JFS – Chief Fiscal & Technical Officer Position Available


Job Posting


Date of Posting:  12/27/2021

Closing Date:  1/18/2022    

The Board of County Commissioners of Knox County is looking to fill one opening for the Job & Family Services Chief Fiscal and Technical Officer. Located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Knox County Job and Family Services (KCJFS) is a quadruple combined agency providing child welfare services to residents of Knox County. The Children Services Unit provides services including abuse/neglect investigations, ongoing case management, and foster care and adoption services. Foster Care and Adoption services include licensing families for both foster care and adoptive placements.

Duties: Under the direction of the Job & Family Services Director, the primary purpose of the Chief Fiscal and Technical Officer classification is to assist the Director with defining departmental goals and objectives; develop policies and procedures; assist in the preparing department budget; supervise assigned staff in one or more major department sections or divisions.

Qualifications: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or finance; seven (7) or more years of public budget, accounting, finance, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must meet background check requirements and individual must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and be insurable under the County’s motor vehicle insurance policy.

Application Information and Instructions:

The application can be completed at the link below. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and letter of interest to humanresources@co.knox.oh.us (on the letter of interest, please indicate salary expectations).

No individual will be considered as a candidate unless they submit their application within the application period. To be considered a valid application, all areas of the Employment Application shall be completed in its entirety as applicable. Information showing that you meet all the minimum qualifications must appear on the application to ensure consideration.

Knox County Job & Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. KCJFS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran’s status, military status, ancestry, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the rights provided thereunder, are available upon request.