Director of Human Resources / Risk Management

Skagit County, Washington


Mount Vernon, WA 98273


$101,010 – $134,410
per year

Skagit County, Washington

Director of Human Resources / Risk Management
Annual salary range: $101,010 to $134,410
Washington State residents do not pay state income tax.
Application deadline: Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and dynamic human resources professional to join a dedicated staff in providing exceptional service to Skagit County’s employees.

Skagit County covers 1,735 square miles and ranks eleventh in population out of the State’s 39 counties, with roughly 129,000 residents. Nearly 59 percent of the County’s population is located within its eight incorporated towns and cities. Mount Vernon, the largest City in the County with a population of approximately 33,000, is the County seat. The County is supported by a FY 2021 budget of $248 million and 660 regular full and part-time employees, as well as temporary and on-call employees.

Job Requirements

Skagit County is seeking a seasoned leader with a proven track record of quickly and effectively assessing, engaging with, and acclimating to an organization’s needs. This role requires creative ability, resourcefulness and discriminating judgment in the analysis and solution of complex problems, and the ability to make technical decisions on specialized matters. Work is reviewed in terms of fulfillment of goals, program effectiveness and soundness of judgment. Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills will be critical to the success of the next Director.

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Skagit County, Washington website:

Skagit County, Washington is an equal opportunity employer.