Police Officer -- Spindale Police Department

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.

Benefits include: Competitive salary, health, dental and vision insurance, state retirement, and 401k, paid holidays, vacation and sick days. Hiring Range $41,303.00  - $51,629.00 

Applications may be requested at the Spindale Town Hall 125 Reveley Street Spindale, NC 28160 and should be submitted to: Chief of Police, Town of Spindale, open until filled.  

Town of Spindale - EOE

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Sanitation Equipment Operator -- Spindale Public Works Department

Performs equipment operation in the collection and disposal of residential garbage for the Town; serves as lead worker with staff and/or inmates. Employees in this class operate a larger motorized compacting truck on an assigned route to collect and dispose of household garbage and refuse from residential and business areas. Other tasks include collecting furniture, construction debris, appliances and yard waste with flatbed dump truck, operating leaf vacuum, and participating on other crews as needed. Work requires skill in the operation of heavy equipment in tight spaces and/or on crowded streets. Work is performed in accordance with established safety rules and regulations and the employee is held accountable for the successful completion of the route.

Operates a hydraulic compacting truck as a team leader in the collection and disposal of household residential garbage; leads inmates or other staff on the team; operates hydraulic lift to dump heavy roll out cans; takes truck to landfill and dumps load; cleans and maintains truck. Operates a large flatbed dump truck to collect furniture, appliances, construction debris, and yard waste; may pull leaf vacuum behind dump truck; transports refuse to various appropriate sites for disposal. Gets out of truck to move cans or other items blocking the way or to help elderly or disabled customers with their cans. Watches out for safety of crew; helps train new staff. Checks fluid levels; performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs and related care of motorized equipment; cleans and deodorizes truck. Makes records of unusual situations on route and places notices on uncollectable materials. Participates as part of other crews in checking and maintaining lift stations, repairing sewer lines, operating sewer jet, patching asphalt, replacing or repairing street signs or other related tasks. May assist garage mechanic with servicing and repairing vehicles.

Graduation from high school and experience in the operation of motorized vehicles and in the collection of trash and refuse; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of valid North Carolina grade B commercial driver's license.

Town of Spindale - EOE

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Firefighter -- Spindale Fire Department

Minimum qualifications: Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have: NC Firefighter certification, NC EMT-B, NC driver operator pumps, NC Haz-mat operations, high school diploma or equivalent, two years of firefighting experience and a North Carolina Class B Driver's License. Also, must be able to pass physical agility test, SCBA fit test, criminal background check, drug test, and annual OSHA required medical physical. 

Benefits: Competitive salary, health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, 401K, NCSFA Pension, holiday pay, vacation and sick days, uniform/PPE allotment and on the job training. 

Salary: $39,336.00-$49,171.00

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Applications will be accepted until 06/09/2023

Volunteer Firefighter -- Spindale Fire Department

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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; 

No Experience Required


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 submit all applications to Spindale Town Hall, 125 Reveley St., Spindale, NC 28160. Normal business hours are 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Please attach your resume with the completed application.

Town of Spindale - EOE

 The Town of Spindale is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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