports the Engineering, Maintenance, Planning and Building, and Streets service groups. The Planning and Building Services group has 5.65 FTEs and a FY 2022 Budget of $689,678. This service group assists property owners, developers, and the public in matters related to the use and development of private property. This includes providing information on the regulations and guidelines that apply to property and projects; reviewing and processing of zoning applications; processing land use entitlements for private and public development proposals; performing environmental review associated with development proposals; reviewing plans for compliance with building and fire codes and performing building inspections/acceptance; and business occupancy use inspections. The Planning and Building Service group is responsible for short term rentals, signage, flood control management, and ADA compliance efforts.   Under the direction of the IDS Director, the City Planner is responsible for the direction and administration of planning programs and related policy development for the City and works in close coordination with other City officials and the broader IDS team to accomplish the City Council’s strategic plan and priorities. The City Planner is the primary staff liaison to the Planning & Zoning Commission and educates members of the public and elected officials, complies data, maintains records, and completes analyses and studies as the basis for policy recommendations.   A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Urban Planning or City/Regional Planning is required. A master’s degree related to planning is preferred. Candidates must have at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and administrative experience in local government planning and development, with at least three (3) years of which were at a managerial level. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Candidates must possess the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification or the ability to obtain within one year of appointment.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Sandpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 19, 2021 (open until filled).
Jefferson County, Oregon Madras, OR, USA
Aug 19, 2021
Full Time
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR Jefferson County, Oregon Salary:  $97,693 - $124,867   Nestled in the heart of River Canyon Country in central Oregon, Jefferson County's exceptional climate enables residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, from water sports to golf and wine touring year-round. Jefferson County, (pop. 24,105), is located in a high desert climate east of Mount Jefferson and Mount Hood and enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year. The county’s largest city is Madras, (pop. 6,839), which is the county seat and is the gateway to central Oregon’s vast selection of outdoor recreational opportunities. Madras is just 30 miles from Redmond, which has a regional airport that offers daily flights to Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle.   Jefferson County's Community Development Department operates with 10 FTEs on a $2.67 million budget. Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrative Officer, the Community Development Director is responsible for the overall operation of community development services for the county, including building code permits, on-site septic, plumbing, electrical and inspections, nuisance abatement and code enforcement. The Director assures the efficient and economical use of departmental resources, including funding, personnel, and facilities, and implements and maintains sound practices to ensure communication with, participation of, and optimum service to the community.   Candidates must have four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience at a level equivalent to a Department Director or Supervisor/Lead. A master's degree or Juris Doctorate may substitute for up to four years of experience. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in planning, geography, engineering, law, public or business administration, or a related field may substitute for two years of experience. Lead work or supervisory experience is desirable, but not required. Knowledge of Oregon building codes, Oregon land use statutes, administrative rules, and case law is preferred. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. It will be required that the selected candidate reside within Jefferson County within 12 months of hire.     For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 19, 2021 (open until filled).
Lincoln County, Oregon Newport, OR, USA
Aug 18, 2021
Full Time
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Lincoln County, Oregon Salary :  $120,000 - $160,000   Located in the heart of the beautiful central Oregon Coast, Lincoln County is home to spectacular natural beauty, a thriving arts community, and a growing ocean-based economy. Lincoln County boasts more than 40 federal, state, and local parks, two wilderness areas, and approximately 54 miles of ocean beaches, providing an abundance of recreational opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, beachcombing, whale watching and more. One of the largest fishing fleets on the west coast is located in Newport (the county seat) which, along with tourism, creates a healthy economy. Lincoln County has a population of 48,820 people which can increase to over 100,000 at the height of the tourist season.   Lincoln County is governed by a three-member, nonpartisan Board of County Commissioners serving four-year staggered terms. The County employs 465 FTEs and has a 2020-2021 adopted budget of $110 million, including a general fund of $47 million. County departments include: County Administrator, Legal Counsel, Emergency Management, Fairgrounds, Finance & Accounting, Health & Human Services, Juvenile, Parks, Parole & Probation, Personnel, Planning & Development, Public Works, Surveyor's Office, Transit, and Veteran Services. Elected County positions include the Assessor, District Attorney, County Clerk, Sheriff, and Treasurer.   Serving at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners, the County Administrator is responsible for implementing BOC policy, and for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the activities and operations of Lincoln County government. The County Administrator also develops policy recommendations for BOC action and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the BOC. Working under the general direction of the Board of Commissioners, Lincoln County's Administrator supervises non-elected department directors.   A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or political science and a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative or staff experience in municipal government with at least 5 years in municipal administration and 3 years of high-level administrative responsibility at a department head or Assistant City Manager level or above is required. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Lincoln County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 19, 2021 (open until filled).
Gunnison County, Colorado Gunnison, CO, USA
Aug 17, 2021
Full Time
Human Resources Director Gunnison County, Colorado Salary :  $106,000 - $150,000   Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in central western Colorado, Gunnison County, (pop. 17,200), is known for its stunningly beautiful landscapes and amazing outdoor recreational opportunities. Surrounded by the 1.6 million-acre Gunnison National Forest, Gunnison County is considered the “unspoiled heart of Colorado." Crested Butte Ski Area is a destination for snowboarders and downhill skiers looking for a world-class ski experience and challenging slopes. Gunnison is also home to Western Colorado University, one of the state’s top four-year fully accredited undergraduate institutions.   Gunnison County is governed by an elected three-member Board of County Commissioners. The 2021 adopted budget for the County is $127,447,509 and there are approximately 200 FTEs. The Human Resources Department administers the classification and compensation plan, assists with personnel recruitment and training, and maintains compliance with the organization's personnel policies and applicable state and federal employment law. The Department also maintains the central personnel records system, manages the fringe benefit programs, promotes employee relations, and provides information and analysis of personnel functions to the department heads, elected officials, and the public upon request. The Finance & Human Resources Department maintains 2 FTEs and operates on a 2021 departmental budget of $175,351.   Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Human Resources Director manages and coordinates the administration, and evaluation of the human resource function, programs, and personnel. The position develops, implements and administers human resources strategy, policies and procedures, and advises County managers and staff on employee relations issues, regulatory and policy compliance, and organizational development. This position was recently upgraded to Director level from an HR Manager role.   A bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of professional level human resource experience is required. Any equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for one year of experience. A master’s degree in human resource management and four (4) years of experience in the HR field, lead work or supervisory experience, and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification is preferred.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Gunnison County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 10, 2021 (open until filled).
Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County Ferndale, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
GENERAL MANAGER Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County Ferndale, Washington Salary:  $175,000 - $225,000   Whatcom County is located in the northwest corner of Washington State, just south of the Canadian Border. With its proximity to Mt. Baker, beautiful Puget Sound and the world-renown San Juan Islands, it is an extremely desirable place to live and work. Whatcom County (population 229,000) is made up of several rural communities and smaller towns, including the cities of Ferndale, Everson, Nooksack, Blaine, and Lynden, as well as Bellingham, the county’s largest city and county seat, and home to Western Washington University. The Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County Administrative Office is located in Ferndale, which offers natural beauty, exceptional schools, many parks, and access to the many recreational activities in the area.   The Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County (PUD) serves greater Whatcom by ensuring water, electrical, and telecommunication infrastructure is available to serve a growing and robust regional economy. The PUD is governed by a Board of Commissioners comprised of three local citizens elected on a nonpartisan basis by Whatcom County residents. The Commission establishes PUD policies, sets rates, adopts system plans for electric and water utilities, and approves expense obligations. The PUD operates on a 2021 budget of $21.8 million and is supported by 21 employees.   Under the general direction of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager manages the operation of the PUD in accordance with the priorities, policies, and general direction of the Commission; ensures conformance with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations; and recommends strategies and plans to accomplish the mission and vision of the PUD.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in technical studies, public or business administration, or a related field, and ten (10) years of senior, relevant supervisory and management experience in a private firm or public agency is required. Any equivalent combination of minimum education and experience which shows the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful at the job may be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 27, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Kennewick, Washington Kennewick, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Community Planning Director City of Kennewick, Washington Salary:  $126,600 - $177,240   Located along the shores of the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Kennewick is a growing community of over 80,000 residents who enjoy 300 days of sunshine a year. Kennewick, along with the neighboring cities of Richland and Pasco, comprise the Tri-Cities metropolitan area with a population of nearly 275,000. Kennewick is the largest of the Tri-Cities and is a regional shopping and entertainment hub and an outdoor recreation paradise. The Tri-Cities area also boasts more than 200 wineries and microbreweries within a 50-mile radius, producing some of the finest wines in the country.   Operating on a 2021 budget of $4,939,116 and with 13 staff members, the City of Kennewick’s Community Planning Department oversees all building, land use and development activity within the city. The department is comprised of Long-Range Planning, Development Services, and the Building Safety Division.   Under general direction of the City Manager, the Community Planning Director is responsible for establishing a strategic plan to achieve City Council goals and objectives, and to meet the needs of residents, business owners, and the development community. This position provides leadership and direction to all department personnel in all service areas, including long- and short-range planning, development review, and building inspection. The Director will serve as a member of the city’s leadership team, and work with other department heads and employees across departmental lines to meet citywide goals and objectives.   This position requires a bachelor’s degree in urban or municipal planning, community development, public administration, or a related field, as well as 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in land use planning and comprehensive plan development, including 3 or more years at a senior management level. A master’s degree and membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners is highly desired. The selected candidate must pass a criminal background investigation, possess or obtain a Washington State driver’s license, reside within a thirty-minute normal drive time of Kennewick City Hall, and maintain a level of mental and physical fitness required to perform the essential functions of this classification.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Kennewick is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 1, 2021 (open until filled).
Ben Franklin Transit Richland, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington Salary:  Up to $124,072   Located among the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which provides public transportation services in a 616 square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT administration offices are in Richland, which, along with its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland, make up the Tri-Cities (population 283,000). The area is in the heart of wine country and averages 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, including water sports, golf, wine touring and outdoor theater.   BFT is governed by an appointed ten-member board of directors. The overall management of BFT is divided into six departments: Transit Operations, Fleet & Facilities, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Marketing & Communications, Planning & Service Development, and Administrative Services. BFT has a 2021 operating budget of $48,500,000 and a current capital budget of $53 million. BFT employs 318 full and part-time employees, both union and non-union. BFT provides fixed route service, paratransit (Dial-A-Ride) services to the Public Transit Benefit Area (PTBA), taxi feeder, Trans+Plus Night & Sunday Service, and Demand Response services, as well as connector services for outside of BFT’s PTBA. In 2019, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled 3,126,689.   Operating on a budget of $2,200,000, Marketing & Communications Department services include: marketing and communications, customer service, and the ADA program. Reporting to the General Manager, the Marketing & Communications Director supervises 16 department staff and is responsible for performing a full range of marketing and public relations activities to maximize the agency’s services and programs. This position will represent the agency for public and news media relations, community outreach, employee communications, marketing promotional efforts and governmental affairs, oversee customer service operations, and increase engagement with stakeholders, including media, customers, governmental representatives, employees, and community members.   A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field and 5 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Ben Franklin Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 1, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Spearfish, South Dakota Spearfish, SD, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
CITY ADMINISTRATOR City of Spearfish, South Dakota Salary:  $130,603 - $198,744   Located on the western border of the state of South Dakota at the mouth of Spearfish Canyon lies the City of Spearfish, a picturesque community surrounded by the beauty of the Black Hills National Forest. With an estimated population of 11,600, Spearfish offers something for everyone with outdoor recreational opportunities, a diverse economy, and overall quality of life. More than half of Lawrence County, in which Spearfish is located, is public forestland and the area is known as a thriving outdoor recreational paradise during any season, with ample opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, climbing, skiing, and more.   Incorporated in 1888, the City of Spearfish operates with an aldermanic form of government. The city is divided into three wards with two Council members from each ward and a mayor who is elected at large. The City of Spearfish operates with 106 FTEs, 20 part-time employees, and 90-100 temporary/seasonal employees. The city has a 2021 budget of $53,276,666. The budget amount also includes an $11,800,000 affordable housing development 2021 capital project.   Under the direction of the Mayor and Council, the City Administrator is responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the city while planning for and providing guidance to the Council regarding future operations. The City Administrator oversees, directs, solves problems, and provides policy direction through the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the city; ensures the overall effectiveness of all city operations and the achievements of goals and objectives established by the Council. The City Administrator has direct supervision over all departments and department directors: the City Attorney, City Engineer, Finance Officer, Human Resources Director, City Planner, Public Works Director, Public Safety Director, Library Director, Parks & Recreation Director, and the City Administrator Executive Assistant.   Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. A master’s degree is preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the departments in the city in order to direct and coordinate work within the city. This is usually interpreted to require 10 years of related experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership capacity.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Spearfish is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 8, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Tacoma, Washington Tacoma, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
CITY TREASURER City of Tacoma, Washington Salary :  $118,123 - $151,403   Located at the foot of majestic Mount Rainier and along the shores of Commencement Bay, the City of Tacoma, Washington, (pop. 217,000), is a vibrant community that offers countless cultural and educational opportunities. The nearby Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, the waters of the scenic Puget Sound, and the city’s many parks, including the 702-acre Point Defiance Park, offer a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Tacoma is centrally located just 32 miles south of Seattle and 31 miles north of the state capital, Olympia. With its affordable housing and distinctive neighborhoods, the city has been named one of the nation’s Most Livable Communities.   The City of Tacoma operates under a Council-Manager form of government, and currently has approximately 3,500 FTEs and a total 2021-2022 biennial budget of $3.6 billion. The Finance Department is composed of seven divisions/offices – Accounting Services, Utilities Accounting, Procurement & Payables, Office of Management & Budget, Office of Risk Management, Tax & License and the City Treasurer’s Office. The Finance Department has approximately 95 FTEs. The Treasury and Payroll division has approximately 12 full time employees, including a manager, who reports to the City Treasurer.   Under the direction of the Finance Director and Assistant Finance Director/Controller, the City Treasurer has four main functional responsibilities: 1. Manage the City’s cash and investment portfolio of approximately $1 billion. 2. Manage the City’s debt portfolio of approximately $870 million in utility debt and $590 million in general government debt. 3. Provide treasury functions for all City departments. 4. Oversees the City’s biweekly payroll to 3,500+ employees.   Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field; at least 5 years of high-level treasury or finance management related positions, preferably in government finance; experience managing a diverse group of staff; direct experience issuing a variety of types of debt, analyzing and structuring debt refundings; and direct experience managing investments in a large portfolio and managing treasury services for a complex organization. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and the critical thinking necessary to perform the job at the highest level may be considered.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 8, 2021 (open until filled).
Mason County, Washington Shelton, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Mason County, Washington Salary:  $143,608 - $175,000   Located between the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, Mason County has approximately 67,000 residents and covers 1,051 square miles. The City of Shelton, (pop. 10,000+), is the county seat, population center and service provider for the region. Shelton is in close proximity to Hood Canal, the only true saltwater fjord in the lower United States. Its clear deep waters provide world-class clamming, shrimp and salmon fishing, scuba diving, and miles of pristine shoreline for boaters, kayakers, and beachcombers to enjoy year-round. Immediately west of Shelton is Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest.   Mason County is governed by a three-member Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) serving four-year staggered terms. The county employs 381 FTEs and has a 2021 budget of $125,853,487, including a general fund of $53,464,511. County departments include: Board of Equalization, Civil Service, Community Services (Building, Fire Marshal, Planning, Public Health), Emergency Management, Facilities & Grounds, GIS/Mapping, Hearing Examiner, Human Resources, Information Technology, LEOFF Board, Parks & Trails, Juvenile Probation, Public Defense, Public Works/Roads, Utilities/Waste Management, and WSU Extension. Elected county positions include the Assessor, Auditor, Clerk of the Court, the Commissioners, Coroner, District Court, Prosecutor, Sheriff, Superior Court, and Treasurer.   Under the direction of the BOCC, the County Administrator manages all appointed department heads under the jurisdiction of the BOCC, answers to the BOCC for the operational efficiencies and effectiveness of appointed departments and recommends long term plans of capital improvement with accompanying financial plans. This position will also recommend to the BOCC a balanced annual county budget and exercises continuous budgetary supervision to the Budget & Finance Manager, supervise staff, conduct staff evaluations, train, and provide performance counseling to the appointed directors and managers of county government, and operate under the ethical standards established by the Revised Code of Washington.   A master’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration or related field, and 10 years of executive-level management experience in a governmental organization is required. The ideal candidate will have budget experience governmental in nature and knowledge of governmental budgeting processes.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Mason County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 15, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Corvallis, Oregon Corvallis, OR, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
BUILDING OFFICIAL City of Corvallis, Oregon Salary:  $94,954 - $127,393   Ideally situated in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, Corvallis is just 90 minutes from Portland and close to the Cascade Mountains and Pacific Coast shoreline. Located in Benton County, Corvallis is the county seat, has a residential population of 58,885, and is home to Oregon State University. The presence of the university contributes to the city’s vibrancy and is an integral part of the local community, with approximately 31,900 students and roughly 10,000 employees.   Development Services (DS) is one of three divisions within the City of Corvallis’s Community Development Department. In addition to DS, Community Development is also comprised of Housing and Neighborhood Services (HNS), and Planning. Development Services is a full-service division, offering the full suite of building and inspection services. This includes staff that are certified to complete commercial plumbing and electrical inspections. Development Services is comprised of 23 staff and has a projected operating budget for fiscal year 2021/22 of approximately $4 million. DS completes roughly 1,000 inspections each month, and processes roughly 4,000 building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits annually.   Under the direction of the Development Services Division Manager, the Building Official will manage ten building plan review and inspection staff. The Building Official will also administer and enforce State building codes within the City of Corvallis, and develop, implement, and manage the building plan review, inspection, and building code compliance processes within the Development Services Division. This position collaborates with work units and other teams involved in development approvals by problem-solving, interpreting codes, conducting complex reviews, performing field work, and providing technical assistance.   Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, public administration, or a closely related field and two years of experience in construction management, architecture, structural engineering, building design, construction inspection, and/or plan review, or six years of formal education, training and/or experience in construction management, architecture, structural engineering, building design, construction inspection and/or plan review. Two years of supervisory experience is required. See the complete job description for all required certifications.   For a complete position profile and job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Corvallis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The position is open until filled.
City of Moses Lake, Washington Moses Lake, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
FINANCE DIRECTOR City of Moses Lake, Washington Salary :  $117,759 - $139,978   Moses Lake, Washington, (pop. approx. 24,000), is situated on the shores of the lake that inspired its name and it is centrally located between Seattle and Spokane on Highway I-90 between fields of agriculture, fresh water lakes and popular recreational destinations. The area enjoys on average 300 sunny days a year and recreational opportunities abound with world-class fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, camping, golf, boating, ballooning and hydroplane races. Moses Lake is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the state and many visitors come to enjoy water sports activities. The Surf 'n Slide Water Park is also a top attraction for Moses Lake and it is considered the state’s premier outdoor aquatic center.   The City of Moses Lake's budget for 2021 is $95,096,000 with a General Fund of $29,536,000. The City employs 213 regular FTE's and over 200 seasonal workers. The Finance Department’s divisions include Accounting, Utility Billing, and IT Services. The Accounting Division develops the annual budget in conjunction with the City Manager and the Department Directors, annual financial reports, and accounting for all assets of the City. All investments are administered by this division, as well as the financing of debt instruments issued by the City. The Utility Division is responsible for the billing and collection of business license, water, sewer, garbage, stormwater, and ambulance fees. The IT Division is responsible for internal installation and upkeep of all hardware and software for the City. The Finance Department operates with 15 employees on a budget of $2,916,377. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Finance Director is responsible for directing and coordinating the functions of the City’s Finance Department.   A bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and 10 years of related experience, including 3 years in a supervisory capacity, and the ability to be bonded is required. A master’s degree or CPA credential, and a record of effective work with elected officials and experience in higher-level governmental accounting, budgeting and fiscal management is preferred.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Moses Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 15, 2021 (open until filled).
City of Moses Lake, Washington Moses Lake, WA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR City of Moses Lake, Washington Starting Salary Range :  $106,683 - $117,759   Moses Lake, Washington, (pop. approx. 24,000), is situated on the shores of the lake that inspired its name and it is centrally located between Seattle and Spokane on Highway I-90 between fields of agriculture, fresh water lakes and popular recreational destinations. The area enjoys on average 300 sunny days a year and recreational opportunities abound with world-class fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, camping, golf, boating, ballooning and hydroplane races. Moses Lake is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the state and many visitors come to enjoy water sports activities. The Surf 'n Slide Water Park is also a top attraction for Moses Lake and it is considered the state’s premier outdoor aquatic center.   The City of Moses Lake's budget for 2021 is $95,096,000 with a General Fund of $29,536,000. The City employs 213 regular FTE's and over 200 seasonal workers. The Human Resources Department's primary focus is employee relations and management. The department develops and administers programs designed to increase the City's effectiveness through its hiring and benefit process, policies and procedures, employee training, and labor negotiations. The department partners with departments and outside organizations to recruit and retain a workforce capable of performing the City's work and to develop a safe, positive, and gratifying work environment and provide excellent customer service to the citizens of Moses Lake. The Human Resources Department operates with 3 FTEs and has a projected 2022 budget of $411,000.   The Human Resources Director serves as a key member on the management team of the City Manager in the oversight of human resources functions including recruitment, policy development, training and compensation/benefits administration for the City of Moses Lake. Essential functions of the position include reviewing, revising, and developing human resources and citywide policies and procedures, and maintaining electronic or paper oversight for all staff. This position also conducts research and provides advice and guidance to department directors, managers, and supervisors on personnel issues and state/federal laws, and serves as chief negotiator for labor agreements with existing bargaining units.   A bachelor’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field; or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides sufficient knowledge to competently perform the duties and responsibilities of the position is required. Candidates must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three (3) to five (5) years of related experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in the public sector, be IPMA or SHRM CP or SCP certified, and have CLRP certification.   For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Moses Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 22, 2021 (open until filled).