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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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Job Title
Starting Salary Closing Date
 Animal Services Technician
$33,700.00 Open Until Filled
 Park Building Monitor (Part-Time)
$10.00/Hour  Open Until Filled
 Park Repair Technician
 $26,693.56 Open Until Filled
 Police Officer
$37,786.58   Ongoing
 Public Works Equipment Operator
$29,992.88  Open Until Filled 

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.

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.

Park Repair Technician

Starting Salary: $26,693.56

Ideal candidate should have knowledge in all aspects of general park maintenance including but not limited to the following: cleaning restrooms, cleaning shelters, picking up trash, preparing ball fields for play, leveling ball fields, plumbing, painting, basic carpentry work, tree maintenance, landscaping, playground repairs, and assist with event setup. Work includes operating equipment such as gators, tractors, mowers, box blade, auger, spreader, aerator, sprayer, front-end loader, backhoe, and dump truck. Previous park maintenance experience is preferred. Pesticide Applicators license and CDL are a plus.

A valid N.C. driver’s license is required of this position. Normal working hours are 6:30-3:00, Sunday-Thursday. This position is required to work during inclement weather events.  Position reports to the Park Repair Coordinator. 

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


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.

Public Works Equipment Operator

Starting Salary: $29,992.88

Description of Work:
Position will function primarily under general supervision of Public Works Crew Leader(s) in the operation of various light to heavy motorized equipment in the construction and maintenance of streets, storm drainage systems, sidewalks, curb & gutter, right-of-way and other Town facilities. Additionally, when not operating equipment, performs unskilled, semi-skilled and/or skilled manual labor as assigned.

Essential Duties, Skills, and Demands of the Position:
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.
• Operates a variety of equipment including backhoe, excavator, skid steer loader, dump truck, asphalt roller, asphalt paver, asphalt patch truck, motor grader, tractors, and other light to heavy equipment in the performance of tasks.
• Uses a variety of hand tools in performance of tasks.
• Frequently assigns work to Public Works Laborer crew members to accomplish assigned tasks.
• Occasionally performs duties typically assigned to Public Works Crew Leader when deemed necessary by Public Works Operations Manager.
• Ensures that all safety rules and regulations are observed on the job site.
• Participates in all training made available.
• Maintains records and logs of services performed.
• Assists in the fabrication and/or installation of street signs.
• Performs grounds maintenance duties including mowing grass, trimming shrubs, removing weeds, trash/bulk item collection, etc.
• Performs routine service on equipment as assigned.
• Performs all other duties as apparent and/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.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and experience operating medium to heavy construction equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; 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 use of measuring devices and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration, frequently working near moving mechanical parts and exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires exposure to extreme cold and exposure to extreme heat; work is generally in a very loud noise location. This position is subject to Emergency Call Back during emergency situations and inclement weather.

Special Requirements
A valid NC Commercial Driver’s License Class A (CDL) will be required within 90 working days of job appointment.

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.

Contact Person: Candice Tatu- Administrative Assistant (

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

Contact Phone: (704) 875-7007
Contact Fax: (704) 875-1114