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****Note: currently the Town’s electronic version is not in a fillable PDF format. It has recently changed and we are in the process of correcting this challenge.  Please be patient as we work to correct this issue.

 

**Police Applicants Must Include The Following Release Form: 

Release of Personal Information

 

 

 


Current Employment Opportunities:

 

  • Town Engineer 

SALARY GRADE Executive Band                SALARY RANGE          $55,912.15 – $92,464.70

The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Town Engineer. 

 

Spring Lake, NC is located minutes from Fort Bragg, NC as well as the city of Fayetteville. There are two airports, Fayetteville Region Airport and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) within driving distance of Spring Lake.  We are located near the beaches of Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC. Spring Lake is within miles of three movie theatres as well as only three hours from the mountains. This area boasts of outdoor activities, fine dining and more. 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Graduation from and accredited College or University with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
  • Possession of a North Carolina professional engineering licenses.
  • Three or more years professional engineering work, preferably with a state or local government including two or more years in supervisory capacity, 
  • Considerable experience in economic and community development, including administrative responsibility.
  • A basic knowledge of building laws, public administration and public relations
  • Qualified applicants should be able to exercise independent judgment through knowledge of principals, practices, regulations and techniques of civil engineering including environment construction, transportation, traffic water and wastewater, soils and foundations. 

 

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License
  • North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license.
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license and ability to maintain insurability.

 

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 Is Open Until Filled.  

 

                                                                                         This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

                                                                         The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

   


 

 


  • Police Officer

SALARY GRADE 90           SALARY RANGE               $33,983.95 – $50,975.92

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

 


 

  • Fire Fighter I

SALARY GRADE 88       SALARY RANGE             $31,420.08 – $47,130.12

 

The Fire Department is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Fire Fighter

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Emergency Response; Fire Suppression and Rescue, including entry, ventilation, salvage work, containment of hazardous materials;
  • Fire clean up and overhaul;
  • Operation of fire apparatus;
  • Maintenance of fire apparatus, equipment, station, and grounds;
  • Participation in continuing training and instruction program through individual study of technical materials and attendance at scheduled training drills, classes, and meetings;

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • NC Fire Fighter Level II Certification;
  • Medical Responder License required; EMT-B License preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date;
  • NC Hazardous Materials Level I;
  • Infection Control preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date;
  • Trench and Confined Space Rescue preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date;
  • Valid NC Class B Driver License; Acceptable driving record;
  • Ability to wear all required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment);
  • Ability to handle stressful situations;
  • Flexible availability for rotating shifts;

 

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.

 

Continuous Recruitment.

 Apply at Town Hall, 300 Ruth Street, Spring Lake, NC or by fax at 910-436-0298.

                                                                                                   This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

                                                                                      The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Senior Center Assistant  (part-time)

The Senior Center is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a part time Center Assistant.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provides information regarding programs to the general public.
  • Provides information and referral services for a variety of social services available to seniors.
  • Assists in implementation of classes, workshops, and activities for senior adults engaged in recreation and co-sponsored programs, including senior games.
  • Responds to public inquiries about senior programs made by telephone, correspondence or during public meetings with accurate information and assistance.
  • Assists with implementation of congregate meal program at the senior center as deemed necessary or directed.
  • Assists with the delivery of home bound meal clients
  • Drives a 15 passenger van for participants for field trips and other excursions, and in picking up supplies for events.
  • Responsible for cleaning of building, restrooms, and kitchen appliances to include trash, sweeping, and mopping.
  • Preferably Serv-Safe certified
  • Must be able to stand for long periods, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must possess knowledge of computers and printers, perform craft projects, and direct activities/classes if needed.
  • Is proactive in assisting with other program needs of the senior center.
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned, and must be able to operate in case of the Director or Program Assistants absence for center- related commitments or appointments.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent.
  • Experience working with senior citizens.
  • Valid NC State Driver’s License.
  • Must have knowledge of CPR and First Aid.

 

Supplemental Information:

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

 

                                                                                               This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

                                                                                   The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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  • Water/ Sewer Operator 

SALARY GRADE 51       SALARY RANGE             $27,298.10 – $40,947.17

The Water Operations Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Water/Sewer Operator working under supervision of Water& Sewer Crew Leader.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Performs numerous general maintenance and construction tasks at the semi-skilled level to include assisting in the building of catch basins and manholes.
  • Makes daily checks of sewage lift stations for operating condition.
  • Maintains accurate records of materials, equipment and supplies used.
  • Cleans lift station sites as necessary.
  • Reports need for lift station maintenance.
  • Operates heavy and specialized equipment, motorized equipment, hand machinery, and required tools for work.
  • Assists in lift station maintenance.
  • Cuts off/on water.
  • Performs periodic scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
  • Tact and courtesy are required in dealing with the public
  • Clears blocked wastewater lines, makes water and sewer taps, replaces curb stops and installs water meters and boxes.
  • Cuts and repairs various types of pavement.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Completed high school or trade school.
  • Experienced in maintenance and operation of water distribution and sewer collection systems.
  • Valid NC Class B Commercial Drivers License with acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to successfully complete a valid Grade I Water Pollution Collection System Operator and a valid Grade C Distribution System Operator course within one year 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 Is Open Until Filled. 

                                                                           This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

                                                            The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

  • Maintenance Technician

 

SALARY GRADE 51     SALARY RANGE          $27,298 – $40,947.17

 

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates a debris collection vehicle to collect and haul debris from to Town streets to an approved point of disposal
  • Performs daily work on a pre-determined schedule completes each route as scheduled
  • Responsible to see that the debris vehicle and equipment are properly maintained and serviced
  • Serves as a member of a debris collection unit, collecting limbs and debris, household bulk/white items and unloads same at the landfill
  • Assists in the washing and cleaning of the assigned department vehicles and equipment
  • Maintains a good relationship with the public through respect to individual property
  • Ensures that each collection site has all debris removed and is left in a clean and neat state
  • Performs related tasks as required
  • The position reports to the Sanitation Route Supervisor. The position is responsible for operating a debris collection vehicle to collect and haul debris from to Town streets to an approved point of disposal

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Must have minimum one-year knowledge and experience as a truck operator
  • Must have a valid NC Class A Drivers License

Supplemental Information:

Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal background check, and driving record check 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

 


  •   Customer Service Representative-Revenue Collections    (part-time) 

 

The Revenue Collection Division is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a part-time Customer Service Representative.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Operates computer systems
  • Computes or verifies invoice amounts
  • Takes payments for various Town revenues
  • Processes credit card transactions by verifying cardholder information and completing other bankcard service requirements
  • Records amounts received and prepares report of transactions
  • Records daily totals received and prepares manual tapes to reconcile to system generated reports

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as word processing, filing, record keeping
  • Minimum of one (1) year office and clerical experience or combination of education and experience
  • Ability to quickly make accurate arithmetic computations; ability to perform cashier duties accurately
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction
  • Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to accurately process a large volume of detailed records

 

 

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking applicants for the position of Customer Service Representative for the Revenue Collections Division.  Part-time temporary.  Applicant must operate computer systems; compute or verifies invoice amounts; take payments for various Town revenues; process credit card transactions by verifying cardholder information and completing other bankcard service requirements; record amounts received and prepares report of transactions; record daily totals received and prepares manual tapes to reconcile to system generated reports; have one (1) year office and clerical experience or combination of education and experience; High School Diploma or equivalent required;  ability to quickly make accurate arithmetic computations; ability to perform cashier duties accurately; ability to follow written and oral instruction; ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations. Salary depends on qualifications. Position open until filled.  For an application contact Personnel Department, 300 Ruth Street, PO Box 617, Spring Lake, NC 28390, 910-436-0241 or visit our website at www.spring-lake.org.  Pre-employment drug screen required.

 

 

Position(2) is Open until Filled.

 

EOE.

 

 

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The Town of Spring Lake • PO Box 617 • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436 – 0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

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