Assistant County Manager

County of Gaston, NC

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
  • Salary: $135,000 - $170,000. DOQ/E
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 206,086
  • Website:
  • Where: Gastonia, NC 28053
  • Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr

Post Date: Apr 10 2019

Deadline: May 24 2019

Send cover letters, resumes and salary history to James L. Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Voice: 505-466-9500; Fax: 505-466-1274; Cell: 505-660-7725. E-Mail:; Website:


Gaston County is seeking for its new Assistant County Manager a respected leader and manager who is well-versed in finance and budgeting, economic development and county operations. He/she must work effectively with the County Manager.

The new Assistant County Manager is required to possess a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration or a related field. A Master's degree in Public Administration is strongly preferred. He/she must possess 7 years of local government management experience.

The Assistant Count Manager is the assistant chief administrator of County government and has broad responsibilities for County operations.

Gaston County's 220,000 unique individuals are what make it a terrific place to live, work and raise a family.

Gaston County is governed by a 7 member Board of Commissioners who serve 4 year terms. Gaston County follows the Council/Manager form of government.

First review of candidates May 24, 2019. Interviews expected to be in Gaston County in early June 2019.

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