Employment Opportunities

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

Parks & Recreation Coordinator – The Town of Burgaw (pop. 4,200) is seeking a Parks & Recreation Coordinator to perform a variety of duties related to developing, organizing, and coordinating events, activities, and programs for all age groups and interest levels of the community. This is a full-time one year contract position. Must be flexible in the work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Associate’s degree in recreation management and relevant experience in related field preferred. Hourly rate is $10-$16, depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits not provided.  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.  EOE (Revised April 20, 2017)

Director of Public Works – The Town of Burgaw (pop. 4,200) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Public Works to perform supervisory, administrative, and technical tasks in directing the activities of the Public Works Department.  Requirements: High School diploma/GED, minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience in a public works setting, must have a C-Well Operations License and Distribution/Collections Certificates. 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 $44k-$64k DOQ; excellent benefit package. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check required. 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: 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. EOE