County Manager

Graham County
December 1, 2023
196 Knight Street, Robbinsville, NC
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Duties include but are not limited to: Carry out the directives of the Graham County Board of Commissioners. Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the operation, policies, and procedures of Graham County Government, inclusive of state and federal laws & regulations. Act as a liaison to high level management and elected officials as well as the public. Work closely with the county finance officer to prepare the budget, monitor spending and authorize special appropriation funding and approval / authorization of all purchase orders for the fiscal year’s budget. Work closely with the project manager for solicitation of bids for new projects, equipment, construction, and maintenance work. Oversee the day-to-day operations of county government. Prepares bid specifications for all vendors and contractors. Monitor disbursement of surplus properties. Make recommendations and suggestions to the Graham County Board of Commissioners on a bi-monthly basis. Attend all County Commissioner meetings. Work with state, federal and county boards. Communicate with State and Federal legislators and any other governmental agency representatives.


Salary is negotiable based on prior experience. Salary range $30.14 - $51.27 per hour.


Qualifications Required: Knowledge of County Government, Federal & State labor laws, computer literate, 21 years of age or older, a driver’s license, combination of education or experience equivalent to four years in public management field. All applicants are subject to background checks, drug & alcohol screening.

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County Manager’s office is located at 196 Knight Street, Robbinsville, NC. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. You may apply by mail or by email. You are required to submit a NC PD-107 Application that can be retrieved online, request one by email or pick one up from our office, If you have questions, call 828-479-7961 and speak with HR Officer Kim Crisp. Graham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.