Lee County, Florida
County Manager
Located in Southwest Florida along the Gulf of Mexico, Lee County is approximately 120 miles south of Tampa and about 150 miles from Miami and Orlando. The County is home to five incorporated municipalities, including Fort Myers, the County seat. The County has approximately 650,000 residents and encompasses approximately 811 square miles and is known for its beautiful, sandy white beaches, subtropical climate and exceptional quality of life. The County has a Commission/Manager form of government in which five Commissioners are elected at large to four-year staggered terms. The County has an FY2012/2013 adopted budget of $1.76 billion including reserves and a General Fund operating budget of $457 million, with approximately 2,300 employees. The County Manager reports to the Board of County Commissioners and serves as the Chief Administrative Officer responsible for the day-to-day operations of the County. A County Manager who demonstrates exceptional professional management and leadership skills and who is approachable, transparent, and accountable is desired. Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least seven years of progressively responsible senior level management experience in public or business administration, preferably within local government as a City/County Manager or Assistant City/County Manager with agencies of similar size and complexities. Private sector experience is valued and direct experience related to performance management, benchmarking, strategic planning, as well as intergovernmental relations and public/private partnerships is a plus. Solid financial and budgetary skills is a must. Salary is open, dependent upon qualifications, with a competitive benefits package.

Lee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.

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Renee Narloch
Bob Murray & Associates
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