Job Details

City Manager
City of Covington, GA
Job Description

The City of Covington is located in the heart of northeast Georgia, approximately forty miles east of Atlanta, in Newton County. Covington is home to 14,000 residents who enjoy a high quality of life and a variety of entertainment and recreation amenities in a small-town atmosphere, with convenient access to all the world-class amenities the Atlanta Metro Area offers.

The City of Covington operates under a weak-mayor system of government. The City Council is the governing body and consists of six Council members and a Mayor. The City of Covington seeks an energetic, visionary candidate with strong leadership skills to serve as its new City Manager.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration, business administration, management, or a closely related field. A master’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license are preferred. The candidate should have five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the private industry as a senior executive officer or similar experience in a full-service county/municipal government at the level of a county/city administrator/manager, finance director, or senior city management official. The chosen candidate will be required to possess a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record. The salary range for this position is $115,128.00 - $160,041.60, depending on qualifications and experience.

Please apply online at:

For more information on this position contact:

Kurt Hodgen, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources

Job Details
$115,128 - $160,041, DOE, DOQ
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
No preference
City of Covington
PO Box 1527
Covington, GA 30015-1527
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager