The County Administrator manages all the affairs of the county which the County Board of Commissioners has authority to control. These duties include setting up agendas for the County Board meetings and attending such meetings, presenting a proposed annual budget to the Board, making recommendations to the Board regarding the finances of the county and working with other department heads concerning goals, objectives and policies of the Board.
The Administrator also plays the role of Personnel Director. Together with Human Resources, this office ensures equal employment opportunities and affirmative action, and assists with union contract matters. Human Resource staff handles job postings and advertising for county job vacancies, performs new hire orientations, and maintains employee personnel files.
Other duties of this office include:
Maintaining Risk Management for the county
Handling claims pertaining to worker's compensation, liability and property coverage
Directing the county safety committee
Acting as the central purchasing agent for the county
Maintaining and directing the county Information Systems committee