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:

Employment Opportunity

Town of Wallace - Parks & Recreation Program Supervisor

The Town of Wallace is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parks & Recreation Program Supervisor. Under the supervision of the Athletic Specialist, this position will be assisting in all aspects of special events and athletic programs for the community:

  • coordinate programs and events, set up supplies and equipment,
  • supervise other part-time and seasonal staff,
  • maintain department office in absence of other staff
  • oversee the in-office cardio room
  • collect and secure funds for deposit
  • close venue following event
  • help update and maintain department website and social media

Ability to schedule and supervise staff required. Work schedule varies including nights and weekends.

Salary range $27,500-$35,000 (depending upon experience), benefits include retirement, medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Knowledge of recreational programming, policies and rules a plus. Position requires completion of a high school diploma or GED and a valid NC Driver’s License.  Must obtain or maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.

Applications are available online at www.wallacenc.gov  or  Town Hall. Submit to: Parks & Recreation Director, 316 E. Murray St. Wallace, NC 28466.

Position open until filled. The Town of Wallace is an EEOC employer and does not discriminate against any qualified applicant.

 

Town of Wallace - Code Compliance Specialist

The Town of Wallace is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Code Compliance Specialist, performing a variety of duties in the interpretation and enforcement of the Town’s Code of Ordinances, UDO (Unified Development Ordinance) and related rules and regulations under the supervision of the Planning Director. Job duties include, but are not limited to: ensures compliance with applicable regulations, responds to inquires or complaints regarding compliance, collects information and formulates response, responsible for public notices as required by ordinance or statute, communicates with involved parties, reports to advisory boards as needed, reviews, develops and recommends procedures, schedules, code changes to make compliance more effective and efficient, provides information to the public, prepares reports on cases, inquires and complaints.

Position requires completion of a high school diploma or GED and a valid NC Driver’s License and experience in local government planning, zoning or code enforcement. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Possession of or ability to obtain North Carolina CZO (Certified Zoning Official) certificate a plus. Starting salary $36,854, 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 - Senior Utility Maintenance Mechanic/Backflow ORC

The Town of Wallace is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill a position for Senior Utility Maintenance Mechanic and ORC of the Town’s backflow program. This position oversees and 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): directing and/or participating in 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 and possession or ability to obtain NC Cross-Connection certification. Experience in related utility construction or maintenance work preferred including heavy equipment operation.  position Requires some weekend work.  Salary range $31,835 - $47,754, 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

aserkin@capefearcog.org