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Water Plant Superintendent

The employee in this position performs difficult administrative, technical and supervisory work in the operations, maintenance, and laboratory analysis at a water treatment plant. An employee in this class plans for twenty-four hour operations of a plant to treat and provide an adequate and acceptable supply of water.  Work is performed in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.  The employee serves as Operator in Responsible Charge of the plant ensuring that the permitted levels are met in production of potable water and disposal of waste sludge.  Work involves planning and assigning work to subordinates, supervision and participating in the operations of the plant, preparation and analysis of laboratory results, preventive maintenance and repairs.  Work also involves researching and recommending long and short-range capital facilities and equipment construction and renovation, establishing and maintaining records and reports necessary for full compliance with all regulations and for effective management decision-making, requesting necessary resources in the annual budget, and motivating, coaching, and insuring effective productivity of division personnel.

 

Preferred: Graduation from a community college with a degree in chemistry, environmental science or related field and considerable water treatment experience, including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

Required: Possession of a level A certification by the State of North Carolina for water treatment and four years of progressive experience working in a Water Plant. 

 

Subject to drug screenings and pre-employment physical.


Beginning Salary:                              $58,052.80 - $89,981.68; DOE/Q

Date Posted:                                      Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Closing Date:                                     Open Until Filled

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Facility Maintenance Specialist

Performs a variety of building and grounds maintenance activities in support of Town facilities.

 

An employee in this class participates in the maintenance of Town facilities, parks, buildings, and grounds.  Work includes performing building maintenance including minor carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and related maintenance and repair activities.  Grounds activities include turf maintenance, installation and maintenance of plant materials, mowing, pesticide application, and related activities.  Work requires public contact in answering complaints, resolving problems, and handling requests for service.  Employees must be conscious of safety methods to avoid injury to others and self.  Employees are subject to hazards in facilities maintenance work including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as noise, moving mechanical parts, chemicals, atmospheric conditions and oils.  The employee may also be subject to OSHA’s final standards on blood borne pathogens.  Work is performed under regular supervision and reviewed while in progress and upon completion to determine that proper work methods are being followed and that assignments are carried out correctly.

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.


Starting Wages:                     $13.35/hour ($27,768.00/annually)

Date Posted:                          April 29, 2022

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. 


The Town provides an excellent benefits package including paid health insurance, 401(k) matching, NC state retirement and membership to the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center.


Starting Wages:                     $15.48/hr. ($32,198.40/annually)

Date Posted:                          April 25, 2022

Closing Date:                         Open Until Filled

 

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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.

 

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

Date Posted:                                         April 20, 2022

Closing Date:                                        Open Until Filled


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Police Records Specialist


The Town of Smithfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Records Specialist.  The individual in this position performs administrative support functions in the area of records in the Police Department. An employee in this class is responsible for the processing, collection, and storage of law enforcement records, reports, and information, and assisting the public with police information and services. The employee reviews and enters a wide variety of records and data into computerized data bases as well as maintaining manual records.  Work requires knowledge of federal and state guidelines or internal departmental procedures for the processing and storage of criminal records.  Work also requires ability to operate computer terminal and enter data into data base software.  The employee is expected to follow standard processes and to assume the confidentiality and security of records.  The employee works in an inside office environment. Work is performed under regular supervision and is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports and review of work performed in the assigned function.


Graduation from high school and experience in records or general administrative support or clerical work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a current NC Drivers’ License.


Minimum Starting Wages:      $15.48/hour ($32,198.40 annually)

Date Posted:                           April 21, 2022

Closing Date:                          Open Until Filled



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Front Desk Representative (Temporary Part-Time)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

An employee in this class is responsible for managing and directing activities which include reception desk services, concession services, customer service, membership sales, day pass sales, program booking and sales, providing information regarding SRAC and programs, and working special events as needed.  Is a vital link with customer service and customer’s satisfaction. Considerable tact and courtesy are required in these public contact functions.  Must be able to work day or evening shifts and weekends/holidays. Minimal to moderate lifting may be required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Center Supervisor and is evaluated through conferences, by review of appropriate records, and the accuracy and thoroughness of assigned responsibilities. 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Individuals must have strong communication skills, customer service knowledge and skills, strong organizational skills, computer and software experience, decision making skills, leadership skills and an understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures. CPR certification is highly recommended.

JOB TYPE: Temporary Part-Time; Daily hourly schedule varies Monday-Sunday between 5:30am-9:30pm based on programs and staffing needs. Must be available to work weekdays, weekends, holidays. Employee in this position will work less than 1,000 per year. Employee will not qualify for Town benefits.


Beginning Wage:    $9.00/hour

Date Posted:   March 30, 2022

Closing Date:   Open Until Filled


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Playroom Attendant (Temporary Part-Time)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

The playroom attendant is responsible for watching, helping, and entertaining children dropped off in the playroom at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center, enforcing playroom rules and regulations, communicating with children and adults, keeping the playroom organized and clean, and helping in other children’s programs and events as needed. Considerable tact and courtesy are required in these public contact functions.  Must be able to work day or evening shifts and weekends/holidays. Minimal to moderate lifting may be required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Center Supervisor and is evaluated through conferences, by review of appropriate records, and the accuracy and thoroughness of assigned responsibilities. 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Individuals must have a minimum of 1 year of childcare experience, strong communication skills, customer service knowledge and skills, strong organizational skills, computer and software experience, decision making skills, leadership skills and an understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures. CPR certification is highly recommended.

JOB TYPE: Temporary Part-Time; Daily hourly schedule varies Monday-Saturday between 9am-12pm and 4:30pm-8pm based on programs and staffing needs. Must be available to work weekdays, weekends, holidays. Employee in this position will work less than 1,000 per year. Employee will not qualify for Town benefits.


Beginning Wage:    $9.00/hour

Date Posted:  March 30, 2022

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


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Camp Counselors (Seasonal/Temporary)

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS: 

Individuals must be highly motivated, creative, energetic, organized, have leadership skills, and be able to communicate effectively with administrative staff, co-workers, children and parents. They must have the ability to solve problems as they arise and must possess basic knowledge of a variety of age appropriate activities or skills applicable to camp age range. Must be 18 years or older. Experience working with children in a camp or educational setting is preferred. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Camp counselors will plan and implement daily activities, oversee transitions to and from activities, and facili-tate and participate in activities with campers. Camp counselors also support the administrative staff with daily operations, such as checking campers in and out, to ensure the camp runs smoothly and that all campers are having a good time in a safe and nurturing environment. Camp Counselors are expected to carry out job duties in a safe manner in accordance with all Town, department and regulatory policies and identify any unsafe situ-ations and/or work hazards and report them to their supervisor. They are expected to maintain clean work and play areas, set-up and break-down equipment, and administer first aid as needed and properly document each incident. 

Camp Counselors are required to actively participate in training and planning prior to the start of camp and are required to attend the first aid/CPR training that will be held on a TBD date in May. 


Job Type: Seasonal/Temporary; Daily hourly schedule varies Monday-Friday between 7:30am-5:30pm based on program and staffing needs. Must be available for the full 9 weeks of camp, which is June 6 through August 12, 2022. Employee in this position will work less than 1,000 per year. Employee will not qualify for Town benefits. 


Beginning Wage: $9.00 - $10.00/hour; depending upon experience 

Date Posted: March 30, 2022 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 


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Water/Sewer Utility Line Mechanic


The Town of Smithfield is seeking to fill the position of Utility Line Mechanic.  An employee in this position performs a variety of semi-skilled work as a member of the Water/Sewer Crew engaged in the construction, installation and repair of water and sewer lines.  Work involves the operation of construction equipment in the installation, replacement and repair of water and sewer pipes to specific grade and depth, and operation of video camera to film sewer lines.  Work also includes making taps to water and sewer system.

Employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils.  Work is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on bloodborne pathogens.  Employees are also subject to on-call and call-back work.  Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated through observation and inspection for adherence to instructions and standards trade and safety practices.  

Duties:  Operates tapping machine to make water and sewer taps and service connections. Lays water and sewer pipe; adjusts pipe to proper grade and depth following stakes; repairs and replaces sewer and water lines and related facilities. Installs, services and tests water meters and meter yokes. Operates the sewer rodder and pressure jet to unstop sewer lines. Operates front end loader, dump trucks, jackhammers, tampers, pipe threading machines, tapping machines, trenchers, air compressors, and boring machine. Installs hydrants, meter valves, clamps, and related pipeline apparatus; sets meter boxes; repairs and replaces fire hydrants. Performs other tasks as required. 

 

Requires possession of valid NC driver’s license and must possess or obtain a valid NC Commercial driver’s license with six months to continue employment.  Subject to drug screenings and pre-employment physical.

 

Annual Salary: $32,198.40

Date Posted: November 29, 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 (CDL) and a second class power line technician certificate, or the ability to obtain either within the first six months of employment.  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: November 12, 2021

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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email program.intake@usda.gov. EEO/ADA Employer