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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.    


Part time receptionist

This position reports to the Planning Director and is responsible for providing office and clerical services to the Planning Department. Duties include answering phone calls and greeting visitors to the department;  processing application payments,  screening and routing mail.    The position also provides administrative support, prepares correspondence, schedules appointments, coordinates meetings, establishes and maintains filing systems. Work hours are Monday – Friday with approximately 25 hours per week. Must have education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and considerable experience working with the public. Salary $12/hour.   Closing date: September 10, 2014.  

 Library Assistant (Part-Time)

Position responsibilities include: Provide technology assistance (eReader, online card catalog, internet search/print, etc. Shelving and maintaining collection; reporting and investigating missing and lost materials; processing new materials such as audio and books on reserve; checking-in/out of materials, desk coverage and other circulation functions; troubleshooting public computers and printing issues; enroll new patrons, issue cards, take fees and fines, and empty book drops; help select books, equipment and supplies; provide readers’ advisory patron assistance in-person and using online tools; assist patrons with finding materials for reference using print and NC Live databases. Position requires: any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school including one year experience working or volunteering in a public library; advanced technology and computer skills; must posses a valid NCDL; excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organization skills. Candidate must have a strong commitment to customer service.  Fifteen hours per week with evenings and weekends required. $10/hour.  Closing date:  August 29, 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 License.  Salary range $43k to $67k. Open until filled.

Utility Maintenance Mechanic
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.