Budget Director – Okeechobee County BOCC

Salary Range: $58,552 - $87,828

Closing: 03/01/2017

General Summary:

Highly responsible staff work involving the direction of various functions and responsibilities related to performance evaluation, management improvement activities and budget design, subject to the requirements of the State Comptroller and the Auditor General. The Budget Director supervises the activities of governmental budget and accounting research, performance evaluation and management improvement operations; supervises and participates in technical budget analysis work including reviewing and making recommendations on amounts requested by county departments for operating funds and capital outlay appropriation.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Public Administration or a related field with thorough experience in governmental budgeting, accounting and management improvement work including responsible supervisory experience. Two (2) years’ experience in governmental budgeting or accounting is required. An MBA/MPA or professional certification may be substituted for one (1) year experience.

How to apply:

Applications are located at http://www.co.okeechobee.fl.us/employment. Once your application is complete, please submit to:

Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street – Room 103
Okeechobee, FL 34972

All employment offers are contingent upon the job candidates successfully passing a background check, reference check and post job offer drug screening. Okeechobee County is an EOE/Drug Free Workplace.