County Manager

Pender County Government
April 20, 2022
805 S. Walker St., Burgaw, NC
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801 S. Walker St. Burgaw NC 28425
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Pender County is a growing community that is looking for their next leader! The County Manager must be able to performs complex executive work planning, directing and coordinating the overall operation of the County, ensuring proper operations, staffing and budgeting, advising and assisting the Board of County Commissioners on operations and governance, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners.  Organizational supervision is exercised over all personnel within the organization. Assist with other duties as needed or assigned.


$120,288.79 - $180,433.19 Annually


Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; comprehensive knowledge of municipal finance practices; comprehensive knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations underlying a municipal corporation; ability to write clear and concise reports, memoranda, directives and letters; ability to analyze complex problems and develop comprehensive plans from general instructions; ability to plan and direct the work of large operating agencies; ability to meet the public and to discuss problems and complaints; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local and state elected officials, Board of Commissioners, department heads, and the general public. 
Bachelor's degree with coursework in public administration, or related field and extensive experience in management, budgeting, and personnel administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Pender County permanent legal residency is required within 12 months from the date of initial employment. 

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