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Employment Opportunities

                                                                                                                           

click here for the Town-of-Spring-Lake-General-Employment-Application

To drop off an application, you may do so at the Town Hall located at 300 Ruth St., Spring Lake
*Drop off hours for applications are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

Police applicants must include the following release form  in addition to
the General Employment Application listed above:
Release of Personal Information

***Employment DISCLOSURE Booklet for Fire Department Applicants (please print for your personal records)



Current Employment Opportunities 



Town Manager
Salary Range: $95,000 – $120,000: DOQ: EOE

The Town of Spring Lake, North Carolina is seeking a highly motivated, values driven professional to serve as the Town’s next Town Manager.

Located in northwestern Cumberland County, Spring Lake is an extremely diverse community and serves as a gateway for Ft. Bragg, the most populous military installation in the world. Spring Lake offers small-town pleasures while being in one of North Carolina’s largest metropolitan areas.

Spring Lake is a full-service municipality with an approximate population of 12,005. The Town operates under North Carolina’s Council-Manager form of government and is under the fiscal authority of the NC Local Government Commission. The Towns governing body consists of a Mayor and a five-member Board elected at large on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Interested professionals may view the Town’s website at https://www.townofspringlake.com/ for additional information about the community and the Town’s operations.

The Town Manager serves as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising all activities of the Town. The Town Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of Town policies, for the function of all Town departments and operations, and for performing duties related to a wide range of public programs and services.

Ideal candidate will:
• Demonstrate success and experience as Manager of a North Carolina municipality with a size of population, staff, services, and budget comparable to that of Spring Lake, most preferably for a minimum of two years, although three-four years would be better.
• Demonstrate success as a Manager in turning around a distressed town or community.
• Hold at least a four-year degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, A Master’s Degree is Preferred.
• Have a solid background in local government finance and budgeting.
• ICMA – Credentialed Manager designation.
• Be able to effectively manage conflict in a positive and proactive manner.
• Immediate readiness to lead all Town administrative functions and manage the Town’s human capital.
• Have experience with economic and community development projects and programs.
• Demonstrate attention to detail in all written and oral correspondence, reports, and other documents.
• Be able to effectively communicate with elected officials, staff members, and citizens.

All candidates with the education and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively perform as the next Town Manager will be considered.
Salary will be competitive and based on experience. The Town offers a highly competitive benefits package. Selected finalists will be subject to a background and credit check.

Interested professionals should email a cover letter, resume, and salary history to Terry Hock at thock@townofspringlake.com

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


FIRE FIGHTER  

SALARY GRADE 88            SALARY RANGE    $33,505-$50,257

The Fire Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to serve as a full-time Fire Fighter.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Emergency Response, Fire Suppression and Rescue, including entry, ventilation, salvage work, containment of hazardous materials;
Fire clean up and overhaul;
Operation of fire apparatus;
Maintenance of fire apparatus, equipment, station, and grounds;
Participation in construing training and instruction program through individual study of technical materials and attendance at scheduled training drills, classes, and meetings;
Ability to wear all required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment);
Ability to handle stressful situations;
Participate in Community Risk Reduction programs;
Flexible availability for rotating shifts; (48/96)
A 5% increase of pay after 6 months of hire date if in good standing     

 

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent – Required;
  • North Carolina Firefighter Level II Certification (IFSAC) – Required;
  • North Carolina EMT-Basic License – Preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date; (online)
  • North Carolina Emergency Vehicle Driver Certification – Preferred
  • Infection Control – Preferred or must be obtained within one year of hire date;
  • North Carolina Class B Driver License – Must obtain within 6 months. MUST have an Acceptable driving record;

Supplemental Information: Successful completion of a physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, criminal background check, and driving record are “Required” as a condition of employment.

Position Open: 1/12/2023                                Agility Testing: “TBA”

PLEASE SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION FOUND AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TO:  

TOWN OF SPRING LAKE
ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES
300 RUTH STREET
SPRING LAKE, NC 28390

 

**Completed applications may also be sent to our Human Resources Department at:thock@townofspringlake.com

Position Open until filled.

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.
The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


POLICE DETECTIVE

SALARY GRADE 91           SALARY RANGE    $38,213 – $56,532

5% percent pay increase after successful 6 month probationary period.

The Police Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Police Detective.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Confers with Sergeant as necessary regarding investigations and keeps him informed of case progress;
  • Writes initial reports for investigations; conducts interviews and interrogations; writes supplemental reports; prepares prosecution files for the District Attorney; appears in court and testifies for the prosecution;
  • Performs investigative work at crime scenes, securing evidence, photographing the crime scene, and preserving evidence gathered for court;
  • Responds to any hostile situations that may occur;
  • All other functions of law enforcement as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • On-call rotations
  • Must make decisions based upon facts and not on feelings

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Valid NC driver license with acceptable driving record;
  • No disqualifying felony convictions and/or misdemeanors;
  • Successful completion of NC Basic Law Enforcement Training; Supplemented law enforcement training is preferred;
  • Thorough understanding of arrest, search and seizure laws;
  • At least two years of Law Enforcement experience preferred; or equivalent combination of training, experience, and education.

Supplemental Information:

Successful completion of a physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, criminal background check, and driving record are required as a condition of employment.

 

Position Open: January 11, 2023
Position Close: February 10, 2023

 

PLEASE SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION, ALONG WITH THE RELEASE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FORM FOUND AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TO:  

TOWN OF SPRING LAKE
ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES
300 RUTH STREET
SPRING LAKE, NC 28390

*Completed applications may also be emailed to Human Resources atthock@townofspringlake.com

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Police Officer                                               Salary Range: $38,213-$54,358 

5% percent pay increase after successful 6 month probationary period.

The Spring Lake Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to serve as Police Officers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:                    

  • Works on rotating shifts performing patrols, traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents;
  • Investigation and arrest of persons involved in criminal activities;
  • Expected to handle difficult and emergency situations;
  • Maintain availability by radio and/or telephone for consultation on major emergencies;
  • Carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and Town laws and ordinances;
  • Patrols Town streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate crimes involving misdemeanors, felonies, and other law violations;
  • Requires competent decision making in high stress environments
  • Requires good reading, writing, and comprehension skills
  • Prepares a variety of reports and records including, but not limited to:  Incident Reports, Investigative notes, Arrest reports, Felony Case Files, Field Identification Cards, Crash Reports, Towing Affidavits, and any other reports or documentation as required.

All other functions of law enforcement

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
21 years of age or older at the time of hire
Valid NC driver license with acceptable driving record
No felony convictions and/or disqualifying misdemeanors
Successful completion of NC Basic Law Enforcement Training prior to hire date

Supplemental Information:
Successful completion of a physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, criminal background check, driving record, and additional qualification requirements are required as a condition of employment.

Please submit a completed application, along with the Release of Personal Information form found at the top of the page to:  
Town of Spring Lake
Attn: Human Resources
300 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

*Completed applications may also be emailed to Human Resources at: thock@townofspringlake.com

Closing date: Open until filled.
This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.
The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

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The Town of Spring Lake • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436-0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

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