The County Administrator manages County operations by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies, as directed by the Board of Commissioners (Board). Leads and supervises County department heads and reviews results of operations.
Most often, county administrators implement the board's policy, run the daily operations of the county and prepare the annual budget.
Counties are responsible for providing core services, such as human services, criminal justice, public welfare, and infrastructure, to communities of all sizes across America. More than 39,000 county elected officials invest $482.1 billion annually to serve 307 million county residents across the country. Counties are able to provide a vast array of services through the work of 3.3 million employees.