Have a desire to serve the greater good? Your Community?
Garfield County seeks a successful public servant to serve as its next Finance Director. Come join our team!
Garfield County, population 60,000+, is one of the largest counties in Colorado, incorporating nearly 3,000 square miles on the western boundary of the state. The area boasts world class fishing, hunting, skiing, and the nationally recognized Glenwood Hot Springs. Garfield County, along with its neighboring counties, rely heavily on natural resource extraction, tourism, and ranching. About 60% of Garfield County’s lands are federally owned. Garfield County employs 500 EEs and provides services such as Road and Bridge, Public Health, Human Services, and Community Corrections to the citizens of Garfield County.
The next Finance Director must have strong communication, analytical and financial management skills, be of high integrity, responsive, and work well within a team environment. The Finance Director directs the daily operations of the Finance Department, including the finance, accounting, budget, grants, and payroll programs, by performing a variety of management, administrative, technical, and professional duties relative to the County’s finance and accounting functions.
Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or a related field.
8 years of progressively responsible managerial experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
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Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. Salary range is $88,899.20 to $113,328.00/yr DOQ. Salary will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A generous benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, retirement plan, disability and life insurances, and paid time off.
Garfield County is an equal opportunity employer.