Employment Opportunities

 The positions below are currently open with the City of Hendersonville.

Online Employment Application

Please contact :

Jennifer Harrell, Human Resources Director
City of Hendersonville
145 Fifth Avenue East
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Email: jharrell@hvlnc.gov

Phone: (828)697-3003
Fax:      (828)697-8645

Any employment opportunities are shown below.

                

                                                          

Line Maintenance Mechanic I

As part of the Water and Sewer Department, a Line Maintenance Mechanic I performs routine manual labor in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines, meters, hydrants, and other infrastructure facilities. Work is generally performed as part of a work team to maintain and repair underground utility systems. Employee will operate a variety of equipment installing water or sewer lines. Maintains daily work orders and reports. Installs hydrants, meters, valves, repair clamps and related pipeline apparatus; sets meter boxes. Performs other work as assigned. Employee will need skill in the operation of lightweight and medium-weight construction equipment. Working knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance and repair of utility lines. Working knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual methods and tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of utility lines and appurtenances. Working knowledge of the use of common hand and power tools. Working knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of common automotive and mechanical equipment.  

Work is defined as heavy work requiring physical exertion of in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work is performed primarily in outside environmental conditions including extreme heat and cold with snow and ice .Work may be in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, manhole and other small places.

The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent. One year or less experience in water distribution and/or wastewater collection system repair, maintenance and/or construction is required with some basic knowledge of equipment operations and safety. Must be certified at the NC water distribution system operator grade C level or NC wastewater collection system operator grade I level or ability to obtain within 18-months of employment. Must also possess a NC Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) level A at the time of hiring or ability to obtain within one year of employment. Flagger certification preferred.

Hiring salary: The position is a pay grade 8 with a starting salary of $28,922. Upon successful completion of a six month probationary period the salary will be moved to $30,368. Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications. and internal equity.

To apply: Upload or send a completed City of Hendersonville application to jharrell@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Resumes may be submitted with the application but not instead of application.

This position will remain open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Employer.

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Meter Services Technician

As part of the Water and Sewer Department, the Meter Services Technician is responsible for performing a variety of semi -skilled manual work locating, repairing, replacing and troubleshooting municipal water meters. An employee in this position will perform customer service responding to work orders to assist customers with issues, problems or questions regarding their municipal water service.  Focus of the work is on the diagnoses, repair or replacement of water meters or other equipment to resolve service issues and the installation of meters for new service connections. Will utilize computerized systems to obtain, review and complete work orders and enter information for new meters to be incorporated in the Utility Billing, Asset Management and GIS system. Drives City provided vehicle to daily customer appointments and to examine meters with reported or suspected issues. Disconnects meters of delinquent accounts; restores meter service. Uses handheld device to obtain GPS coordinates and to program, activate and deactivate meters for new accounts and to identify meter events. The employee will have knowledge of tools, materials, techniques and practices needed to maintain meters, methods and procedures involved in the computerized reading of meters and recording consumption. Will have the ability to perform work with hands in small places in awkward and uncomfortable positions. Will have the ability to communicate with the public, both orally and in writing if required and the ability establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and coworkers. Will have the ability to operate a motor vehicle, work independently, and complete defined routes for service and performs other related job duties as assigned.

The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent, and some related experience in meter repair and replacement. Valid drivers’ license required.

This position requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or moderate amount of force frequently to move objects. Work is typically performed in an outdoors environment.

Hiring Salary: The position is a pay grade 8 with a starting salary of $28,922 and upon a successful six month probationary period the salary will increase to $30,368. Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity. The complete job description may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Department.

To apply: Upload or send a completed City of Hendersonville application to jharrell@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Resumes may be submitted with the application but not instead of application.

This position will remain open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Employer.

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Mini Golf Attendant    

Join our team for the summer!! Do you love being outdoors and working with the public? Responsible with money? Then this is position for you…The City of Hendersonville is hiring seasonal Miniature Golf Attendants. Hours and schedule will vary, working days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Employees will be responsible for all aspects of merchandise and miniature golf sales, food service and beverages to guests visiting the concession stand, and ensuring to provide great customer service.

  • Greet customers, be engaging, friendly and helpful to customers.
  • Answer the telephone courteously.
  • Complete all sales transactions accurately
  • Perform shift opening and closing duties as assigned
  • Take concession stand orders in accordance to established service standards
  • Ensure merchandise inventory is kept neat, attractively displayed and sufficiently stocked; stock and replenish food and beverages as needed
  • Provide golf balls and clubs to miniature golf customers
  • Operate cash register and receive payment from customer in cash or credit card, and accurately count and provide change to customers when applicable
  • Clean, sanitize, and maintain the concession stand area, including counters and equipment.
  • Clean restrooms and keep them clean throughout the day
  • Prepare miniature golf course for play at the beginning of each day
  • Ensure flowers on the course are watered 
  • Ensure proper food handling procedures are followed
  • Inspect miniature golf and concession facilities and equipment to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and proper working order; report all issues when applicable
  • Performs related duties as required

Qualifications:

Must be at least 17 years of age or older with some high school education
Accurate cash handling experience is required
Must be able to provide own transportation to work
Must be engaging and friendly to customers and able to interact with a wide range of people
Must have the ability to exercise attention to detail in performing assigned tasks and work with minimal supervision.

Pay Rate: $9.25 per hour

To apply:  Upload or send a completed City of Hendersonville application to jharrell@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Employer.

Schedule:   (Subject to change)

MODIFIED SCHEDULE May 11, 2018 - June 8, 2018
Open Friday - 3:00 – 11:00 PM 
Open Saturday & Sunday - 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM

REGULAR SCHEDULE June 9, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Open daily 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM (11:00 PM on weekends)

CLOSED: September 4th - 6th (Depending on Staff Availability)

MODIFIED SCHEDULE September 7, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Open Friday - 3:00 – 11:00 PM 
Open Saturday & Sunday - 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM

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Zoning Enforcement Officer

As part of the Development Assistance Department, the Zoning Enforcement Officer performs work providing professional enforcement of the City’s Zoning, Nuisance and Minimum Housing Ordinances. Work includes inspecting sites, interpreting and explaining ordinances to the public, and working with owners to comply with local rules and regulations. Work involves processing enforcement paperwork and may require appearance in court cases, responds to and investigates Zoning Ordinance violations, conducts on-site inspections, enforces ordinances and issues citations. Performs other work as may be assigned.

This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally; and up to 10 pounds of force frequently and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects. Work is performed primarily in an environmentally controlled office subject to typical office noise but is also required to work outdoors occasionally in periods of cold, heat and other environmental conditions.

The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architect, Horticulture or related field. One or more years’ experience in code enforcement or related field. Valid North Carolina driver’s license and Certified Zoning Official or ability to obtain within two years.

Hiring Salary: The position is a pay grade 12 with a hiring salary is $35,155.
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.

To apply: Upload a cover letter, resume and  completed City of Hendersonville application at: http://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/employment-1
Mail to: Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

This position will remain open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Employer. 

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Part Time School Crossing Guard         

The City of Hendersonville is seeking applicants for part time “fill-in” School Crossing Guard. This position works as-needed when one of our regular crossing guards is absent.   Crossing Guards work Monday through Friday for about 30 minutes in the morning and 30 minutes in the afternoon, as school starts and ends.  The times are somewhere between the hours of 07:25-08:30AM and 2:25-3:30PM on school days.

The rate of pay is $19.84 per hour.

Duties:

  1. Will have the responsibility of escorting young children across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
  2. Will have to familiarize themselves with basic traffic control signals and successfully apply them.
  3. Must be at prescribed location at least five minutes before the start of school and the end of the school day.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be able to work in a courteous manner with the public, especially young children.
  2. Must be in observant and alert.
  3. Must be able to turn, stand for 30-40 minutes at a time, bend at the knees, lift and push up to 50 pounds, move arms in multiple directions.
  4. Good eyesight and hearing is very important.
  5. Must be able to withstand inclement weather.

Applications may be obtained at the Records Department within City Hall or online at http://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/employment-1

Application Deadline: until filled

The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Employer.

 

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