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The Town of Farmville (TOF) recognizes that our workforce is our greatest strength. We value our employees for their skills and appreciate the perspective each employee brings to our team. TOF is an equal opportunity employer to all employees and applicants for employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. As a TOF employee, you receive benefits that protect you and your family. We offer health, dental and retirement plans. You will find a progressive benefits package and an excellent working environment. Please review our benefits section for a more detailed description. Download TOF’s Employment Application or come by the Administrative Office at Town Hall located at 3672 North Main Street. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires an Applicant Control Card to accompany your application. The information will be kept confidential and will, in no way, be used in determining your suitability for employment with TOF. It is included with the Employment Application download. If you find a job you are interested in:

  1. Fill out our application. (See Documents below for a separate application for Police Positions)
  2. Mail your completed application to Town of Farmville, Administration/HR Department – P.O. Box 86, Farmville, NC 27828 or return it to the Human Resources Department at 3672 North Main Street by the close of the business day posted.
  3. If you live out-of-town and the closing date is near, feel free to fax your application/resume to the Human Resource Department at (252) 753-2963 noting on the cover sheet “Original Application to be mailed”. (We must have an original signed and completed application on file.)

Town of Farmville is an EEO Employer and encourages applications from qualified minorities. Federal Law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States therefore TOF participates in E-VERIFY. Employment is contingent upon passing a drug screening and/or a criminal background check.

Documents

Full Time Positions

Utility Maintenance Worker

POSTED: Internal/External
POSTING DATES: October 22, 2020 – Until Filled
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $26,457
DEPARTMENT: Utility – Water/Sewer

BASIC FUNCTION AND JOB REQUIREMENTS:

An employee in this class performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of utility lines and appurtenances. Work involves using a variety of tools and light equipment to build, repair and replace sections of water and sewer lines and to unstop clogged sewers. Work also involves mowing and other grounds and facilities maintenance around utility facilities and rights-of-way. Employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils. Work is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Employees are also subject to oncall and call-back work. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated through observation and inspection for adherence to instructions and standard trade and safety practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS

  • Installs and maintains water and sewer mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water and sewer taps and service connections; installs or replaces meters; repairs and replaces water and sewer lines and related facilities; makes utility cuts and patches streets; may perform cross-connection inspections;
  • Lays pipe; mows rights-of-way; mixes small batches of concrete required for jobs;
  • Installs meters, meter boxes; reads meters and other related water distribution tasks;
  • Performs other maintenance duties such as cleaning, patching, rodding, and flagging and directing traffic; installs, cleans, repairs, and replaces manhole covers and valves;
  • Performs masonry and asphalt work in connection with tasks; pours and finishes concrete and asphalt to patch streets; makes utility cuts; edges sidewalks; flags traffic;
  • Inspects, cleans, and maintains pump stations; cleans trucks and equipment; checks fluid levels and performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment, performs specific operators maintenance as needed or required;
  • Operates service trucks, tractors, backhoes, and mechanical equipment;
  • Clears and mows utility rights of way; grades and seeds property after completing projects;
  • Applies pesticides and herbicides under license of certified employee;
  • Performs general cleanup of facilities such as emptying garbage, picking up litter, discarding yard waste; cleans and lubricates truck reels, nozzles, hoses, blades, other preventive parts; informs supervisor of equipment repair needs;
  • Works “on-call” rotation;
  • Performs other related tasks as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school and some experience in maintenance or construction work; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of tools, materials and equipment used in general construction and maintenance work, ability to operate assigned equipment and construction tools.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of valid NC driver’s license, CDL preferred and ability to obtain Grade C water distribution or Grade I sewer collection certification. Selected applicant will be subject to criminal background, driver license check, drug testing.

Applications will be accepted at Farmville Town Hall until the position has been filled. The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSTED BY: Cindy Thomas
DATE: October 22, 2020

If you have questions concerning this position, call 252-753-5774, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. Friday, 8 – 12
NOTE: Town employees interested in applying for posted vacancy may submit an application to Town Hall.

Planning Director

POSTED: Internal/External
POSTING DATE: February 2022
SALARY: DOQ with full competitive benefits package
DEPARTMENT: Planning/Code

Town of Farmville is seeking a qualified candidate to perform a variety of administrative and professional level urban planning and code enforcement duties in the management of our Planning and Code Enforcement Department. Candidate must have the ability to enforce land use ordinances, assist in preparation of comprehensive plans for development, read and understand development plans, and communicate effectively in both oral and written oral forms. The successful candidate will effectively manage the day-to-day operations of departmental functions, supervise departmental personnel, manage departmental financial operations, and plan for long term operational and capital needs. Work requires considerable knowledge of computers and associated programs including GIS, spreadsheets, and data bases. The position requires coordination and collaboration with other levels of government, and involves extensive contact with Town officials, advisory board members, and the general public in the formation and explanation of ordinances, policies, and procedures.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, public administration, landscape architecture, or a related field, and at least five (5) years of planning and code enforcement experience, with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in a municipal or county planning department preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Master’s degree preferred. A valid NC driver license is required.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and completed Town application which may be downloaded from our web site at www.farmvillenc.gov and mailed to Town of Farmville, Human Resources Officer, PO Box 86, Farmville, NC 27828 or e-mailed to cthomas@farmvillenc.gov.

Applications will be accepted at Town Hall until
position is filled with first review of applicants beginning on Friday, March 18, 2022.
You may download our application at www.farmvillenc.gov.
The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have questions concerning this position, call 252-753-5774 or email cthomas@farmvillenc.gov

Electric Line Technician I

POSTED: Internal/External
POSTING DATE: May 2022
SALARY: $34,777.60
DEPARTMENT: Utility/Electric

The Town of Farmville is seeking a responsible individual for the position of Electric Line Technician I.  Employee must be able to perform strenuous work over a long period of time and will be subject to working in both inside/outside environments, including extreme hot/cold weather.   Principal knowledge of electricity as applied to power circuits, wiring diagrams, and plant operation required.

 

Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have high school diploma or GED equivalency and completion of an Electrical Lineman technology training program offered by various North Carolina community colleges or through Electricities.  At least 1-3 years of experience working as a lineman with municipal or private sector high voltage electrical distribution systems.  A valid NC driver license is required with CDL preferred.  Position is subject to on-call work.  Favorable results from a drug test, criminal background and driver license check are required.

 

Applications will be accepted at Farmville Town Hall until position is filled.

Download our application from the web at www.farmvillenc.gov

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

For questions concerning this position or for full job description call 252-753-5774 or email cthomas@farmvillenc.gov, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. Friday, 8 – 12noon

NOTE:  Town employees interested in applying for posted vacancy may submit an application to Town Hall.

Police Officer

POSTED: Internal/External
POSTING DATE: May 2022
SALARY: $36,524.80
DEPARTMENT: Police

The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for full-time Police Officers. The applicants must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. A high school diploma or equivalent and NC BLET is required.

Must be able to undergo an extensive background check.
Starting salary is $36,524.80 a year and may be negotiable depending on training and experience.
Along with the F-3 form, a Town application is required and is available at www.farmvillenc.gov.

Applications will be accepted at Farmville Town Hall until position is filled.

Download our application from the web at www.farmvillenc.gov

The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For questions concerning this position or for full job description call 252-753-5774 or email cthomas@farmvillenc.gov, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. Friday, 8 – 12noon

NOTE:  Town employees interested in applying for posted vacancy may submit an application to Town Hall.

Part Time Positions