Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Public Works – Assists in performing supervisory, administrative, and technical tasks in directing the activities of the Public Works Department. Leads and participates in the work of the Town’s water, sewer and streets crews. Heavy equipment operation experience preferred. High School diploma/GED required. Combination of education and experience necessary for all public works functions. C Well Certificate, B Distribution Certificate and Collections I Certificate required or have the ability to obtain certifications within two years of initial employment. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Normal working hours for this position is 7:30 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Salary range is $40,973-$60,180, depending on experience. Excellent benefit package. Qualified applicants may pick up applications and a detailed job description at the Town of Burgaw Municipal Building located at 109 N. Walker St, Burgaw NC or download here: employment application and job description.  Please return completed applications and resumes to Kristin Wells at 109 N. Walker Street, Burgaw, NC 28425 or kwells@townofburgaw.com by 5:00 PM on July 3, 2017.  EOE

Fire Chief - The Town of Burgaw (pop. 4,200) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Chief to perform a variety of tasks in regard to the Fire Department, emergency management and employee safety.   The Fire Chief is responsible for oversight of the general operations of the fire department including the development and implementation of all administrative and management programs and the day-to-day fire department operations. Requirements: Associates Degree in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services or related field. Must have five years of experience in a full time fire department or ten years of experience in a volunteer fire department. Please see detailed job description for certification requirements. Salary range is $53k-$60k based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package. Qualified applicants may pick up a job description and an employment application at the Town of Burgaw Municipal Building located at 109 N. Walker St, Burgaw NC or download here: job description and employment application.  Please return completed applications to Kristin Wells at 109 N. Walker Street, Burgaw, NC 28425 or kwells@townofburgaw.com. Position open until filled. Posted May 10, 2017.  EOE