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The Town of Spindale

is currently accepting applications for the position of:



Department: Public Works

Salary Range $33,850.00 - $37,200.00

Position Summary
This Position developes, coordinates, implements, and evaluates projects and programs benefiting the community; assists the Public Works Director with supervising staff and planning, organizing, and managing the operations and services of the Public Works Department including street construction, and maintenance, sewer system construction, and operation, general maintenance of town property and equipment, solid waste collection and disposel, and other duties assigned.  In the absence of the Director of Public Works, this position may assume the duties of the department director when assigned.


  • Knoweledge of principles and practices of the operation and maintenence of municipal public works facilities and programs.
  • Knoweledge of principals and practices of project management.
  • Knoweledge of principals and practices of leadership, management and supervision.
  • Knoweledge of deperatment functions and responsibilities, operations and objectives; city organization, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to provide leadership and developement to others.
  • Ability to effectively operate windows based computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and specialized software applications.
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.
  • Possession of a grade 1 or higher wastewater collection system operator certification.
  • Possession of a High School diploma or GED
  • Serves as Back up (ORC) Operator in Responsible Charge of the sewer collection system.
North Carolina commercial driver's license

Open Until filled, application may be downloaded below, or picked up at Town Hall 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.

Town of Spindale is an equal opportunity employer.
Click on the link near the bottom of this page for a printable .pdf Employment Application.


The Town of Spindale

is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Town of Spindale

Public Works Department


Sanitation Equipment Operator


Under general supervision performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks.  CDL license Class B or higher and High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  Position requires ability to read and write.  Final applicants are subject to drug testing, driver’s license and criminal background checks. 


Benefits:  Competitive salary, health, dental and vision insurance, state retirement, and 401k.  Paid holiday, vacation and sick days.


Applications may be picked up at Spindale Town Hall, 125 Reveley St., Spindale from 8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri or visit our website at spindalenc.net.  No phone calls.  Open until filled.                                                                                                                                                  EOE


The Town of Spindale

Is currently accepting applications for the position of



Position Summary: .  Work is performed on an assigned or rotating shift.  Work includes monitoring the plant's operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests and to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate.  Work also includes a variety of equipment, grounds and facility maintenance and substantial record keeping of work activities.  Employees are subject to hazards associated with wastewater and plant operations including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards


Essential Duties and Tasks

Serves as back-up ORC for the treatment plant and the land application program; serves in the absence of the WWTP Superintendent; enters data for preparation of regulatory reports.

Makes regular tours of plant and checks bar screens, engines, generators, pumps, settling tanks, filters, clarifiers, ultra-violet light disinfection system, and other equipment for  proper functioning; determines if plant processes need adjusting; determines if it is appropriate to waste biosolids.

Records data from various meters, gauges and dials; logs daily, weekly, and monthly activities.

Performs general preventive and scheduled maintenance; leads and participates in trouble shooting and  major maintenance and repairs.

Regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, blowers, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions.

Serves as industrial pretreatment program coordinator; makes regular inspections monitoring significant industrial users; checks non-SIUs; coordinates head works analysis with contractor; collects and processes samples analyzing some and packaging some for contract lab analysis; maintains necessary data.

Participates in established laboratory analysis for process control and regulatory requirements.

Performs routine grounds and building maintenance including mowing, cleaning, and painting.

Monitors the operation of the activated sludge plant.

Participates in ordering supplies and equipment; obtains quotes for budget planning.

Orders parts and supplies.


Physical Requirements

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and hearing.

Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Must possess the visual acuity to read gauges, dials, and observe moving parts of machines, to operate a computer terminal and to record and review written records.


Desirable Education and Experience

Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in chemistry or biology and considerable experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment in a wastewater treatment plant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

Possession of a Wastewater Operator's Grade III level certificate from the State of North Carolina.

Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s license


The Town of Spindale

Is currently accepting applications for the position of

Wastewater Treatment Operator

Salary Range: $25,264 - $31,580


Position Summary:  Operator must be willing to work as scheduled, able to handle hazardous chemicals, work in unfavorable conditions like heat and cold, must have good mechanical aptitude and visual observation.


Requirements: Must be able to climb, kneel, lift and carry up to 75 pounds

Must have a high school diploma and willing to obtain state certificate in wastewater treatment in a timely manner

Background check and drug test are required



 Click on the link near the bottom of this page for a printable .pdf Employment Application.
Applications along with resumes may also be emailed back to The Town Of Spindale Human Resources: cswafford@spindalenc.net
Town of Spindale,
Jul 25, 2016, 1:51 PM