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Town Manager

Town of Beaufort, NC

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.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Letter & resume to:, or request recruitment brochure. Cell & text: 919-349-8988.

Job Details

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

Town of Beaufort


701 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516-2229
United States

Form of Government