Tag: Humboldt County

Job Posting: Humboldt County CAO

They’re big shoes to fill… ELGL superstar Phil Smith-Haynes is leaving Humboldt County, California for Ellis County, Kansas. Follow in Phil’s footsteps and apply to be the County Administrative Officer. Salary is $172,380. Humboldt County is seeking an individual with strong communications and analytical skills, and experience in budget, administration and program development in a … Continued

How the Other Quarter Lives

Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA, is back with another great column on local government. This time he admits his deep love of maps and starts a dialogue on the issues rural municipalities face.

#13Percent: I’m a Middle-Aged White Guy

Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA, joins our team of columnists. He’ll write on topics ranging from career advice to the differences in working for a county as opposed to a city. #13Percent: I’m A Middle-Aged White Guy http://youtu.be/nzY2Qcu5i2A By: Phil Smith-Hanes, LinkedIn and Twitter Hi, I’m Phil. Once upon a time … Continued

Livin’ the Dream, Phil, Livin’ the Dream

Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA, joins our team of columnists. He’ll write on topics ranging from career advice to the differences in working for a county as opposed to a city.  Livin’ the Dream, Phil, Livin’ the Dream By: Phil Smith-Hanes, LinkedIn and Twitter One of the pleasantries often exchanged in … Continued

“I’ve Never Met Anyone Who Liked Counties”

  By: Phil Smith-Hanes, LinkedIn and Twitter My graduate school is famous for turning out City Managers. There were 10 of us who went through classes together. Three are currently City Managers in Council-Manager cities. Another used to be a City Manager before going into state government. Two more are currently Assistant City Managers in larger … Continued

LG’s in LG: The Gay Thing

This article was originally posted in February 2015. At the time, Phil Smith-Hanes was the County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA. He is the Ellis County (KS) County Administrator.  The human tendency (or need) to categorize is a fascinating trait. Especially when we apply that to human beings. Even ourselves. I’m in lots of categories … Continued

12.21.11 The Morning Buzz

Happy Festivus! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQFLqMyo0fo&w=420&h=315] Job Posting Assistant County Administrative Officer, Humboldt County, CA Humboldt County is recruiting for an Assistant County Administrative Officer. Recruitment closes 1/6/12. Please visit website for additional info. https://co.humboldt.ca.us/jobs/recruitments.cfm ELGL Member Survey What began as a small networking luncheon group has grown to a 210-member organization.  The brief online survey inquires … Continued

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