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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.    

Code Enforcement Officer
The Code Enforcement Officer position, under the general supervision of the Planning Director, performs a a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance, and housing building codes; and serves as a resource and provides information on Town regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other Town departments and divisions. Requires at least one year of experience in code enforcement, planning, or a related field; Associate’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have a valid NC Driver’s License. The hiring range is from $40k to $42.5k, depending on qualifications. Open until filled.

Town Clerk
The Town of Clayton is seeking a highly experienced candidate to join the Town management team in the position of Town Clerk. Duties include responsibility for safe-keeping of official Town documents consistent with General Statutes and public records laws; preparation and compilation of Council meeting agenda;  and assuring that legal requirements for Council actions are followed and documents are fully executed and appropriately handled; liaison with Board of Elections for municipal elections; and performing administrative support and other tasks for the Town Council and Town Manager. Processes all ordinances, resolutions, agreements and any other actions made by Council; manages the application and appointment process for all citizen boards. Serves as official custodian of public records including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, covenants, and minute books; maintains them in accordance to General Statutes. Minimum training and education includes graduation from a two year business school or community college with a major in business administration or office technology with a four year bachelor degree preferred and considerable experience with governmental operations, particularly in a municipal setting. Leading candidates will possess certification as a Municipal Clerk or demonstrate the ability to obtain Certificate as a Municipal Clerk. Salary range: $46k - $ 73k with typical starting salary from $46k to $48.5k –DOQ. Closing date: August 1, 2014.

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 LicenseStarting Salary range $52k. Open until filled.

Fleet Service Supervisor
This position will be responsible for managing the Town’s vehicle and equipment maintenance garage overseeing the maintenance and repair of Town-owned vehicles, including heavy duty equipment. Work involves preparing new vehicles for operation and surplus vehicles for sale; and/or test driving vehicles to verify effectiveness of work performed. Coordinates equipment and vehicle repair work with all Town departments. Receives, inspects, and issues new vehicles to departments. May train others. Performs state vehicle inspections.   Orders and maintains proper inventory; prepares division budget requests. Must have experience in a municipal or commercial fleet setting. ASE certification and experience with fueling system and fleet management software are desired. This position also requires high school diploma or GED with training in automotive equipment maintenance, and extensive responsible related experience including supervisory experience or an equivalent of education and experience. Must possess a Class “A” NCDL as well as NC Safety Inspection certificate/license. Hiring range is $37.5k to $40k. Open until filled.