Employment
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.

Download Application


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
Email: hpdrecruiter@huntersville.org

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.

Building Service Specialist

The Town of Huntersville is accepting applications for the Building Service Specialist position. This position performs intermediate skilled, semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on town buildings, equipment and facilities. The ideal candidate should have knowledge in all aspects of building maintenance including but not limited to the following: HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, painting, basic carpentry and masonry work, playground repairs; ability to inspect and perform preventive maintenance procedures; work directly with contractors; assist with event setup, etc. Work includes operating equipment such as gators, tractors, backhoe, dump truck, various power tools, etc. Must be able to obtain backflow testing certification within the first year of employment. Normal working hours are 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Position will require some weekend and evening work.

Desirable Experience: Previous building maintenance experience and/or combination of skilled training are required. A valid N.C. driver’s license is required of this position.

Salary: Grade begins at $31,086

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Send completed application and resume to Joe Greene, Park Maintenance Superintendent, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070. Applications can be downloaded from the link above and are available at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at the Town Center Offices, 105 Gilead Road, 3rd Floor.

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. 

Downtown Events & Facility Coordinator (full-time)
General Definition of Work
- Performs professional work coordinating, implementing, and managing a variety of special events, the Huntersville Growers’ Market, managing the operation of the downtown community center, associated marketing campaigns, and related work as required. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Recreation Superintendent. Supervision is exercised over both full-time and part-time personnel. The ability to work weekends and evenings are required for this position.

Essential Functions
• Plans, develops, implements, markets and supervises a variety of recreation programs including, but not limited to the Growers’ Market and special events.
• Performs various administrative & management duties associated with the downtown community center, the Growers’ Market and special events such as: budgets, sponsorships, grant management duties, marketing & data entry.
• Trains, supervises and evaluates part-time staff.
• Analyzes recreation program trends and modifies existing programs/events based on community needs and desires.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with the community and the media.
• Collects data to measure event & program outcomes and prepares documentation.
• Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - General knowledge of the equipment and techniques necessary to successfully conduct special events & recreation programs; general knowledge of the methods involved in organizing, conducting, promoting and supervising special events & recreational activities; ability to manage community & rental facilities; knowledge of computer software appropriate to programs; general knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions to be used in recreation work; ability to express ideas clearly both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, associates and the general public.

Education and Experience - Bachelor's degree with coursework in recreation, physical education, or related field with experience in organizing special events & recreation programs.

Special Requirements - Possession of first aid and CPR certifications. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. CPRP preferred.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY - Contact -Tracy Houk, Recreation Superintendent, thouk@huntersville.org, 704.766.2227. Submit resume and application by mail to: Huntersville Parks and Recreation, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or you may email it directly to thouk@huntersville.org.

Starting Salary: $39,677The 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.