Thank you for visiting the Village of Bald Head Island’s Career Opportunity page.  We appreciate your interest in employment with the Village of Bald Head Island and look forward to reviewing your candidacy.  Our employees are our greatest asset and when there are openings, we seek qualified applicants to join our municipality.  We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, supplemental insurance and generous retirement benefits including Local Government Retirement System enrollment and 401k. The Village pays for parking and ferry transportation to and from Bald Head Island for all its employees.

If you are interested in applying for a job with the Village of Bald Head Island, please submit your completed application to our Human Resources Department.

Human Resources
Village of Bald Head Island
106 Lighthouse Wynd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461

Or, email your completed application to:

We encourage you to send a resume, however, the application must be completed in full and should not state in any area “see attached resume.”

Applicants may also wish to consider including links to social profiles (LinkedIn, etc.) and including a cover letter. 


Thank you for your interest in working for the Village of Bald Head Island. 

Employment Opportunity

Shoreline Protection Manager and Assistant Village Manager ~ The Village is looking for a dynamic individual who wants to join our team as the Village’s Shoreline Protection Manager and Assistant Village Manager.  This position will focus primarily on, among other duties & responsibilities at the direction of the Village Manager, the continued development and on-going implementation of both long- and short-range shoreline protection strategies for the island. 

This would include the management of a variety of construction and related beach nourishment and estuarine shoreline projects, identify trends and issues, maintaining data and records on inlet & creek conditions working closely with other Village Departments such as the Public Services Department, local, state, and federal agencies, and public officials on shoreline protection efforts.  The individual will be responsible for the development and administration of the shoreline protection budget.  This individual will be responsible for coordinating and developing communications between all stake holders involved with shoreline management to include the Army Corps of Engineers, NC Division of Coastal Management, NC Ports Authority, and other State and Federal environmental officials.

Competitive candidates will have a general knowledge of local government management practices to include finance & budgeting, grant application and funding, HR & personnel administration, with some knowledge of pro-active coastal management processes and practices.  Work in this position will evolve to a level requiring significant independent judgement and initiative as well as analytical and consultative skills with the ability to demonstrate sound judgement in maintaining confidentiality.

Work is ultimately performed under the general supervision of the Village Manager.  The individual will serve as one of the Village’s CAMA Local Permit Officer’s and provide technical assistance to Village Council, staff and property owners on beach & creek related issues & concerns.

A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, environmental engineering, marine coastal geology, coastal management or related field and experience in research, budgeting, coastal land management and related public sector actives including supervisory experience or equivalent required.  Master’s degree preferred. 

The Village offers a very competitive benefit package including employer contribution to a 401k plan and NC Local Government Retirement plan.

Assistant Village Manager:  Grade 29 $82,261 – $86,374

To apply: Please submit a Cover letter, resume and application available online at www.villagebhi.org.  Village of Bald Head Island, Attn:  Human Resources, PO Box 3009 Bald Head Island NC 28461. Email: humanresources@villagebhi.org or FAX 910.401-1945

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, pollical affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis of actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance or behavior.

Application deadline:  Open until filled