Job Details

Town Manager
Town of Southern Shores, NC
Job Description

Town of Southern Shores (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.

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.


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.

EOE, Town values diversity.

Job Details
DOQ, attractive benefits.
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Town of Southern Shores
5375 North Virginia Dare Trail
Southern Shores, NC 27949-3600
United States
Population: 3,000
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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