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POLICE APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING RELEASE FORM:

Release of Personal Information


POLICE DETECTIVE

SALARY GRADE 16         SALARY RANGE              $36,903 - $55,355

 

The Police Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Police Detective.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Confers with Detective Lieutenant as necessary regarding investigations and keeps him informed of case progress;
  • Writes initial reports for investigations; conducts interviews and interrogations; writes supplemental reports; prepares prosecution files for the District Attorney;  appears in court and testifies for the prosecution;
  • Performs investigative work at crime scenes, securing evidence, photographing the crime scene, and preserving evidence gathered for court;
  • Responds to any hostile situations that may occur;
  • Performs other related work as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school.
  • Valid NC driver license with acceptable driving record;
  • No disqualifying felony convictions and/or misdemeanors;
  • Two (2) years  experience in investigative law enforcement work with some experience in a supervisory position; or any equivalent combination of  training and experience.
  • Thorough understanding of arrest, search and seizure laws;

 

       Position Open: July 23, 2015

       Position Close: August 6, 2015

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the State of North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

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.

 


 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

SALARY GRADE 24         SALARY RANGE              $54,522 - $81,783

 

The Finance Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Director of Finance.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing, directing and supervising the financial programs, systems and services of the Town.
  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Finance Department operations including accounting, internal audit, budget, cash management and investments, debt management, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, grant administration, capital assets, financial analyses, revenue billing and collections and other services.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget, long range financial models, enterprise business plans, and annual financial report, establishes, maintains and secures all financial, general ledger and accounting systems, manages Town’s cash management and investment portfolio, responsible for federal and state grant compliance, audit requirements and timeliness of grant drawdowns to maximize cash flow.
  • Monitors financial condition and prepares revenue projections, cash forecasts, cost estimates, capital and financial schedules for budget and financial planning purposes, develops and maintains policies and internal controls, analyzes, reconciles and oversees the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and other reports regarding the fiscal condition of the Town. Performa all analytical review procedures and financial documents deemed appropriate, coordinates efforts of underwriting, architectural and engineering, construction, bidding and legal requirements related to bond and debt issuances, directs all financing proceeds including timeliness of draws and investment of balances, conducts internal operational audit studies for various Town functions and departments, including reporting and procedural analysis and recommended improvements, assist independent auditors with annual audit and review of Town financial records..
  • Provides assistance to Town personnel with complex issues and safeguards financial integrity, ability to present information both orally and in writing and advises management and Town Aldermen on all financial matters of the Town.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Public Administration or related field.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years as a Municipal Finance Director.

 

Special Consideration:

              Masters  Degree and/or Certified Local Government Finance Officer.

 

Position Open : July 21, 2015

Position Close: August 4, 2015

 

***** INDIVIDUALS THAT PREVIOUSLY APPLIED  ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY *******

 

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


POLICE LIEUTENANT

SALARY GRADE 20       SALARY RANGE           $44,855 - $67,283

 

The Police Department is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as Police Lieutenant.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Plan, assign, supervise, inspect and evaluate the work of subordinate officers, directs and assists subordinates in handling difficult cases
  • Consults with superiors and other departmental officers regarding crime activity, reviews complaints, and initiate appropriate measures;
  • Inspects officers and equipment in compliance to departmental standards;
  • Supervises and conducts investigations of crimes and complaints against departmental personnel;
  • Supervises the preparation of necessary records and reports relating to activities, and reviews and files reports prepared and submitted by subordinates;
  • Makes routine patrols;
  • Prepares assignments, schedules, maintains time and attendance and payroll records, monitor leave usage;
  • Counsels and disciplines subordinate officers;

  • Acts for the Captain in their absence

  • Perform related tasks as required

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with major course work in police science or criminal justice and extensive police experience including some supervisory experience.

 

Position Open: July 21, 2015 

Position Close: August 4, 2015

 

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Must meet and maintain minimum established qualifications for the position as established by the department.

 

EOE.

 


REVENUE COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST

SALARY GRADE 10       SALARY RANGE           $27,537 - $41,306

 

The Finance Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Revenue Collections Specialist.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pursues collection of delinquent accounts, including preparation and mailing of notices, establishing and monitoring payment schedules, customer follow-up account research, preparing write-offs, and appearing in court to testify on behalf of the Town, when appropriate. .
  • Responsible for participation in the billing, collection, receipt and recording of revenues; including utility bills, privilege license and other miscellaneous fees; and preparing and maintaining appropriate records and files.
  • Sets goals and objectives in consultation with the Revenue Supervisor and monitors progress of achievement while providing assistance as necessary.
  • Prepares reports concerning collection activities and assist with the reconciliation of all accounts receivable to the general ledger.
  • Resolves public complaints and issues by providing information and assistance that is beyond the scope of Revenue Division Customer Service Representatives.
  • Reviews, or prepares all adjustments to utility accounts and other Town receivables.
  • Recommends improvements, changes and modernizing procedures, and routines for review and approval of the Revenue Supervisor.
  • Promotes, maintains and improves the Town’s image in excellent customer service through personal participation in and encouragement of staff providing courteous and helpful assistance.
  • Provides technical assistance to other departments when needed.
  • Process service orders for utility disconnections, reconnections, new orders, and other public works service requests.
  • Processes meter reading data; assists in the preparation of utility bills; maintains current customer account files; assist in reconciling utility billing activity with the general ledger.
  • Serves as back up Revenue Division Customer Service Representative as needed.
  • Serves as back up to the duties assigned to the Revenue Supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

   

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and one year of progressively responsible municipal finance experience.
  • Two years of related college level training and two years of progressively responsible municipal finance experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, with additional experience substituting for a required college level training on a year for year basis.
  • This position requires extensive knowledge of the lawful collection procedures that are issued by the State of North Carolina

  

Open : July 20, 2015

Closes : July 27, 2015 

 

EOE.


POLICE SERGEANT

SALARY GRADE 18         SALARY RANGE              $40,685 - $61,028

 

The Police Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Police Sergeant.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises officers in their assigned duties, to include the patrolling of   town streets, parks, commercial areas, residential areas, to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control traffic, prevent or detect law violations;
  • Oversees and may personally participate in investigating criminal law violations occurring within the jurisdiction of the department, obtaining evidence and compiling information regarding these crimes, preparing cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities;
  • Supervises the scheduling and coordination of shift changes;
  • Makes day-to-day police assignments as required by the need of service;
  • Determines how to deploy personnel during emergency responses;
  • Communicates with other police supervisory personnel to coordinate investigation activities, mutual assistance during emergency situations, and provide general information regarding departmental activities;
  • All other functions of law enforcement as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Two-Year community college degree in law enforcement related course study or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Valid NC driver license with acceptable driving record;
  • No disqualifying felony convictions and/or misdemeanors;
  • Successful completion of NC Basic Law Enforcement Training; Supplemented law enforcement training is preferred;
  • Five (5) or more years of law enforcement experience;

 

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.

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.