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Douglas County  9080
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Salary Range EO50


This position serves as County Treasurer and plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the activities of public funds management as prescribed by the Oregon Revised Statutes. This is an elected position and as such is directly responsible to the electorate.


(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)

1. Develop, implement and evaluate programs for departmental operation; establish and maintain departmental policies and procedures.

2. Prepare department budget and present for approval to Board of Commissioners; monitor and manage fiscal operations of the department.

3. Serve as custodian of public funds and direct activities of funds management, accounting, receiving/depositing, payments in accordance with Oregon Revised Statutes.

4. Represent the Treasurer's Office at meetings and conferences; promote programs of the department and interpret State statutes and County policy.

5. Monitor and direct work performance of departmental employees; maintain standards of efficiency and morale among departmental employees; ensure compliance with Oregon Revised Statutes, exercises final approval on all new hires, transfers, promotions, layoffs, and terminations.


Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of State and local laws and regulations governing the activities of a County Treasurer's Office; considerable knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and techniques; considerable knowledge of funds management procedures including investments and banking practices and methods; considerable knowledge of personnel management, fiscal management and public relations to develop, implement and evaluate programs.  Ability to: Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; make decisions independently in accordance with established policy and procedure and establish new policy when applicable; supervise support staff; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees, Board of Commissioners, County department heads, government officials, taxing district personnel, financial firms and the public.

Qualifications: - Qualifications for the position are established by ORS Chapter 204.016, 204.020, 203.210 and Constitution of Oregon, Article VI, 8.


This classification is elected by and serves at the pleasure of the electorate. This classification exercises full supervision over departmental employees delegating responsibility orally or in writing to establish goals, objectives, and priorities.


Work is performed within departmental policy and procedure; federal, state, and county statutes, rules, regulations, guidelines, ordinances; financial and accounting reference material, personnel rules. Incumbent uses independent judgment in interpreting and usage of appropriate guidelines. As department head, establishes or revises departmental policies and procedures.


Regular and consistent attendance is required.  Work is performed in an office environment; work is generally sedentary and requires hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, sitting, standing and walking. A reasonable amount of driving is required to attend meetings throughout the State.

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