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Employment Opportunities

                                                                                                                           

 

click here for the Town of Spring Lake General Employment Application 

To drop off an application, you may do so at the Town Hall located at 300 Ruth St., Spring Lake
*Drop off hours for applications are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


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 

      From the office of  Town of Spring Lake Human Resources



Police Officer                                                                 Salary Range: $37,100 – $52,775

The Spring Lake 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.

Please submit a completed application, along with the Release of Personal Information form found at the top of the page, via USPS or email to:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Email:[email protected]

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



Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator                    Salary Range $32,074 – $48,112 

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Provide direct support for the general administration, operation and maintenance of a Grade III Wastewater Plant. Operate and maintain facilities, and other duties as assigned. Complies with all federal, state, and local health regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Performs operations and maintenance of the Plant Systems, including taking samples, maintaining all equipment, cleaning all plant infrastructure, and maintaining plant grounds and buildings.
  • Comply with Town, State, and Federal policies and ordinances, especially the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Federal CleanWater Act, and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System requirements.
  • Understand and comply with emergency plans and response criteria.
  • Create requests for supplies and materials.
  • Assist with public relations for wastewater plant, including providing technical responses and education programs.
  • Perform basic lab testing.
  • Ability to operate Word processing, Excel spreadsheet, power point, and preventive maintenance software and other applications as required. Familiar with SCADA.
  • Participates in chemical and bacteriological examinations of wastewater in various stages of its treatment including chemical dosing and application of chemicals.
  • Ability to measure and compute using metric units and ability to convert between American standard and metric systems.
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures established for work areas.
  • Develop & maintain cooperative & respectful relationship with staff, co-workers and supervisor
  • Respond effectively to public inquiries.
  • Respond to emergency situations at the plant including on call shifts.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Grade I or above Wastewater Operator License.
  • One year experience in a Wastewater Utility, or a combination of experience and education equal to the above.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Diagnose operating problems and perform correction procedures.
  • Prepare required reports and maintain complete record keeping procedures.
  • Perform effective sample procedures of plant operations and effluent.
  • Perform proper chemical testing procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of normal duty.
  • Use a personal computer including word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Work in a wastewater treatment environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, and potentially hazardous chemicals; work in or with wastewater.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

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 essential functions.

Requires the ability to bend, stoop, twist, or walk over uneven surfaces and upstairs in the elements for potentially extended periods of time.

Manual dexterity sufficient to use of hand held devices without experiencing abnormal hand or wrist strain. Strength sufficient to use of wrenches and other hand held equipment.

Hearing sufficient to understand conversations, both in person and on the telephone.

The employee must occasionally lift/and or move up to 75 pounds.

The employee is required to climb to heights in excess of 30 feet occasionally.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal color vision, close vision, ability to work in low light conditions and the ability to adjust focus.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

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.

Treatment Plant environments make conditions somewhat less desirable than those typically found in an office working environment. Exposure to equipment noise, chemicals, high voltage, etc.   The noise level in the work environment is moderate noisy.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application; rating of education and experience; background investigation; job related tests may be required.  If considered for employment, a drug and alcohol test is required.

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, implied or otherwise, between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 

Please submit a completed application via USPS or email to:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Email:[email protected]

(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.



Meter Reader (Part-Time)     Salary $12.50 Hourly

The Revenue Billing Division is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Part-time Meter Reader.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Travels assigned routes and takes readings of utility meters; inputs readings into a hand-held electronic device; notes any unusual changes in consumption, location or malfunctions such as leaks or damaged meters; performs meter re-reads
  • Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized connection or use; reports findings to supervisor
  • Rechecks readings as needed to determine abnormal consumption patterns and analyze possible causes for fluctuation of consumption
  • Calculates consumptions
  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of meters; replaces defective meters; tests meters for accuracy
  • Responds to work orders for utility disconnections, reconnections, new orders, and other public works service requests, as assigned
  • Assists in the analysis and improvement of assigned routes
  • Maintains assigned tools and equipment

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience

Supplemental Information:

A Valid North Carolina Driver’s License is Required. 

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

Please submit a completed application via USPS or email to:

USPS:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC  28390

 Email: [email protected]

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



Revenue Collections Specialist                         Salary Range: $32,233.00 – $48,349.49


The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Collections Specialist in our Revenue Department. If you are a highly motivated, energetic, and strong customer service oriented professional than we want to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To coordinate the collection of revenue for the Town, which includes utility billing, miscellaneous accounts billing, all Town fees and privilege license.  To coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Revenue Supervisor.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Revenue Supervisor.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Serves as lead over Revenue Division Customer Service Representatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • 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 participating 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 whenever needed.
  • Processes 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.

DESIRED 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 two years of progressively responsible municipal finance experience.
  • Two years of related college level training and four years of progressively responsible municipal finance experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, with additional experience substituting for the 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.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Skill in operating listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish successful working relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure and/or frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with the general public.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to be bonded.

TOOLS and EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Personal computer.
  • Central computerized billing system.
  • Central computerized financial system.
  • 10-key calculator.
  • Phone.
  • Two-way radio.
  • Fax machine.
  • Copy machine.

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 essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for long periods, talk, hear and use hands and fingers.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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; background check; job related tests may be required. If considered for employment, a drug and alcohol test is required.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

The duties listed above are intended only as an illustration 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 Town and the incumbent and is subject to change by the Town as the needs of the Town and requirements of the job change.

 

Please submit a completed application via USPS or email to:

USPS:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Email:[email protected]

Closing date: Open until filled.
This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Parks & Recreation Director                                Salary Range: $57,602 – $95,259

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the Director of Parks and Recreation Position. The successful candidate must be a community focused, well organized and highly energetic individual with excellent interpersonal and team building skills, as well as the strong ability to work with diverse groups and organizations in order to enhance the Recreation opportunities for our citizens.

If you are a highly motivated and customer service oriented professional than we would like to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of complex professional and administrative work in planning, developing, scheduling, directing and implementing a year-round city-wide parks and recreation program, a community recreation program for senior adults, including cultural arts, physical activities, health activities, human services and special interest classes and programs. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the broad policy guidance and direction of the Town Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises Administrative Assistant, support staff, part-time, contracted or seasonal personnel, volunteers or community workers either directly or through subordinate supervisors. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • 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, city-wide parks and recreation program including the management of the senior center, community center and municipal swimming pool, and various fields, parks and open spaces.
  • Coordinates the recreation program, the parks program, the senior center program, other city departments, and outside organizations such as the school districts and various community-based organizations.
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates the development and implementation of community recreation and human service programs for senior adults.
  • Organizes and supervises classes, workshops and activities for senior adults engaged in recreation programs and co-sponsored programs.
  • Reviews program area, implements changes or new programs to meet recreational needs of the community; develops, maintains and implements a current parks, recreation and senior center 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, recreation and senior 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 the parks/recreation, and senior center department,  orders all new and replacement equipment.
  • Prepares a variety of reports and maintains necessary operating records.
  • Supervises the control of, and is responsible for all materials and supplies used in the maintenance, construction and repair of town recreation, parks areas, and senior center.
  • Prepares cost estimates to plan and provide for improvements in the recreation, park, senior center 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.
  • Schedules and runs various physical and cultural activities throughout the year, such as sports tournaments, Fun Days, Senior Activities, ceremonial events, etc.
  • Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone, running errands picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for rental and use of Community Center and other facilities, setting up tables and chairs for classes, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:

  • Serves as a member of various town employee committees, as assigned.
  • May drive recreation vehicles on various field trips.
  • Assists staff in the performance of their duties as required.

DESIRED 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,
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in parks and recreation programs, senior programs or,
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern parks, recreation, and senior programs; thorough knowledge of equipment and facilities required in a comprehensive recreation and park program, extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of maintenance, construction and use of public buildings and park facilities, considerable knowledge of community recreation needs and resources, working knowledge of the principles and practices of office management, work organization and supervision.
  • Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement a comprehensive community recreation, park, and senior program, ability to coordinate, analyze, and utilize a variety or reports and records, ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and other agencies, and the public.
  • Knowledge and skill in First Aid and CPR.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess or ability to obtain a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Personal computer, including word processing software, calculator, copy and fax machine, phone, mobile or portable radio; control unit for pool chemicals, automobile and field maintenance equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in the outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately noisy when in the field.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application; rating of education and experience; background investigation; job related tests may be required.  If considered for employment, a drug and alcohol test is required.

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, implied or otherwise, between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 

Please submit a completed application via USPS or email to:

USPS:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Email:[email protected]

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



Customer Service Representative (Part-Time)                             Salary Range:  $11.50 – $12.50

The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Customer Service Representative. If you are a highly motivated and customer service oriented professional than we want to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Performs administrative and fiscal clerical work in support of the utilities billing, collections, and customer service functions. An employee in this class is responsible for the activities which involve the generation of the utility bills; handling customer inquiries relating to utility billings and general services; preparing and verifying a variety of reports and records; collecting utility bills and other revenues, and coordinating with the field services functions.  Work involves multiple detailed procedural steps, and requires independent knowledge of the utility billing and collections process and computer application.  Considerable tact and courtesy are required in these public contact functions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of the Revenue Supervisor.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Coordinates the activities of the office with the utilities field personnel; coordinates with utility personnel the meter reading functions and the connection and disconnection of water services to customers.
  • Answers complaints from citizens, researches problems, and answers their questions; adjusts bills for leaks, incorrect meter readings, etc. within city policy.
  • Establishes new customer accounts; insures proper initial readings are entered; establishes and updates customer accounts; makes account adjustments as needed; adds late fees.
  • Collects privilege licenses, assessments, utility bills, recreation fees, inspection fees, parking and other fees, and other revenue payments through the mail, from walk-in payments, and processes merchant card payments made by telephone; enters payment information into data base.
  • Researches and prepares special reports for management as requested.

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs other related duties as required.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as bookkeeping, accounting, computer, filing and strong customer contact experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of customer service.
  • Working knowledge of standard operating practices involved in modern office operation and serving the public.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public in a tactful and effective manner.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate records, reports, and files in support of a cash receipt and customer-oriented operation.
  • Ability to operate calculator, computer terminal, typewriter, cash register, and related office equipment at the desired level of speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, public officials, and customers.
  • Accuracy in data entry and ability to meet deadlines.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to be bonded.

TOOLS and EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Personal computer and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Central computerized billing system.
  • Central computerized financial system.
  • 10-key calculator.
  • Phone.
  • Fax machine.
  • Copy machine.

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 essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for long periods, talk, hear and use hands and fingers.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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; background check; job related tests may be required. If considered for employment, a drug and alcohol test is required. 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

The duties listed above are intended only as an illustration 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 Town and the incumbent and is subject to change by the Town as the needs of the Town and requirements of the job change.

Please submit a completed application via USPS or email to:

USPS:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Email:[email protected]

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



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 Town Manager.

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:

(A) 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:

(B) 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.

(C) Skill in operating the listed tools:

(D) 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.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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 completed application via USPS or email to:

USPS:
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Town Manager
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390
 Email:[email protected]

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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