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There are currently four job openings with the Town of Dallas. 

Police Officer (2 Positions Open)

                The Town of Dallas is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  This position performs a full range of general law enforcement duties.  Work includes patrolling the Town during an assigned shift in a police car, on bicycle, or on foot; preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments.  Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness.

                Applicant must have a working knowledge of law enforcement principles, practices, methods, and equipment; skill in the use of firearms; knowledge of the use of information technology as it applies to law enforcement; communicate effectively in oral and written forms; and the ability to build and maintain cooperative and effective public relations with the citizens.

                Graduation from high school and completion of basic law enforcement training; possession of a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

                Hiring range for this position is $34,356 to $35,660 DOQ.  .  Applications may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or at www.dallasnc.net.  Completed applications can be emailed to jobs@dallasnc.net or turned in at the Administrative Offices.  Open until filled.  EOE 

 

Street/Solid Waste Equipment Operator

                Do you want to contribute to the community and have a positive impact on it?  Do you want to work in a team environment?  Do you want to have a three day weekend?  Do you want benefits to help you build your future and a great retirement

The Town of Dallas is currently accepting applications for the position of Street/Solid Waste Equipment Operator.  This position performs responsible work in the collection and disposal of refuse, the maintenance and beautification of the community, and assists with event preparation.

                Applicant must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

                  The position requires graduation from high school and considerable experience driving large trucks and operating small to medium equipment.  Possession of a Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required.  Possession of a NC Pesticide’s License is desired. 

                Hiring range for this position is $28,265 - $32,505, DOQ.  Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or from the Town’s website www.dallasnc.net.  All applications should be sent to 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or emailed to jobs@dallasnc.net.  Open until filled.  EOE

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

General Statement of Duties

Performs responsible semi-skilled work driving large trucks a majority of the time to collect solid waste and debris.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

                Employees in this class operate large trucks as majority of the time in the Streets and Solid Waste Division to collect municipal solid waste, large piles of yard debris and limbs, metals, leaves or other debris.  Truck operations include rear packer garbage trucks, dump trucks, large flat bed trucks, leaf trucks with vacuum attachments, and snow plows.  Loads are transported to the solid waste disposal facility, to the operations center for collection or to an out-of-county recycling facility.  Employees may operate other equipment such as backhoes, bush hogs, belly mowers, and other equipment on an as needed basis.  Employees may work alone or as part of a crew and may act as lead worker to monitor the work of other employees or inmates.  Some independent judgment is exercised in performing daily work activities.  Employees are subject to working in outside environments, extreme hot and cold temperatures; hazards in the work include exposures to loud noises, vibrations, proximity to moving mechanical parts, varied traffic conditions, electrical current, exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and oils.   Solid Waste duties may expose employees to needles and/or human body fluids and thus they are subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens.  Work is performed under the supervision of a field supervisor and is evaluated by observation, the efficiency with which assigned tasks are competed and feedback from the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Tasks

                Operates rear packer garbage truck, dump trucks, large flat bed truck and leaf truck with vacuum attachments to collect municipal solid waste and debris such as piles of limbs, metals, white goods, furniture, etc.

                Transports solid waste to landfill and dumps refuse; transports yard debris to operation center for collection; transports recyclables to out-of-county recycling center.

                Operates large trucks and equipment with snow blades to plow snow; operates dump truck filled with sand to spread on streets during winter weather.

                Operates small to medium sized equipment such as bush hogs, belly mowers, tractors, loaders, and other equipment to mow rights of way and clean drainage ditches.

                Performs routine maintenance on assigned trucks and equipment such as cleaning trucks, checking fluid levels, changing tires and checking operating apparatus on trucks daily to insure safe operations; may lubricate, grease or perform other minor maintenance.

                Monitors the work of employees or inmates assigned to work with the operator to collect garbage or debris; ensures safe operation of the equipment and safe work practices; assists workers with heavy lifting as needed.

                Performs grounds maintenance; sprays pesticides and herbicides; uses chain saws to cut limbs and fallen trees after storms; uses hedge trimmers to prune shrubbery and weed eaters to trim around manholes, rights of way, ball fields, etc.

                Assists when other public works duties as needed; grinds sidewalks; assists with stocking the warehouse when materials are delivered; installs and replaces street signs and assists with moving and erecting bleachers, barricades and other tasks as needed.

                May operate heavy equipment on an as needed or fill-in basis.

                Completes service order paperwork.

Additional Job Duties

                Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

                Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of operating large trucks and small to medium sized equipment.

                Working knowledge of the service requirements of large trucks and small to medium sized equipment.

                Working knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation.

                Working knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary for the proper operation of large trucks and equipment.

                Skill and care in the operation of the equipment.

                Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

                Ability to monitor the work or employees and inmates and ensure safe work practices.

                Ability to complete simple records.

                Ability to work cooperatively and responsibly as a team member.

                Ability to communicate effectively with the public to respond to inquiries about work-in-progress.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and the public.

Physical Requirements

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

                Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

                Must possess the visual acuity to operate large trucks, power tools and small to medium sized equipment, determine the accuracy, neatness and completeness of work performed and distinguish safety hazards which may affect self and others.

Required Education and Experience

                Graduation from high school and considerable experience driving large trucks and operating small to medium equipment.

Special Requirements

                Possession of valid North Carolina Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

                Ability to participate in on-call rotation.

                Requires certification to work with and supervise inmate labor.

                Possession of a valid NC Pesticide License is desired.

 

                                      Part-Time Seasonal Score Keeper                     

             The Town of Dallas Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Scorekeeper.  This part-time, seasonal position performs a full range of recreational duties.  Work includes but is not limited to keeping the score book, running the official game clock, operating the scoreboard, and executing related assignments as needed.  Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness. Candidate must be available to work evening and weekend hours. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or from the Town’s website www.dallasnc.net.  All applications should be sent to 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or emailed to jobs@dallasnc.net. Open until filled.  EOE

 

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