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Posted on: October 24, 2019

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York County is located in the beautiful South Piedmont region of South Carolina. Less than a 30-minute drive from Charlotte, NC, York County is home to nearly 230,000 residents and is the fastest-growing county in South Carolina and one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation. 

Encompassing approximately 682 square miles, the County has a diverse landscape including rural areas, small charming towns, a rapidly growing progressive urban region, luxurious lakefront neighborhoods, and family-friendly communities. The County has nine municipalities, including the County seat of York and the County’s largest city, Rock Hill. 

The County has a Council-Manager form of government. County Council is composed of seven council members elected to four-year terms from single-member districts. Terms are staggered to have three, and then four councilmembers elected every two years. 

The County has approximately 1,200 employees, including 150 part-time staff, and an FY2019 total budget of $400 million, which includes a general fund of $118 million. The County is financially stable, has a AAA bond rating, and is on course to be potentially debt-free within the next five years. 

The ideal County Manager candidate will be a professional, approachable, strong leader who is solutions-oriented and able to build trust with a variety of stakeholders. A business-minded leader who is innovative, strategic, and committed to public service with a collaborative management style is desired. 

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management or a closely related field; a master’s degree is preferred. 

Candidates must have at least ten (10) years of prior progressively responsible senior management experience, preferably in local government administration as a County Manager, City Manager or Assistant County Manager/Assistant City Manager or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience with an organization that has experienced substantial fast-paced growth is preferred. 

Starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications; the County offers an excellent benefits package. Position is open until filled; first review of resumes will begin on December 2, 2019. 

For more information or to apply, visit www.srnsearch.com. If you have questions, please contact Elliott Pervinich, Vice President, S.Renée Narloch & Associates, 850.391.0000 or info@srnsearch.com. A detailed brochure is available. York County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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