Positions Currently Available

Account Clerk/Customer Service Representative

The Town of Newport is seeking an Account Clerk/ Customer Service Representative due to a retirement of a long term staff member.  Salary range - $28K to $33K.      The employee will be responsible for administering the payment system for utilities, including billing and payments as well as  coordinating work orders and resolving issues related to established guidelines and general accounting functions.     Additionally,   this position will be the ambassador for the Town of Newport in greeting visitors and handling incoming calls and forwarding to the appropriate departments.       Other duties may be assigned requiring general office administration so computer proficiency is a plus!    Qualified applicants must possess work experience reflecting outstanding customer service skills, knowledge of accounting policies and procedures, ability to adapt to changing work environment and ability to operate financial accounting software.     Minimum education includes high school and 3-4 years of experience.     Submit application and resume to townmanager@townofnewport.com or P.O. Box 1869 Newport, NC 28570.    This position is open until filled.  The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.                         

Water Treatment Plant Operator/ Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

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. The applicant will operate the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants and  make adjustments to the equipment to maintain proper water quality, water flow and volume, perform basic preventive maintenance to pumps and related equipment; perform water sampling and maintain daily records and reports and any other assigned task. 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 to restore or keep water and wastewater in service to our customers. Position requires rotating weekend duty and after hours on-call duty once training on the system is complete.

Experience Required:

A High School Diploma or GED.  Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver 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.)  Salary Negotiable DOQ competitive benefit package, including medical, life, 401K and state retirement.

How to Apply:

The Town of Newport employment application is available at www.townofnewport.com or at the front desk of Town Hall. (200 Howard Blvd. Newport, NC 28570) Resume, town application, and references should be sent to Bernie Hall—email (bhall@townofnewport.com) or P.O. Box 1869 Newport, NC 28570 This position is open until filled.  The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.