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.
Commensurate with experience and 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.