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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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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.

Principal Planner

Salary Range: $55,830 - $89,132 DOE/Q
Posting Date: December 19, 2014
Closing Date: Open until filled

The Town of Huntersville is accepting applications for a Principal Planner to prepare and manage strategic transportation planning and land use projects. Some projects will involve consultant support. The Town emphasizes the integration of transportation and land use, and quality design. The position requires extensive knowledge of land and transportation planning principles and proven skills in group facilitation, public outreach, research, and written and oral communication. Position will represent the Town in various regional planning activities. Superior organizational skills are a must. GIS experience is desired.

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in City/Regional or Transportation Planning or closely related field, plus six (6) or more years of professional planning experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

How to Apply
All applicants must submit a resume and a Town of Huntersville application to the contact person listed below. The application can be found at http://www.huntersville.org/TownGovernment/Employment.aspx.

Contact Person:

Jack Simoneau, Planning Director
Town of Huntersville
Post Office Box 664
105 Gilead Road, 3rd Floor
Huntersville, North Carolina 28070

Contact Phone: 704-766-2215 (Michelle Haines, Admin/Legal Assistant)

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.

Park Maintenance Crew Leader (full-time)

Starting Salary: $34,273 (five percent increase after successful completion of six-month probationary period)
Job Posting Closes February 2
, 2015

General Definition of Work
Under general supervision, performs general labor and provides oversight of the maintenance of Town parks, park facilities, lawns, grounds, and other cultivated areas in the Town, in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.

Essential Functions
Acts as the lead worker to a crew of Park Repair Technicians, including scheduling and training employees, and assigning and coordinating daily work activities; purchases supplies and materials. Ability to prioritize work task and assignments based on safety, schedules, needs of the department and programs and/or usage. Inspects park grounds, facilities and parkways for maintenance priorities, damage, hazards and vandalism, and schedules maintenance and repairs as needed. Operates a variety of specialized equipment and performs manual labor tasks in order to maintain clean, safe, attractive and user-friendly park system; maintains park facilities, lawns, grounds, sport courts, ball fields, cultivated areas, and Town facilities as assigned; follows all safety rules and regulations to minimize risk of accidents. Performs a variety of Park grounds maintenance activities, ball field maintenance and prep, weed control, pest control, mowing, seeding and watering procedures; cleans up trash and debris; prunes and trims trees and shrubs; plants and extracts trees; loads and hauls materials. Performs basic inspection and maintenance on tools, equipment, park equipment and motorized machinery; performs minor repairs to grounds maintenance equipment. Identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair. Coordinates setup and teardown and other tasks for special Town events as directed. Monitors work site to assure that safety rules and regulations are adhered to, and that the work zone and all equipment are in safe operating condition. Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers. Performing heavy manual labor including lifting and carrying heavy objects. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. General computer skills, use of Excel, Word and other related programs.


Education and Experience
An Associate’s degree OR High School Diploma or GED equivalent, AND four years’ experience in park or ground maintenance, which includes but is not limited to the following fields: landscaping, carpentry, plumbing and large irrigation systems. 


Special Requirements
Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License and a CDL endorsement is encouraged; training and certification for herbicide/pesticide application required. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR 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 Offices, 105 Gilead Road, 3rd Floor. Applications can be downloaded from the Huntersville website at www.huntersville.org 

The Town of Huntersville is Equal Opportunity Employer.  The final candidate will be required to pass a drug screen and background check.

Park/Building Monitor

Salary: $8.50 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.

Senior Planner

Salary Range: $50,638- $65,741 (mid-range) DOE/Q
Closing Date
: Open until filled

The Town of Huntersville, North Carolina, located 12 miles north of Charlotte, is accepting applications for a Senior Planner. The Town places a strong emphasis on quality design having enacted a form based code in 1996. Under direct supervision of the Planning Director, specific duties include taking a lead role in major, minor and exempt subdivision plan review, reviewing general and conditional district rezoning requests; processing and preparing zoning and subdivision text amendments and annexation requests; commercial plan review; presenting development proposals to the Town Board and other appointed boards; coordination of Technical Review Committee activities. The position requires thorough knowledge of urban design principles, current and long range land use planning principles, research skills, meeting facilitation, superior written and oral communication skills, and some knowledge of GIS. Graphic skills a plus. Work involves extensive public contact, often regarding sensitive issues requiring judgment, firmness and tact. 

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in city/regional planning, architecture/urban design, or closely related field plus five (5) or more years of professional planning experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

How to Apply
All applicants must submit a Town application, resume, and cover letter by mail to: Michelle Haines, Admin/Legal Assistant, Town of Huntersville, P.O. Box 664, Huntersville, NC 28070. The application can be found at http://www.huntersville.org/Portals/0/Admin/App_for_Employment2.pdf.

Adventure Camp Counselor

Positions Available: 2

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

·         Must have valid NC Driver’s License and good driving record. Campers go on field trips every day. Responsible for trasporting 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 trainings 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 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, Recreation Assistant at lsmall@huntersville.org

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Jr. Adventure Camp Counselor

Positions Available: 3


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 trainings 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, Recreation Assistant at lsmall@huntersville.org


OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Jr. Adventure Camp Counselor/Bus Driver

Positions Available: 1

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

·         Must have valid NC CDL Driver’s License, experience driving a school bus. Campers go on field trips most days. The bus driver would be responsible for transporting children & other counselors. The driver will also count as a camp counselor and follow those guidelines as well.

·         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 trainings 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, Recreation Assistant at lsmall@huntersville.org.

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED