County Manager

County of Davie
April 11, 2022
123 S Main Street, Mocksville, North Carolina
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123 S Main Street
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Maintaining and enhancing the quality of life desired by citizens while driving growth, economic diversity, and housing opportunities;
Enhancing excellent local and regional partnerships while effectively managing competitive requests for services;
Proactively planning and managing infrastructure investment, improving safety, and encouraging citizen engagement in alignment with the strategic plan focus areas;
Working with the Board of Commissioners to respond to a county-wide Fire Services Evaluation to effectively meet the needs of volunteer departments; and,
Supporting continued employee development to train, mentor, and plan to ensure competitive recruitment, retention, and succession planning.




A bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or closely related field is required; a master’s degree in Public or Business Administration and/or ICMA credentialed management is desirable. Candidate must have 7 years of progressively responsible experience in city or county government with at least 5 years of experience as Assistant County Manager, Deputy County Manager or County Manager. The County prefers some North Carolina experience but will accept and consider out-of-state applications


The Successful Candidate...
• has excellent strategic and prioritization skills;
• is strategic and innovative regarding areas for growth, new development, and
• enjoys proactively engaging with the community, telling its story, advocating for
opportunities, and marketing community strengths;
• effectively leads a diverse group of competent and team-oriented employees with varying
backgrounds, tenures, and skillsets;
• constructively advises and provides guidance to the Board of Commissioners in helping
them achieve their vision and priorities;
• has a proven track record in developing and supporting staff to achieve excellence and has
developed organizational succession plans in preparation for turnover through retirements;
• is experienced in evaluating and implementing opportunities to work with the Board of
Commissioners in order to strategically diversify the County tax base while creatively
assessing ways to increase revenue and manage expenses;
• diplomatically engages with a diversity of stakeholders such as the school system,
individual citizens, community groups, Commissioners, employees, regional, state, and
federal authorities in order to leverage County opportunities and mitigate challenges;
• effectively models, expects, and holds employees accountable for delivery of excellent
customer service to both internal and external customers;
• communicates excellently both verbally and in writing, and possesses outstanding
interpersonal skills both one on one and in groups; and,
• values accountability and holds high expectations of self and staff while also being an
effective and respected leader.