The Town of Holly Ridge (population 1,760) is currently seeking a results-oriented, forward-thinking candidate for position of Town Manager. The Town is governed by a Mayor and five Council members who serve staggered four-year terms, with the Town Manager serving as Chief Administrative Officer under the Town’s Charter. The Town of Holly Ridge operates under the Council-Manager form of government, with an approved FY 2018 general fund budget of $2.4 million. The position is responsible for overseeing the administration of Town government under direction of Council adopted policy, the Town Charter and applicable state laws. The Manager’s responsibilities include: appointing and supervising six department heads with a total of 24 employees, managing the day to day functions of Town government, overseeing all public improvements, preparing, submitting and administering the Town’s annual budget and keeping the Council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the Town. Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, or related field, with a master’s degree being highly desirable. Significant experience in public sector management experience as a manager or assistant in a comparably sized or larger community is required, with more experience preferred. Past local government experience of the individual must show a high level of interest and successful achievement in areas that include economic and community development, redevelopment of existing neighborhoods, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses and industry, building Council and community consensus, strategic planning and dealing with public finance issues. Additional experience in team building and outreach and development of high performance governmental departments and organizations is a significant consideration. A progressive record of strong professional, administrative leadership in a similar community or organization is an important consideration.

The salary range for this position is between $57,610 and $83,534 DOQE and is supplemented by a full benefit package. Applications can be found on the Town’s website at:

Potential candidates should submit a completed application, cover letter, detailed resume with salary history and work-related references to Town Clerk Heather Reynolds, P.O. Box 145, Holly Ridge, NC 28445; or Fax (910) 329-1593 or e-mail by 5:00pm on December 1, 2017. EOE


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