Job Details

Assistant County Manager
County of Gaston, NC
Job Description

Under the direction of the County Manager, the person we seek to become our next Assistant County Manager will provide leadership and management for a progressive and efficiently-run county government located in the beautiful Piedmont Region of North Carolina.

Gaston County desires for its Assistant County Manager to be a respected leader and manager, well-versed in public finance and budgeting, capital planning, public works/engineering, economic development, and county operations. The Assistant County Manager must be someone who will work effectively and hand-inhand with the County Manager, County staff, and elected officials. The selected individual should be strong, consistent, and be committed to moving the County forward.

This position will;

Attend all Board of Commissioners meetings. Direct and supervise assigned County departments. Direct and focus County efforts for development services, capital planning, County debt, education, and school-related debt. Assist in developing and executing the annual Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), and oversee County capital projects and related debt issuances. Partner with Gaston County Schools to analyze capital needs and debt affordability and capacity. Collaborate and build relationships with County management, elected officials, department heads, staff, business and community partners, other external partners, and the public to accomplish the County's goals and ensure a productive and efficient workplace. Provide support and information in a timely manner to the County Manager and Board of Commissioners, including status updates on projects and operations of assigned departments and recommendations on various matters. Represent the County on boards, commissions, and committees related to area of responsibility. Ensure all orders, ordinances, resolutions, and regulations of the Board of Commissioners are faithfully executed for assigned departments. As directed by the County Manager, disseminate information regarding County government and County policies to the public. Perform any other duties that may be required or authorized by the County Manager.

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Job Details
Market competitive
Job Function:
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Gaston
PO Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
United States
Population: 220,000
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager

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