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The Town of Huntersville employs approximately 160 individuals in full and part time positions across the organization.  

 

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

 

Huntersville offers a wide range of benefit options and generous leave policies including:

  • Medical insurance for the employee / dependent coverage is offered
  • Dental insurance for the employee / dependent coverage is offered
  • Life insurance policy – two times annual salary with a cap of $200,000
  • Long-term disability coverage (60% of salary – 6 month` waiting period)
  • 401K plan with a 5% salary contribution by the Town and optional contribution by employee
  • Membership in the NC Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System with a contribution by the Town and required employee contribution of 6%
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual vacation accrual of 10 days and sick accrual of 12 days 
  • Holidays:  New Year's, Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and three workdays at Christmas


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


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.   

E-Verify

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)

 

 

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Current Opportunities:

 

Job Title
Salary Range Closing Date
Police Officer
 $38,636.78 - 61,722.25   Ongoing
Public Works Crew Leader $36,525.75 - 58,075.93  Open Until Filled
Public Works Technician $27,294.17 - 43,397.71   Open Until Filled 
Park Repair Technician $27,294.17 - 43,397.71   Open Until Filled 
Recreation Assistant $28,931.81 - 46,001.58   Open Until Filled 
Park/Building Monitor $10.22 per hour  Open Until Filled

Scroll down to see a full description of each opportunity.  Starting salary is dependent on qualifications, education and training.  


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 hpdrecruiter@huntersville.org

 


Public Works Crew Leader

Description of Work: Performs work in the operation of motorized equipment in the construction and maintenance of streets, storm drains, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, right-of-ways and other public works facilities and related work as required.  Supervises the activities of Public Works crew(s) in the maintenance and repair of Town infrastructure.  This position is subject to Emergency Call Back during emergency situations and inclement weather.

Essential Duties, Skills, and Demands 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.

  • Leads work crew(s) performing construction and maintenance activities; prioritizes work and decides what equipment and materials are needed to accomplish work assignments; assigns work, materials, and equipment to crew members; assures that all safety rules and regulations are observed on the job site.
  • Supervises assigned staff and evaluates performance; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems and priorities.
  • Reviews and inspects the work of the assigned staff to assure the quality of work and the timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Supervises the construction, repair and maintenance of streets and related infrastructure; read and interpret engineering plans with ability to calculate quantities.
  • Conducts training for assigned staff.  Instructs crew in work techniques and the proper use and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintains records and logs of services performed and general information.
  • Monitors and ensures adherence to Town policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Operates various equipment, including but not limited, to excavators, backhoes, loaders, pavers, rollers, trucks, etc.
  • Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Thorough  knowledge of public works operations and the practices and techniques of operating and servicing motorized vehicles and equipment; general knowledge of the traffic law and regulations governing equipment operation; general knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary in public works operations; some knowledge of geography and soil characteristics; skill and care in the operation of several types of trucks and construction equipment; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to learn geography of Town; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to read sketches and plans for quantity calculations; mechanical aptitude; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; ability to communicate work directions to assigned personnel; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Training and Experience Requirements:  High school diploma or GED and considerable experience operating medium to heavy construction equipment including supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:  A Commercial Driver’s License Class A (CDL) valid in the State of North Carolina will be required within 60 working days of job appointment.

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from the link above and will be accepted by mail at PO Box 664, Huntersville, NC, 28020 or e-mailed to Candice Tatu, Administrative Assistant, at ctatu@huntersville.org.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing Town of Huntersville application but may be attached.   Contact Phone:  (704) 875-7007  Contact Fax:  (704) 875-1114


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.

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from the link above and will be accepted by mail at PO Box 664, Huntersville, NC, 28020 or e-mailed to Candice Tatu, Administrative Assistant, at ctatu@huntersville.org.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing Town of Huntersville application but may be attached.   Contact Phone:  (704) 875-7007  Contact Fax:  (704) 875-1114


Park Repair Technician

Description of Work:  Performs semiskilled work in a variety of parks maintenance and repair assignments for parks and grounds areas, facility and equipment, and related work as required. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Park Repair Coordinator.

Essential Duties, Skills, and Demands 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.

  • Inspects playground equipment to ensure items are hazard free and operating safely.
  • Mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, trims trees and shrubs, plants flowers, and spreads mulch.
  • Applies pesticides and weed killer.
  • Prepares athletic fields for playing; marks lines; fertilizes and aerates various playing fields; lays sod and top dresses ball fields, common grounds and turf areas.
  • Performs general custodial duties; sweeps and mops facilities; cleans restrooms; removes trash; assists in maintaining gymnasium floor.
  • Assists in the repair and maintenance of basic plumbing fixtures, minor electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning work.
  • Assists with concrete and asphalt installation and repairs.Performs general maintenance duties including painting objects, buildings, dug outs, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

Minimum Required Education and Experience:  High school diploma or GED and up to 2 years of experience in the performance of maintenance and repair work.

Special Requirements:  Possession of valid NC pesticide application license within six months of hire. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from the link above and will be accepted by mail with a current resume at Huntersville Parks and Recreation, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC  28070 or e-mailed with a current resume to Joe Greene, Parks Maintenance Superintendent, jgreene@huntersville.org,  For additional information call 704.464.5327.  


Recreation Assistant

Description of Work:  Performs responsible professional work in planning, organizing, and supervising recreation programs. This position assists in scheduling of activities and programs; leads certain programs; trains and supervises part time staff; assists with budgeting, collecting data and developing reports; assists recreation center operations including maintenance tasks. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Recreation Coordinator.  Work includes weeknight and weekend hours.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public and staff.  

Minimum Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, or related field with moderate experience in organized recreation program administration.

Special Requirements:  Must possess or obtain valid North Carolina driver’s license. Must possess or obtain first aid and CPR certifications. Must possess or obtain CDL-Class C (P). 

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from the link above and will be accepted by mail at Huntersville Parks and Recreation, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC  28070 or e-mailed to Lindsay Small, Recreation Coordinator, lsmall@huntersville.org.  For additional information call 704.766.2238.  


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, Skills, and Demands of the PositionThe 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 sroberson@huntersville.org