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Human Resources Officer

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC - The Town of Wrightsville Beach is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Human Resources Officer. The position is directly involved with duties such as payroll, employee relations, training and development, recruitment and selection, benefits, performance evaluation programs, and personnel data base and records management.

Qualifications:  Graduation from a four year college or university with a major in human resource management, public administration, business or  related human  service field and considerable  experience in  personnel management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Salary range $39,909 to $62,019. Starting salary DOQ.  Background check and drug screening required.  Submit a cover letter, current resume & completed application to: Town of Wrightsville Beach, c/o Human Resource Officer Search, PO Box 626, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480. For an application, visit www.towb.org.  Closing date for applications is July 15, 2015.  EEO.

Job Description

Utility Maintenance Specialist

Job Title:                                Utility Maintenance Specialist

Hiring Pay Rate:                    $28,081 to $29,485 (DOQ)

Status:                                    Full-Time

Application Deadline:           Open until filled


General Statement of Duties

This position requires the ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work as a team member engaged in the construction, installation and repair of water and sewer lines.  Work involves the operation of construction equipment in the installation, replacement and repair of water and sewer pipes. Also includes making taps to water and sewer mains, installing hydrants, meters, and valves, and making repairs to the water and sewer system.  Employees are subject to on-call and call-back work.


Essential Duties

·         Operates heavy equipment and tapping machine to make water and sewer taps and service connections.

·         Lays water and sewer pipe; adjusts pipe to proper grade and depth; repairs and replaces sewer and water lines and related facilities.

·         Operates sewer rodder, jet, and vacuum machines to unstop sewer lines.

·         Operates backhoe, front end loader, dump trucks, jackhammers, tampers, pipe threading machines, tapping machines, trenchers, air compressors, and boring machine. Makes repairs to storm drainage system, asphalt, and other utility cuts.

·         Knowledge of municipal water and sewer service policies. Ability to read utility line  

·         maps and operation and service manuals.


Required skills, knowledge and abilities

·   High school diploma (or GED equivalent); experience in construction-related work (including distribution and collection systems); experience in the operation of heavy equipment

·   Possession of valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina.


Desired skills, knowledge and abilities

Possess or ability to obtain C-well, C-distribution or Collection II system operator certification from the State of North Carolina (or similar state recognition from another state).



How to Apply

You must submit a completed employment application and pre-employment consent form, which can be found on the Town’s website at www.townofwrightsvillebeach.com

Application can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to:



Attn: Human Resources Officer

PO Box 626

Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


Fax: (910) 509-5026

Email: smallard@towb.org

Sanitation Superintendent

Job Title:                                Sanitation Superintendent

Job Status:                            Full Time

Pay Range:                            $37,632 to $58,481 (hiring to maximum range)



The Public Works Department is seeking a Sanitation Superintendent.  Responsibilities include planning, organizing and directing the work of Sanitation Workers and Equipment Operators in the daily collection of residential and commercial garbage, trash and solid waste disposal.  This position also requires the ability to operate a variety of heavy equipment and works with the Public Works Director to develop policies and procedures, ensuring that services are delivered safely and efficiently.  Participates in hiring, conducts training and performance coaching and evaluation of staff.  Involves considerable public contact in providing public assistance and problem resolution.   Makes field inspections on routes, observing staff performance for proper use of safe and efficient procedures and equipment; adjusts routing for residential, commercial and yard waste collection efficiency. Ensures proper trash collection and cleaning of beach areas; collection and disposal of residential and commercial garbage, yard waste, curbside appliances and furniture; management of the Town Recycling Center including sorting and transportation of recyclables.


Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures regarding the operation and maintenance of solid waste collection and disposal. Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards workplace safety.  Considerable knowledge of modern effective supervisory principles and practices including effective communication and leadership skills.  Ability to plan, organize, schedule and supervise work and employees effectively. Ability to operate sanitation equipment. 


Education Requirements: Graduation from high school supplemented by training in solid waste collection principles including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   Must possess a valid North Carolina Commercial license or the ability to obtain.



How to Apply: Employment applications are available at the Wrightsville Beach Town Hall located at 321 Causeway Drive,  or can be found on the Town’s website at www.townofwrightsvillebeach.com

Completed applications and resumes can be submitted via general mail or by fax to the following:


Town of Wrightsville Beach

ATTN: Human Resources

PO Box 626

Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


FAX: (910) 509-5026



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321 Causeway Drive, PO Box 626
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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