Employment

Thank you for visiting the Town of Forest City's Career Opportunities page. We appreciate your interest in employment with the Town of Forest City and look forward to reviewing your candidacy.

 

Please click here to download our application. You may turn your application in at Town Hall, Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

 

The Town of Forest City is accepting applications for an Electric Line Technician II.

 

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 128 North Powell Street beginning Wednesday, January 17th 2018 through Wednesday, January 31st 2018.


Applicant must have a high school diploma, training in electrical principles and considerable experience in electric line work at a class B/C level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, 3-5 full time years electric line experience is preferred.   Applicant must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License.  Successful applicant must pass drug test and criminal background check prior to employment.

 

For further information contact Lisa Greene at 828-248-5242.

 

The Town of Forest City is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. 

 

 

The Town of Forest City is accepting applications for a Police Officer.

 

The Town of Forest City is accepting applications for the position of a police officer with minimum starting salary of $34,330.00. Salary consideration will be based on experience. Preferred applicants will have a good knowledge of modern police practices, laws relating to arrest, search and seizure, apprehension of criminals and traffic control. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must: possess NC General Law Enforcement Certification, high school diploma/GED, have no felony convictions and a valid NC class “C” drivers license. Prior to employment, applicants must successfully complete a physical/drug screen examination, psychological, polygraph and extensive background investigation. Application packets may be received in person at Forest City Police Department or by contacting Lacey Euten at (828)245-5555 ext 1401. For consideration the completed application packets must be returned to Chief Jay S. Jackson, 187 South Church Street, Forest City, NC 28043 by January 31, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received for consideration. 

 

Applicants who have previously submitted applications and/or who have an active application on file will be receiving a letter from the Forest City Police Department. The letter will inform the applicant he/she must submit a letter of interest to Chief Jay S. Jackson by January 31, 2018 to remain in consideration for this and future openings. Those not submitting a letter of interest will be taken out of the active applicant file and will not be considered for further employment unless the applicant submits a letter requesting his/her application remain in the active applicants. 

 

The Town of Forest City considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.