Nassau County is located in the northeast corner of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and Interstate 95, and in close proximity to Jacksonville International Airport. With a population of almost 88,625 comprising 726 square miles and a regional population of 1.5 million, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Nassau County grew by 3.25% last year ranking as the 40th fastest-growing county, by percent growth, in the United States. Over the next decade, the County is projected to be the seventh fastest-growing county in Florida with a projected population of over 116,100 people calling Nassau County home.
A non-charter county with a Commission-Manager form of government, Nassau County is governed by the five-member Nassau County Board of Commissioners. Nassau County seeks a pragmatic servant leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence, passion for public service, and a high sense of integrity and ethics to become their next Assistant County Manager. The Assistant County Manager is a highly responsible professional and managerial position providing direct support to the County Manager on various programs and governmental services including coordination with County staff, the Board of County Commissioners, Constitutional Officers, and traditional public affairs issues.
This position requires a master’s degree in Public Administration, Management, Business or related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in financial, budget, and human resources administration, three years of which must be acquired in a supervisory/management capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Prior experience as a City/County Manager or Assistant City /County Manager is preferred. Ability to acquire a Florida Driver’s license and establish residency in Nassau County within 6-months of appointment. Florida public sector experience a plus.
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