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The Town of Forest City is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker in the Street Department.
Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 128 North Powell Street beginning Tuesday, March 13th through Tuesday, March 20th 2018.
Applicant must have physical stamina to perform the work and a valid NC driver’s license. CDL License preferred, or must be able to obtain within 6 months. Applicant should have a high school diploma and experience in unskilled maintenance work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 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 March 23, 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 March 23, 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.
The Town of Forest City is accepting applications for a Planner I.
The Town of Forest City (population 7,400), is one of the fastest growing small towns located in the foothills of Western North Carolina, centrally located just one hour west of Charlotte, NC and one hour east of Asheville, NC and with only a 15 minute drive to the Tryon International Equestrian Center. The Town is seeking a motivated, well qualified applicant to fill the position of Planner I. The Town has seen growth with many commercial projects, including the Face Book Data Center located within the City limits.
Our downtown has experienced revitalization with new restaurants and apartments, construction of a new amphitheater and a 13 mile rail to trail corridor. The position includes responsibilities such as site plan reviews to assure that regulations are met, approval of permits, review of subdivisions plats and maps and research of property data. Also, being responsible for enforcing residential, commercial, land use, watershed, zoning and other ordinances; assist customers with interpretation of land use and zoning regulations; prepare information and make presentations to the Board of Planning and Adjustment; maintain updates of rezoning information in the ZonePro system. Advise property owners and tenants of violations and issue fines when necessary. Applicant must be a graduate from a college with a degree in planning or related fields and a minimum of one year experience as a planner or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the GIS system and customer relation skills is preferred. Salary range for this position is 36,047 to 54,071. Successful applicant must pass drug test and criminal background check prior to employment. EOE. Open until filled. First review of applications will be on February 9, 2018. Applications can be obtained at our website www.townofforestcity.com or at the Human Resources Department located at 128 North Powell Street, Forest City, NC 28043. For further information call 828-248-5242.
Please click here to download our application. You may turn your application in at Town Hall, Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.