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Assistant Public Services Director

Description: Performs difficult technical and supervisory work, planning, organizing and directing the work of crews in construction, repair, replacement and installation of streets, water distribution system, wastewater collection system, solid waste collection, and other public works and utilities services for the Town. Requires considerable supervisory, interpersonal, technical and administrative skills. Subject to work inside/outside environments, extreme heat/cold, work hazards (loud noise, vibrations, moving mechanical parts, oils/grease, chemical exposure, fumes, odors, poor ventilation). Subject to after-hour emergency standby and call-back service. Must exercise judgement and initiative. Work performed under general supervision of Public Services Director, is reviewed for achievement of goals, conformance to established standards, department productivity/effectiveness, and general community acceptance. Work with citizens on a wide variety of requests, issues, complaints and needs; meets with citizens, developers, property owners, engineers, etc. Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, peers, subordinates and the general public, and emphasize teamwork and customer service.


Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the basic life functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, and hearing. Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 50lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20lbs of force constantly to move objects. Must possess visual acuity necessary to read maps and diagrams, to operate a vehicle, to read and prepare reports including the analysis of data figures, and to inspect the thoroughness of the work performed.

Education & Experience: College graduate with A.S. degree in construction or environmental technology or related field and supervisory experience in water distribution systems, wastewater collections and/or street maintenance, storm water system maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination education/experience.

Special Requirements: Possession of valid NC commercial driver’s license; Water Distribution A (or ability to obtain in 1 year); Wastewater Collections II Certification (or ability to obtain in 18 months); Public Pesticide Operator License (or ability to obtain within 1 year).

This is a field working position.

Starting salary: D.O.Q.

Salary Range: $39,431.00-$59,147.00

Apply to: Town of Carthage, 4396 Hwy 15/501 Carthage, N.C. 28327

Application Deadline- Open Until Filled


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