Job Details

Town Manager
Town of Clayton, NC
Job Description

Town of Clayton, NC (pop. almost 25,000) seeks well qualified candidates for Town Manager position. Fast-growing community located in northwest Johnston County, near Raleigh.

Town Manager is appointed by and works under the direction of the Mayor and five-member elected Town Council. General Fund budget $32 million, Water & Sewer Fund $26.3 million, Electric Fund $15.8 million; supervises two Deputy Town Managers and 14 department directors; 222full-time employees. Sound finances.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant field; Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least 10 years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience in local government or business; experience as a local government manager, assistant manager or department head is preferred. Experience in NC municipal government or in comparable communities is a plus.

Request recruitment brochure: Ellis Hankins, The Mercer Group, Inc.,, or cell & text: 919-349-8988.

Job Details
$138,500 - $173,000, Competitive salary DOQ, attractive benefits.
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
Town of Clayton
PO Box 879
Clayton, NC 27520-0879
United States
Population: 25,000
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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