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Charming Eastern NC Community Seeks City Manager - The City of Clinton (pop 8,787) is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial and community-oriented government leader for the position of City Manager. With the ability to work effectively within the Council-Manager form of government, the successful manager will inherit a high-performing and veteran group of department directors. Position Description and Responsibilities:  The City Manager is responsible for implementing the policies of the City Council, directs business and administrative procedures, and appoints departmental officers. This full-service municipality employs 125 full-time workers and has a FY 2017 budget of $14.9 million. The City Manager is supported by the City Clerk, and seven staff departments: Administration, Finance/Human Resources, Fire, Police, Planning & Development, Parks and Recreation, and Public Works & Utilities. Additional information about the City of Clinton may be viewed at:  Qualifications and Pay: The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in local government management. Experience must be at the local government (town/city/county) department director level (assistant manager or manager preferred). An MPA or MBA degree is preferred. Must have a proven track record in effective intergovernmental relations, personal community engagement, leading cohesive and strategic change, visionary leadership, and being adept in developing action plans to meet community goals. A salary of up to $100,000 will be negotiated based on credentials and experience. Information about benefits can be found at, online services, employment, employment benefits. To apply, go to website to obtain employment application through online services tab. Completed applications can be submitted to Resumes may be sent, however; they will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application. All inquiries should be sent to or Applicants are encouraged to apply by September 15, 2017 but the position is open until filled. The City of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by the City of Clinton Human Resources Division.