The Cape Fear Council of Governments serves as a first response resource to all our local government members and especially those who are tasked with management of their organization. Both elected and appointed leadership has at its finger tips a career local government administrator with over thirty years of local government management experience to use as a sounding board for ideas, advice on any issues, or to use as a facilitator for executive retreats. The Finance Department is available to assist with local government finance questions.

Here is a list of typical Management Services:

  • Professional Administration
  • Confidential Management Consultation
  • Personnel and Human Resources including preparing personnel policy rewrites and Comparative Salary Studies
  • Grants Administration
  • Resource Development-grants
  • Strategic Planning / Budget Retreats
  • Conflict resolution / mitigation
  • Fiscal Control / Budgeting Consult
  • General local government administration consult
  • Utility asset management plans
  • Elected/appointed board training

Some of our current and recent projects/services include:

Brunswick County strategic plan facilitation (2016)
City of Boiling Spring Lakes salary study (2016-17)
City of Southport Asset Management Plan (2017-current)
Pender County salary study (2016-2017)
Town of Belville interim Town Administrator (2016)
Town of Brunswick Asset Management Plan (2016)
Town of Burgaw salary study (2017)
Town of Fair Bluff utility mapping (2017-current)
Town of Ocean Isle Beach salary study (2016)
Town of Shallotte Planning Board training (2016)
Town of Topsail Beach interim Town Manager (2016)
Town of Topsail Beach facility study (2017)

CFCOG staff have facilitated more local government board retreats than can be listed here.  We also recently conducted Planning Board or Board of Adjustment training for the following communities:

City of Boiling Spring Lakes Planning Board (2016)
Pender County Planning Board (2015)
Town of Bolton Planning Board (2016)
Town of Carolina Shores Planning Board & Board of Adjustment (2014)
Town of Calabash Planning Board training (2017)
Town of Holden Beach Planning Board (2014)
Town of Kure Beach Board of Adjustment (2014)
Town of Navassa Planning Board (2015)
Town of Oak Island Planning Board (2015)
Town of Oak Island Board of Adjustment (2014)
Town of St. James Planning Board (2015)
Town of Sunset Beach Planning Board (2015)
Town of Tabor City Planning Board (2016)

Additionally, the Cape Fear Council of Governments hosts quarterly forums for both managers and clerks that provide opportunities for networking, information about upcoming training seminars, and useful information about the Cape Fear Region.

JOB OPENINGS:

Town of Wallace

Utility Maintenance Mechanic

The Town of Wallace is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill a position for Utility Maintenance Mechanic. This position performs semi-skilled work in the installation, replacement, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines, hydrants, lift stations and pumps. Job tasks include (but are not limited to): making water and sewer taps and service connections; laying and replacing pipe; reading, installing, and testing water meters and meter yokes; operating heavy equipment; meters and meter boxes, valves, clamps and related apparatus; landscape maintenance of sewer pumps, wells and water tank sites.

Position requires completion of a high school diploma or GED and a valid NC Driver’s License. Experience in related utility construction or maintenance work preferred including heavy equipment operation.  position Requires some weekend work.  Salary range $28,875 - $30,139, benefits include retirement, medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Job description available upon request.   Applications are available online at www.wallacenc.gov or at Town Hall, 316 E. Murray Street Wallace, NC  28466, Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm.  Open until filled.  The Town of Wallace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, creed, nationality, or handicap status.

 

Town of Wallace

Equipment Operator

The Town of Wallace is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill a position for Equipment Operator. This position performs responsible semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of medium to heavy equipment used in the maintenance and repairs of streets, storm drainage system and sidewalks. Job tasks include (but are not limited to): operation of back hoes, dump trucks, excavators, paving and surfacing equipment and filling in on other crews within Public Services. Responsible for routine maintenance and maintaining records of work activities.

Position requires completion of a high school diploma or GED and a valid NC Driver’s License. Experience in heavy equipment operation preferred.  Salary range $27,500 - $28,875, benefits include retirement, medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Job description available upon request. Applications are available online at www.wallacenc.gov or at Town Hall, 316 E. Murray Street Wallace, NC  28466, Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm.  Open until filled.  The Town of Wallace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, creed, nationality, or handicap status.

Allen Serkin

Executive Director
(910) 395-4553

[email protected]