City Manager – City of Rehoboth Beach

Deadline: December 6, 2023

Position Summary

The City of Rehoboth Beach is seeking a proven leader to serve as the City Manager. Appointed by and reporting directly to the Board of Commissioners, the City Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer, working under the policy direction and goals of the Board of Commissioners. This position implements priorities and directives of the Mayor and Board of Commissioners and ensures they are kept informed of functions, activities, and programs, as well as legal, social, and economic issues affecting City activities. As an administrative and municipal expert, the City Manager recommends and provides advice to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners.


Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field and seven (7) years of local government experience with at least five (5) years in progressively responsible management positions, including human resources and budget/financial management.

Preferred qualifications include tenure in a full-service local government, demonstrated community and business engagement, capital project financing and execution, and experience in a seasonal/tourist community. Both a master’s degree and ICMA-Credentialed Manager certification are preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

The expected hiring range is $140,000 – $175,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.

Residency within city limits is not required. However, the City Manager must live within a reasonable distance of the City, and a relocation package will be included as part of the total compensation.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. The position will be open until filled with a first review of applications beginning November 6, 2023.