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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
Closing Date
 Finance Director
Applications Accepted through 2/19
 Police Officer
Applications Accepted
on Ongoing Basis
 Park Building Monitor (Part-Time)
Open Until Filled
 After School Program Counselor
Open Until Filled
 Public Works Equipment Operator
Open Until Filled
 Jr Adventure Camp Counselor
Open Until Filled 
 Adventure Camp Counselor
Open Until Filled

Finance Director

The Town of Huntersville is searching for an experienced professional to lead the financial activities of our growing Town. We are seeking an innovative and results oriented professional to serve as a key member of the Town Manager's management team overseeing the Finance Department as a chief accounting and financial officer providing accounting advice and counsel to all Town Departments. As a member of the management team, the Director plans, organizes and directs a variety of fiscal and administrative functions for the Town in accordance with the NC Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act. The Finance Department promotes and enables stewardship of the Town's fiscal and material resources by developing, recommending, and implementing town wide fiscal management strategies, policies, and processes with the Town's elected leaders and directors. Performs complex administrative work in planning, organizing, managing and directing the operations of the Finance Department.

Responsibilities include the budget process, disbursement and accounting of municipal funds, accounts payable, account receivable, payroll, revenue collection, capital assets and the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports; development of accounting policies, procedures and practices, and; enforcing local ordinances and North Carolina General Statutes as related to finance. The ideal candidate is a problem solver with extensive knowledge of accepted accounting principles, Governmental Accounting Standards Board and Financial Accounting Standards Board requirements.

Requirements: Education: Minimum requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration. At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative and management experience. Knowledge and experience in governmental accounting is a plus. Other Requirements: Certified Public Accountant and preferred North Carolina Certified Public Finance Officer, bondable, and must possess a valid driver's license.

Notes: Driving, credit, and criminal background checks required, along with a post-offer drug-screen. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Hiring Salary Range: $72,500 - $145,000 Competitive benefits package provided.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2016 at noon. To apply, please send a completed Town of Huntersville application, resume, and cover letter to Lara Cagle at lcagle@huntersville.org.


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.

Public Works Equipment Operator

Minimum Hiring Rate: $29,992.28

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.

Town of Huntersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A drug screen is required of successful applicant.

Contact Person: Candice Tatu- Administrative Assistant (ctatu@huntersville.org)

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

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

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 www.huntersville.org 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

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
Contact –Lindsay Small, Assistant Recreation Coordinator, lsmall@huntersville.org, 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 lsmall@huntersville.org. 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.

Jr. Adventure Camp Counselor

4 Positions Available

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
• Assists the Camp Supervisor with the implementation of the Jr. Adventure Camp Program.
• General work hours may vary. Counselor needs to be available Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.
• Attend staff training(s) before camp starts and meetings throughout camp weeks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assists in planning, scheduling and coordinating of programs and activities for children; works with children directly to organize activities, games, field trips, arts and crafts, etc.
• Oversees the welfare, conduct, discipline and safety of children.
• Notifies supervisor of accidents, incidents, disciplinary actions and other circumstances of concern and fills out necessary forms for documentation as needed.
• Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
General knowledge of childcare practices and techniques; general knowledge of children’s developmental and social growth expectations and needs; some knowledge of health, safety and first aid practices, methods and techniques; skill in working with children; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents; associates and program participants.

To Apply:
Applications may be downloaded off website at www.huntersville.org and will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 105 Gilead Rd, 3rd Floor, mailed to PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or e-mail Lindsay Small, Assistant Recreation Coordinator at lsmall@huntersville.org.

Adventure Camp Counselor

2 Positions Available

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
• Must have valid NC Driver’s License and good driving record. A CDL is preferred but not required. Campers go on field trips every day. Responsible for transporting children & other counselors.
• Assists the Camp Supervisor with the implementation of the Adventure Camp Program.
• General work hours may vary. Counselor needs to be available Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.
• Attend staff training(s) before camp starts and meetings throughout camp weeks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assists in planning, scheduling and coordinating of programs and activities for children; works with children directly to organize activities, games, field trips, arts and crafts, etc.
• Oversees the welfare, conduct, discipline and safety of children.
• Enforce all program policies via the parent handbook
• Notifies supervisor of accidents, incidents, disciplinary actions and other circumstances of concern and fills out necessary forms for documentation as needed.
• Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.
• Stay, supervise and plan activities with campers during overnight field trips.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
General knowledge of children’s developmental and social growth expectations and needs; some knowledge of health, safety and first aid practices, methods and techniques; skill in working with children; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents; associates and program participants.

To Apply:
Applications may be downloaded above from the Town's website and will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 105 Gilead Rd, 3rd Floor, mailed to PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or e-mail Lindsay Small, Assistant Recreation Coordinator at lsmall@huntersville.org.