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.
 
Admin. Support Assistant (Senior Center Program Coordinator)
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSISTANT I

(Senior Center Program Coordinator)

 

General Statement of Duties

 

     Plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees a variety of recreational, educational and health services for the aging population.

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

     An employee in this class performs a variety of secretarial and clerical duties in addition to planning, coordinating, teaching, or overseeing a variety of activities and programs for the senior adults of the community.  Work involves considerable planning and scheduling of activities and contact with participants, volunteers, other agencies, and staff.  The employee develops new or modifies existing programs in regard to the current needs of senior adults; responsible for recruiting volunteers to assist with the operation of center programs and services as needed; assists with publicizing activities and programs and oversees the successful implementation of such programs.  Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and policies and requires judgmental discretion in the application and interpretation of programs and procedures.  The complexity of work is in providing varied programs and activities on an annual basis.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Aging Program Director and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and the quality and effectiveness of work completed.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties and Tasks

 

     Plans, organizes, directs and oversees various programs and activities including, but not limited to:  recreation and social stimulation, education and intellectual stimulation, health promotions and wellness, and cultural and creativity with special focus on the Centerís Annual Christmas Party, Volunteer Appreciation Event, Holidays, and the Annual Picnic.

     Designs and implements programs for special and diverse groups of the senior  population, including but not limited to:  men and women, people of different ethnic groups, different education levels and different abilities.

     Works in conjunction with Director and other staff to counsel and advise senior adults, their families, and caregivers concerning participation of clients in various center, community and/or social programs.

     Plans, schedules, and oversees activities, facilities, supplies, and equipment.

     Interprets and publicizes programs, activities, and services to the public through the media and other means.  Composes, designs, proofs, completes and collates a bi-monthly or quarterly newsletter for the center with assistance from the Director, other administrative staff and volunteers.

     Coordinates volunteers including, but not limited to: instructors, commodities distribution, health fair, special event and special project volunteers. 

     Maintains a written volunteer plan that covers the needs of the Center according to the SCOPE (Senior Center Operation Program Evaluation) document

 

Essential Duties and Tasks (Continued)

 

     Works in conjunction with Director and other administrative staff to make home visits and assure that senior adults are obtaining and getting needed services; assist clients with paperwork.

     Works in conjunction with Director and other administrative staff to help serve as liaison to public health, mental health and social services for the Center and clients. 

     Works in conjunction with Director and other administrative staff to help coordinate critical client needs with churches and community groups.

     Takes the NC Division of Insuranceís SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) training and becomes a certified SHIIP counselor in order to assist seniors with Medicare problems, open enrollment, and any other issues related to Medicare.

     Works in conjunction with Director and other administrative staff to assist in the maintenance of program facilities and operations; reporting any problems to appropriate designated administrative staff.

     Assists in the preparation of regular and special reports as required including, but not limited to: Advisory Board meetings, annual reports, grants, and SCOPE.  Types and proofs letters, reports, and other materials.

     Drives van, bus and/or car for planned Senior Center outings or to run errands; maintains fuel in all vehicles.

     Attends the Ann Johnson Institute for Senior Center Management to receive certification from the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services as funding and time permits.

     Coordinates and assists in fundraisers for the Center; coordinate donations from local businesses and community groups as needed for special programs or events.

     Answers requests for information from visitors, clients, general public, and other city staff who use the Cityís services. 

     Backs up other clerical or departmental personnel as needed.

     Performs related duties as required and as directed by the Aging Director. 

    

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

     Working knowledge of principles, practice, and methods of programs and services for the aging.

     Working knowledge of current literature, trends, and development in the aging field.

     Knowledge of the principles of organization, and administration.

     Knowledge of standard resources, materials and facilities utilized in an aging program. 

     Ability to effectively plan and execute a year-round program of aging activities.                                                   

     Ability to plan, and coordinate the work of volunteers.

     Ability to cooperate with and interpret plans and philosophies to public and private groups.

     Ability to operate or learn quickly any office machines required by the position such as typewriter, calculator, computer, fax machine, copier, or other equipment.

     Places materials and records in alphabetical or numerical order for proper filing into the appropriate record keeping system.  Ability to learn and apply Centerís filing and coding systems and to arrange and place records, reports, and files into a proper sequence.

   

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (continued)

 

     Working Knowledge in Microsoft Office 2010 Software including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Publisher.

     Ability to express ideas effectively in oral and written form.  Ability to follow oral and written instruction and procedures.

     Ability to multitask; deal with frequent interruptions, by telephone or in person.    

     Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and staff

     Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

     Ability to quickly learn to use the MySeniorCenter tracking system software.

 

Physical Requirements

 

     Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

    Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

     Must possess the visual acuity to work with data and figures, operate motor vehicles, and inspect work for accuracy, neatness and thoroughness.

 

Desirable Education and Experience

 

     Prefer graduation from a two-year college with a degree in a Human Services field related degree and/or some experience in working with the aging population; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Special Requirement

 

     Possession of a valid North Carolina driverís license.

 

Special Note

 

This generic class description gives an overview of the job class, its essential job functions, and recommended job requirements.  However, for each individual position assigned to this class, there is available a completed job questionnaire with a physical abilities checklist that can give further details about that one specific position.  Those documents should be reviewed before initiating a selection process.  They can provide additional detailed information on which to base various personnel actions and can assist management in making legal and defensible personnel decisions.

 

Salary Range: $11.32 to $16.00/hr

Grade 9

 

City of Kings Mountain

July 2014

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

Planning Intern

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

AVAILABLE POSITION

         

 

POSTING DATE:            March 11, 2015           

 

CLOSING DATE:           Until Filled        

 

EMPLOYEMENT DURATION:   May 2015- August 2015

_____________________________________________________________

 

DEPARTMENT:  Planning and Economic Development                 

                                               

POSITION:  Intern

 

SALARY: Minimum Wage

 

GRADE:  N/A     

 

REQUIREMENTS:                  See Job Description Below

 

___________________________________________________________

          (  ) 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

DRUG FREE ENVIRONMENT

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.
W/WWS Utility Maintenance Worker

UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER

WATER/WASTEWATER DIVISION

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required.  Work is performed with general supervision. Supervises others as required by staffing, tasks, experience, and demonstrated ability

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

Makes water taps and sewer service connections, installs meters, repairs and/or replaces sewer and water lines and related facilities; unstops sewer lines using whatever means are available; performs other work as assigned; operates trucks, tractors, boring machines, and other minor mechanical

equipment as necessary; supervises other workers as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Good knowledge of the skills, tools, materials, and equipment used in the installation, repairs, and maintenance of water and/or sewer lines; first hand knowledge of (and ability to perform, safely) a verity of tasks required by the above; familiarity with tools and methods used in same; ability to

perform work safely under adverse conditions; good physical condition due to need to work the hours necessary in all types of weather and all kinds of conditions.

 

Must be physically capable to enter/exit shallow ditches, deeper ditches with protective shields/shoring in place, lift tools and/or parts involved in the work and perform a fair share of difficult tasks under less than ideal conditions. Will be exposed to water, sewage, and foul weather, and may

be exposed to weak chlorine solutions.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Any combination of education and experience sufficient to enable the individual to understand and follow instructions of supervisors, written or oral, and file the proper reports of same. Experience related to the work of the department.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's license issued by the State

of North Carolina or the ability to obtain one within probationary period.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

Follow instructions safely and finish assignment.

 

Starting Rate: $11.32/hr.

 

 

 

 



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