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The Town is Currently Accepting Applications for the Following Positions:

Job Title
Closing Date
Police Officer
Applications Accepted
on Ongoing Basis
 Park Building Monitor (Part-Time)
Open Until Filled
 After School Program Counselor
Open Until Filled
 Animal Services Technician
Open Until Filled


Employment Opportunities with the Town of Huntersville will be posted on this page.  The Town of Huntersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

A drug screen and background check are required for all successful applicants.

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Police Officer

Salary: $37,787 + 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.

Huntersville Police Department
P.O. Box 664
Huntersville, NC 28070

The Town of Huntersville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Park/Building Monitor

Salary: $10 per hour

Under direct supervision from the Facilities and Tournament Supervisor and/or Assistant Athletic Coordinator, this position is responsible for:
 - Consults with Facilities and Tournament Supervisor and/or Assistant Athletic Coordinator when any issues arise.
 - Performs general maintenance to park grounds and gym facilities. Such as cleaning of restrooms, empty trashcans, picking up trash, and etc.
 - Responsible for opening and closing of parks and facilities
 - Work involves ensuring compliance with park/gym rules and regulations, assisting individuals and groups using parks/gyms and ensuring safety and security of parks/gyms and patrons.
 - Maintains various attendance information as required
 - Marks and Drags Baseball Fields. Assists with Temporary Fencing Setup.
 - Promotes good relations with citizens using the parks and recreation facilities
 - General work hours will be Friday nights from 5pm – 1am, Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 6am – 11pm. Monday – Thursday work may be scheduled depending on Athletic Seasons.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

Applications can be downloaded at and will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm at the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 105 Gilead Road, 3rd Floor. Position open until filled.

After School Program Counselor

Pay Rate: $9.00/hr
The Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for an After School Program Counselor position. Under direct supervision from the Assistant Recreation Coordinator, this position is responsible for:

Essential Functions:
• Assist in planning, implementing, supervising and daily program activities and responsible for welfare, conduct, discipline and safety of children.
• Maintains informative and positive communication with participants and parents.
• Assist in organizing activities, games, field trips, arts and crafts, and more. Ensures preparation of facility, coordination from all types (including homework, snacks, crafts, active and passive games, field trips, special events, etc).
• Communicate with the Assistant Recreation Coordinator in regards to program ideas or other concerns that may arise with planning and implementation of the HPRD After School Program.
• Communicate After School Program rules, procedures, and activities to students, and their parents/guardians. Prepares and maintains reports, forms, and records.
• General work hours may vary but normal work schedule is Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Does work occasional weekends during special events and performs other related duties as required.

Education and Experience:
Associates or technical degree with coursework in early childhood education, parks and recreation or a related field, experience in child care, or equivalent combination education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid driver’s license in the State of North Carolina (a CDL desired) or willing to get CDL Class C after hire. First Aid / CPR training is required

Contact –Lindsay Small, Assistant Recreation Coordinator,, 704.766.2220. Submit resume and application by mail to: Huntersville Parks and Recreation, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or you may email it directly to You may download a copy of application via the link at the top of this page. The final candidate will be required to pass a drug screen and background check. The Town of Huntersville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Animal Services Technician

Salary: $33,700 + DOE with a 5% increase at the end of a successful 6-month probation period. Excellent benefits package including 401-K.

General Definition of Work
Performs protective service work in the enforcement of state statutes and ordinances regulating the keeping of animals within the Town, and related work as required. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Police Lieutenant.

Essential Functions
The following functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Patrols the Town and enforces state and Town animal ordinances; investigates complaints and picks up stray animals; disposes of dead animals; takes apprehended animals to the shelter; returns animals to owners.
Rescues trapped, lost or injured animals; gives immediate medical assistance to injured animals; transports injured animals to veterinarians; euthanizes animals if necessary.
Traps stray or homeless animals; issues citations for violations of animal control ordinances including leash laws, noise ordinances, cruelty, failure to register, invalid rabies vaccination, etc.
Investigates reports of animal bites, and enforces laws requiring confinement of animals for observation.
Investigates cases of cruelty to animals and recommends appropriate action; takes wounded animals to veterinarians.
Issues appropriate warnings and citations; testifies in court when necessary.
Operates transport vehicle and animal handling equipment; sets traps and cages to collect wild and vicious animals.
Feeds, waters, and checks on well being of animals being held in shelter.
Provides information to the public regarding ordinances and regulations; registers animals.
Prepares reports and keeps appropriate records.
Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the control, handling and protection of dogs and other animals and fowl; general knowledge of the geography of the Town; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to recognize rabies symptoms and some knowledge of the methods and procedures to be followed; ability to deal tactfully with the general public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interested candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to:

Huntersville Police Department
9630 Julian Clark Ave.
Huntersville, NC 28078

The Town of Huntersville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Position Open Until Filled.