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.

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 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 Salary – $27,577

Police Officer

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for a Police Officer at the Franklin Police Department. The position will perform a wide variety of services directly and indirectly related to the enforcement of law, maintaining peace and dignity of the community and assisting the public.
Work will include patrolling the Town during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. An officer within his/her authority shall be responsible for the enforcement of the laws of the State of North Carolina, and the ordinances of the Town.

Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED or greater, must have completed basic law enforcement training and possess a BLET certificate, a NC driver’s license, and have completed requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers. A 2- or 4-year degree is preferred. Base salary is $33,521 DOQ.

Please submit a Town of Franklin application form 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. Download a Town employment application here. Please contact 828-524-2516, ext. 312 for additional questions about the position. Closing date – Open Until Filled

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.