Current Job Openings

Town of Franklin, NC

Full-Time Utility Maintenance Mechanic

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for a full-time Utility Maintenance Mechanic. The position performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of the water distribution and sewer collection system, streets, buildings, grounds, and drainage, and other facilities.

Qualifications: Graduation from high school and experience in semi-skilled maintenance or construction work, preferably including water and sewer line construction and/or maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license, and the ability to obtain collection or distribution system certification within twelve months of employment. Must have the skills to interact effectively with the public. Possession of North Carolina class B commercial driver’s license and general computer skills are preferred.

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. A copy of the position classification and application can be found by clicking the links below.

» Application
» Position Classification

Hard copies can be picked up at Town Hall, located at 95 East Main Street. The Town of Franklin is an EEO/ADA employer. This position is open until filled. Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted.

Starting Salary – $27,577 – 33,487 DOQ

Full-Time Utility Maintenance Crew Leader

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for a full-time Utility Maintenance Crew Leader. The position performs responsible technical and skilled work leading a unit engaged in providing water distribution and sewer collection services to citizens. This employee would plan and lead construction, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines, hydrants, meters, and valves. The employee must exercise judgement and initiative in carrying out assignments. Must have strong communication skills.

Qualifications: Graduation from high school and experience in utility maintenance, heavy equipment operation experience and some lead work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Possession of North Carolina class B commercial driver’s license and general computer skills are preferred. Willingness to obtain water and sewer certifications are a must.

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. A copy of the position classification and application can be found at franklinnc.com.

» Application
» Position Classification

Hard copies can be picked up at Town Hall, located at 95 East Main Street. The Town of Franklin is an EEO/ADA employer.

This position will remain open until filled. If you are chosen for an interview you will be contacted.

Salary range: $36,956 - $40,000 DOQ

Part-Time Streets Crew 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 downloaded 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.

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.