In the fight against crime, local law enforcement officers are on the front lines.
In the Town of Denton, the professionals
of the Police Department are tasked with the duty to protect and serve.
The Denton Police Department is currently seeking high-caliber
applicants for Police Officer positions.
Minimum requirements include:
- Must be 21 years of age
- Possess a valid Drivers License
- Successful graduate of BLET or prior LEO experience required
Current Pay Range and Benefits:
- Starting salary with no experience $24,500.00 + benefits
- Continuing Education provided
- 12 hour shifts with every other weekend a 3-day weekend
- Uniforms and Equipment provided
- Paid Retirement, Vacation, Sick Leave
Please apply in person at the Denton Police Department, 101 Newsom Avenue, Denton NC 27239 or call Chief Hicks at 336-859-2164 for more information
pop. 1910, Council/Manager form of government seeking qualified
applicant reporting to Mayor & 5 Commissioners. Will be responsible
for supervision and management of 28 employees & $2.5M budget.
Departments include; water, sewer, streets, police and volunteer fire
Qualifications shall include minimum, BA/BS degree. Prefer MPA with
experience in local government with knowledge of Federal, State, &
local laws regarding operations of town government. Applicant must
possess exceptional oral & written communication, leadership,
organizational & strategic-thinking skills along with the ability to
manage people and maintain effective working relationship with elected
officials & citizens. Grant writing skills a plus. Residency
required. Full time/possible part-time. Salary (range $35,000 -
$55,000.00) negotiable depending on qualifications & experience.
Open until February 29th. Send application/resume with references &
salary requirement with cover letter to: Town Manager Search, ℅ Paul R
Mitchell, Esq., 17 W Randolph Street, Thomasville, N.C. 27360
The Manager’s Powers and Duties
Pursuant to G.S. 160A-148 as follows:
The Manager shall appoint and suspend or remove all city
officers and employees not elected by the people, and whose appointment
or removal is not otherwise provided for by law, except the city
attorney, in accordance with general personnel rules, regulations,
policies or ordinances as the council may adopt.
The Manager shall direct and supervise the administration of
all departments, offices, and agencies of the city, subject to the
general direction and control of the council, except as otherwise
provided by law.
The Manager shall attend all meetings of the council and recommend any measures that he deems expedient.
The Manager shall see that all laws of the State, the city
charter, and the ordinances, resolutions and regulations of the council
are faithfully executed within the city.
The Manager shall prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the council.
The Manager shall annually submit to the council and make
available to the public a complete report on the finances and
administrative activities of the city as of the end of the fiscal year.
The Manager shall make any other reports that the council may
require concerning the operations of city departments, offices and
agencies subject to his direction and control.
The Manager shall perform any other duties that may be required or authorized by the Council.
Additional Town of Denton requirements as follows:
The ability to develop and maintain effective working
relationships with the other governmental jurisdictions, the Town
Council, elected and appointed officials, community groups, employees,
and the general public.
The ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational
functions of standing, walking, fingering, feeling, talking, seeing, and
Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of
force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or
constantly to lift object.
Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and
figures, operate a computer, do extensive reading, and perform visual
Desirable Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four year college or university with a major
in public administration, business management, or related field and
considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a public
sector organization, preferably in a municipal environment, graduate
degree in public administration or related field preferred: or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
Prefer ICMA certification.
Residency – within a 15 mile radius and within 12 – 18 months after hire date.
Essential Duties and Tasks:
Works with the Mayor and Council to develop consensus on a
clear vision of the future of the community and the organization:
coordinates and works with the Mayor and Council on planning and policy
development to put this vision into effect for Town services; develops
agenda for Council meetings; and assures resources and supporting
documentation for actions are present.
Provides professional and technical advice to Council on
policy, planning and legal matters; researches and makes recommendations
to Council on new programs, services and initiatives.
Coordinates and works with department heads in assuring
policies, laws, and ordinances are workable, enforced and fairly
Meets with and speaks with community groups, citizens, and
other public agencies about specific programs, services policies, and
other issues as needed; establishes and maintains effective
communications with media to keep citizens informed about the Town’s
programs and progress.
Annual and other reviews:
Employer and employee shall review and evaluate the performance
of the Town Manager, and the provisions of this agreement minimally on
an annual basis and initially the same to be conducted on a quarterly
**Benefits, Holiday, Vacation and Sick days as listed in the Town of Denton Employee Handbook.