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Town Manager






Town Manager – The Town of Coats (pop. 2,275) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Town Manager. The position serves as the chief executive officer of the town and performs highly responsible, administrative, executive, and supervisory duties. The Town Manager directs, supervises, and coordinates the operations and functions of all departments to ensure a smooth, effective municipal government operation that complies with all state and federal laws and local ordinances, resolutions and regulations. The Town Manager also serves as Budget Officer and Zoning Administrator. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and work equally well the town’s elected officials, State and county legislatures, State and County agencies, staff and citizens. Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration or a closely related field; and five years’ directly related experience. ICMA-CM and/or AICP certification is desired. Experience in municipal planning, zoning, or code enforcement is preferred. The ideal candidate will have previous municipal government experience in North Carolina. The salary range for the position is negotiable depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Town offers an excellent benefit package. Coats is located between Raleigh and Fayetteville in one of North Carolina’s fastest growing counties. The Town is just four miles east of Campbell University, a short distance from interstates 40 and 95. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume with salary history: Walter Weeks, Mayor, Town of Coats, P.O. Box 675, Coats, NC 27521 or  The Town of Coats is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Resumes and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.