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The Fire Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to serve as part-time Fire Fighters  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Emergency Response; Fire Suppression and Rescue, including entry, ventilation, salvage work, containment of hazardous materials;
  • Ability to wear all required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Operation of fire apparatus;
  • Maintenance of fire apparatus, equipment, station, and grounds;
  • Participation in continuing training and instruction program through individual study of technical materials and attendance at scheduled training drills, classes, and meetings;
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Participation in Fire and Life Safety Education programs provided to business, groups, daycares, etc.
  • Flexible availability for rotating shifts


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • NC Fire Fighter Level II Certification (IFSAC) required
  • NC EMT- Basic License required
  • NC Hazardous Materials Level I certification (IFSAC);
  • Infection Control preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date;
  • NC Emergency Vehicle Driver certification required
  • Ability to obtain NC Class B Driver License within prescribed time frame; Valid NC Class C Driver License Required. Must have an acceptable driving record.
  • NC Technical Rescuer: General certification (IFSAC) required
  • NC Driver/operator Pump and Aerial certified (IFSAC) preferred
  • Child Passenger Safety Seat Technician certification preferred or must be obtained within one year from date of hire


Supplemental Information:

  • Successful completion of a physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, criminal background check, and driving record are required as a condition of employment.


Plan to fill multiple positions from this announcement

Positions open until filled



This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


SALARY GRADE 62           SALARY RANGE                $44,212 - $66,319


The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Inspections Supervisor.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General management of the Inspections Division.
  • Development of necessary programs to ensure the efficient operation of the Inspection and Code Enforcement Divisions.
  • Issues all permits that pertain to the building trades.
  • Reviews construction plans for code compliance and prepares written comments referencing findings.
  • Conducts inspections of new construction and improvements and provides timely reports of findings to contractors.
  • Advises the Board of Aldermen on condemnation procedures.
  • Inspects all mobile homes which move into or to the Town limits for proper installation, electrical, mechanical and plumbing connections or disconnections.
  • Insures ordinances pertaining to mobile homes are enforced.
  • Insures the zoning and subdivision ordinances are enforced; makes inspections as needed.
  • Meets with all public officials, builders, contractors and engineers on all matters pertaining to code enforcement, building construction, materials, and building practices.
  • Explains and discusses requirements of Town ordinance with developers, designers and contractors to expedite the permitting process.
  • Reviews subdivision and plats to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Researches land and property ownership records; prepares descriptions and verification.
  • Inspects structures for Minimum Housing Ordinance violations.
  • Enforces nuisance ordinances.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college, university or recognized school of higher learning in the field of structural, civil or construction engineering or an equivalent educational background together with experience in a closely related field and experience in the administration and enforcement of regulatory controls in relation to construction, erection, maintenance and occupancy.
  • General construction, home construction, electrical construction, plumbing, insulation,   zoning laws, mobile home construction, mobile home zoning restrictions, Town, County, and State Laws relating to health, safety and welfare.
  • Technically qualified administrative and enforcement skills with a basic knowledge and understanding of the principals of construction, knowledge of the standards under with materials are procured and used, of tests and testing procedures, as well as the specific use, application and installation of materials, equipment and systems.
  • A basic knowledge of building laws, public administration and public relations.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Be certified by the North Carolina Code Official’s Qualification Board at Level II in the trades of Building, Plumbing, Mechanical; and of Electrical or be able to obtain them two (2) years of employment.  


Supplemental Information:

  • Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal and employment background check, and driving record check

           are required as a condition of employment.


Position Open: July 13, 2016

Position Close: July 27, 2016 


This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


EXECUTIVE BAND           SALARY RANGE                $53,741.01 - $88,874.19


The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Director of Public Works.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Administer contracts with private engineering consultant firms.
  •  Serve as project manager throughout the entire construction process.
  •  Evaluates final plans and designs for a variety of town functions.
  •  Coordinates and administer the design of construction projects by reviewing plans and drawings, attending      design meetings and public hearings, preparing bid documents, selecting contractors and awarding contracts and preparing permit applications.
  •  Tracks new projects to ensure proper town procedures are followed, all engineering fees are paid, and to ensure all state and local procedures are followed.
  •  Takes measurements of fittings, services, etc., for “as built” drawings.
  •  Generates state applications for new town projects; applies for permits. Gathers and reviews data for consulting engineers for GIS projects and to tract progress.
  •  Designs and generates cost estimates for in-house projects. Ability to generate construction plans on Auto CAD.
  •  Discusses development projects with local planning departments.
  •  Obtains easements for new projects.
  •  Coordinates and administers construction projects by providing interpretations and recommendations, monitoring schedules and contracts, monitoring contractor performance, responding to citizen inquiries and complaints, estimating cost and authorizing contractor payments.
  •  Researches the availability of water and sewer developers and home owners.
  •  Designs construction projects by preparing plans, arranging pertinent meetings, administering and approving plat preparation, preparing cost estimates, assembling contract documents and solving related    problems.
  •  Prepares status reports, project permits applications, review of policies, and reviews of design and construction changes.
  •  Supervises the Public Works and Inspection Department by managing functions such as performance management, staffing, budgeting and training.
  •  Prepares and makes presentations to the Board of Aldermen.
  •  Perform other duties as required.


Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Bachelors degree-level of study for engineering.
  • Minimum five (5) years related experience with electrical, instrumentation & SCADA equipment in a water and/or wastewater treatment environment or related field.
  • Professional Engineer License in NC highly desirable.


Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal background check, and driving record check are required as a condition of employment.


Closing Date:  Open Until Filled. 



SALARY GRADE 90           SALARY RANGE                32,664.32 - $48,996.48


The Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to serve as Police Officers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works on rotating shifts performing patrols, traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents;
  • Investigation and arrest of persons involved in criminal activities;
  • Expected to handle difficult and emergency situations;
  • Maintain availability by radio and/or telephone for consultation on major emergencies;
  • Carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and Town laws and ordinances;
  • Patrols Town streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate crimes involving misdemeanors, felonies, and other law violations;
  • Prepare a variety of reports and records including officer’s Daily Log, reports of investigation, field interrogation report, alcohol reports, influence reports, bad check forms, vehicle impoundment forms, traffic hazard reports, etc;
  • All other functions of law enforcement;


Minimum Qualifications:

  •  High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • 21 years of age or older at the time of hire;
  • Valid NC driver license with acceptable driving record;
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying misdemeanors;
  • Successful completion of NC Basic Law Enforcement Training prior to hire date;



Supplemental Information:

  • Successful completion of a physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, criminal background check, driving record, and additional qualification requirements are required as a condition of employment.


Position Is Open Until Filled. 


This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer