County Manager

Northampton County Local Government
Published
May 12, 2021
Location
9467 NC-305 Hwy, P.O. Box 808, Jackson, NC
Category
Billing Address
9467 NC-305 Hwy, P.O. Box 808
First Name
Northampton
Last Name
County
Phone Number
2525740236
Closing Date
6/11/2021

Description

County Manager

Northampton County is accepting applications for an opening in its Administration Department.  The Northampton County, County Manager is a highly visible position that requires an individual with the ability to motivate, communicate effectively, lead, plan and execute within county budget parameters.  The County Manager is the Chief Executive Officer for the County.  This position is responsible for supervising county personnel, preparing and submitting the annual budget, working closely with the Board of Commissioners and to determine the goals and objectives needed to provide efficient and effective services to county citizens.  The County Manager attends all Commissioners meetings and other necessary county meetings.  The County Manager is also responsible for executing orders, ordinances and resolutions, in addition to ensuring all annual financial audits are submitted to the Local Government Commission in a timely manner.

This position reports to the County Board of Commissioners and serves at the pleasure of the Board.  The successful candidate must be an innovative leader and team builder with strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to effectively interact with elected officials, employees, business leaders and citizens.   

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field, however preference is for a Master’s degree.  Management level local government experience or comparable background in public administration.  Valid Drivers’ License and background check with law enforcement is required.

 

PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTY APPLICATION AVAILABLE AT www.northamptonnc.com

Mail applications to: Human Resources Department, Attn: HR Director, P.O. Box 367, Jackson, North Carolina 27845

CLOSING DATE – JUNE 11, 2021

THE COUNTY WILL OFFER A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS PACKAGE TO THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WHICH WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND PROVEN ABILITY.

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND HIRES ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND LAWFULLY ADMITTED ALIENS.

 

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE SUBJECT TO DRUG TESTING AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

Salary

Commensurate with experience and education.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, however preference is for a Master’s degree.  Management level local government experience or comparable background in public administration.  Valid Drivers’ License and background check with law enforcement is required.