Job post

Assistant County Manager

Gaston County
Salary Range: 
$135K to $170K



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.

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 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.

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:

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