Salary Range EO57
This classification serves as a member of the Board of County Commissioners and plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the functions of County government as prescribed by Oregon Rules and Statutes and personal discretion. This is an elected position and as such is directly responsible to the electorate.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)
1. Serve, on a
rotation basis with two other commissioners, as Chairman of
the Board of Commissioners; in this capacity preside over
meetings of the Board; assist in the coordination of Board
2. Develop, implement
and evaluate programs for operation of County government as
prescribed by Oregon Rules and Statutes; establish and
maintain policies and procedures; supervise all County
3. Act as a member of
the County Budget Committee in the preparation of the County
budget; estimate and determine amount of revenue required;
levy rates necessary for appropriation of funds; supervise
4. Represent the
County at meetings and conferences; promote programs of the
County and interpret policies and procedures to agencies,
committees, employees and the public.
5. Monitor and direct
work performance of appointed department heads and board
assistants; maintain standards of efficiency and morale among
6. Appoint members to County advisory boards and commissions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of county governmental organization, powers and functions and relationships with other governmental jurisdictions; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, particularly as applied to the management of diversified county governmental services; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public budgeting, finance, reporting, and personnel management. Ability to:
Make decisions independently in accordance with established
policies and procedures and establish new policy when applicable
and use initiative and judgment in completing duties and
responsibilities; communicate effectively in both oral and written
form; supervise appointed department heads and support staff;
courteously meet and deal effectively with County elected
officials, County employees, federal, state, county and city
public officials, community agencies, advisory boards and
commissions and the public.
Qualifications - Qualifications for the position are established in Oregon Revised Statute 203.230, 204.016 and Constitution of Oregon, Article VI §8.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
This classification is elected by and serves at the pleasure of the electorate.
This classification exercises significant budgetary control over all county operations and supervision over appointed department heads and staff with final responsibility for work performed by the County.
Work is performed within established departmental policy and procedures; federal, state and county rules and regulations; various other reference material and accepted procedures within the public governing profession. Incumbents remain current on guidelines and uses experience and considerable independent judgment in interpreting and choosing appropriate ones. As governing body, establishes or revises county policies and procedures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in an office environment; work is generally sedentary. A considerable amount of driving is required.