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Thank you for your interest in working for the Town of Lake Waccamaw.

To apply for a position complete our employment application and submit through our employment portal.

Current Positions Available

Maintenance Technician | Full Time

The Town of Lake Waccamaw is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Maintenance Technician. Primary tasks include installation, repair, and reading of water meters; inspect and perform general maintenance on lift stations, pump stations and Wastewater Treatment Plant; maintain, repair, and clean streets public buildings and structures; construct, install, and maintain water and sewer line extensions.  Other duties include minor maintenance on Town vehicles, perform minor carpentry tasks, and drive vehicles to haul equipment and building equipment.  Work involves exposure to inclement weather, light to heavy physical activity, and exposure to personal safety hazards. Require high school education or equivalent. Must be able to obtain grade I Wastewater Operator Certification. Candidate must possess a valid NC State driver’s license.  Successful candidate must pass a drug test.  

 

Salary based on experience.  Applications for employment can be obtained from Lake Waccamaw Town Hall at 205 Flemington Drive or by calling (910) 646-3700.  Send completed application to Damon Kempski, Town Manager, P.O. Box 145 Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450. Position Open until filled.  EOE/ADA employer. 

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

  • A resume with cover letter

  • Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

Police Officer | Full Time

The Town of Lake Waccamaw is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Police Officer. The police department embraces the concept of community policing while providing police services to include traffic and criminal law enforcement, emergency response and investigation. All applicants must be eligible for immediate certification with the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or eligible for later transfer if applying from another agency in North Carolina or out of state transfer. All applicants must possess a valid NC drivers license at the time  of appointment.

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

A resume with cover letter

Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division Form F-3 & Authorization to Release Information Form

Open until filled.

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

  • A resume with cover letter

  • Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

Paramedic | Full Time

Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in operating an approved mobile medical unit and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients. Work involves responding to the scene of emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to the appropriate medical facility. Employee must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with sick or injured persons and with the general public. Employee is responsible for performing in accordance with established emergency medical procedures and techniques; but must exercise considerable independent judgment in evaluating and testing victims, and in applying short-term relief. Employee is exposed to the normal hazards of emergency fire and rescue work, including risk of exposure to infectious diseases.  

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

  • Credentialed as an Paramedic with the state of North Carolina.

  • Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B license within 6 months of service.  

  • Certified Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or equivalent.

  • Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Certified Hazmat Awareness Level 1 or equivalent within 12 months of service

  • Ability to complete certification in Emergency Vehicle Driver within 12 months of date of hire.

  • Physical ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including suction units, immobilization requirement, intravenous infusions, syringes and medications, cardiac monitor/defibrillator/pacer; two-way radios, mechanics tools, etc.

  • Ability to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical ability to carry a shared 250-pound load for short distances and subsequently provide necessary care.

  • Ability to work extended hours and days to meet any and all operational needs;

  • Knowledge of basic laws and regulations pertaining to emergency medical service operations.

  • Ability to prepare ambulance call reports and other reports using appropriate grammar, medical terminology and abbreviations, and to write legibly.

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

  • A resume with cover letter

  • Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

Open until filled. All EMS positions with the Town of Lake Waccamaw require a background check, fingerprinting, and drug screening that will be conducted with a contingent offer of any position. 

Emergency Medical Technician | Full Time

Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in operating an approved mobile medical unit and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients. Work involves responding to the scene of emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to the appropriate medical facility. Employee must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with sick or injured persons and with the general public. Employee is responsible for performing in accordance with established emergency medical procedures and techniques; but must exercise considerable independent judgment in evaluating and testing victims, and in applying short-term relief. Employee is exposed to the normal hazards of emergency fire and rescue work, including risk of exposure to infectious diseases.   

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

  • Credentialed as an Emergency Medical Technician with the state of North Carolina.

  • Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B license within 6 months of service.  

  • Certified Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Certified Hazmat Awareness Level 1 or equivalent within 12 months of service

  • Ability to complete certification in Emergency Vehicle Driver within 12 months of date of hire.

  • Physical ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including suction units, immobilization requirement, intravenous infusions, syringes and medications, cardiac monitor/defibrillator/pacer; two-way radios, mechanics tools, etc.

  • Ability to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical ability to carry a shared 250-pound load for short distances and subsequently provide necessary care.

  • Ability to work extended hours and days to meet any and all operational needs;

  • Knowledge of basic laws and regulations pertaining to emergency medical service operations.

  • Ability to prepare ambulance call reports and other reports using appropriate grammar, medical terminology and abbreviations, and to write legibly.

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

  • A resume with cover letter

  • Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

Open until filled. All EMS positions with the Town of Lake Waccamaw require a background check, fingerprinting, and drug screening that will be conducted with a contingent offer of any position. 

Public Works Director

General Statement of Duties 

 

Performs administrative and supervisory work directing the operation and maintenance of Town public services and infrastructure including streets, parks, water and wastewater systems. An employee in this class is responsible for planning and directing the activities of a staff of highly skilled, semi-skilled employees with operational specialties, who maintain the public service infrastructure of the Town. Work involves determining major departmental policies, preparation of a departmental budget, resolving difficult administrative problems.  Tact and courtesy are required in contacts with citizens, private supplies, contractors with Town departments, department heads and public officials regarding requests for service and complaints. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Town Manager. 

 

Illustravite Examples of Work 

 

∙Confers with and advises subordinates on problems relating to the activities of their area of responsibility. 

∙Primary responsibility for the construction, maintenance, and repair of all Town streets, water and wastewater lines, and public facilities. 

∙Oversees work performed by outside contractors, ensuring adherence to contract 

specifications and standards. 

∙Develops policies for maximum utilization of available financial resources through appropriate allocations of manpower and equipment services. 

∙Confers with Town Manager and with appropriate department heads concerning maintenance programs. 

∙Prepares annual budget for the department and monitors all expenditures of the department. 

∙Inspects all municipal buildings and confers with department heads and other Town officials to determine maintenance needs; inspects facilities to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of existing maintenance programs. 

∙Coordinates the remolding and developing of Town buildings and facilities. 

∙Ensures the maintenance of various monthly logs to insure proper scheduling and timely completion of work assignments. 

∙Prepares specifications for formal bids; assists in evaluating bids and makes recommendations for awarding major contracts. 

∙Performs various personnel managements duties which include evaluating subordinate supervisors’ performance and reviewing their performance appraisals of subordinates; granting vacation, sick and petty leave; and consulting with subordinate supervisors concerning disciplinary problems in their crews. 

∙Provides after hours coverage to respond to emergencies, seven days per week. 

∙Maintains systems and records that provide for proper documentation of assigned activities. 

∙Develops data tracking system and utilizes applicable software packages to maintain maintenance records. 

∙Performs other related work as required. 

 

Working Conditions 

 

Work is primarily performed in an office setting and outside in varying and extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time where employees may be exposed to excessively loud noises from construction equipment, dust, and traffic. Employees may risk physical hazard from mechanical and electrical equipment, hot tar and asphalt, heavy equipment, working in and around trenches, hazardous gases, fumes, paint, chemicals and pesticides. Physical effort may be required to perform heavy manual labor in confined and cramped spaces and uncomfortable conditions, climb ladders, bend, reach, and stand for long periods of time. May be required to 

lift objects and equipment ranging in weight from 25 to 100 lbs. Subject to 24 hour call back for emergency conditions. 

 

Qualifications 

 

Ability to: 

∙Plan, organize, supervise, assign and evaluate the work of subordinate employees. 

∙Plan, organize and maintain effective programs in public works operations and maintenance. 

∙Train employees in the safe and effective use of equipment and chemicals. 

∙Established and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, and the public. 

∙To interpret blueprints, plans, and specifications. 

∙Perform heavy manual work under confined and uncomfortable conditions. 

∙Respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis. 

∙Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 

∙Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job. 

 

Knowledge and Skills: 

∙Thorough knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques commonly used in construction, maintenance, and repair activities as relates to assigned areas of specialization. 

∙Skilled and competent operator of maintenance equipment used by the Town’s public works department. 

∙Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety standards and practices applicable to the type of work being performed. 

∙Good knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations and standards as well as of Town and department policies and procedures. 

∙Ability to efficiently and effectively oversee and coordinate the activities of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled employees performing a wide variety of maintenance, repair, and service functions. 

∙Ability to make sound and timely recommendations for projects implementation, and/or modification based upon established department plans and results of personal observation and needs analysis. 

∙Ability to read charts, diagrams, and blueprints. 

∙Ability to use data collection devices. 

∙Ability to estimate distance and direction of underground systems to locate the source of a problem and determine where to excavate. 

∙Ability to communicate orally and in writing and establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, and the general public. 

 

Physical Requirements 

 

Work is performed primarily out-of-doors involving moderate risks, discomfort, or unpleasantness such as a high level of noise; dust, create or mud; moving vehicles or machines; cold, hot and/or wet weather. Normal safety precautions are required; and the incumbent may wear some protective clothing and equipment such as rain and snow gear, boots, goggles, and gloves. Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven surfaces; and recurring bending, crouching, stooping and reaching; and occasional lifting of moderately heavy items. Work requires average physical agility and dexterity. 

 

Education and Experience 

 

Graduation from high school or GED and five years progressively responsible experience in an applicable public works operation and maintenance function, including a minimum of four years supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities require to perform the job. 

 

Licenses & Certifications 

 

One or more of the following certificates may be required, depending upon area of assignment: 

Grade B Well Operator Certification 

Grade II Water Distribution Certification 

Grade II Collections 

S.C.B.A Certification 

Forklift Operator Certification 

OSHA Competent Person Certification 

Trench and Shoring Certification 

Backhoe Operator Certification 

 

FLSA Exempt 

To apply, please submit the following through our Employment Application Portal:

  • A resume with cover letter

  • Town of Lake Waccamaw Employment Application 

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