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Policy Staff Director
KING COUNTY COUNCIL POLICY STAFF DIRECTOR
Closes: August 27, 2014
King County is becoming a global leader whose continued excellence and diverse population is a driving force in the Pacific Northwest. As the legislative branch of county government, the King County Council represents nine geographic regions of the county, sets policies, enacts laws, and adopts budgets that guide an array of services for the region.
MEET THE METROPOLITAN KING COUNTY COUNCIL:
With a growing demand for county services and declining revenues, the King County Council is looking for a dynamic and visionary leader that is an outside of the box thinker, to manage the efficient operations of the Council’s legislative analysis process.
The Policy Staff Director is a senior management position, accountable to the Council Chair but responsive to the requests of all Councilmembers, responsible for ensuring that the Council’s charter-based responsibilities for policy development and oversight are fulfilled. This position serves as a member of the Council’s management team and leads work that is responsive to the needs of the legislative process and professional standards. This role involves daily interaction with staff from all levels of the organization and requires a keen understanding of the legislative process and standards for legislative staff that are represented by a Collective Bargaining Agreement as well as Committee Assistants who are not. This position requires a self-starter with a strong background managing high profile policy issues and their impacts, an ability to work in a culturally and generationally diverse environment and a desire to push self and others for successful results.
SCOPE OF JOB DUTIES:
The successful candidate will at a minimum demonstrate skill and ability to:
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
COMPENSATION & HOW TO APPLY:
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A King County application is required to be considered for this opportunity. Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest with your application.
NOTE: Online applications are preferred, however if you are unable to apply online, go to www.kingcounty.gov/jobs for other options.
If you have any questions regarding this opportunity to join County government, please contact Tracy Calderon at 206-477-0979 or email@example.com.
Contact: Tracy Calderon
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manages Others: yes
Deadline Information: August 27, 2014
Salary Range: $124,676 - $167,675
Benefits: includes innovative and award winning employer with paid medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a generous vacation and leave program. To see all of King County’s benefits, please visit our website at: http://kingcounty.gov/jobs/benefits.aspx
Job Duration/Time: Full-time
County: Out of State