Town Manager

  • Town of Southern Shores, NC
  • Southern Shores, North Carolina
  • Feb 21, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Executive, Management
  • Salary: Competitive salary DOQ, attractive benefits. USD Annually
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 919-349-8988
  • Apply By: Apr 06, 2020


Town of Southern Shores, NC (permanent pop. 3,000, over 10,000 summer) seeks well qualified candidates for Town Manager position. The Town is located in Dare County on the Outer Banks, between Kitty Hawk and Duck.

Job Description

Town Manager is appointed by and works under the direction of the Mayor and four-member Town Council; council-manager form of government, stable management history. Supervises four departments plus contracted services; 23 full-time employees, plus part-time and seasonal employees. General Fund budget $7.5 million, plus special funds. Sound finances.

Job Requirements


Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Public or Business Administration or other relevant field; Master’s degree preferred. Candidates should have at least 7 years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience; experience as a local government manager, assistant manager or department head is preferred. Experience in NC municipal government or coastal/resort communities is a plus.

Special Instructions


Send letter of interest and resume to: Ellis Hankins, Sr. VP, The Mercer Group, Inc., (email preferred), cell & text: 919-349-8988. Request recruitment brochure for more information. Review of applications begins 4/6/2020.

Additional Information

EOE, Town values diversity.

Job Address

Southern Shores, North Carolina 27949 United States View Map