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Code Enforcement Officer / Fire Inspector

Department:  Fire Department

Job Title:  Code Enforcement Officer / Fire Inspector 

Classification: Code Enforcement

Salary Range: $39,844 – 49,805

Position Summary

Performs the enforcement and administration of the provision of the zoning code, ordinances, fire prevention codes Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, in addition responds on emergency calls within the town and participates in fire department training.

Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts site plan review for preliminary, final, and subdivision plots; interprets and enforces zoning, subdivision; inspects sites for conformance; enforces ordinances related to signs, overgrown lots, nuisance vehicles, etc.

Coordinates building and fire inspection activities with County and surrounding jurisdictions.

Conducts plan reviews, directs and conducts fire inspections.

Operates GIS system to obtain information and maintain and update maps; research property ownership; prepares and maintains a wide range of records and reports to work activities and Town decision actions.

Responds to resolve difficult citizens' inquiries and complaints regarding code enforcement matters.

Assist with daily fire department functions, events, prevention activities, public relations, station duties, and an occasional shift fill in.

Physical Requirements

Work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. Frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders and may be exposed to varying weather conditions.

Desirable Education and Experience

High School equivalency, associate degree in Fire Protection technology, or Business Administration, or a technical planning/zoning related field; or equivalent combination education and experience.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid NC Class B driver's license

Possession of a NC Code Officials Qualification Boards Certification Level 1, and Level 2.  Ability to obtain a level 3 within 3 years of start date.

Obtain a NC Code Officials Qualification Board Certification Building Inspector 1 within 2 years.

Possession of NC Firefighter II certification.

Possession of NC Driver/Operator pumps certification

NCOEMS Emergency Medical Technician (any level)

Possession of NC Rescue Technician

obtain NHSTA Child Passenger Safety technician within 1 year.

NIMS 100, 200, 700, & 800.

May require Zoning Administration certification from the NC School of Government.

May require NC Fire Officer Certification


Competitive  Salary, Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Retirement, 401K, Holiday, Vacation & Sick days


Town of Spindale is EOE - Application and resumes must be turned in to the Town Clerk, 125 Reveley St, Spindale, NC  or emailed to:  cswafford@spindalenc.net  by the application deadline 5pm June 30th 2021.

Police Officer
Spindale Police Department

Position Description
An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties in the patrol division. Work includes patrolling the Town during a shift in a police car, on foot, by bicycle, or other appropriate means - preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and crime; investigating traffic accidents, helping victims, and performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; testifying in court; and executing related assignments. Employees must exercise judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties, but more difficult problems are normally carried out under the direction or in conjunction with the Police Sergeant. Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policy and state and federal law, supplemented with specific directions from superior officers. Employees are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. The employees are also subject to Level III OSHA Standards on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under regular supervision, and is evaluated through observation, review of reports, and discussion concerning how particular incidents or activities were handled. Applicants must be BLET certified; a resident of North Carolina; possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license; have a High School Diploma or equivalent and pass an extensive background investigation to include drug testing. 
 Competitive salary, health, dental and vision insurance, state retirement, and 401k, paid holidays, vacation and sick days. 
Hiring Range 
$32,780.00 - $40,975.00
Application Details
Applications may be requested at Spindale Town Hall 125 Reveley Street, Spindale, NC  28160 and should be submitted to: Chief of Police, Town of Spindale.  Open until filled.  EOE.

Police Investigator
Spindale Police Department

The Town of Spindale is seeking candidates for the position of Police Investigator.  The Police Investigator conducts preliminary and supplementary investigation of crimes, interviews victims, complainants, witnesses, and suspects.  The employee secures and investigates the crime scene, identifies, collects, and preserves physical evidence, prepares reports, and testifies in court.  Work involves general criminal investigation, vice, and narcotics investigations.  The work is performed under minimum supervision and requires the application of modern investigation techniques, sound judgement, and independent initiative in pursuit of work objectives.  Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness.  Work is performed in accordance with Department Policy and State and Federal law, supplemented with specific directions from superior officers.  Employees are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.  The employees are also subject to Level III OSHA Standards on blood borne pathogens.  Work is performed under regular supervision with a high degree of independence and is evaluated through observation, review of reports, and discussion concerning how particular incidents or activities were handled.  
Must have NC BLET certification and be able to perform all law enforcement duties.  
Hiring range $36,140.00 - $45,175.00 Salary DOQ, EOE.  Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter to Chief of Police, P.O. Box 186 Spindale, NC  28160 or in person at 125 Reveley St. Spindale, NC  28160.  Open until filled.

Volunteer Firefighter


High school diploma or equivalent; Clear criminal and driving record; NC Drivers license, dependable transportation; Healthy with ability to perform firefighter tasks; Must reside within 3 miles of the town limits; Desire to serve our citizens; 


Volunteer stipend based on Certification levels; Enrollment in the NC Firefighters pension; On the job and CE training.

Print or pick up an application packet from Town Hall

Please remit all applications to Spindale Town Hall, 125 Reveley St., Spindale, NC 28160.
during normal business hours 8am-5pm Mon-Fri.
Please attach your resume with the completed application.
or scan and email completed applications to: cswafford@spindalenc.net

Town of Spindale - EOE


Town of Spindale,
Jul 25, 2016, 1:51 PM