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SALARY GRADE 51           SALARY RANGE                $25,850 - $38,775


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


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs activities related to water and wastewater system maintenance, including water quality and water supply.
  • Installs, repairs and replaces water mains, water services, water meters, fire hydrants, backflow devices, sewer lines, laterals cleanouts, manholes collection lines and other related water and wastewater system assets.
  • Responds to Service Orders related to line locations and marks water and wastewater facilities.
  • Performs customer support activity and interacts with the public in a professional manner.
  • Develops a working knowledge and understanding of safety practices for all materials used in water and wastewater system.
  • Notifies customer of scheduled and emergency outages.
  • Develops knowledge of system operations, control settings, and plant/lift station operations.
  • Reads and interprets technical and operational documents, manuals, blueprints, system maps, construction spec & standards and diagrams.
  • Responds quickly and accurately to service requests.
  • May operate heavy machinery including dump truck, sewer jet and back hoe as well as other related equipment in performing skilled and semiskilled duties for water and system wastewater maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Good communication skills required including demonstrated fluency with reading, writing and speaking the English language.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid NC Driver’s License.


Physical Requirements May Include:

  • Work in Confined Spaces
  • Work in areas exposed to noise and chemicals
  • Work in extreme weather conditions
  • Lift and carry loads up to 50 lbs
  • Climb inspection ladders and perform work up to the limits of elevated water storage tanks


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


 Open Date: June 21, 2016 

 Close Date : July 5, 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