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City Administrator, City of Goose Creek

Position Category: Administration

Job Duties:
  • The City Administrator manages the day-to-day operations of the City of Goose Creek (pop.45,000) in accordance with South Carolina law and City ordinances. This position oversees a budget of approximately $42 million and over 335 employees in nine departments.  The City offers competitive compensation, vehicle allowance, training opportunities, excellent State benefits package, retirement, $5,000 tuition reimbursement program, paid time off programs, wellness incentive programs and much more. 
  • Oversees the operations of all departments including Administration, Economic Development, Municipal Court, Planning & Zoning, Police, Fire, Public Works, Recreation and the Crowfield Golf Course. Executes the policies, directives, and legislative actions of City Council.
  • Works and consults with department directors concerning budget preparations and prepares annual budget for City Council’s review.

  • A bachelor's degree in political science, public administration or closely related field required; a master’s degree in public administration or closely related field is preferred.
  • At least six years of increasingly responsible government management experience required; three years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Residency within the city limits is required. Approved relocation plan required within six months of hire.

Pay Info:
Salary depends on qualifications. Candidates should provide salary requirements.

How to apply:
For confidential consideration, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:


The City of Goose Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer.