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Chief of Police

The Town of Mocksville (5,500 population) is seeking an individual to fill the position of Chief of Police. The individual selected will perform complex professional work consisting of planning, organizing, and directing the overall operation of the police department. Duties involve establishing departmental policies and procedures, overseeing the department’s budget, recruitment, selection, career development, and training of personnel for a department of 23 full-time and 8 part-time officers. Work requires independence, initiative, good judgment, and strong leadership abilities.

Education and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in law enforcement or a related field preferred. Seven to ten years of recent, continuous, responsible municipal police service experience as a full-time police officer to include, two to four years’ experience in a managerial position with a police agency of comparable size of Mocksville in terms of the scope of activity or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicant must be a certified State of North Carolina law enforcement officer.

The Town offers a highly competitive benefits package; NC Retirement, 401(k), medical, dental and vision insurance, holidays, sick leave and paid vacations. Starting salary range is $60,845-$76,056 DOQ. Submit letter of interest with resume and application to Town Manager, Town of Mocksville, 171 S. Clement St. Mocksville, NC 27028.

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Applications can be found online at


General Statement of Duties
Performs skilled manual labor in maintaining all public utilities, streets, and infrastructure in the town of Mocksville.

Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class performs manual labor in maintaining streets, public utilities, and downtown projects. Work includes general water and sewer repairs, installing pipes, rebuilding manholes, repairing potholes, snow removal, planting trees and flowers, mowing, bush hogging, and any other associated needs that may arise within the town. The employee uses a variety of specialized power equipment including trackhoe, backhoe, skid steer, dump trucks, tractor, snow plow, packers, and jackhammers. Judgment is required in applying rules, procedures, and decisions that may affect the quality and accuracy of the work performed. The employee receives assignments from the supervisor and then develops a plan to complete the work. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Services Director and is evaluated through daily observation until completion.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Operates a variety of power driven equipment including trackhoe, backhoe, skid steer, dump trucks, tractor, snow plow, packers, and jack hammers
  • Sets, forms, pours, and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, streets, and sidewalks
  • Maintains city properties by cutting brush, raking and hoeing
  • Works with concrete, tearing out, pouring, finishing, and cleaning up
  • Works to improve downtown area by planting trees and flowers, mowing, and flag maintenance
  • Installs and repairs sewage pipes and rebuilds manholes
  • Installs and repairs water pipes and pumps
  • Cleans and removes debris from streets, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, drainage ditches, sidewalks, and streets
  • Performs heavy physical activity doing snow removal
  • Performs related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of principles, practices, and aspects of street maintenance
  • Considerable working knowledge of power driven equipment and tools used in construction and maintenance work
  • Ability to understand and adhere to basic safety precautions and procedures
  • Ability to understand written and oral directions
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures at work
  • Knowledge and application of appropriate OSHA standards
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public

Physical Requirements of Work
Work in this class is described as very strenuous. This includes exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. An employee must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching, walking, standing, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. An employee must possess the visual acuity to operate dump trucks, backhoes, tractors, and other power equipment. The employee is subject to environmental conditions, both inside and outside. The employee is, at times, exposed to potential hazards including fumes or airborne particles, toxic chemicals, risk of electric shock, and exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.      

Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED with one to three years experience in water/sewer, plumbing, heavy equipment operations or related labor trade, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirement
Valid North Carolina Driver’s License (preference for CDL)

Mocksville Fire Department

The Mocksville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter for daytime staff positions. These positions will be on a part-time basis with a maximum of 20 hours per week of duty time. The work schedules are:

Day Shifts 0700 – 1800 and Night Shifts 1900-0700 Monday thru Saturday. A job description is available upon request.

Prerequisite requirements for applying are as follows:

1. Minimum of 18 years old and High School Graduate or GED
2. Minimum of NFPA 1403 certification with NC Firefighter I & II preferred.
3 Minimum of NC Medical Responder with NC EMT preferred.
4. Valid NC Operators License (Class “C” minimum).
Must obtain NC Class “B” within 1 year of hire date.
5. Must be available for up to 20 hrs. per week.

Anyone interested may pick up an application at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street, Mocksville, North Carolina. Application must include a current resume along with college transcript or other proof of prerequisite training. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

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