Human Resources

Current Employment Opportunities

Full-time Firefighter I

The Town of Smithfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter I.  Performs varied tasks vital to the overall fire suppression and emergency response efforts of a municipal fire department. Employee will respond to emergency calls and function as a Firefighter, Emergency Rescuer, and Emergency Medical Technician-Basic. Candidate will assist with station duties, public fire education, equipment maintenance, and contribute to the overall emergency response readiness of the department. Must have high school diploma or equivalent as well as experience in fire ground operations, emergency medical care and hazardous materials. Preferred candidates will have North Carolina Firefighter Certification, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Technical Rescuer Certification, North Carolina Hazardous Materials Responder Level I Certification, Valid North Carolina Class-B Operators License or the ability to obtain within 6 months after employment.  Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history check and physical required.  Only qualified applicants should apply; must have Firefighter and EMT-B Certifications.

Date Posted:         February 01, 2017
Starting Salary: $ 33,153.12
Closing Date:         March 03, 2017 @ 4pm

Sanitation Equipment Operator

Town of Smithfield, NC. Performs equipment operation in the collection and disposal of residential garbage, yard waste, recyclable materials, refuse and debris.  Work may involve supervision of a small crew of employees who collect and dispose of refuse and debris. Employee will be subject to hazards of sanitation work including working in an outside environment exposed to extreme cold, heat, noise, atmospheric conditions, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, oils and skin irritants.  Performs minor maintenance and related care of motorized equipment used in daily refuse collection. Requires considerable knowledge of the street system in the Town, knowledge of the operation and maintenance of motorized sanitation equipment, the ability to follow instructions, perform manual labor for extended periods, ability to operate tools and equipment, and ability to work well with others. Some experience in the operation of motorized vehicles and in the collection of trash and refuse; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License.  Pre-employment drug screen, limited fit-for-duty physical, driver’s license and criminal history check required.  
                                               
Starting Annual Salary:            $ 27,248.00
Date Posted:                            October 18, 2016
Closing Date:                            Open Until Filled


Police Officer

Town of Smithfield, NC. Performs responsible protective service work in the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances involving an element of danger. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, at least 21 years of age and have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is preferred, but not required. Hours worked by rotating shifts. Applicant will be required to complete a background investigation, CVSA examination, physical, drug screening exam and psychological examination. One year State-required probationary status. Must have valid NC Driver’s License. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Employee will be eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, insurance and other benefits.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

Beginning Salary:              $34,863.88
Closing Date:                    Open Until Filled




Application Process: All qualified applicants are required to complete an employment application form that may be obtained at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market Street, Smithfield, or by calling 919-934-2116 or at www.smithfield-nc.com. A resume may also be submitted with the application materials. Completed applications that are received by Friday August 12th, 2016 are guaranteed first consideration. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

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