Finance Director

Full-Time

FLSA Exempt

$64,000 - $74,000

April 30, 2021 or until filled.

The Town of Newport is seeking a full-time Finance Director, who is an experienced professional with strong interpersonal and financial competency skills to oversee the Town’s $7M budget which includes a $2.1M public utilities budget. The Finance Director is responsible for accounting, payroll, cash management, investment portfolio management, and financial reporting. This position requires excellent written/verbal communication skills to effectively convey financial topics to staff, elected officials, and citizens. The position is also involved in financial aspects of capital improvement planning and budgeting, strategic planning, grant administration, and performance measurement.  Other duties include but are not limited to: preparing and presenting complex and detailed fiscal reports of a budgetary or financial nature; organizing and directing the work of finance technicians who supports all accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, payroll administration, and investment efforts.

Selected candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or directly related field; 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible accounting and fiscal administration experience, preferably in a local government setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   Master’s Degree and/or Certified North Carolina Local Government Finance Officer designation is preferred.

The expected hiring range for this position is from $64,000-$70,000, depending on education and experience. The Town offers a generous benefit package including membership in the North Carolina Local Government Employees Retirement System; 5% 401(k) contribution with no match required; 100% employee-only paid health, dental, life, disability and vision insurance; optional flexible spending account, life, disability, and other insurances; 12 paid holiday, 12 paid vacation days, and 12 sick days annually.

If interested, please submit a cover letter with at least four references, resume and application to manager@townofnewport.com. The employment application and job description are available at www.newportnc.gov/careers. This position is open until April 30, 2021 or until filled.

 

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Full-Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

$29,774 - $43,095

Open Until Filled

The Town of Newport is seeking a Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator that is a proactive individual with the ability to function as part of a team and independently under general supervision. Operates the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant; makes adjustments to the equipment to maintain proper water quality, water flow, and volume; performs basic preventive maintenance to pumps, chemical feeders pumps and related equipment; performs water sampling and maintains daily records and reports of work performed and any other assigned tasks.

 

Applicant should have the ability to perform demanding physical tasks and work in all types of weather conditions. Hours are Monday- Friday 8AM to 5PM but must be able to work nights and holidays if called in for emergency repairs or disaster response. Position requires rotating weekend duty and after-hours on-call duty once training on the system is complete.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.  Valid North Carolina Driver's License (Class B CDL with Tanker within 90 days of employment). Minimum requirements include NC C-Well and NC Grade 2 Wastewater Certification.   May consider training the right candidate. (Trainees must pass the C-Well certification test within one year and Wastewater Grade 2 within two years of employment.) 

 

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EMT-Basic | Firefighter

Full-Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

$27,458 - $41,310

Open Until Filled

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified applicants for a Full-Time FF/EMT-Basic position. Candidates must submit a Town of Newport employment application to include all supporting documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume can be attached with the application however resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application.

 

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, Valid NC Driver’s License, NC FF II, NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800, NC EMT Basic, NC EVD, NC Haz-Mat Level 1

 

All applicants must possess a Class B Driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. All applicants shall be subject to a Criminal Record check and Driving Record check prior to any offer of employment.

Position is open until filled.

 

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Paramedic | Firefighter

Part-Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

$37,482 - $54,264

Open Until Filled

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified applicants for a Part Time FF/Paramedic position. Candidates must submit a Town of Newport employment application to include all supporting documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume can be attached with the application however resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma, Valid NC Driver’s License, NC FF II, NCOEMS-Paramedic Cert., NC EVD, Healthcare Provider CPR, Cert., ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800, NC Haz-Mat Ops. Candidates must pass oral boards in Carteret County prior to offer of employment. 

All applicants must possess a Class B Driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. All applicants shall be subject to a Criminal Record check and Driving Record check prior to any offer of employment.

 

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EMT-Basic | Firefighter

Part-Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

$27,258 - $41,310

Open Until Filled

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified applicants for a Part Time FF/Basic position. Candidates must submit a Town of Newport employment application to include all supporting documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume can be attached with the application however resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, Valid NC Driver’s License, NC FF II, NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800, NC EMT Basic, NC EVD, NC Haz-Mat Level 1

All applicants must possess a Class B Driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. All applicants shall be subject to a Criminal Record check and Driving Record check prior to any offer of employment.

 

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

TOWN OF NEWPORT

200 Howard Blvd. | PO Box 1869 

Newport, NC 28570

Phone: 252-223-4749