Current Job Openings

Town of Franklin, NC

Part-Time Streets Crew Maintenance Members

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for part-time Streets Maintenance Crew Members. The position performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks in street right of way mowing, street cleaning, brush removal, and related maintenance activities.

Qualifications: Experience in semi-skilled maintenance or brush removal and mowing.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Must have the skills to interact effectively with the public.

The position is open until filled. Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted.
Applicants must submit a Town of Franklin application form to the Macon County NCWorks Career Center office located at 23 Macon Avenue, Courthouse Annex, Franklin, NC 28734. Mailing address is 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC, 28734. Office contact number is 828-369-9534.

For additional questions please contact Travis Tallent, Human Resources, at 828-524-2516. An application can be found by clicking here. Hard copies can be picked up at Town Hall, located at 95 East Main Street. The Town of Franklin is an EEO/ADA employer.

Starting Hourly Wage - $10-$15 per hour


General Statement of Duties
Performs responsible unskilled custodial work in the care and cleaning of Town buildings.

Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class performs general housekeeping work in the assigned buildings. Work includes typical housekeeping duties in cleaning bathrooms, offices, hallways, kitchens, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, emptying trash, etc. The employee is subject to hazards in maintenance work including working in inside environments and exposure to cleaning solutions, fumes, odors, dusts, and to noise in the operation of assigned equipment. Work is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, supplemented by instructions under regular supervision of the designated supervisor and is evaluated by observation, inspection of completed work on a daily basis and feedback from the public and staff in building(s).

Duties and Responsibilities
Cleans bathrooms; scrubs lavatories and toilet fixtures and mirrors and replaces or restocks tissue and paper towel supplies and soap dispensers. Cleans kitchen and cook areas. Prepares and cleans parks rental areas and facilities. Cleans and buffs floors; strips and waxes floors occasionally. Vacuums public areas and offices and shampoos carpets occasionally; buffs and waxes floors. Cleans sidewalks, picks up trash outside, and empties trash. Dusts cabinets and furniture. Cleans glass doors and mirrors. Picks up trash by emptying trash containers and public areas, and replacing liners and straightens public areas. Uses tools and equipment such as vacuum cleaners, brooms, mops, and wringers. Replaces filters, light bulbs, etc. that may be broken or worn out. Picks up paper, mows and trims yards. Operates vacuum cleaners, ladders, push and riding mowers, trimmers, buffers, and other equipment. Notifies supervisor of supply needs or places orders; picks up supplies. Maintains records of chemicals used; keeps simple records of work activities. Follows safety procedures in performance of work. Inspects fire extinguishers. Hangs holiday decorations; raises and lowers flags. Changes HVAC filters. Moves furniture or sets up rooms for meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment. General knowledge of routine maintenance requirements of buildings and general grounds maintenance, and equipment used.

Knowledge of potential hazards and appropriate safety procedures and equipment including MSDS sheets.

Ability to keep simple records of work activities. Ability to identify cleaning needs and resolve with appropriate methods and supplies. Ability to perform manual labor requiring continuous physical effort.

Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with peers, supervisor, and the general public. Ability to set priorities, work unsupervised and productively and meet deadlines.

Physical Requirements
Must be able to perform the basic life functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50 lbs, grasping. Must possess the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned and to operate a truck and assigned equipment.

Education & Experience
Graduation from high school and experience in custodial work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements
Must possess NC driver’s license.

How to Apply

Please mail a Town of Franklin application form by clicking here to the NCWorks Career Center Office at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. Physical address is 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734. Office contact number is (828) 369-9534. Applications are also available on our website under the Human Resources Tab. Please contact 828-524-2616, ext. 312 for additional questions about the position.

Closing date – February 12, 2020

Starting pay range: $23,823 – $28,928

The Town of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment Vacancies

The Town of Franklin is currently seeking to fill two vacancies on the Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment. The Town is looking for a town resident and an alternate ETJ resident to serve as a representative on this board that serves on both the Planning board and the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. and the Planning Board meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Town Hall Board Room. A time commitment of approximately 2 hours a month is necessary. A resume and current address is required. For more information or to express an interest in serving on the board, please contact Town Planner, Justin Setser at (828) 524-2516.