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Town Manager




League Letter


Town Manager-Kenly, NC, pop. 1,400. The Town of Kenly, located 35 miles east of Raleigh, is seeking a town manager. Previous manager relocating to Florida after 5 1/2 years. Mayor and five-member council; $3.5 million budget ($1.7 GF, $1.8 water & sewer) and 20 FT employees. Responsibilities include those contained in N.C. General Statutes, plus personnel officer, budget officer and zoning administrator. The successful candidate will have a record of solid management and planning experience, with proven skills in coordinating administration of town government including police, streets, water distribution, sewer collection, waste water treatment facility,  parks & recreation, library and finance/budgeting. The candidate should possess strong planning and decision-making ability, outstanding communication skills with a proven record of good working relationships with mayor, council, employees, citizens and officials of other levels of government. Minimum qualification is a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field. Master’s degree preferred.  5 years of experience as town/city manager or 10 years of senior management experience is preferred.  Salary range begins at $65,000 or higher DOQ.  Submit cover letter, resume and five professional references to Manager Search, Town of Kenly, P.O. Box 519, Kenly, NC 27542. Position is open until filled. The Town of Kenly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.