National Association of Counties

County Manager

Person County, NC
Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
19 days ago


Person County, NC

County Manager

Person County (est. pop. 39,000) is located on the North Central border of North Carolina, adjacent to Virginia, within a few hours of the beautiful Atlantic beaches and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains.  The County is within an hour’s drive of two of the state’s major economic centers, the Research Triangle Park (Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh) and the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point), and a two-hour drive of Richmond, Virginia.  The County encompasses 400 square miles and has one incorporated municipality, the City of Roxboro, which was designated as the County seat in 1793. 

The County has a Commissioner-Manager form of government.  The Board is composed of five Commissioners, elected for four-year staggered terms.  The County Manager serves at the pleasure of the Board and is responsible for approximately 400 full-time and 250 part-time/seasonal employees across 23 departments and an FY2022 total budget of $78.6 million. 

Starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications.  The position is open until filled; the first review of resumes will take place on July 18, 2022.  For more information or to apply, visit

If you have questions, please contact Ms. S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates at 850.391.0000 or info@srnsearch.comA detailed brochure is available.  Person County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Candidates should have a master’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field supplemented by six (6) years of progressively responsible senior administrative work experience, including managing multiple programs/departments, staff, and budgets; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.   

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63932326
  • Location:
    Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: County Manager
  • Company Name For Job: Person County, NC
  • Job Function: Executive/Management
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