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Pike County Receiving Applications for County Manager - Deadline Extended

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for the position of County Manager. Pike County has 130 employees and an annual budget of $14.4 million. The population of Pike County is approximately 17,941.The position of County Manager is appointed by, and reports to, the 5-member Board of Commissioners. 4 of the Commissioners are elected by district, and the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners is elected at-large.

Applicants should have knowledge of quality growth management practices, government finance, human resource management, community planning, and rural public works management; and, applicants must have strong leadership/communication skills. Applicants must be able to develop/implement goals/objectives.

The position oversees, manages and supervises all county departments and employees, except for the employees of elected officials or constitutional officers. Duties will include the administration of the day-to-day operations of the county government pursuant to the ordinances, resolutions and policies implemented by the Board of Commissioners.

A degree in Business and/or Public Administration is preferred, but a combination of education/experience/motivation will be considered. County Official certification is also preferred, but a commitment to complete such certification promptly will be considered.

The deadline to submit applications will be Friday, July 26, 2019, which may be extended if necessary. Pike County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. [Note from the Editor added 7.31.19: This date was entended to Friday, August 30, 2019 at the meeting of the Pike County Board of Commissioners last night. To date, 16 applications have been received.]

In accordance with Georgia law, the names of the top finalists for the county manager position will be released for public information 14 days prior to the final selection. Prior to the release of names, each finalist will be advised if he/she is one of the final candidates and may decline further consideration for the position, which will remove his/her name from the release of names to the public.

Please submit completed applications (available online) with salary history/resume/references to:
Pike County Board of Commissioners
Attn: County Manager Applications
P.O. Box 377
Zebulon, GA 30295

Applications may also be hand delivered to the Pike County Administrative offices located at 331 Thomaston Street Zebulon, Georgia.

Updated 7.31.19