The county hired the company to help them find a good fit for Deschutes County.
The last attempt to find a replacement for Dave Kanner - didn't produce final candidates everyone was satisfied with.
Deshutes County Commissioner Alan Unger says they know what they're looking for in a county administrator and will continue to take their time until they find the right person.
Interim County Adminstirator Erik Kropp is filling in until a permanent administrator is found. He does not want the job.
The recruiting firm is expected to offer county commissioners several options to review later this month.