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Thanks for your interest in employment with the Town of Clayton! It's a great place to work!

Please only apply for positions that are listed below. To apply, you must complete a Town of Clayton Employment Application and return it to the Human Resources Office before the closing date (if any).  Resumes may be attached to your application.

We're located in Town Hall at The Clayton Center, 111 East 2nd Street. 

Faxed employment applications WILL NOT be accepted.    

Building Inspector III
An employee in this class inspects construction work in process of old and new buildings to enforce State codes for building construction including the five trade areas of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and fire codes with a minimum Certification Level II while a Certification Level III is preferred. Work involves daily field checks in an assigned area to inspect construction work in various stages of completion. Confers with architects, engineers, contractors, homeowners, other inspectors and plan reviewers involving construction, design, and use of buildings and structures related to the NC State Building Code and local ordinances. Compiles and interprets reports, data, and designs to verify code compliance and advises homeowners, architects, engineers and contractors of the same. Minimum requirements: Four years of experience in construction or a construction trade. HS diploma (or GED), supplemented by completion of an approved apprenticeship program or technical training.  Level III Standard certification in building trades will be required within 24 months of date of hire. A Valid NC Class "C" Driver's License.  Salary range $43k to $67k. Open until filled.



The Construction Project Administrator position is located in the Public Works Department. Major responsibilities include project management, contract administration, and construction inspections within the scope of the Public Works Department. Will coordinate, supervise, and inspect and review contractors work for compliance with accepted practices, plans and specifications. Coordinate and supervise payment to consultants, contractors, and public agencies. Ensure that all project or program activities comply with applicable laws and regulations. Supervise, review the work of, and provide guidance to consultants producing plans, studies or designs and/or related public works documents. Prepare and make reports and/or presentations as required to the Town Council, community groups, public agencies and the public. Review project or program plans and permits. Respond to complaints and concerns and provide technical assistance to groups such as developers, contractors, engineers, public agencies, businesses, or members of the public. Performs duties as assigned by the Town Engineer. Serve as the Town’s representative to various technical groups and associations, coordinate with other departments and agencies and represent the Town’s interests in interagency coordination. Graduation from a two year technical school or community college with a major in civil engineering, engineering technology, drafting, design, or related field and related enforcement, inspection, construction or engineering experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hiring range: $46k to $48k. Open until filled.

SENIOR Administrative Support Specialist

Performs responsible administrative support and clerical work for the Public Works and Utilities Director. This position performs a wide variety of administrative support tasks requiring initiative, independent judgment and extensive working knowledge of the Public Works Department.  Candidates will be answering phones, filing, faxing and performing other support duties as assigned.  Candidates will provide customer service and information to the general public regarding the Town’s cemetery services as well as entering customer data into the Town’s cemetery records software. Backflow and cross connections records/program administration experience desired.  Candidates must be able to effectively organize their time, prioritize and must have strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)Salary range $35k to $55k. Send completed Town of Clayton application to HR Director, P O Box 879, Clayton, NC 27528.  Closing Date: December 31, 2014.