Assistant County Manager

  • Gaston County, North Carolina
  • Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Apr 11, 2019
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management Community and Economic Development Other
  • Salary: depending on experience and qualifications Annually
  • Salary Top: $170,000
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 5056607725
  • Apply By: May 24, 2019




The Assistant County 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.

Job Description

Gaston County if 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.

Job Requirements

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. See brochure at

Special Instructions

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:

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