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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


SALARY GRADE 22         SALARY RANGE               $49,453 - $74,180


The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Parks and Recreation Director.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
  • Provides professional advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
  • Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.
  • Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow, studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances; performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints.
  • Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.
  • Plans, coordinates and directs a diversified year round, town-wide parks and recreation program including the management of the senior center, community center, various fields, parks and open spaces.
  • Coordinates the recreation program with the parks program, other departments, and outside organizations such as the school districts and various community-based organizations.
  • Reviews program area, implements changes or new programs to meet recreational needs of the community; develops, maintains and implements a current parks and recreation master plan.
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of department operations.  Assures compliance with established policies procedures and safety compliances.
  • Promotes interesting parks and recreation programs through publicity, joint program brochures with various community groups, and public contacts; speaks before citizens groups, students and other organizations.
  • Prepares and administers budget for all areas under the parks and recreation department; orders all new and replacement equipment.
  • Prepares cost estimates to plan and provide for improvements in the recreation and park facilities; oversees construction projects of needed improvements.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments as well as state, local, and other public officials.
  • Answers letters of inquiry and talks with visitors; addresses public and civic organizations which will inform the public of policies, procedures and the availability.
  • Supervises and manages the planning of new parks, playgrounds and all of the amenities that would be necessary for the proper construction and maintenance of these facilities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or physical education including course work in organization and administration; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in parks and recreation programs.


Supplemental Information:

  • Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal, 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.