Human Resources

Esther Bennett, Human Resource Director
ebennett@cityofmebane.com

Human Resources
106 E. Washington St.
Mebane, NC 27302
Phone: 919-563-5901
Fax: 919-563-1007

The Human Resources (HR) Department is located at 106 E. Washington Street. HR is responsible for ensuring City compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws, advertising employment opportunities within the City, and accepting applications for available vacancies.

The HR Department also administers the City’s employee benefit package. The City offers a comprehensive benefit package, which includes 11 paid holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; longevity pay; medical and dental insurance; and life and short term disability insurance. Full-time City employees are enrolled in the NC Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System and a 401(k) plan with the option to enroll in a 457 deferred compensation plan. Credit union membership and tuition reimbursement programs are also available.

Job Opportunities
Welcome to the employment page for the City of Mebane. This link is maintained by the Human Resources Department and is updated as positions are released for publication by Department Directors.

Applications
A City of Mebane employment application and supporting documents must be filled out completely and submitted to Human Resources to be considered for employment. Resumes alone will not be accepted. Applicants may enclose a resume with the completed employment application if desired. Applications and supporting documents may be obtained from the City of Mebane Human Resources Department or downloaded directly from this site.

If you wish to print your application from this site, please click on the link below. The application forms are in .pdf format.

Note: Each form contained in an application packet must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Applicant Information Form must be submitted with your application.

Standard Employment Application Standard Employment Application
Applicant Information Form Applicant Information Form
 

Authorization & Release to Obtain Information

  Police Check Off List

Job Opportunities



Position: Weekend Lake Attendant-Lake Michael

Salary: $9.00/Hour


Job Summary: Performs supervisory and administrative work overseeing the security, operations and maintenance of the Lake Michael recreational facilities on weekends.

General Statement of Duties: An employee in this class is responsible for the general weekend operation of the lake. Work includes opening the lake, taking fees, writing receipts, and general maintenance of the lake. Employee must enforce lake rules and regulations. Employee works under the regular supervision of the Parks & Recreation Director.

Illustrative Examples of Work:

  • Removes trash and debris from the lake and grounds;
  • Enforces rules and regulations;
  • EAssists the general public with questions and payment of boating and fishing fees;
  • Inspects piers and playground equipment for safety and necessary repairs;
  • Ensures bathroom facilities are clean and stocked with toiletry products;
  • Reconciles revenue from and maintains a record of transactions;
  • Takes shelter reservations and monitors the use of the shelters and facilities;
  • Must be able to work two weekends or more per month.
  • Must be able to drive a pontoon boat.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of state laws and local ordinances governing lake, wildlife and recreational areas;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to enforce rules and regulations in a firm and courteous manner.
  • Ability to avoid and/or diffuse volatile situations.
  • Ability to cooperate with City authorities, public and private groups and agencies and the general public.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational support functions of walking, talking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, hearing, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to perform medium work exerting 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.

Working Conditions: The employee is subject to the hazards associated with recreation work including working in both inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, exposure to vibration moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases and poor ventilation, and oils.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
  • Any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to perform the job tasks.
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Training in CPR preferred.

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Working Hours: 12:00 noon to 8:00 PM on Saturdays and 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sundays. Hours and weekends may vary.

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 Physical Requirements and Working Conditions section of this classification may vary from position to position and a more thorough description of these elements can be found in the employee’s Position Description Questionnaire (PDQ). The City reserves the right to assign or otherwise modify the duties assigned to this classification.

Please mail, fax, or email an application, current resume, and cover letter to:
the Human Resources Department, City of Mebane, 106 E. Washington St., Mebane, NC 27302.

EOE.




Position: Maintenance Worker II

Salary: $23,782 - $36,862


General Statement of Duties: Performs routine manual labor work in the maintenance of City’s streets, cemeteries, water and wastewater pipes, and other city structures, facilities, and grounds.

Distinguishing Features of the Class: An employee in this class performs manual labor work in maintaining City structures, facilities, and grounds. Work includes general landscaping, digging, equipment maintenance, leaf collection, patching pipes and pavement, driving a city truck, loading and unloading crew supplies, directing traffic, cleaning water and wastewater lines or related structures, janitorial work, and other labor intensive tasks. The employee must exercise some independence of action and judgment when traveling between assigned worksites and completing assignments. Work is distinguished from the Maintenance Worker I level by the type and complexity of work assignments, the knowledge and ability to perform certain maintenance tasks, and degree of supervision required. This classification is non-supervisory and work is performed under the direction of a senior maintenance employee or maintenance supervisor. Work is evaluated by visual inspection, review of maintenance reports, and periodic discussions with employee.

Essential Duties:

  • Checks operation of water hydrants by manually turning valves on and off with valve key or wrench; reports needed valve replacements to immediate supervisor; checks flows of sewer lines as required and reports oils and grease buildups.
  • Performs various building maintenance tasks such as painting, carpentry, routine electrical or plumbing work, or other equipment and building maintenance tasks.
  • Digs, patches, and backfills pavement or grounds with asphalt or concrete using shovels, dump trucks, jackhammers, and tamps; repairs water and wastewater pipes including repair of main breaks; digs pavement, cuts or clamps pipes, and backfills holes as required.
  • Sets up cones and traffic dividers at work sites; acts as flag person for directing traffic.
  • Delivers equipment and maintenance supplies to job sites; restocks shelves and bins; drives dump truck to and from worksites hauling debris or mud used for backfill.
  • Performs general landscaping work including operating riding and push mowers, weed eaters, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs, and cutting down trees; rakes leaves into vacuum truck and operates leaf vacuum truck as required; shovels snow from sidewalks and pavements and spreads ice melting materials to prevent slippage.
  • Records readings and measurements at designated water and wastewater sites.
  • Responds to citizen or public inquiries on purpose of work; refers to supervisors as required.
  • Performs other general maintenance duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general building, landscape, grounds maintenance, and street maintenance work performed by a municipality including cemetery plots and horticultural areas.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate push and motorized mowers, tractors, dump trucks, leaf blowers, forklifts, weed eaters, tamps, jackhammers, shovels, rakes, and other maintenance equipment; knowledge of application methods for grass seed, straw and mulch as well as fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides under the direction of a licensed superior.
  • Knowledge of safety practices required in the work performed.
  • Ability to identify and report safety issues and maintenance needs for various structures, grounds, and facilities; ability to receive and follow supervisory instructions and report work related problems to a supervisor.
  • Ability to perform manual labor work in varied working conditions for extended periods of time; ability to work with others as member of a team and independently without supervision.
  • Ability to work varying schedules including weekends or in emergency situations as needed

Physical Requirements: Work in this position is heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Employees must have the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned as well as recognize and apply safety standards to work performed.

Working conditions: Employees are subject to outside environmental conditions, including extreme cold and heat as well as noise levels requiring workers requiring the wearing of protective gear. Employees are subject to physical workplace hazards including proximity to moving mechanical parts or vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, and potential exposure to chemicals. Employees are subject to atmospheric conditions including fumes, odors, dusts, dirt, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. Employees may work in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosures, small sewage and water line pipes, and other areas which could cause claustrophobia.

Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency and 1-2 years experience performing manual labor and/or trades work involving maintenance to buildings, water & sewer lines, street maintenance, and/or grounds facilities.

Special Requirements:

  • NC Drivers’ License; may require a valid North Carolina Driver License (CDL-B)
  • Certain positions may require NC DENR certifications in water distribution (Water “C” Certificate) or wastewater collection (Wastewater Grade II Certificate).

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

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 Physical Requirements and Working Conditions section of this classification may vary from position to position and a more thorough description of these elements can be found in the employee’s Position Description Questionnaire (PDQ). The City reserves the right to assign or otherwise modify the duties assigned to this classification.

Please mail, fax, or email an application, current resume, and cover letter to:
the Human Resources Department, City of Mebane, 106 E. Washington St., Mebane, NC 27302.

Application deadline is March 31, 2015. EOE.



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