Mr. Scott A. Stevens is the City Manager for Goldsboro, North Carolina serving over 34,959 citizens. As City Manager, he is the administrative officer of city government and is responsible for daily operations and overseeing all city departments. For fiscal year 2017-2018, he manages an annual budget of $59,307,323 and leads an employee base of 459 (full-time) to execute policies and regulations established by the City Council.
Mr. Stevens was raised in Cary, North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, obtained his Masters in Public Administration from East Carolina University, and is a licensed engineer in the State of North Carolina. He began his career with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in Raleigh and later transitioned to the NCDOT district office located in Kinston where he was responsible for the maintenance of state highways in Greene, Lenoir, and Jones counties. After seven years with NCDOT, he continued his career with the City of Kinston as Assistant City Engineer, City Engineer, Public Services Director, and City Manager. During this tenure, he developed a thorough background in water, wastewater, stormwater, electric utilities, public works and extensive overall knowledge of city government. He was commissioned as a reserve officer in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps from 1993 until 2001 and was a member of Naval Construction Force Support Unit Three as the officer in charge for several remote detachments and as the units training officer.