Town Manager – Town of St. James, NC

Deadline: Monday, September 9, 2019

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Position Summary

The Town of St. James is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Town Manager. St. James is a growing community with approximately 5,500 residents and is located in southeast North Carolina near Brunswick County beaches. The residential area of the town is comprised of a private golf-course community with adjacent municipal and commercial properties. Town government structure is Council-Manager. Responsibilities include those prescribed in N.C. General Statutes plus serving as UDO Administrator and Personnel Administrator for 5 employees.


The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in public administration, business administration or a related field, a Master’s degree and ICMA certification is preferred. Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience as a Town Manager and must possess strong management, leadership, public relations and communications skills. Position offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits.

How to Apply

To apply submit a cover letter, resume with salary history and two professional references to: Mayor Jean Toner, Town of St. James, 4140 Southport-Supply Road, St. James, NC 28461 or by email to The position will be open until filled. Listed references may be contacted prior to interviews. Unless advised otherwise, current employers will be contacted prior to an offer of employment, but contact will not be made without the applicant’s knowledge.

The Town of St. James is an Equal Opportunity Employer.