Human Resources

Staff

Employment Opportunities

Randy Patterson
Director of Human Resources
(704) 734-4601


101 West Gold St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Welcome to the Kings Mountain Human Resources site. By serving the needs of the public, City employees have a great impact on the community. Offering more than basic services, they help maintain the City of Kings Mountains’ high quality of life.


Human Resources Staff

Randy Patterson - Director of HR
704-734-4601
randy.patterson@cityofkm.com

Teresa Patterson - HR Administrative Assistant
704-734-4496
teresap@cityofkm.com


 

Application for Employment

Employment Opportunities:
Instructions for Applying
ONLY APPLICATIONS FOR POSTED POSITIONS ARE ACCEPTED. 
RESUMES ARE ONLY ACCEPTED WITH A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
 
Applications are NOT kept on file
A NEW Application MUST accompany each job for which you are applying
 
Fax application to 704-730-2107;  mail to City of Kings Mountain, Attn: HR, PO Box 429, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
 
Building Inspector II

 

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:   BUILDING INSPECTOR II                      
 
SALARY STEP AND GRADE:

Supervisor:    Chief Building Inspector

 

GENERAL DEFINITION & CONDITIONS OF WORK

 

Performs inspections in all four trades, building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical. .  Must possess standard certification in these four trades from the NC Department of Insurance.  Shall continue the intensive training program in order to obtain Standard Level III Certification in all four of these trades.

 

TYPICAL DAILY TASKS

 

  • Reviews Building Plans and issues Permits within their area of Certification
  • Performs Building Inspections to insure compliance with NC Building Code, within their area of Certification.
  • Approves Final Inspections, issues Certificates of Compliance and Certificates of Occupancy with their area of Certification.
  • Issues stop work orders for non-complying projects.
  • Answers questions from private citizens, contractors and others regarding enforcement of North Carolina Building Codes and the City of Kings Mountain Ordinances.
  • Performs minimum housing inspections and completes report for hearing.
  • Testifies in hearing in regards to the minimum housing report.
  • Performs the task of enforcing the City of Kings Mountainís Junked Car Ordinance.
  • Assist the Administrative Assistant with their duties should the need arise.
  • Keeps records of trips and inspections performed and any follow ups that may be required.
  • Assist in training Inspector Trainees.
  • Performs other related tasks as needed.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

 

Possession of Standard Level II Certification in all four trades; Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical.  An intermediate knowledge of the processes of construction and the construction industry, as well as a knowledge of construction terms and materials.  The ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications in order to perform inspections.  The ability to read and interpret building codes in order to perform inspections and answer questions from the general public.  Must be able to work and communicate well with all types of people and maintain an appropriate level of professional behavior with the public as well as with co-workers.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

This is sometimes physical work requiring the basic life operation functions of stooping, bending, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, climbing, lifting, grasping, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and/up to 10lbs of force constantly to lift or move objects.  Must possess the visual acuity to operate mechanic tools and equipment, read work orders, and operate a motor vehicle safely.  Must be able to express and exchange ideas verbally and written, and must convey information accurately.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by course work in a variety of inspection specialties and considerable experience in the building construction trade. Possession of one Level II  NC Standard Certificate.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must  possess and maintain a valid NC drivers license. Must be familiar with common computer functions and terms.  Possession of  Level III Standard North Carolina Inspection Certification in all four trade areas ( building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical) within five years.
 
Salary Range:  $31,548 - $46,832 annually
Building Inspector III

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

 

JOB TITLE:   BUILDING INSPECTOR III

Supervisor:    Chief Building Inspector

              

GENERAL DEFINITION & CONDITIONS OF WORK

 

Performs inspections in all four trades, building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical. .  Must possess probationary or standard certification III in four trades from the NC Department of Insurance.  Shall continue the intensive training program in order to act as Chief Building Inspector.

 

TYPICAL DAILY TASKS

 

  • Reviews Building Plans and issues Permits within their area of Certification
  • Performs Building Inspections to insure compliance with NC Building Code, within their area of Certification.
  • Approves Final Inspections, issues Certificates of Compliance and Certificates of Occupancy with their area of Certification.
  • Issues stop work orders for non-complying projects.
  • Answers questions from private citizens, contractors and others regarding enforcement of North Carolina Building Codes and the City of Kings Mountain Ordinances.
  • Performs minimum housing inspections and completes report for hearing.
  • Testifies in hearing in regards to the minimum housing report.
  • Performs the task of enforcing the City of Kings Mountainís Junked Car Ordinance.
  • Assist the Administrative Assistant with their duties should the need arise.
  • Keeps records of trips and inspections performed and any follow ups that may be required.
  • Assist in training Inspector Trainees.
  • Performs other related tasks as needed.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

 

Possession of Standard Level III Certification in all four trades; Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical.  An intermediate knowledge of the processes of construction and the construction industry, as well as knowledge of construction terms and materials.  The ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications in order to perform inspections.  The ability to read and interpret building codes in order to perform inspections and answer questions from the general public.  Must be able to work and communicate well with all types of people and maintain an appropriate level of professional behavior with the public as well as with co-workers.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

This is sometimes physical work requiring the basic life operation functions of stooping, bending, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, climbing, lifting, grasping, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and/up to 10lbs of force constantly to lift or move objects.  Must possess the visual acuity to operate mechanic tools and equipment, read work orders, and operate a motor vehicle safely.  Must be able to express and exchange ideas verbally and written, and must convey information accurately.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by course work in a variety of inspection specialties and considerable experience in mechanical and electrical plan review and inspections.  Data Center inspection experience a plus.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must  possess and maintain a valid NC drivers license. Must be familiar with common computer functions and terms.  Possession of a minimum of Level III Probationary North Carolina Inspection Certification in all four trade areas ( building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical)with the ability to obtained standard certification within one year .

 

SALARY STEP AND GRADE: 21

Range: $40,263 - $59,770

Director of Building Coes and Zoning Enforcement

 

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:   Director of Building Codes and Zoning Enforcement    

SALARY STEP AND GRADE:

Supervisor:    City Manager

 

GENERAL DEFINITION & CONDITIONS OF WORK

Serves as the Director of the Department.  Responsibilities include supervision of all personnel, departmental budget, take direction from the City Manager and is required to work closely with other department heads, staff and City Council.

 

Responsible for enforcing the following ordinances:

Building Code

Zoning Code

Community Appearance Code

Minimum Housing Code

Floodplain Administration

Junked Vehicle

 

 

TYPICAL DAILY TASKS

 

  • Manages staff and answers questions that they may have regarding their duties
  • Supervises Building Plans reviews and issues permits are issued correctly. Performs Building Inspections to insure compliance with NC Building Code, when necessary.
  • Answers questions regarding floodplain and the National Flood Insurance Program
  • Keeps up with changes to the NC Building Code and NC General Statutes that affect the areas in which he or she is responsible
  • Gives reports to City Manager and Council as requested
  • Seeks council from City Attorney regarding interpretations of North Carolina Statutes and City Ordinances
  • Supervises the issuance of stop work orders for non-complying projects
  • Answers questions from private citizens, contractors and others regarding enforcement of North Carolina Building Codes and the City of Kings Mountain Ordinances.
  • Supervises all other building inspectors, zoning officers and administrative assistant.
  • Ensures minimum housing records meet legal requirements, holds hearings and takes orders to council for ordinance adoption as needed
  • Testifies when needed before the Board of Adjustment
  • Testifies in Court when needed, and is familiar with due process
  • Is prepared to give affidavits and or depositions to attorneys as needed
  • Ensures all records are being kept as defined by the NC Public Record Retention Law
  • Assist in training Inspectors and Zoning Officers.
  • Is available by phone afterhours and on weekends and holidays at the will of the City Manager
  • Performs other related tasks as needed.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

 

Ideally holds Standard Level III Certification in all four trades; Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical or has had experience in supervising those that do. An advanced knowledge of the processes of construction and the construction industry, as well as knowledge of construction terms and materials.  The ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications in order to perform inspections.  The ability to read and interpret building codes in order to perform inspections and answer questions from the general public when necessary. Capable of understanding the Cityís Zoning Ordinance, Minimum Housing Code, Community Appearance Code, Junked Vehicle Process and Floodplain Ordinance within a short time period. Must be able to work and communicate well with all types of people and maintain an appropriate level of professional behavior with the public as well as with co-workers. Must be able to express and exchange ideas verbally and written, and must convey information accurately.  Ideal candidate is highly motivated and organized, and able to apply common sense to sometimes difficult task and situations

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

This is sometimes physical work requiring the basic life operation functions of stooping, bending, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, climbing, lifting, grasping, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and/up to 10lbs of force constantly to lift or move objects.  Must possess the visual acuity to operate mechanic tools and equipment, read work orders, and operate a motor vehicle safely. 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

A four year degree in a construction or design related field or any combination of education or experience in construction or design. Possession of four Level III NC Standard Certificates or the ability to obtain within six months.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driverís license. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office products; excel, word, outlook and presentation.  Accounting skills with a familiarity of general ledger and balanced budget.   Must be willing to serve on boards and attend meetings when required by the City Manager.

 

Salary Range Ė  $48,950.00 - $72,650.00

Dependent upon Qualifications, Certifications and Experience

Planning Intern

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

AVAILABLE POSITION

         

 

POSTING DATE:            March 11, 2015           

 

CLOSING DATE:           Until Filled        

 

EMPLOYEMENT DURATION:   May 2015- August 2015

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DEPARTMENT:  Planning and Economic Development                 

                                               

POSITION:  Intern

 

SALARY: Minimum Wage

 

GRADE:  N/A     

 

REQUIREMENTS:                  See Job Description Below

 

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          (  ) FULL TIME (  ) PART-TIME (X) TEMPORARY

 

 

 

          The City of Kings Mountain Department of Planning and Economic Development is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated intern for the duration of the summer. Qualified candidates must be enrolled in a college or university and be studying in the field of Planning. Ideal candidates would have experience in GIS, GPS, and knowledge of contemporary planning principles. The internship program is intended for students aspiring for a career in the planning field and must fulfill the studentís academic requirements for graduation.

 

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

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VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER
The City of Kings Mountain is currently accepting applications for volunteer firefighters.

 
Please submit an application by either printing out application and mailing to City of Kings Mountain, Human Resources Department, PO Box 429, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 OR apply through your local ESC Office.

 

 

 

 



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