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The Town of Weaverville is presently accepting applications for the any position listed as "OPEN" in the following table:

Dept Position Title

Status

Pay Range
 
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Administration Finance Director FILLED    
Police Police Officer OPEN $28,398 Starting  
Fire Firefighter/EMT OPEN $9.8131 fdapp.pdf
Public Works Administrative Assistant FILLED $14.211 - $16.335 pwaa.pdf
Public Works Water Treatment Plant Operator OPEN $15.3567 - $18.5524 wpo.pdf
Public Works Skilled Labor - Recreation Dept. FILLED $13.2279 - $15.2048 parks&rec.pdf
Public Works Skilled Labor - Streets, San. & Water Dept. FILLED    
Public Works Semi-skilled Labor - Sanitation Department FILLED $7.6995 - $8.8505  
         

Applications and additional information regarding these positions are available at :

Weaverville Public Works
15 Quarry Road
Weaverville, NC   28787-8426
(828)-645-0606

 

A general description of these positions is as follows:

Firefighter II  / EMT   

Pay Grade Number 15           Non-exempt position

GENERAL PURPOSE

 Protects life and property by performing fire fighting, emergency aid, hazardous materials, and fire prevention duties. Maintains fire equipment, apparatus, and facilities.

 SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

 Works under the general supervision of a Captain.

 SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

 May assist to coordinate, instruct, or supervise the work of volunteer firefighters, new recruits, or other part-time department personnel, as assigned.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs firefighting activities including driving fire apparatus, operating pumps and related equipment, laying hose, and performing fire combat, containment and extinguishment tasks.

 Performs emergency aid activities including administering first aid and providing other assistance as required.  Participates in fire drills, attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and related subjects.  Receives and relays fire calls and alarms. Operates radio and other communication equipment.  Participates in the inspection of buildings, hydrants, and other structures in fire prevention programs.  Maintains fire equipment, apparatus and facilities. Performs minor repairs to departmental equipment.  Performs general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station; makes minor repairs; washes, hangs and dries hose; washes, cleans, polishes, maintains and tests apparatus and equipment.  Assists in developing plans for special assignments such as emergency preparedness, hazardous communications, training programs, firefighting, hazardous materials, and emergency aid activities. Presents programs to the community on safety, medical, and fire prevention topics.  Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers.  Sweeping, water, and removing debris.  This position is subject to call back.

 PERIPHERAL DUTIES

 Assists in department supervisory and administrative activities as assigned.  Assists in supervising volunteer firefighters as required. Assists in training new employees as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

General: (A) North Carolina Certified Fire Fighter II (IFSAC) or be able to obtain reciprocity. (B) North Carolina State Emergency Medical Certificate or be able to obtain reciprocity. (C) Must have a North Carolina state Classified B driverís license.

 Education and Experience:

 (A) High school diploma or GED equivalent. (B)Completion of a recognized fire recruit training school or equivalent courses.

 Abilities:

(A) Working knowledge of fire suppression and prevention principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; Working knowledge of first aid and resuscitation techniques and their application.

(B) Skill in the operation of the listed tools and equipment.

(C) Ability to apply standard firefighting and emergency aid techniques to specific situations; Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the general public; Ability to perform strenuous or peak physical efforts during emergency or training activities for prolonged periods of time under conditions of extreme heights, intense heat, cold or smoke; Ability to meet the special requirements listed below as applicable. 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED 

Emergency medical aid unit, fire apparatus, fire pumps, hoses, and other standard firefighting equipment, ladders, first aid equipment, radio, pager, personal computer, phone. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during certain firefighting or EMT activities when noise levels may be loud.  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements.

 

 

Administrative Assistant

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the employee holding this position will be to perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for the Director of Public Works both in the office and on outside assignments.  These duties include answering incoming telephone calls to the Deparment and recieving the public at the Public Works Facility;  answering questions and responding to inquires from the public for public services provided by the Department and preparing work orders for such services;   assisting with the supervision and direction of employees in the Street Dept., Sanitation Dept., Recreation Dept., Water Dept., and the administration and supervision of all Contract Labor positions budgeted for all divisions of Public Works as directed by the Director of Public Works.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Training: (A) High School Diploma or equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, word processing, filing, etc. (B) two (2) years of business or techinical school training in a business/bookkeeping/computer field and (C) two (2) yearsexperience in a service oriented environment (government, public utility, etc.) dealing with the public, or, (D) any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the employee holding this position will be the operation of the Ivy River Water Treatment Plant as directed by the Water Plant Supervisor. These duties include the direct operation of the plant and laboratory, record keeping and miscellaneous duties as required by the Department, and miscellaneous equipment and grounds maintenance duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Training: (A) High School Diploma or equivalent with specialized course work in science such as biology, general science, physics, etc. (B) two (2) years post secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field and (C) six (6) months experience operating an A-Surface water treatment plant or, (D) any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Special Knowledge Requirements:

Current minimum C-Surface Certification issued by North Carolina Water Treatment Facilities Operators Certification Board.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.

Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in water treatment plant maintenance and operation activities; familiarity with laboratory procedures and practices.

Familiarity with the operation of personal computers.

Valid N.C. Drivers License.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator - Trainee

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the employee holding this position will be the operation of the Ivy River Water Treatment Plant as directed by the Water Plant Supervisor. These duties include the direct operation of the plant and laboratory, record keeping and miscellaneous duties as required by the Department, and miscellaneous equipment and grounds maintenance duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Training: (A) High School Diploma or equivalent with specialized course work in science such as biology, general science, physics, etc. and (B) two (2) years post secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field.

Special Knowledge Requirements:

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.

Ability to obtain C-Surface Certification issued by North Carolina Water Treatment Facilities Operators Certification Board within one year of employment.

Familiarity with the operation of personal computers.

Valid N.C. Drivers License.

 

Semi-skilled Labor - Sanitation

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the employee holding this position are collection of garbage and refuse within the Town. These activities include dumping trash containers into a rear-loading garbage truck (normal garbage collections two days per week) and collection of yard waste, brush and trimmings (normal collections three days per week). Other duties include working with the various Public Works departments as needed in water system maintenance, street maintenance and mowing, recreation park maintenance, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Special Knowledge Requirements:

Valid N.C. Drivers License.

Ability to read and understand standard Public Works Department work orders and the instructions which may accompany products normally used for building and grounds maintenance activities. Ability to complete written activities reports and requisitions.

 

Skilled Labor

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties of the employee holding this position will be general maintenance activities of the Department of Public Works. These duties including Street Dept. maintenance activities (including street and right-of-way cleaning, mowing and routine maintenance, installing and maintaining drainage pipes and structures, sidewalk construction and repair, snow and ice removal); Sanitation Dept. collection activities (include collection of household waste, yard waste, brush and trimmings); and Water Dept. system maintenance activities (including installing water lines and taps and repairing water lines). Assignment of Skilled Labor positions to activities with the Street Department, Sanitation Department, or Water Department shall be at the discretion of the Director of Public Works.

QUALIFICATIONS

Special Knowledge Requirements:

Valid N.C. Drivers License.

Ability to read and understand standard Public Works Department work orders and the instructions which may accompany products normally used for building and grounds maintenance activities. Ability to complete written activities reports and requisitions.

Ability to work independently and to direct the work activities of others as assigned by supervisors.

Knowledge of the use of gasoline driven equipment such as lawn mowers, weed-eaters, cut-off saws, brush chippers, jack hammers, etc., used in Public Works activities.

 

Skilled Labor - Recreation

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the employee holding this position are grounds keeping and maintenance activities at Lake Louise Park and community center. These activities include mowing, trimming, planting and mulching activities, as well as daily maintenance and cleaning of the park rest rooms and picnic areas and the community center building. This is a full-time position and the demand for grounds keeping actives varies greatly between the summer and winter seasons. Other duties, particularly during the winter season, include working with the various Public Works departments as needed in water system maintenance, street maintenance, sanitation collections, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Training: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Special Knowledge Requirements:

A. Valid N.C. Drivers License.

B. Ability to read and understand standard Public Works Department work orders and the instructions which may accompany products normally used for building and grounds maintenance activities. Ability to complete written activities reports and requisitions.

C. Ability to reason through problems, determine a solution, and act accordingly to complete a task without constant supervision.

D. Knowledge of general lawn and ground care activities and the operation of power equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, etc.

E. Knowledge of trees and plants normally utilized in western North Carolina for landscaping purposes. Thorough knowledge of planting procedures and tree and plant maintenance activities.

F.  North Carolina Pesticide Application License or ability to obtain license within six (6) month of employment.

G. Ability to supervise other employees conducting park and recreation maintenance and landscaping activities.