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The Town of Huntersville employs approximately 160 individuals in full and part time positions across the organization.  Employment opportunities are posted to this site as vacancies become available and applications will only be considered for those vacancies.  Additionally, individuals will only be considered for employment if all required forms and documents are received by the posted closing date of the recruitment noted in the table below.  All conditional offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background check.


Equal Opportunity

The Town of Huntersville is committed to providing equal opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, sexual expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.   

E-Verify

The Town of Huntersville is required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 

-          E-Verify Poster (In Spanish)

-          Right to Work Poster (In Spanish)


Current Employment Opportunities:

Job Title
Starting Salary Closing Date
 Police Officer
$38,636.78  Ongoing
 Administrative Assistant II $34,458.25  Open Until Filled 
 Park/Building Monitor $10.22 per hour Open Until Filled


Scroll down to see a full description of each opportunity.

Police Officer

Salary: $38,636.78 + DOE and educational level with a 5% increase at the end of a successful 12-month probation period. Excellent benefits package including 401-K and tuition reimbursement.


Requirements: The Huntersville Police Department strives to be recognized as one of North Carolina’s finest law enforcement agencies and a model of excellence in the delivery of professional, innovative and progressive police services. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of Community Policing philosophy and an understanding of the SARA model of problem solving. Must be able to make sound decisions in dealing with emergency and non-emergency situations. Job requires extensive public contact in which officer must relate professionally with students, citizens, business owners and sometimes, the media. Applicants must be BLET certified at the time the application is received. Also, accepting out of state applicants who are currently sworn as a Law Enforcement Officer with at least two years of experience. Must be able to pass all phases of the hiring process, including oral board, background investigation, psychological and physical examinations, polygraph test and drug screening.

Currently Accepting Applications for Unanticipated Future Vacancies: Applicants must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training or are currently a sworn law enforcement officer for another agency/state.

 

To start the application process for employment as a Huntersville Police Officer, prepare a resume, cover letter, and a copy of your BLET certification and click HERE.  To ask questions or contact the recruiter directly, email hpdrecruiter@huntersville.org

 

 

Administrative Assistant II

Description of Work:  Performs administrative support work involving office assistance tasks, office administration duties, and related work as required.  Work is performed under moderate supervision of the Chief’s Aide.

Essential Duties of the Position:  The following duties are those considered most essential to the position.  This does not preclude the delegation of other duties considered as necessary by management to successfully complete an assignment or project.

  • Plans and organizes the administrative work flow of an office to accomplish needs for the staff; identifies and develops data bases, spreadsheets, and other records management systems.
  • Handles public requests for services or information based on program and policy knowledge; resolves problems or complaints independently.
  • Works closely with department director in budgeting, purchasing, and procurement of equipment, supplies, and materials for the department.
  • Handles delegated technical functions for the department.
  • Drafts, compiles, and produces letters, memoranda, minutes; reports, agenda items and other materials as needed.
  • Develops correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports or other materials; reviews work for compliance with instructions, spelling, punctuation and basic grammar; proofreads final proof of materials.
  • Attends staff meetings and produces and distributes minutes for the meetings.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of records and documents.
  • Reviews and verifies records and reports for correct information; processes documents based on review and verification; files and retrieves materials based on limited information and performs periodic follow‑up activities.
  • Screens and routes materials according to content of communications; may do research or retrieve related materials from files.
  • Establishes and maintains inventory or activity records and files; initiates appropriate follow‑up or further action based on the status of office activity; creates data bases or other data management systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of the organization and functions of the department and of general policies and practices; standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office support techniques; business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to read, understand and interpret difficult materials with complicated information that may contain excerpts from regulatory and/or legal documents; ability to keep office records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources; ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to perform office management details without referral to supervisor; ability to operate standard office and computer equipment including ability to operate specialized software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, and the general public.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:  High School and 7 or more years’ experience or 2 years of College/Associate’s Degree and 2 or more years’ experience or equivalent education and experience.

Physical Requirements:  This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and repetitive motions, frequently reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires standing and walking; work requires close vision, depth perception and color perception; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and operating machines; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office with computer printers, light traffic).

Special Requirements:  Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply:  All applicants must complete a Town of Huntersville application, resume and letter of interest  and submit here. Candidates will be selected to participate in an assessment process to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

Park/Building Monitor

Description of Work:  Performs semiskilled work opening, closing and monitoring facility operations; ensuring safety and cleanliness of facilities and equipment, and related work as required.  Work is performed under limited supervision and general hours will be within these hours:  Friday nights from 5pm – 1am; Saturday and Sunday from 6am – 11pm. Monday – Thursday from 5pm – 10pm. Work may be scheduled depending on Athletic Seasons.

Essential Duties of the Position:  The following duties are those considered most essential to the position.  This does not preclude the delegation of other duties considered as necessary by management to successfully complete an assignment or project.Opens and closes parks and facilities; unlocks and locks bathroom doors and gates.

  • Promotes good relations with citizens using the parks and recreation facilities
  • Ensures that facilities and surrounding areas are clean and ready for use
  • Ensures that all bathrooms are stocked, sanitary and clean
  • Ensures compliance with park/gym rules and regulations, assisting individuals and groups using parks/gyms and ensuring safety and security of parks/gyms and patrons
  • Sets up facilities and equipment for use and special events and restores to original set up after use
  • Turns facilities lights on and off
  • Maintains various attendance information as required
  • Assists with field preparation, dragging and lining and temporary fencing setup
  • Consults with Facilities and Tournament Supervisor and/or Assistant Athletic Coordinator when any issues arise
  • Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

 Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Some knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in general maintenance and grounds keeping work; some knowledge of the materials, equipment, tools and techniques of the standard building trades; some knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the class; some knowledge of the methods used in the preparation of baseball and softball fields; ability to understand and follow instructions; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:  High school diploma or GED.

To Apply:  Applications may be downloaded from above and will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 105 Gilead Rd, 3rd Floor, can be mailed to PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070 or e-mailed to Steve Roberson, Facility and Tournament Supervisor, at sroberson@huntersville.org