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Employment Opportunity

Town of Southern Shores

Public Works Department

Maintenance Technician

The Town of Southern Shores is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Technician to perform general maintenance duties including but not limited to: performing misc. building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, and repairs. Custodial duties including but not limited to: sweeping and mopping floors in town owned facilities, removing trash and recycling, cleaning windows and doors, dusting, cleaning of offices, kitchen and bathrooms, and other related work as required.Landscaping work including mowing and fertilization of the Town’s lawn areas and rights-of-way, pruning of trees and shrubs, small tree removal, patching asphalt/potholes, etc.  Experience utilizing equipment such as riding mowers, compact tractor, etc. is preferred. Position is a permanent salaried position with full benefit package. Beginning compensation will be commensurate with level of experience. Position is considered essential and the employee must maintain duty assignments in adverse weather. Position is open until filled.  Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid NCDL. Successful completion of pre‑employment drug screening and criminal background check will be required.  Applications below, or can be picked up and mailed to/dropped off at Town Hall, 5375 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949. The Town of Southern Shores is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SALARY RANGE: $40,230 – 60,345, Starting salary dependent on experience and education.


  • Employee Health, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays
  • 5% increase after successful probationary period
  • Longevity pay plan after 5 years of service with the Town
  • 401 (K) Plan with current Town contribution of 5% of annual salary
  • Cafeteria Plan (additional $8,100 annually)
  • Flexible work schedule (five 8-hour workdays or four 10-hour workdays

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