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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).  

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

Faxed employment applications WILL NOT be accepted.    

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.  Starting Salary range $45k to $47k. Open until filled.

This position provides general unskilled and semi-skilled labor in the maintenance and construction of water and sewer utilities. Assists in the installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines and services, valves, fire hydrants and water meters. Operates associated equipment, such as air compressors, jackhammers, rock drills, pipe saws, tap machines, and similar equipment. May operate sewer vacuum and flushing equipment, sewer inspection and video equipment, boring machines, dump trucks, backhoes, tractors and similar equipment.   May locate and mark underground utilities. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with some maintenance experience. Must posses or have the ability to obtain water and wastewater operator’s certification as well as a valid NC Class A commercial driver's license with a tanker endorsement. Ability to exert heavy physical stress in heavy work in an outdoor utility maintenance and construction environment. Hiring range: $29k to $33k. 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.

This position is responsible for independently performing accurate and timely processing of payroll including issuing manual checks, handling garnishments and child support orders, etc. as well as reconciling payroll to verify accuracy and quarterly reconciliations for 941 reporting, 3rd party reports and certain payroll balance sheet accounts. Additional payroll duties include: processing direct deposits, off-cycle payments, salary updates and paying of state and federal taxes, generating W-2s, and government reporting.  Work also includes general ledger maintenance, bank reconciliations and related financial processes, assisting the Finance Director in the preparation of a variety of financial records including the CAFR and performing annual audit and year end functions as well general ledger account reconciliation and other general accounting functions. This position is responsible for a variety of Federal and State agency reports as well as generates and distributes W-2s.   Graduation from a college or university with a major in accounting or business and experience in a fiscal operation, preferably in a government operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   NWS software experience is desirable.  Salary hiring range $34k to $36k – DOQ. Open until filled.