City Manager – City of Rehoboth Beach, DE

Deadline: March 19, 2024

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 of the City, 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.


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. A master’s degree and ICMA-Credentialed Manager certification are preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

The expected hiring range is $200,000 – $225,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package, including Medical and Prescription Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Paid Legal Holidays, Retirements Savings Plan, 457(B) Deferred Compensation Plan, Employee Assistance Plan/Work-Life Benefits, Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Workmen’s Compensation Insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance. 

The City Manager must live within a reasonable distance of the City (residency is not required). The City expects to provide an overall relocation package to support the next city manager’s transition to the area.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at The position will be open until filled with a first review of applications beginning February 16, 2024.