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IT Support Specialist

Perform hardware, software and operating system installation, configuration, upgrades, troubleshooting, repair, one-on-one training, and telephone support. Must be able to diagnose connectivity issues, answering questions about hardware and/or software, and help users access network drives. In this position, you will be required to set up and support desktops and notebooks, printers, LAN connections, wireless connections, and LAN security. We are looking for an applicant with strong analytical skills, along with familiarity with different operating systems, such as Windows, Windows Servers and/or macOS, and be proficient in one or more programming languages. The applicant will provide system administration for Windows Servers and VM’s including installation, configuration, security, storage, resource used and allocation of server drives, backup and restore policies and perform other duties as assigned.  Must be able to perform tasks unsupervised. Reports to the Director of Technology. 

 

Must be able to physical perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, lifting, talking, hearing and repetitive motions. Perform work exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.  Applicant may be subject to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.

 

Minimum education requirements: Associate Degree or Accredited Technical School Certificate in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or Software Development, and/or a certification in CompTIA, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Microsoft.

 

Starting Salary:  $41,184

Date Posted: October 11, 2021 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Water Plant Operator


Applicants should possess good analytical and mathematical skills and mechanical ability. The employee must be knowledgeable in chemical and biological principles pertinent to water treatment operations. Applicant must be experienced in the operation and maintenance of machinery. The job requires working a rotating shift.  A Water Plant Operator’s Grade C level certificate from the State of North Carolina or higher is required. Applicants with Grade B or A certification qualify for higher starting salary. Minimum educational requirements: graduation from community college or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Applicant will be required to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.  Must have valid NC Driver’s License.  Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Employee will be eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, insurance and other benefits.  

Minimum Starting Salary:     Grade C - $32,198.40 (Depending on Qualifications)

Grade B - $33,841.60 (Depending on Qualifications)

Grade A - $37,336.00 (Depending on Qualifications)

Date Posted: September 17, 2021  

Closing Date:       Open Until Filled


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Athletic Programs Supervisor

Performs responsible professional recreational programming work planning, organizing, and supervising a variety of athletic activities, supervision of full-time professional staff, and contact with participants and temporary staff.  Employee plans, organizes, and promotes athletic activities for various age groups including specific programs such as basketball, softball, soccer, and other activities; arranges schedules, locations and personnel to staff such activities. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and policies and requires judgmental discretion in the application and interpretation of programs, game rules, and procedures.  Employee is subject to hazards in parks and recreation including working in both inside and outside environments and in extreme temperatures, and noise.  Duties may also expose the employee to human body fluids and the work is covered by the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director and is evaluated in terms of program effectiveness and through observation and discussions surrounding public acceptance.

 

Work schedule requires substantial evening and weekend hours.

 

Requires graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation administration, physical education, or related degree and considerable experience in athletic programming; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Applicant may be subject to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.

Starting Annual Salary: $41,184

Date Posted: September 9, 2021

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

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Firefighter (Part-time)

The Town of Smithfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Firefighter. Candidate performs varied tasks vital to the overall fire suppression and emergency response efforts of a municipal fire department. Employee will respond to emergency calls and function as a Firefighter, Emergency Rescue Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician. Candidate will assist with station duties, public fire education, equipment maintenance, and contribute to the overall emergency response readiness of the department. Completion of high school or equivalent experience in fire ground operations, equipment/apparatus operations, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials. Preferred candidates will have North Carolina Firefighter II Certification, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Emergency Rescue Technician, North Carolina Hazardous Materials Responder Level I, and Valid North Carolina Class-B Operators License. Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history check and physical required. Only qualified applicants should apply.  

 

Hourly Rate of Pay: $17.60

Date Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Fire Inspector (Part-time)


Employee in this class will perform varied tasks in conducting a fire prevention program to ensure compliance with State and Local fire laws, codes, rules, and regulations.  Work includes inspections and follow-up inspections of commercial and retail establishments, schools, daycare centers, nursing homes, places of public assembly for existing or potential fire hazards and health care facilities and, if requested, residences.  The employee also conducts fire education and safety programs and is involved in reviewing site plans for new construction to ensure that all fire codes are being met. Considerable public contact requires that the employee exhibit tact and diplomacy in seeking compliance with the laws and regulations. The employee is subject to hazards associated with fire inspection, administrative, and firefighting work including working in both inside and outside environments and in the proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and working in high places.

 

Attends lectures; studies manuals; participates in fire drills.  Must have considerable knowledge of laws, regulations, and rules governing fire inspections and fire response. High school diploma or equivalent required. Level II Fire Inspection Certification required (Standard Level III Preferred). Considerable experience in the fire service and/or fire inspection; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of valid NC driver’s license required.  Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history check and physical required. Expect, on average, 18 hours per week, or less than 1,000 hours per year. 

Minimum Starting Pay:     Level I $23.61/hour

Level II $24.78/hour

Level III $26.19/hour

Date Posted: June 17, 2021   

Closing Date:       Open Until Filled 
 
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Electric Line Technician

Performs technical work in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical power lines and distribution systems.  Participates in the installation and alignment of power line poles; stringing primary and secondary lines; attaching wire to insulators and cross arms; installing, repairing, and replacing cross arms, leg supports, insulators, lightning arresters, circuit breakers, and fuse cutouts; and maintaining and repairing the Town’s street light system.  Operates bucket truck equipment to ascend to high wires; operates other equipment such as backhoes and related equipment.  Participates in making line taps and connecting wires.  Installs transformers, fuse cutouts, and capacitors.  Transfers wire from condemned defective poles to new poles; installs metering equipment, and transfers lines from old to new poles.  Investigates complaints regarding power failures and makes the necessary repairs; participates in making emergency repairs during disruptions of service.

Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly.  Must possess a valid commercial North Carolina driver’s license and a second class power line technician certificate.  Applicant may be subject to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.

Starting Annual Salary: $41,516.80

Date Posted: June 23, 2021

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Sanitation Equipment Operator

Performs equipment operation in the collection and disposal of residential garbage, yard waste, recyclable materials, refuse and debris.  Work may involve supervision of a small crew of employees who collect and dispose of refuse and debris. Employee will be subject to hazards of sanitation work including working in an outside environment exposed to extreme cold, heat, noise, atmospheric conditions, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, oils and skin irritants.  Performs minor maintenance and related care of motorized equipment used in daily refuse collection. Requires considerable knowledge of the street system in the Town, knowledge of the operation and maintenance of motorized sanitation equipment, the ability to follow instructions, perform manual labor for extended periods, ability to operate tools and equipment, and ability to work well with others. Some experience in the operation of motorized vehicles and in the collection of trash and refuse; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License or have shown considerable progress in obtaining such license and must have the ability to obtain within six months of employment.

Salary:  $32,198.40

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


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Police Officer I


Performs responsible protective service work in the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances involving an element of danger.  Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, at least 21 years of age and have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is preferred, but not required.  Hours worked by rotating shifts.  Applicant will be required to complete a background investigation, CVSA examination, physical, drug screening exam and psychological examination.  One year State-required probationary status.    Must have valid NC Driver’s License.  Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Employee will be eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, insurance and other benefits.  


Salary:            $42,416.92

Closing Date:        Open Until Filled 


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Application Process: All qualified applicants are required to complete an employment application form that may be obtained at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market Street, Smithfield, or by calling 919-934-2116, online at www.smithfield-nc.com, or by emailing tim.kerigan@smithfield-nc.com. A resume may also be submitted with the application materials.


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