The Human Resources Department is responsible for administering Town personnel and benefits as well as maintaining employee records.
The Town of Weldon is inviting applications for the following fulltime positions that are currently available:
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATORS
Six Water Treatment Plant Operators staff the water plant 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, working rotating 12-hour shifts. Work includes calibrating and calculating chemical doses to maintain safe potable water; preparation of records of work activities; monitoring ph, chlorine, fluoride, alum, caustic and turbidity in the water in the laboratory; operation and maintenance of equipment, flocculation chambers and filters; and mechanical maintenance and repair of chemical pumps, switches, etc..
Work requires a grade C surface treatment plant operator certification within 6 months of employment and some knowledge of mechanical maintenance, biology, and chemistry.
The position is paid at Salary Grade 11 and based on years of experience. The minimum starting annual salary for a trainee (six months required) is $28,564. The minimum starting annual salary for an operator with a grade C certification is $33,067.
A Police Officer performs a full range of general law enforcement duties in the patrol division. Work includes patrolling the Town during a shift in a police car, on foot, by bicycle, or other appropriate means; preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and crime; investigating traffic accidents, helping victims, and performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; testifying in court; and executing related assignments. Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policy and state and federal law, supplemented with specific directions from superior officers. Employees are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.
Before assignment to sworn duties, employees must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s license and have completed at least the minimum requirement established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council for certified law enforcement officers, with possession of a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate.
The position is paid at Salary Grade 12 and based on years of experience. The minimum starting annual salary for a police officer is $34,720.
The Codes Administrator issues permits and performs inspections of new construction and renovation projects to ensure compliance with State building codes; enforces zoning codes, minimum housing codes and other local codes and ordinances. He/she is responsible for the issuance of permits; the inspection of building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical installations for code compliance; serving as plans examiner for all construction in the Town; and reporting on code enforcement and inspections activities. In addition, the employee performs enforcement of zoning and nuisance codes and minimum housing codes. Tact, courtesy, and firmness must be exercised in dealing with contractors and the general public. Work requires strong knowledge of building trades and construction practices, state certifications, and strong public contact, conflict resolution and administrative skills. Work subjects the employee to inside and outside environmental conditions; extremes in temperature; hazards associated with construction work; and may require one to work in close quarters, crawl spaces, and similar enclosed spaces. Work is performed under general supervision and is evaluated based on periodic conferences, review of inspection reports, enforcement activities, and through public reactions.
Desired education, experience, and certification include graduation from a community college with coursework in building trades and considerable experience in the building construction industry and enforcement of code standards; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference is given to those with a contractor’s license. State certification as a Building Inspector in the trade areas of electrical, mechanical, building, plumbing, and fire safety at Level III and possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license are required.
The position is paid at Salary Grade 16 and based on years of experience. The minimum starting annual salary for a codes inspector is $42,203.
Prospective applicants may secure, complete, and submit an application at the Weldon Town Hall, located at 109 Washington Avenue, P. O. Box 551, Weldon, NC 27890. In addition to the completed job application form, applicants are strongly encouraged to also submit a letter of interest and a resume. Positions will remain open until filled.
It is the policy of the Town of Weldon to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity. The Town shall select employees on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications for the job and award them with respect to compensation and opportunity for training and advancement, including upgrading and promotion, without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with physical disabilities shall be given equal consideration with other applicants for positions in which their disabilities do not represent an unreasonable barrier to satisfactory performance of essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Weldon Town Hall
109 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 551
Weldon, NC 27890
(252) 536-4836 Tel.
(252) 536-4104 Fax