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Employment

****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: 

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 Current Employment Opportunities:

 

  • Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician/ Part Time

The Recreation Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to serve as part time Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician.

 

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Performs semi-skilled and skilled interior building maintenance and repairs such as painting, floor covering, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades.
  • Performs minor unskilled to skilled maintenance of open space structures such as restrooms, shelters, maintenance sheds etc.
  • Changes light bulbs and fluorescent tubes, repairs fans, motors, coolers etc.
  • Fabricates items from raw materials.
  • Inspects and maintains assigned custodial equipment and small tools for proper operating condition.
  • Orders supplies for maintaining equipment.
  • Performs a variety of exterior landscaping, routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment.
  • Plants and maintains lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers. Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, pest and weed control of parks and open spaces.
  • Maintains park and open space areas to include mow lawns, right-of-ways, weeds cleans and maintains courts and playground equipment, maintains sprinkler systems and assists with the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads
  • Inspects, washes, performs routine maintenance on drinking fountains and park restrooms.
  • Sweeps, washes, paints and repairs or replaces tables and slabs.
  • Opens, closes and locks/unlocks facilities as needed.
  • Keeps records of work completed.
  • Maintains and adjusts specialized turf care equipment and tools, including electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, tractors, mowers, and irrigation systems.
  • Plans and carries out a preventative maintenance program on equipment and facilities.
  • Operates tractors, mowers, trucks, steam cleaners, washers and other listed equipment as needed.
  • Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds.
  • Assists in preparing facilities for various functions as needed.
  • Installs and maintains goal posts and nets for sports facilities.
  • Assists in the construction of new open space facilities, including clearing, grading, drainage, and foundation work.
  • Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper techniques of building maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of responsible experience in maintenance related duties.

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.


 

  • 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:

 

  • Be certified by the North Carolina Code Official’s Qualification Board at Level III in at least one of the trades of Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical and Level I in all other trades
  • 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.

   


 

  • Storm Water Administrator

SALARY GRADE 58           SALARY RANGE                $37,101 – $55,652

The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Storm Water Administrator.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately analyzes storm water problems using sound judgment to reach technical conclusions and verify results.
  • Prepares general storm water documentation in accordance with local, state and federal codes, standards and procedures.
  • Makes independent decisions on storm water problems and methods.
  • Represents the Town at storm water conferences.
  • Uses prescribed methods and performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced professional engineer.
  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results and follows operations through a series of related and detailed steps or processes.
  • Answers questions and responds to inquiries from contractors, citizens and others when necessary.
  • Maintain all daily, weekly and monthly reports and prepares all required state reports.
  • Attends all meetings and provides assistance when needed.
  • Prepares and manages the division budget.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a two year technical college with an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or a closely related curriculum.
  • Two (2) years of experience in environmental control work or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Stormwater BMP Plans Reviewer Certification and BMP Inspection and Maintenance certificate within two years of hire.
  • Must obtain a herbicide/pesticide application license for aquatics and right of way within 2 years 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.

 


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Preferrably ServSafe certified
  • Must be able to stand for long periods, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must possess knowledge of computers, perform craft projects, and direct activities if needed.
  • Is proactive in assisting with other program needs of the senior center.
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned, and must stay behind and operate in Director’s or Program Assistant’s absence for center related commitments.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent.
  • Experience working with senior citizens.
  • Valid 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 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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