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SALARY GRADE 60        SALARY RANGE            $40,102 - $66,319


The Water Operations Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Superintendent.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assume management responsibility for the daily operations and activities of the Water Resources Section of the Department of Public Works, including water and sewer line maintenance and repair, lift pump station repair and maintenance, and provides cost estimates for proposed work.
  • Provides technical assistance and maintenance support activities for the Waste Water Treatment Plant.
  • Administers all activities of the town’s water and waste water collection system, including planning, directing, coordinating, and reviewing the work plan for department employees; assigning work activities, materials/tools, projects and programs; reviewing and evaluating work products, methods and procedures; meeting with subordinate employees to identify and resolve problems.
  • Select, train, manage, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; work with employees to correct deficiencies; complete related personnel matters, including performance evaluations.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the utility budget; forecast the funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures.
  • Engages in considerable personal contact with the customers, other departments, outside agencies, developers, and contractors.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of operational methods and procedures;  recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; continuously monitor and evaluate the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned maintenance, repair, and construction programs, methods and procedures.
  • Maintain location records of town water and sewer line locations, manholes, and valves.
  • Researches and plans the construction, repair, and maintenance of departmental activities.
  • Supervises repairs and modifications to water and sewer lines and lift stations.
  • Ensures safe methods and practices are used by employees in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Respond to citizen questions, complaints and requests for service; meet with members of the community to assess issues and problems; identify and recommend solutions; transmit information to members of public to demonstrate resolution of problems.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree with major coursework in civil engineering, business management/administration, environmental sciences, or closely related field desired
  • Five years of experience in utility maintenance, construction and repair activities, including two years of supervisory experience.


Special Requirements:

    Possession of a North Carolina Class B Commercial Driver’s License

     Possession of a valid North Carolina Grade II Water Pollution Collection System Operator  


  •      Possession of a valid North Carolina Grade A Distribution System Operator Certification

  •      Possession of a valid North Carolina Cross Connection System Operator Certification .

   Or The Ability To Obtain These Certifications Within Six (6) Months Of Hire Date  



Position Is Open Until Filled. 



An application may be obtained on our website at www.spring-lake.org or at Town Hall. Documents may be mailed or delivered to Town Hall 300 Ruth Street, Spring Lake, NC 28390 or submitted via email to rhenegan@spring-lake.org.



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 until filled

                                                   This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace

                                     The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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