Employment Opportunities

Town Manager – The Town of Burgaw (pop. 4,200) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Town Manager to perform highly responsible administrative, executive, and supervisory functions in directing and coordinating all municipal activities for the Town; serves as chief administrative/executive officer and performs related work as required. The Town Manager directs, supervises, and coordinates the operations and functions of all departments to ensure a smooth, effective municipal government operation that complies with all state and federal laws and local ordinances, resolutions and regulations. Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, management, planning, or civil engineering is required; master’s degree in one of the above fields preferred. Experience in municipal administration is necessary; experience in local government finance or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is preferred. Terms of employment related to this position are dictated by contract; this position reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. Salary is dependent on qualifications; 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: job description and employment application.  Please return completed applications and resumes to Kristin Wells at 109 N. Walker Street, Burgaw, NC 28425 or kwells@townofburgaw.com. Position open until filled. Posted July 12, 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