County Manager

County of Glynn, GA

Glynn County is approximately 75 miles south of Savannah, Georgia, 65 miles north of Jacksonville, Florida and 280 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia on the Atlantic coast and consists of 423 square miles of land. Brunswick is the County’s only municipality and serves as the county seat. Brunswick's 25 square miles contain a deep-water terminal at Mayor’s Point, Colonel’s Island and Marine Point, as well as a reinvigorated downtown area, and a population of over 16,000. Glynn County’s coastal location is a recreational haven for residents and visitors alike. The county features award-winning golf courses, some of the besting fishing on the East Coast, as well as beautiful beaches on the four coastal islands. The five islands of Glynn County, Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, and Blythe Island, make up the Golden Isles, so named because of their vast marshes that turn a beautiful golden color in the fall. The islands' beaches, resorts, shops, and historic sites annually attract visitors from around the world. Glynn County is the premier place to live and work in the southeastern United States through the provision of quality services to the citizens, and a safe, harmonious work environment for our employees. Glynn County has an annual budget of $73.5 Million dollars and 850 employees. Glynn County operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. The County Commission approves policy and provides direction to the County Manager who is responsible for the daily operations of the County. The Manager report to and works at the pleasure of the Commission in accordance with the terms of an approved employment agreement

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Glynn County seeks a professional County Manager who is a dedicated team player and can quickly gain the confidence of the community. The right candidate for this position is experienced and ethical, a dedicated leader who must possess the ability to build community trust through the development of partnerships with various stakeholders and other government entities. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace change and focus on continuous improvement while guiding the community through challenges. He/she will be expected to articulate a vision of excellence, establish credibility and consistency in delivery of services, and be a creative problem solver and excellent communicator in response to unique opportunities in Glynn County.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required in public administration, business administration or related degree from an accredited university. A master’s degree is highly preferred.
• A minimum of seven years of executive level management experience in local governments of similar size and complexity to Glynn County or applicable executive type experience is required.
• Evidence of continued professional development such as ICMA Credentialed Manager designation, is a positive indicator of dedication to the profession and will be noted during the candidate vetting process.

Compensation & Benefits:
Expected starting salary range for this position is $168,000 - $180,000 (depending on qualifications of the selected candidate), with a comprehensive benefits package including health, excellent wellness program, and an on-site employee wellness center; life insurance and long-term disability insurance, defined contribution pension plan, generous paid time off, cell phone allowance and negotiable relocation expenses.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references and salary history no later than May 19, 2021 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, Mercer Group, at Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the week of June 14, 2021.

Alan Reddish, Senior Vice-President,
Mercer Group
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, GA 30606
Cell: 706-614-4961

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Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Full Time

County of Glynn


1725 Reynolds Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager