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:
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A NEW Application MUST accompany each job for which you are applying
 
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704-730-2107 
 
or mail to:
City of Kings Mountain
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 429
Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
 
9-11 P.S.A.P. Manager

9-11 P.S.A.P. Manager

 

 

General Statement of Duties

 

           Performs difficult technical and administrative work supervising dispatching of police and other emergency services, maintenance of the computer system and records control; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief of Police. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel.

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

          An employee in this class supervises a staff providing twenty-four hour emergency communications, develops short-term and long range plans for electronics equipment and systems needs for the city, and supervises the installation, maintenance and use of various radio, alarm, telephone, computer and other electronic equipment. Work includes personnel management and training, establishing policies and procedures, and coordination with a broad variety of agencies served and vendors. The employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative in dealing with personnel matters, coordinating with other law enforcement, rescue, and fire jurisdictions, and responding to emergency situations. The employee is subject to hazards associated with administrative work which may expose the employee to inside environmental conditions. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief of Police, or his appointee, along with close coordination with the Director of Information Technology and is reviewed through conferences and assessments of records for accuracy of response and community acceptance.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties and Tasks

            Supervises rotating shifts of Telecommunicators who handle communications and dispatch calls for law enforcement, fire services and city utility services; plans and assigns work; hires, trains and provides performance coaching and evaluation for department staff; develops work schedules; assures communications center is always staffed.

            Coordinates the provision of services and changes in service with police, sheriff and other law enforcement agencies, fire departments and other city departments.

            Develops and administers Emergency Telephone System Fund budget; procures equipment and supplies; researches, plans and coordinates with telephone companies and vendors upgrades in equipment such as E-911 system, computer aided dispatch, radio,  recorder and other electronic systems; coordinates and participates in installation, maintenance and repair of equipment.

            Establishes and promotes community awareness for effective use of emergency communications services such as E-911.

            Establishes and administers departmental policies and procedures; tracks statistical information, evaluates service delivery.

           

 

Supervises the establishment and updating on indexes of telephone numbers, addresses, location directions, and emergency and disaster procedures.

            Participates on various emergency planning efforts; may perform on-scene communications assistance.

            Monitors the radio and microwave systems; evaluates the severity of problems and calls appropriate technical repair.

            Acts as a Telecommunicator when necessary.

            Performs related tasks as required.

 

Additional Job Duties

Performs related duties as required.

 

 

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

            Thorough knowledge of the DCI system, emergency communications procedures, and jurisdictions of various emergency service agencies and city services.

            Thorough knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing transmission by radio and teletype, NCGS §62A-40-§62A-56 and proposed 09NCAC06C-.0205-.0401.

            Thorough knowledge of a variety of electronic equipment including radios and telephone systems and the related computer hardware and software applications involved in E-911, computer-aided dispatch, alarms and monitors, audio recorder and back-up generation and UPS systems.

            Considerable knowledge in the operation and maintenance of radios and radio systems.

            Considerable knowledge of the city’s geography and functions practices and procedures of law enforcement, fire and rescue agencies.

            Considerable knowledge of the city’s budgeting, purchasing and personnel policies and procedures.

            Ability to learn technical evacuation plans and associated database maintenance.

            Ability to plan, organize, schedule and direct the work of subordinate personnel including training, motivation, coaching and evaluating work performance.

Ability to monitor, inspect and quality control the work of the communications center.

            Ability to exercise sound judgment and remain calm under the stress of emergency situations.      

            Ability to analyze data and trends and prepare clear and precise reports.

            Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form.

            Organize, communicate and archive records and documented data.

            Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with emergency personnel, local and state law enforcement agencies, emergency services, city officials, staff, the general public and the state’s 9-11 Director, Board and associates.

 

Physical Requirements

            Must be able to perform the physical life functions of reaching, fingering, grasping, 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 move objects.

            Must have vocal communication for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly.

            Must be able to hear to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

            Must possess visual acuity necessary to prepare and analyze computer data and figures, as well as visual inspection necessary to determine small defects and/or small parts, operate a computer terminal, operation of machines, extensive reading, and determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work; worker is subject to inside environmental conditions and noise.

 

 

Education and Experience

           Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in electronics, data processing or related fields and considerable experience in work with computers, telephone equipment, radio communications or related field including some emergency telecommunications experience, considerable supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

Special Requirement

            Certification by the State of North Carolina for DCI operations.

            Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

 

Salary Range: $33,787.41 - $$50,157.60

Grade 17
Electrical Groundman - Lineman

 

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN

AVAILABLE POSITION

 

BID NUMBER 2015-26

 

POSTING DATE:                   June 30, 2015      

 

CLOSING DATE:                   July 7, 2015 or until filled

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DEPARTMENT:                     ELECTRIC 

 

POSITION: One Position Open - (Based on qualifications)

                                                Groundman                            

                                                Electric Line Technician 3rd Class    

                                                Electric Line Technician 2nd Class                                                               Electric Line Technician 1st Class    

 

SALARY RANGES:  (Based on qualifications)

                                      14      Groundman                   $14.03/hr. - $20.83/hr. 

                                      15      Line Tech 3rd Cl    $14.73/hr. - $21.87/hr.

                                      16      Line Tech 2nd Cl   $15.47/hr. –$22.97/hr.

                                       18      Line Tech 1st Cl    $17.06/hr. - $25.32/hr.

SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

 

(Depending upon level, certain qualifications will apply)

 

Desirable Education and Experience        

·         Graduation from high school or an equivalent to high school (GED) supplemented by technical training in electrical principles and minimal line work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Special Requirements

·         Possession of a valid North Carolina commercial driver's license (CDL). All other State certified drivers’ licenses must be approved by the City.

·         Participates and completes all levels in ElectriCities Lineman Career Development Program (LCDP).

·         Participates in ElectriCities sponsored schools.

·         Participates in all City sponsored training procedures and requirements.

·         Meets all physical weight requirements per City specifications.

·         Ability to obtain other certifications as identified by the City.

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

All interested city employees need to contact the Human Resources Department This position will be advertised simultaneously inside and outside.  Qualified persons currently employed by the city shall receive first consideration

EOE/M/F/D/V

DRUG FREE ENVIRONMENT

 

Fleet Mechanic II

FLEET MECHANIC II – 3430

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

 

Performs responsible skilled mechanical work on a variety of automotive equipment;  does related work as required.

 

Work is performed under regular supervision.

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

 

Uses modern diagnostic equipment including computers for diagnoses of mechanical problems on a variety of city vehicles and equipment, determines required repairs or replacement of  parts and initiates repair; Performs selected repairs and parts replacements on diesel driven equipment; Assist with preventative maintenance of city vehicles and equipment; Repairs and replaces tires; Repairs and overhauls brakes, ignition, and fuel systems, transmissions, differentials, front and rear axle assemblies;  Takes down, repairs, and reassembles air compressors, pumps, and related equipment including small engine repair; Lays out and fabricates parts;  Does electrical work on automotive equipment, such as troubleshooting electrical problems and repairing or replacing defective parts, repairing and adjusting lights; Performs welding work; Performs road calls for repair of city vehicles and equipment and repair or replacement of tires; Maintains a clean working area and assists in other shop custodial duties;  Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

General knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in the repair of passenger cars, trucks, construction and maintenance equipment which includes operation of a computer;  General knowledge and skill in the use and operation of shop tools and machinery;  Ability to diagnose the more common defects in the drive trains, chassis, and other components of automotive equipment;  Ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems: ability to perform heavy manual work in connection with repair work. Ability to interpret work from sketches, and diagrams and installation and repair charts; Ability to understand and follow instructions in both oral and written form.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in repairing automotive and power-driven equipment.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina.

Ability to obtain and retain NC safety and emissions inspection license.

Ability to obtain and retain Fleet Tire Service OSHA Compliance Training Certification.

 

 Salary Range:  $11.6009 to $16.8015/hour                                       Grade 10

Part-Time Custodian

 

PART-TIME CUSTODIAN

20 HOURS / WEEK

 

General Statement of Duties

 

     Performs routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual janitorial, custodial and/or security tasks in support of an organizational unit of the city.

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

     Employees in this class perform manual labor involving a variety of janitorial and custodial tasks.  Work involves the use of light equipment, such as vacuum cleaners, mops, and brooms.  Work includes cleaning floors, windows, bathrooms, surfaces, appliances, and furniture.  The employees are subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals.  Work is performed under supervision and is evaluated through observation and inspection to determine the thoroughness in carrying out assigned duties. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties and Tasks

 

     Cleans buildings; vacuums, mops, sweeps, dusts, cleans restrooms and restroom fixtures, cleans windows, and woodwork, and shampoos carpets.

     Keeps appliances, surfaces, tables, and chairs clean.

     Empties trash.

     Stocks restrooms with paper products such as towels and tissue; stocks soap.

     Operates equipment such as vacuum cleaners, etc.; maintains necessary inventory of cleaning supplies and labels chemicals with MSDS labels that are provided.

     Secures building after work is completed.

 

Additional Job Duties

 

     Performs related duties as required and as directed by Supervisor

     Runs errands in city vehicle as needed.

 

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities

 

     Working knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in unskilled manual labor and custodial work.

     Working knowledge of the standard practices, material, tools, and equipment utilized in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings.

 

  

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities (continued)

 

     Working knowledge of standard hand tools, operation of light equipment, and materials used in assigned work.

     Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned work.

     Ability to work cooperatively as a team member, works productively without close supervision, and respond courteously to citizens and employees.

     Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.

           

Physical Requirements

 

     Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, manual dexterity, feeling, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.

     Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pound of force occasionally; 20 pounds of force frequently; and 10 pounds constantly.

     Must possess the visual acuity to operate light equipment such as the vacuum cleaner, and steam cleaner, and to review work for cleanliness and thoroughness.

 

Education and Experience

 

     It is imperative that employee be able to read and write proficiently.  Any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

 

Special Requirement

 

     Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

 

           

                                   

Starting Rate of Pay:  $10.2657/hour

Grade/Class: 8A

20 hours per week

No benefits

POLICE OFFICER (Part-time)
POLICE OFFICER (Part-time) General Statement of Duties Performs general duty law enforcement work to protect life and property in the City. Distinguishing Features of the Class An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties. Work includes patrolling the City during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. Employees must exercise judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties; more difficult problems are normally carried out under the direction of or in conjunction with a Police Sergeant assigned to the same shift. 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 hazards associated with law enforcement work including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, and hazardous spills with fumes, oils, gases, or flammable liquids. Work is subject to the final OSHA standards on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated through observation, monitoring radio traffic, discussion, and review of reports for adherence to laws, department procedures, and proper judgment. Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties and Tasks Patrols streets in a police car, on bicycle or on foot; checks doors and windows; examines premises of unoccupied residences or buildings; detects unusual conditions, may maintain surveillance and observation for stolen cars, missing persons, or suspects; report dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, or other hazardous conditions. Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious activity, domestic disputes, loud and disruptive behavior; completes calls by determining true nature of the situation and taking whatever legal or persuasive action is warranted. Investigates traffic accidents; issues traffic citation; directs traffic and participates in other emergency operation activities; conducts special traffic checkpoints to enforce seatbelt, alcohol, speed, or other laws; operates radar and intoxilyzer equipment. Performs investigations of accidents or possible crimes through observation, questioning witnesses, and gathering physical evidence; performs investigative tasks, arrests and processes criminal suspects; presents findings in court. Issues citations for violation of traffic regulations, serves warrants; apprehends and processes criminal suspects and transports to magistrate and/or County detention facilities. Regulates and directs vehicular traffic at busy times at local schools and when traffic signal malfunctions or accidents require. Operates a two-way radio to receive instructions and information from or to report information to police headquarters; maintains vehicle, weapons and other equipment in standards working order. Prepares records and reports of activities. Advises the public on laws and local ordinances; serves papers as needed. Assists stranded motorists; gives information and directions to visitors and the general public. May serve on special traffic squad. Additional Job Duties Performs other related duties as required. Recruitment and Selection Guidelines Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considerable knowledge of state and federal laws, local ordinances and policies of the police department, especially relating to search and seizure, traffic control, pursuit, and arrest. Working knowledge of law enforcement principles, practices, methods and equipment. Some knowledge of scientific crime detection and criminal identification methods and procedures. Some knowledge of the application of information technology to law enforcement work. Skill in the use of firearms and other police equipment and in the application of self-defense tactics. Skill in collaborative conflict resolution. Ability to act with sound judgment in routine and emergency situations. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms. Ability to present effective court testimony. Ability to prepare clear and concise activity reports. Ability to build and maintain cooperative and effective public relations with the citizens. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and other public officials. Physical Requirements Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of standing, walking, hearing, kneeling, reaching, feeling, grasping, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing, crawling, fingering, and performing repetitive motions. Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pound of force occasionally; 20 pounds frequently; and 10 pounds constantly. Must possess the visual acuity to operate a police vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things on patrol. Desirable Experience and Education Graduation from high school and completion of basic law enforcement training; possession of a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements Before assignment to sworn duties, employees must possess a valid North Carolina driver's license and have completed at least the minimum requirements established by the North Carolina Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers. Starting Rate: $12.7275/hr. Grade: 12
SANITATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
SANITATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR GENERAL DIFINITION OF WORK: - Performs responsible semi-skilled work operating a refuse collection vehicle in the collection of solid waste; - Does related work as required; - Work is performed under regular supervision. - Limited supervision is exercised over assigned crew members. TYPICAL TASKS: - Operates refuse collection truck picking up refuse from houses on a prescribed route; - Operated hydraulic mechanisms for compressing and dumping refuse; - Transports refuse to prescribed disposal areas; - Drives and operates truck to collect household appliances, furniture and unusually large amounts of trash; - Assists with snow and ice control as needed; - Cleans refuse truck and equipment, performs preventative maintenance on equipment; - Supervises personnel assigned to truck; - Performs related tasks as required. KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - General knowledge of the operation and servicing of automotive equipment; - General knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; - General knowledge of safe driving practices an occupational hazards of the work; - Skill in the operation of automotive equipment; - Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; - Ability to detect signs of the mechanical failure of the automotive and packing equipment; - Dependability. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the seventh grade and some experience in performance of heavy manual work and in the operation of heavy automotive equipment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License issued by the state of North Carolina. May require possession of a valid medical examination certificate required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Starting Rate: $12.2787/hr.
SEASONAL Permit Clerk - Moss Lake

MOSS LAKE PERMIT CLERK

SEASONAL Weekend

16 Hour / Week – Some Weekend through Labor Day

 

General Statement of Duties

 

            Performs clerical and maintenance work in the offices and facilities of Moss Lake.

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

            An employee in this class performs a combination of office and maintenance work at the Moss Lake facility.  Work includes issuing permits for lake use, collecting fees, answering public questions, maintaining grounds and facilities, including supervising community service workers, and monitoring shoreline for appropriate use. Work may be performed on weekdays or weekends and includes both inside and outside work.  Work is performed under the direction of the Lake Office Manager and is evaluated based on observation, accuracy of records and effectiveness of maintenance tasks.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties and Tasks

            Greets and routes visitors; issues permits for camping, fishing and boating lake use; collects payments for use and provides receipts; enters sales and monetary information into City’s financial system; counts money for deposit.

            Cleans bathrooms, parking and campground areas; picks up trash; trims trees and clears brush; cuts grass; rakes leaves.

            Supervises community service workers in maintenance tasks; makes assignments and oversees work tasks; makes assignments to prison labor.

            Pulls trees from lake; monitors shore line for trash and for appropriate use.

            Keeps boats in working order; cleans and lines up boats.

Additional Job Duties

            Must be able to work every weekend

Performs related duties as required.

 

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities

            Working knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment.

            Working knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in grounds and building

                        maintenance.

            Working  knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the position.

Working knowledge of spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

Working knowledge of office practices and procedures.

Ability to maintain records of work activities and accurately account for funds.

Ability to use hand tools.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees,

 supervisors, and the public.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and procedures.

Ability to be tactful and courteous.

Ability to train and lead other workers.

 


Physical Requirements

            Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

            Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to  20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly  to move objects.

            Must possess the visual acuity to use hand tools, operate mobile equipment such as the boat, golf cart, mowers and chain saws in a safe manner, to inspect work quality, to work with data and figures, do some accounting tasks, and to maintain records.

 

Desirable Education and Experience

            Some experience in office work with emphasis on public contact tasks, handling/issuing permits, compiling/completing cash reports, usage of financial transaction computer applications and some experience in facilities and grounds maintenance and repair work preferably in a parks setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

Salary:  $7.90/hour

Telecommunicator - Part-Time

TELECOMMUNICATOR – Part-Time

 

General Statement of Duties

 

Performs responsible clerical and public safety work dispatching emergency calls and assisting the public.

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

An employee in this class receives incoming routine and emergency public safety calls, dispatches proper personnel for assistance, and maintains contact with public safety units.  Employees also utilize computer-aided dispatch to receive and dispatch calls, and enter disposition of calls, maintain a variety of manual logs, and assist the public with various information.  Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness and decisiveness in obtaining necessary information from people who are under extreme stress.  Work is performed in accordance with departmental policy and state and federal law, supplemented with specific directions from sworn personnel.  Work is performed under general supervision and is evaluated through observation, discussion and feedback from officers in the field.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties and Tasks

Receives routine and emergency telephone calls and personal requests for assistance on multiple lines concerning crimes, fires, public utilities, or general information; obtains needed information concerning nature of problem; dispatches police calls; pages after hours utilities staff; transfers other emergency and non-emergency calls to proper location.

Performs customer service work for the Police Department assisting visitors with information, procedures, obtaining accident reports and other needs.

Operates emergency equipment to maintain contact with public safety personnel; dispatches staff to answer requests for assistance and emergency incidents; receives and transmits information and messages; tracks police and fire staff for safety and location.

Operates Division of Criminal Information (DCI) terminal to send and receive messages and research information regarding criminal histories, vehicle identification, and crimes.

Maintains an in-house computer database and communications logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and the times involved; maintains a variety of manual logs of information regarding fuel, vehicle usage, community service, citation books, animal control activities, lost and found, etc..

Provides information to the public over the telephone and in person concerning a variety of city services; provide copies of accident and other appropriate reports to the public.

Updates CAD records with new addresses, businesses, and other information.

Type records, reports and otherwise assist other departmental staff; maintain a variety of records, logs, data, etc.; perform data entry to update data files.

 

Additional Job Duties

Performs related duties as required.

 

Recruitment And Selection Guidelines

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of the operation of a police communications system and related Federal Communications Commission regulations.

 


 

 

 

Considerable knowledge of the geographic layout of the city, and the location of streets, important buildings, and other landmarks. 

Considerable knowledge of proper incident and related report completion and data entry.

Working knowledge of the functions, practices and procedures of the Police Department, Fire Department, and other services dispatched.

Working knowledge of office technology and the application of technology to dispatch and records.

Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and vocabulary.

Considerable skill in customer service and public contact.

Skill in collaborative conflict resolution.

Ability to accurately receive and clearly transmit radio communications.

Ability to assess people and situations, to apply sound judgment, to remain calm under stressful conditions and to elicit sufficient and essential information for dispatching and assisting field personnel.

Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with departmental staff and the public.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to perform data entry at the proper speed and accuracy.

 

Physical Requirements

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of stooping, reaching, lifting, manual dexterity, grasping, talking and hearing.

Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally; and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Must possess the visual acuity to operate computer equipment, and to maintain and review manual written records.

 

Education and Experience

Graduation from high school and some related communications, dispatching or reception work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Special Requirement

Certification or the ability to obtain certification by the State of North Carolina as a DCI Operator within three months of appointment to this classification.

 

Starting Rate: 10.2657/hr.

Grade/Class: 8A

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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