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The Town of Huntersville employs approximately 160 individuals in full and part time positions across the organization.  Employment opportunities are posted to this site as vacancies become available and applications will only be considered for those vacancies.  Additionally, individuals will only be considered for employment if all required forms and documents are received by the posted closing date of the recruitment noted in the table below.  All conditional offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background check.

Equal Opportunity

The Town of Huntersville is committed to providing equal opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, sexual expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.   


The Town of Huntersville is required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 

-          E-Verify Poster (In Spanish)

-          Right to Work Poster (In Spanish)

Current Employment Opportunities:

Job Title
Starting Salary Closing Date
Assistant Town Manager  $74,029.00 August 24, 2017 
Police Officer
$38,636.78  Ongoing
Park/Building Monitor $10.22 per hour  Open Until Filled
Public Works Technician  $27,294.17   Open Until Filled 

Scroll down to see a full description of each opportunity.


Assistant Town Manager

The Town of Huntersville seeks an experienced leader with a broad background in municipal management to serve as the Assistant Town Manager.  He/she will be a dynamic, innovative manager with excellent teamwork, communication and presentation skills.  The ideal candidate will possess experience supervising a variety of departments with a strong working knowledge of administration, finance, parks and recreation, planning, police, public works, and fire/rescue services.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal communication skills and be able to work strategically with elected and appointed officials, department directors, residents and other customers.  Master’s degree in public administration or related field plus five years’ experience as senior level department head or assistant manager is required.  For additional information, please see the Assistant Town Manager Flyer.

To Apply:  Submit the following items via email to Lara Cagle, Administrative Analyst, at

- Letter of interest

- Resume

- Completed supplemental questionnaire, click here

- Town of Huntersville application, downloaded from link above

Police Officer

Salary: $38,636.78 + DOE and educational level with a 5% increase at the end of a successful 12-month probation period. Excellent benefits package including 401-K and tuition reimbursement.

Requirements: The Huntersville Police Department strives to be recognized as one of North Carolina’s finest law enforcement agencies and a model of excellence in the delivery of professional, innovative and progressive police services. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of Community Policing philosophy and an understanding of the SARA model of problem solving. Must be able to make sound decisions in dealing with emergency and non-emergency situations. Job requires extensive public contact in which officer must relate professionally with students, citizens, business owners and sometimes, the media. Applicants must be BLET certified at the time the application is received. Also, accepting out of state applicants who are currently sworn as a Law Enforcement Officer with at least two years of experience. Must be able to pass all phases of the hiring process, including oral board, background investigation, psychological and physical examinations, polygraph test and drug screening.

Currently Accepting Applications for Unanticipated Future Vacancies: Applicants must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training or are currently a sworn law enforcement officer for another agency/state.


To start the application process for employment as a Huntersville Police Officer, prepare a resume, cover letter, and a copy of your BLET certification and click HERE.  To ask questions or contact the recruiter directly, email



Park/Building Monitor

Description of Work:  Performs semiskilled work opening, closing and monitoring facility operations; ensuring safety and cleanliness of facilities and equipment, and related work as required.  Work is performed under limited supervision and general hours will be within these hours:  Friday nights from 5pm – 1am; Saturday and Sunday from 6am – 11pm. Monday – Thursday from 5pm – 10pm. Work may be scheduled depending on Athletic Seasons.

Essential Duties of the Position:  The following duties are those considered most essential to the position.  This does not preclude the delegation of other duties considered as necessary by management to successfully complete an assignment or project.Opens and closes parks and facilities; unlocks and locks bathroom doors and gates.

  • Promotes good relations with citizens using the parks and recreation facilities
  • Ensures that facilities and surrounding areas are clean and ready for use
  • Ensures that all bathrooms are stocked, sanitary and clean
  • Ensures compliance with park/gym rules and regulations, assisting individuals and groups using parks/gyms and ensuring safety and security of parks/gyms and patrons
  • Sets up facilities and equipment for use and special events and restores to original set up after use
  • Turns facilities lights on and off
  • Maintains various attendance information as required
  • Assists with field preparation, dragging and lining and temporary fencing setup
  • Consults with Facilities and Tournament Supervisor and/or Assistant Athletic Coordinator when any issues arise
  • Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

 Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Some knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in general maintenance and grounds keeping work; some knowledge of the materials, equipment, tools and techniques of the standard building trades; some knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the class; some knowledge of the methods used in the preparation of baseball and softball fields; ability to understand and follow instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:  High school diploma or GED.

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from above and will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 105 Gilead Rd, 3rd Floor, can be mailed to PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or e-mailed to Steve Roberson, Facility and Tournament Supervisor, at  

Public Works Technician

Description of Work: Position will function as Public Works Technician under direct supervision of the Public Works Supervisor and Public Works Crew Leader and will be expected exhibit skill in the safe use and care of assigned equipment including hand & power tools in the performance of various grounds, storm water, and street maintenance tasks.

Essential Duties, Skills, and Demands of the Position:

  • Perform shoulder and ditching work along public right of ways.
  • Assists with various asphalt and concrete maintenance and patching.
  • Performs general stormwater drainage maintenance.
  • Performs grounds’ maintenance duties including mowing grass, trimming shrubs and trees.
  • Assists with horticultural practices such as fertilizing, planting, spreading seed and lime, and watering.
  • Assists with the fabrication and installation of street name markers and roadway signs.
  • Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of the use of common hand and specialized power tools; some knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of equipment used in grounds and street maintenance; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; ability to perform labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.  Must be available for emergency call-back. 

Training and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or GED with and minimal experience in grounds and street maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting, frequently repetitive motions and occasionally requires speaking or hearing; work requires depth perception and color perception; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently working near moving traffic and mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to extreme cold (non-weather) and exposure to extreme heat (non-weather); work is generally in a loud noise location.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a driver's license with appropriate endorsements valid in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply:
All applicants must submit a Town of Huntersville application to the contact person listed below.  Resume will not be accepted in lieu of completing Town of Huntersville application but may be attached. Electronic copies are acceptable. 

Final candidate must pass a background check and drug screen. 

Town of Huntersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Person:          Candice Tatu-Administrative Assistant 

Contact Email:  

Contact Address:        Town of Huntersville, PO Box 664, Huntersville, NC 28070

Contact Phone:           (704) 875-7007

Contact Fax:               (704) 875-1114