Town of Beaufort (perm. pop. 4,600, seasonal 12,000) seeks well qualified candidates for Town Manager position. The vibrant, waterfront town was established in 1709 and incorporated in 1723. Beaufort has a colorful history, and has been listed as “America’s Coolest Small Town” and the “#1 Small Town in the South.” Situated on Beaufort Inlet near the Atlantic Ocean; county seat of Carteret County.
Town Manager is appointed by and works under the direction of the Mayor and five-member Board of Commissioners (council-manager form). General Fund budget $11.4 million, Utility Fund $4.6 million, plus capital funds; seven direct reports, 82 full-time employees. Sound finances, property tax rate $0.46, five-year financial plan.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in public administration, business management, organizational development or related field and extensive local government management experience; graduate degree in public administration or related field preferred.
Competitive salary DOQ, attractive benefits. EOE, Town values diversity.