Human Resources

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Town of Burgaw.  The Town of Burgaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employee selection is based on each applicant’s qualifications for the position applied for.  The town provides compensation, opportunities for training and promotion without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender, age, religion, disability or any other characteristics protected by the law.  


Employment opportunities are listed on the town’s website and with the local Employment Security Commission.  The employment application may be downloaded here.  When you have completed the application scan it and e-mail it as an attachment to or mail it to Town of Burgaw, 109 N Walker St., Burgaw, NC  28425. 

A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application, but one may be included along with the application. 

The Town of Burgaw accepts employment applications anytime and will retain on file for a period of two years. Should you be qualified for an open position, your application will be considered and contacted if selected for an interview. Applications for a specific job opening received after the closing date may not be given the same consideration as those received by the closing date. Incomplete applications may not be considered. 


The application process begins after the closing date.  The interview panel reviews each application for qualifications, experience and education for the vacant position.  The interview panel will choose the most qualified candidates and will schedule them for an interview.  Once the position has been filled notification will be sent to all applicants. 


The Town of Burgaw offers a competitive benefit package.  As a town employee you may become a member of the Local Government Federal Credit Union.  All town employees who are expected to work over 1,000 hours annually shall become a member of the Local Government Employees Retirement System.  The employee is required to contribute 6% of their gross wages into the Retirement System.  The town also participates in the NC Prudential Supplemental Retirement 401K Plan.  The town contributes 5% of employee’s gross on all full-time permanent employees.  The town provides Health and Life insurance at no cost to the employee.  The town offers dental, vision and life insurance.  The employee may cover dependents under the town’s insurance policy at the employee’s expense.

The town offers a voluntary supplemental insurance for disability, cancer, life and accident to all full-time permanent employees.  


All employees, (full and part-time) are covered under the North Carolina Workers Compensation Act. 

All full-time employees accrue vacation and sick leave according to the schedule below: 


Years of Service Hrs. Per Year
Less than 2 years 80
2 but less than 5 yrs. 96
5 but less than 10 yrs. 120
10 but less than 15 yrs. 144
15 but less than 20 yrs. 168
20 years or more 192



The town provides 12 sick days each calendar year for each full-time permanent employee.


The town observes 12 paid holidays per year.