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City Manager


The City of Mount Pleasant  (Population 5,296) is seeking a city management professional to be their next City Manager. Comprising approximately 12.6 square miles, Mount Pleasant is a thriving and historic city experiencing growth and development while preserving its historic and rural character.

The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners. The City has a $19.1M total annual budget with 82 full-time and 23 part-time employees. Mount Pleasant is home to an industrial park with sites available and is a full-service municipality providing an array of services including finance and administration, public safety, parks and recreation, streets and sanitation, and utilities (water, sewer, gas).

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a field closely related to municipal management, Master’s degree preferred, and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively increasingmunicipal management experience, or any combination of education and municipal experience that demonstrates proficiency in managing a complex municipal corporation. Candidates should
have demonstrated skills and experience in budget preparation, utilities, grant administration, and intergovernmental relations. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with elected leaders, staff, and citizens throughout the community.

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package. Residency within the city limits is preferred. Compensation commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should immediately submit a cover letter, resume, and completed City employment application including references to the City of Mount Pleasant (see

Please direct questions to Chuck Downham, MTAS Municipal Management Consultant, at

Initial review of applications will occur on February 26, 2024. Position open until filled. 
The City of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.