Job Postings

Current Openings

Firefighter: Part-Time

Firefighter: Full-Time

Parks and Grounds Technician: Part-Time Temporary

Director of Marketing and Community Development

*The Town of Mocksville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

See detailed job descriptions below. You may complete your application online or download applications, for each opening:


Firefighter: Part-Time

The Mocksville Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time firefighter to fill part-time shifts with 12-hour day and night shifts available 7 days a week.

Salary Range:

$15.00/hour during a 6-month probationary period
$15.36/hour after successful completion of probationary period

General Statement of Duties

Performs protective service work in fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous material, technical rescue, and other related work as required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class responds to emergency incidents both in primary district and any mutual or auto aid districts, performing fire suppression, entry, rescue, ventilation, salvage, and overhaul. Responds to medical emergencies, performing BLS & first aid in support of local EMS service.

Participates in regular continuing education and training by both self-study and organized scheduled training of technical material and attending drills and classes. Maintains physical fitness and maintains good conduct in the community. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Maintains fire apparatus and related equipment, general station maintenance and cleaning.
  • Inspects, cleans, and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants, and related equipment.
  • Prepares and submits required reports to supervisors, enters incident reports, training reports and equipment records.
  • Conducts fire education events in the community.
  • Conducts pre-incident planning.
  • Performs any other emergency task consistent with the position and any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technical knowledge of modern firefighting, rescue, hazardous materials, and the ability to implement these skills within the incident command system. Knowledge of pre-incident planning strategies and fire prevention, fire education as related to public presentations. Knowledge of streets and physical layout of the fire district, ability to read and understand maps and technical materials. The ability to follow both written and oral instructions, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, public and elected officials. General mechanical aptitude and ability to operate a computer, apps and related software and programs.

Physical Requirements of Work

The position requires heavy work, requiring the employee exert up to 100 or more pounds of force occasionally and 20 to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Employee must possess visual acuity to size up the color, volume, and extent of fire involvement at fire scenes, to operate heavy fire apparatus and equipment in an emergency. Employee must be able to wear Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and work in close quarters in any indoor or outdoor environment, employees in this position will be exposed to environmental extremes such as but not limited to heat, cold and violent weather.

Employees in this position can reasonably expect to be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, electrical currents, chemicals, fumes, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, products of combustion, poor ventilations and any other hazard not listed.

Employees in this position can responsibly expect to be exposed to blood or any other infection body substances in the performance of their duties.

Physical activity related to the position may include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, carrying, hearing and repetitive movements.

Education and Experience

High School graduate or GED with supplemental education in modern fire and rescue techniques. Valid NC driver license, Class “B” preferred.

Special Requirement

NC Firefighter 1 & 2, NC Technical Rescuer, NC EMT-B and NC Class “B” license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800

All firefighter & rescue certifications must be IFSAC accredited and any out of the state of NC must have reciprocity with NC.

Interested applicants may complete an application form online or click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street.

Returned applications must include verification of prerequisite certifications via community college or NCOSFM certification summary transcript.

Applications can be returned or mailed to town hall at the address listed above. If returning an application by mail, please mark it special attention MFD Firefighter Process.

Volunteers Needed

Mocksville Fire Department is also seeking volunteers. If you’re looking for a great way to give back to your community and make a difference, the Mocksville Fire Department is always looking for dedicated volunteers to serve in the department.

There are many volunteer jobs in the department that we need help with. If you would like more information check out the Fire Department website or stop by the station at 335 Sanford Avenue in Mocksville, NC.

Town Services

Firefighter: Full-Time

Position: Firefighter
Department: Fire
Position Type: Full-Time
Pay Grade: 22
Hiring Range: $38,474.00 – $42,560.00
Closing Date: Open until filled

General Statement of Duties

Performs protective service work in fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous material, technical rescue, and other related work as required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class responds to emergency incidents both in primary district and any mutual or auto aid districts, performing fire suppression, entry, rescue, ventilation, salvage, and overhaul. Responds to medical emergencies, performing BLS & first aid in support of local EMS service.

Participates in regular continuing education and training by both self-study and organized scheduled training of technical material and attending drills and classes. Maintains physical fitness and maintains good conduct in the community. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Maintains fire apparatus and related equipment, general station maintenance and cleaning.
  • Inspects, cleans, and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants, and related equipment.
  • Prepares and submits required reports to supervisors, enters incident reports, training reports and equipment records.
  • Conducts fire education events in the community.
  • Conducts pre-incident planning.
  • Performs any other emergency task consistent with the position and any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technical knowledge of modern firefighting, rescue, hazardous materials, and the ability to implement these skills within the incident command system. Knowledge of pre-incident planning strategies and fire prevention, fire education as related to public presentations. Knowledge of streets and physical layout of the fire district, ability to read and understand maps and technical materials. The ability to follow both written and oral instructions, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, public and elected officials. General mechanical aptitude and ability to operate a computer, apps and related software and programs.

Physical Requirements of Work

The position requires heavy work, requiring the employee exert up to 100 or more pounds of force occasionally and 20 to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Employee must possess visual acuity to size up the color, volume, and extent of fire involvement at fire scenes, to operate heavy fire apparatus and equipment in an emergency. Employee must be able to wear Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and work in close quarters in any indoor or outdoor environment, employees in this position will be exposed to environmental extremes such as but not limited to heat, cold and violent weather.

Employees in this position can reasonably expect to be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, electrical currents, chemicals, fumes, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, products of combustion, poor ventilations and any other hazard not listed.

Employees in this position can responsibly expect to be exposed to blood or any other infection body substances in the performance of their duties.

Physical activity related to the position may include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, carrying, hearing and repetitive movements.

Education and Experience

High School graduate or GED with supplemental education in modern fire and rescue techniques. Valid NC driver license, Class “B” preferred.

Special Requirement

NC Firefighter 1 & 2, NC Technical Rescuer, NC EMT-B and NC Class “B” license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.  NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800   

All firefighter & rescue certifications must be IFSAC accredited and any out of the state of NC must have reciprocity with NC.

Applications can be returned or mailed to town hall. If returning an application by mail, please mark it special attention MFD Firefighter Process.

Interested applicants may complete an application form online or click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street

Parks and Grounds Technician: Part-Time Temporary

Position: Parks and Grounds Technician
Department: Parks and Grounds
Position Type: Part-Time Temporary
Pay Range: $15.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

General Statement of Duties

Performs unskilled and semiskilled manual labor in maintaining all of the buildings and grounds for the Town of Mocksville.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class performs manual labor in maintaining Town structures, facilities, parks and grounds. Work includes mowing and landscaping, leaf collection, general maintenance including painting and carpentry, and janitorial duties. Employee will use a variety of tools and light equipment. Judgement is required in applying rules, procedures and decisions that may affect the quality or accuracy of results. Employee is under immediate supervision with detailed instruction and close frequent review of work.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Maintains all shelters, buildings and greenways inside Town’s parks and other properties
  • Mows, edges, trims, and waters lawns, fields and other turf grounds; prepare and fertilizes soil; operates the irrigation system
  • Plants, cultivates, prunes, spray, fertilize and irrigate flowers, trees, grass and shrubs; pulls weeds and rakes leaves; edges walkways; sweeps litter from walks and driveways
  • Maintains 27 satellite locations including the public works pump stations, public works shop, fire department, town square, and multiple other areas throughout the town
  • Operates a variety of power-driven equipment such as tractors, mowers, edgers, blowers, chain saws, hedge trimmers and other equipment used in grounds work; utilizes standard gardening hand tools; drives a vehicle to conduct work
  • Maintains Town’s cemetery, including landscaping and marking grave plots
  • Performs routine work in the preparation, lining, marking and dragging of athletic fields and related areas as assigned
  • Performs preventative maintenance and routine repair on tools and equipment as needed to attain serviceability
  • Ensures all playground equipment is in good working condition and safe for public use
  • Maintains all grounds at town hall including the installation and removal of Christmas decorations
  • Keeps all parks facilities clean and safe, including restocking of supplies, pressure washing, sanitizing equipment and fixtures
  • Performs related work as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry work
  • Knowledge of equipment and materials used in the construction and maintenance of grounds and landscaped areas and other facilities
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques used in planting and caring for trees, shrubs, perennials, tropical, annuals, and grasses
  • General knowledge of application procedures for controlling or eradicating plant pests and diseases
  • General knowledge of athletic field preparation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisory personnel, and the public
  • Ability to understand and follow oral written instructions and ability to work with others and independently, as needed
  • Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work in a variety of environmental conditions
  • Ability to operate mowers, utility vehicles and small handheld equipment with moderate to full supervision.
  • Ability to assist Parks and Grounds Lead, and Park and Grounds Director.

Physical Requirements of Work

Work is characterized as medium work requiring exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Employee must have visual acuity to perform semi-skilled mechanical tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, plumbers, painters, mechanics, and to operate machines and trucks, forklifts, and other equipment. Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions, including temperatures below 32 degrees and above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Employee is subject to workplace hazards with mechanical equipment and atmospheric conditions with exposure to noise, vibration, fumes, odors, pesticides, dusts and potentially infectious bodily fluids.

Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent
At least one year performing in a maintenance or landscaping setting

Special Requirement

Valid North Carolina Driver’s License (Preference for CDL’s)

Interested applicants may complete an application form online or click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street

Director of Marketing and Community Development

Position: Director of Marketing and Community Development
Department: Community Development
Position Type: Full-Time, Exempt
Hiring Range: $49,104.20 – $61,404.09
Closing Date: June 24, 2024 at 5 p.m.

General Statement of Duties

Develops, coordinates, executes and documents programs and services that promote public improvements, revitalization, and economic growth and awareness of Downtown Mocksville.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Under regular supervision the employee in this class works with the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority, Historic Davie, Inc., Main Street Program and Community Development to promote and establish public improvements, revitalization and economic growth for the Town of Mocksville. Decisions are made on the direction, goals, and objective of the organization and involve highly sensitive and political issues affecting the organization. The employee must apply knowledge in the coordination of multiple elements working in the same direction, with focus on different aspects of a situation requiring judgement in applying various rules, procedures and decisions that may affect quality and accuracy of results.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Sets goals to meet organizational demands
  • Develops and plans strategies to accomplish set goals
  • Directs and manages programs for community involvement
  • Developing, planning and executes special events, including Tourism and Community Development
  • Maintains budget information and acquires liability insurance for special events
  • Assists with historical preservation projects
  • Designs, promotes, and organizes programs for economic growth of Downtown
  • Develops a cooperative climate between municipal services, downtown businesses and services and government officials
  • Uses written communication, one on one meetings, and social media to achieve all objectives
  • Attends all Main Street Program seminars, submit statistical reports and abide by NC Commerce Guidelines
  • Performs related tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current principles and practices of Community Development, Downtown Economic Development, and Mocksville Tourism Development Authority
  • Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures, budgets, programs, and services pertinent to the community and economic development.
  • Demonstrated skills in public speaking and presentation including social media and photography
  • Proficient computer skills to include Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, business associates, the media, and the general public
  • Ability to solve unusual, as well as, commonplace problems
  • Ability to plan, develop, evaluate, and document community development programs and services
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

Physical Requirements of Work

Work in this class is described as light using a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects and may occasionally require some physical exertion to complete tasks. An employee must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Work necessitates visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned in preparing and analyzing figures, computer terminal viewing, extensive reading and using measurement devices. Working conditions include inside and outside environmental conditions.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Planning, Public Administration or a related field plus three years experience in community development or related programs or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirement

Valid Driver’s License

FLSA Status: Exempt-Executive (not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act)

Disclaimer

This classification specification has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform the job. The Town reserves the right to assign or otherwise modify the duties assigned to this classification.

Interested applicants may complete an application form online or click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street

Additional Job Information

*Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Town to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity. The Town shall select employees on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications for the job and reward them, with respect to compensation and opportunity for training and advancement, including upgrading and promotion, without regard to age, sex, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, non-qualifying disability, national origin, genetic predisposition or any other status protected by law.

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