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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.



This position works in the Electric Department in the construction and maintenance of the Town’s electric distribution system. Requires graduation from high school or equivalent.   Prefer experience in construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution systems. Must possess a valid NC CDL or ability to obtain within six months. Salary DOQ. Open until filled.



The Department of Parks and Recreation offers a Summer Playground Program – a full day camp program for ages 6-14 to include indoor as well as outdoor adventure.  We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our camp team. The Camp Director is responsible for the direction of the Summer Camp Program. This position will train and direct counselors, interact with staff, respond professionally to parents’ questions and concerns and will facilitate program policies, regulations and safety concerns. This positon must work closely within budget, prepare weekly activity & staffing schedules, maintain paperwork, enforce camp rules and policies and motivate camp staff.   Must be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people and possess a willingness to establish a professional rapport with campers, parents and other staff in an energetic and enthusiastic manner and the ability to have FUN. Must possess an energy and enthusiasm for working with teenagers.   Must be at least 18 years old.  The Camp Director reports to the Program Coordinator and Program Supervisor.  This position is seasonal. Salary $13/hour. Open until filled.



The Department of Parks and Recreation offers a Summer Camp Program – a full day camp program for ages 6-14 to include indoor as well as outdoor adventure.  We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our camp team. Camp Counselors should have experience working with children in structured settings/programs and demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and caring for the program and its participants. Camp Counselors will be responsible for the daily supervision, daily activity planning, safety, and group management.    Camp Counselors must be able to work within a team setting to accomplish program goals.   Must be at least 18 years old. Parks and Recreation camp programs generally are offered Monday- Friday from 9a-5p, however due to our extended care program, there may be times when working flexible schedule is necessary. This position is seasonal. Salary is $9/hour. Open until filled.