Youth Employment Certificate
|Job Title:||Town Manager|
|Description:|| Town Manager - Town of Blowing Rock, NC, a scenic resort/tourism community located in northwestern NC in Watauga and Caldwell Counties along the Blue Ridge Parkway with a year-round population of 1,280 and seasonal to 8,000, is seeking qualified candidates for Town Manager. The current manager is stepping down after three years at the end of January 2017, to work with his spouse in the private sector and the previous Manager accepted a new position after 10˝ years of service. The Town Council consists of a Mayor & 5 Council members. The Mayor is elected to a 2-year term and Council members are elected to 4-year staggered terms. The Mayor has been serving since 1997 and he was a Council member for 8 years prior to that. The Town’s property valuation exceeds $1.1 billion, has an annual operating budget of $8.9 million with 59 full-time staff along with part-time staff in Parks, Police, and Fire. Town functions include administration, police, fire/rescue, streets/sanitation & cemetery, parks/recreation & landscaping, water/sewer & storm water and planning/zoning. In 2014 the Town voters passed a $13 million general obligation bond referendum providing capital investment capacity for the next 5 years. The anticipated salary range is $75,000-$104,000 depending on qualifications, with excellent benefits including employer provided health insurance for the employee and a 5% 401k contribution. Qualifications include a BA/BS and minimum five years applicable experience, MPA/MBA preferred. Applicant must demonstrate a proven record of interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, along with the ability to manage an experienced management team and an organization focused on customer service. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. October 14, 2016. EEO. Submit cover memo, resume, town application (http://www.townofblowingrock.com/employment.php), work-related references, and five year salary history to Manager Search, Town of Blowing Rock, PO Box 47, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605-0047, or via email to email@example.com. It is anticipated that interviews will take place in November, an offer and acceptance will take place in December, and the new Manager will start prior to February 1, 2017. Residency within the Town limits or within the Blowing Rock Fire District is required within 6 months of appointment, or another reasonably negotiated timeframe.|
|Job Title:||Reserve Police Officer|
|Description:||The Town of Blowing Rock Police Department is now accepting applications for multiple part-time Reserve Police Officer I positions. These positions involve answering calls, preparing incident reports, investigating traffic accidents, enforcing State Laws and local ordinances, and other duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License, North Carolina BLET, and a High School diploma or equivalent.
The Town of Blowing Rock is an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a controlled substance screening, a physiological examination, and a medical examination.
An application may be obtained at the Blowing Rock Police Department, 143 Park Ave Blowing Rock, during regular office hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or viewed online at www.townofblowingrock.com. Applications must be returned to the Blowing Rock Police Department 143 Park Avenue Blowing Rock North Carolina 28605.
|Job Title:||Utility Plant Operator|
|Description:||Full Time 40 Hour per Week Position
(May consider multiple part-time positions based upon applicant pool)
The Town of Blowing is now accepting applications for the full time position of Utility Plant Operator. This position will primarily be responsible for operations at the Water Plant, but may also help with operations at the Sewer Plant. The position being offered is an evening or night shift. Duties include performing technical and skilled work in the operation and maintenance of water treatment plant and related facilities, collecting water samples, performing required physical, chemical, and bacteriological analyses and tests. Occasional outside maintenance. Prefer experience in water waste water plant operations. Possession of a North Carolina Class C Surface and possession of a valid drivers license required. Training for waste water will be provided, however preference will be given to candidates who already possess at least a Grade 1 or higher.
The Town offers excellent benefits, including local government retirement, and pays the full cost of health, dental and life insurance for the employee. The complete salary range for this position is $25,105 - $34,655, however, the anticipated hiring rate of pay is between $25,105 and $30,000. The successful candidates actual salary will depend on qualifications and experience. This position is Non-Exempt. The Town of Blowing Rock is an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a controlled substance screening and a medical examination.
Applications are available at Town Hall during regular office hours or viewed online at www.townofblowingrock.com. Submit applications to: Tonda Spear, Payroll Administrator, 1036 Main Street, P. O. Box 47, Blowing Rock, and NC 28605. The Town may be willing to consider multiple qualified persons to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of this position with part-time support, with each person working less than 20 hours per week. If this part-time role interests you, please indicate as such on your application cover memo including how many hours per week you are able to work.
|Job Title:||Firefighter/EMT Position|
|Description:||The Town of Blowing Rock is now accepting applications for multiple part-time Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician positions. Duties include participating in incident response such as firefighting operations, remediation activities of chemical spills, hazardous materials, responding to medical emergencies, providing Emergency Medical Technician services, technical rescue calls operating various equipment, inspecting the station and equipment, assisting in preparing reports and other manual and digital record keeping, and participating in training. Must possess North Carolina Driver’s License and the ability to obtain other required certifications.
Compensation will depend on qualifications and experience. The position is non-exempt. The Town of Blowing Rock is an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a controlled substance screening and a medical examination.
Applications are available at Town Hall during regular office hours or can be accessed online at www.townofblowingrock.com. Submit applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at Town Hall located at 1036 Main Street or via mail to PO Box 47, Blowing Rock, NC 28605. Positions open until filled.