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Now Hiring - Alexander County Manager


Nestled in North Carolina’s Western Piedmont Region, with views of the Appalachian Mountains and access to the banks of the Catawba River, Alexander County was established in 1847, the year of the first sale of land in the county seat (Taylorsville). The county has 36,444 residents, a significant manufacturing base, and beautiful outdoor opportunities that include the Brushy Mountains, Rocky Face Park, Lake Hickory, and Lake Lookout. The county manager reports to the five-member Board of Commissioners and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the county, which includes 24 departments with 342 full-time, 114 part-time, and 262 seasonal employees while developing and administering a budget of $70 million. The successful candidate must be a leader with strong interpersonal skills and a proven record of successful communication with elected officials, staff, and citizens. We look forward to your application!

How To Apply
Submit a letter of interest, resume, and WPCOG application to the following:
Western Piedmont Council of Governments
Attn: Anthony Starr, Executive Director
PO Box 9026
Hickory, NC 28603

Electronic submission of applications via email at is encouraged. Please submit application materials no later than Thursday, May 9th. Candidates will be subject to an interview and assessment process. The first round of interviews are expected to take place in early June 2024. See full advertisement by click the link below.

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