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Equipment Mechanic (Part-Time) 

 

Performs difficult and specialized skilled mechanical work on a variety of automotive, construction, and specialized equipment. An employee in this class serves as a skilled mechanic in the garage.  The employee performs automotive and mechanical work repairing and overhauling gas and diesel motors and engines and performing preventative maintenance.  The work requires operation of various testing equipment and hand tools in order to support the work activities.  The employee is subject to hazards associated with mechanical repairs including working in both inside and outside environments, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, biological substances, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and oils.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Public Works Supervisor.  The employee receives assignments and instructions from the supervisor and is evaluated by observation and the quality of the work performed.

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, hearing, and repetitive motions. Must be able to perform very heavy exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to operate machines and equipment including close inspection of moving and small parts, using measurement devices, assembly, and fabrication of parts, and to maintain records. Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in mechanical and/or electrical trade skills, and considerable responsible experience in repairing automotive, construction, and specialized equipment and small engines; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicant may be subject to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.

Minimum Starting Hourly Wage:  $17.95/Hr. (less than 1,000 hour annually)

Date Posted: August 3, 2021

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Customer Service Representative 


An employee in this class is responsible for managing and directing the activities which involves the utility billing and collections and handling customer inquiries relating to utility billings.  Work includes setting up new customer accounts and closing out customer accounts; and trouble-shooting billing problems.  Work involves heavy public contact functions and coordination with other departments within the Town organizational structure.  Considerable tact and courtesy are required in these public contact functions.  Employee also works with customers, other employees, and departments in trouble shooting problems, and generating computer records and reports.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Customer Service Supervisor and is evaluated through conferences, by review of appropriate records, and the accuracy and thoroughness of assigned responsibilities.

 

Minimal Education Requirements: Graduation from a two--year college in business administration, accounting, or related field and considerable experience in a utilities or computer service operation involving heavy public contact; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Applicant will be required to complete a drug screen, background check, medical screening and fit-for-duty test with acceptable results. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Employee will be eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, insurance and other benefits.  

Salary: $31,574.40

Date Posted: June 25, 2021

Closing Date:       Open Until Filled

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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 with 2 years of work experience in the IT field.

 

Starting Salary:  $40,372.80

Date Posted: June 25, 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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Licensed 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 s

tarting 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 - $31,574.40 (Depending on Qualifications)

Grade B - $33,176.00 (Depending on Qualifications)

Grade A - $36,608.00 (Depending on Qualifications)

Date Posted: June 08, 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: $40,705.60

Date Posted: June 23, 2021

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Assistant Finance Director

 

Performs highly responsible supervisory, administrative and fiscal control work for the overall financial management of the town. Work involves planning, coordinating and administering all aspects of the Town's financial management. Responsibilities include overseeing utility billing, administration of the receipt, disbursement and accounting of town revenues and expenditures. Performs direct supervisory functions over the accounts payable clerk, payroll/accounting technician, billing supervisor and customer service representatives. Responsible for the posting and balancing of general and subsidiary ledgers for preparing finance related reports, conducting research, collecting and analyzing data, preparing annual audit schedules and budget monitoring. Extensive judgment, discretion and technical knowledge are required. Reports to the Finance Director.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes and local ordinances governing municipal financial practices and procedures; General knowledge of principles and practices of public finance administration, including principles and practices of municipal accounting; General knowledge of fiscal support activities such as purchasing, fixed assets, liability, and budget analysis and preparation; Ability to evaluate complex financial systems and formulate and install accounting methods, procedures, forms, and records; Ability to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinate employees in the specialized field of accounting, utility services, and revenue collection; Ability to design and prepare analytical or interpretative financial statements; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, departmental heads, governmental officials and with other Town employees; Ability to conduct long range fiscal planning; Accuracy and thoroughness in the analysis and preparation of financial records and reports.


Minimal Education Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or business and considerable experience in public finance administration including some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference given to candidates that are bilingual (English/Spanish) and that possess a CPA, Certificate as a Finance Officer, or Master’s in Business or Public Administration. Must be bondable.


Applicant will be required to complete a drug screen, background check, medical screening and fit-for-duty test with acceptable results. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Employee will be eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, insurance and other benefits.  


Salary: $54,184

Date Posted: April 20, 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:  $31,574.40

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:            $41,589.60

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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P.O. Box 761, Smithfield, NC 27577
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Smithfield, NC 27577
Main Phone: 919-934-2116
Fax: 919-934-1134

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

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