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click here for the  Town of Spring Lake General Employment Application

 Please note that the above application may be filled in online, however, in order to be considered for a position, it must be printed out and delivered, in person, to our main offices inside of the Town Hall located at 300 Ruth Street, Spring Lake.

Drop off hours for applications are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Fridays from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 noon.


Police applicants must include the following release form in addition to the General Employment Application listed above:   Release of Personal Information

       Fire applicants must include the following disclosure in addition to the General Employment Application listed above:Disclosure & Auth Form SL Fire Dept

***Employment DISCLOSURE Booklet for Fire Department Applicants (please print for your personal records)



Current Employment Opportunities
with the Town of Spring Lake :
 

      From the office of the Town of Spring Lake Human Resources



 

Finance Director                                                       Salary Range $57,602 – $95,259

 

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Finance Director. This position plans, supervises, and organizes a variety of fiscal and administrative functions including disbursement and accounting of revenues and expenditures, monitoring and administering the budget, accounting, fixed assets, investing funds, revenue collections, human resources duties, and related fiscal operations for the town. Work also may involve assistance to the Town Manager in preparation of the operating and capital budgets and involves significant financial reporting. The employee must exercise considerable independent judgement and initiative in planning and directing the fiscal control system. Work is performed in accordance with established municipal finance procedures, local ordinances, and North Carolina general statutes governing the responsibilities of local government financial operations.  

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative and technical accounting and finance functions in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the Town and investments as outlined in N.C. General Statutes 159-30.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general direction of the Board of Aldermen.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Exercises supervision over all finance staff and purchasing as assigned.

 

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 needed.
  • Provides financial advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
  • Communicates official plans, policies, and procedures to assigned staff.
  • 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 department work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow, studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and the effectiveness of the department operations.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Manages state and federal grant funding; directs the preparation of cost and financial reports related to such grants.
  • Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints. Ensures that workload is assigned in a balanced fashion among employees of the finance office.
  • Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.
  • Serves as chief financial advisor to the Town Manager.
  • Establishes and maintains internal control procedures and assures that state and national standard accounting procedures are maintained.
  • Supervises the collections of taxes, fees, and other receipts in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Maintains financial records.
  • Develops financial studies and plans. Forecasts, estimates, and monitors the financial conditions of the Town to assure the fiscal well being of the Town.
  • Prepares financial reports.
  • Oversees the central computerized financial and management information system of the Town.
  • Assists in budget preparation and execution.
  • Directs the preparation of State and Federal reports, including tax reports.
  • Trains and develops financial staff.
  • Oversees payroll and accounts payable processing.
  • Ensures that financial staff is cross-trained to ensure the continuous function of the department.
  • Oversees the investments of Town funds in consultation with the Town Manager.
  • Performs other duties as required.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:

  • Develops finance related ordinances and resolutions.
  • Represents the Town at various conferences and meetings as directed by the Town Manager.
  • Performs general management duties for the Town Manager as assigned.
  • Performs cost-of-service studies for utility rate considerations.
  • All other duties not specifically assigned above as established by the Town Manager.

 

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

  • 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 five (5) years of progressively responsible municipal finance work.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of modern government accounting theory, principles, and practices; considerable knowledge of internal control procedures and management information systems; considerable knowledge of office automation and computerized financial applications; considerable knowledge public finance and fiscal planning; considerable knowledge of payroll and accounts payable functions; working knowledge of budgetary, accounting and reporting systems, GAAFR, GAAP, AND GASB.
  • Skill in operating the listed tools:
  • Ability to prepare and efficient and effective financial reports; ability to maintain efficient and effective financial systems and procedures, ability to effectively supervise staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, town officials; anility to communicate effective orally and in writing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have a N.C. driver’s license.TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
    • Computer
    • Word processor and spreadsheet software
    • Mainframe computer system
    • Copy machine
    • Postage machine
    • Fax machine
    • 10-key calculator

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

     

    SELECTION GUIDELINES:

    Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required as well as drug and alcohol testing.

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

     Please submit a cover letter, current resume and completed application to:

    Town of Spring Lake
    Attn: Mayor Larry G. Dobbins
    300 Ruth Street
    Spring Lake, NC 28390  

    (Application is available at the top of the page.) 

    Closing date: Open until Filled.
    This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.
    The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



 

March 22, 2021

Town Clerk                                                                         Salary Range $49,758 – $74,638

 

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Town Clerk. The position is responsible for the maintenance and safekeeping of official public records, keeping minutes of board meetings, notification, publication, indexing, filing, and safekeeping of all board proceedings. Work is performed in accordance with North Carolina general statues, Town ordinances, codes and policies, and standard office procedures governing the responsibilities of Town clerks. Work includes providing administrative support to the Town Manager, Mayor and Board of Aldermen in areas such as correspondence, travel arrangements and preparation of agenda materials. The employee must possess excellent organizational skills, and both oral and written communication skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Serves as Town Clerk, attending meeting of the Board of Aldermen
  • Transcribes minutes of the Board
  • Maintains official records of Board actions
  • Advertises public hearings and special meetings of the Board
  • Maintains files
  • Drafts ordinances, resolutions and proclamations
  • Gathers information for Board meetings
  • Prepares agendas and assures delivery to Aldermen
  • Serves as custodian of all public records including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements and minute books
  • Maintains up to date charter and ordinances
  • Stores and preserves historic records
  • Provides public access
  • Indexes minutes, deeds, annexations and other actions of the Board
  • Administers oaths of office
  • Executes legal documents by affixing the proper signatures of Town officials and attesting to their compliance with general statutes and local ordinances
  • Maintains Town seal
  • Supervises reception function for the Town and provides guidance to administrative positions supporting the Manager and Board
  • Maintains records of appointments and re-appointments of Board and Commissions members
  • Researches and complies information as requested by the Board or Town Manager
  • Performs special project work as requested and in the most appropriate manner
  • Handles confidential information
  • Performs administrative duties for the Town Manager, Mayor and Board of aldermen by handling correspondence and mail
  • Answering public inquires
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Prepares and maintains a wide variety of administrative records, reports, surveys and files
  • Organizes and plans social activities for Town functions, especially those involving the Board 

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:

  • Fills in for Office Assistant, answering questions and directing calls from the public
  • Performs other duties as required 

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduation from a two (2) year college with a major in business, secretarial science and considerable experience in office work and experience in the safekeeping and care of public records or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Thorough knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes and of local ordinances governing the responsibilities of Town Clerks
  3. Thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of Town government
  4. Considerable knowledge of standard and approved practices and procedures employed in the processing, safekeeping and utilization of official Town records and documents
  5. Considerable knowledge of standard modern office administrative practice and procedures
  6. Considerable knowledge of the principles of grammar, spelling and composition
  7. Considerable knowledge of office technology and related information technology
  8. Ability to take notes of the proceedings of official meetings and to prepare accurate minutes reflecting the actions taken
  9. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms
  10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials, department heads, employees and the general public
  11. Ability to handle confidential information

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain certification as a Municipal Clerk in the State of NC within a specified period of time
  2. Ability to obtain certification as a Notary Public
  3. Must have a valid NC Drivers license

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Phone switchboard
  • Personal computer
  • Copy machine
  • Postage machine
  • Fax machine
  • 10-key calculator 

Supplemental Information:

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

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude any that may not be listed.

 

 Please submit a cover letter, current resume and completed application to:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Mayor Larry G. Dobbins
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

(Application is available at the top of the page.)

Closing date: Open until Filled.
This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.
The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 



The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



 

 

 

 

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The Town of Spring Lake • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436-0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

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