Southport is seeking applicants to work in the Planning & Inspections
Department performing technical and administrative work in the
issuance of permits and inspections of new construction and renovation
projects to ensure compliance with State building codes; enforce zoning
codes, CAMA and flood plain regulations, and other local codes and
ordinances. Applicant must be able to perform medium work exerting
up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly to move objects, visual acuity to work with data and figures,
operate a computer terminal, use measurement devices, and perform
building inspection tasks.

Applicant must have graduated from a
community college with course work in building trades and
considerable experience in the building construction industry and
enforcement of code standards; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience. Preference given to those with contractors

Applicant must have a valid NC driver’s license, State
certification as a Building Inspector in the trades areas of electrical,
mechanical, building, and plumbing at Level 1 or Probationary

Salary Range $46,354 to 69,531.

Applications available at 1029 N. Howe Street or by clicking here.  Application review will begin January 2, 2019.

Codes Administrator Statement of Duties

Police Officer – Deadline for application: Opened until filled.

Police Officer for the City of Southport provides law enforcement including: community policing, traffic, investigation and patrol duties (foot patrol & bicycle patrol). Department: Police: Minimum Requirements; Must hold a BLET Certificate from a BLET Training course accredited by the N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Division or must be enrolled in a BLET program at the time of application. Applicants will need to provide a copy of their certificate or if currently enrolled a letter from the BLET director or coordinator. In lieu of a BLET certificate out-of-state applicants must hold full-time sworn status and be able to transfer certification as approved by the N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Division. Applicants must have a High school diploma or successful completion of a certified GED program.  Applicants must also possess a valid NC driver license. Out-of-state applicants must have a valid driver’s license from the state of residence and have the ability to obtain a valid NC driver license by hire date. Hiring Range: $36,320 – $38,136.

How to Apply: Complete Application of Employment (State of North Carolina PD-107) and North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards Division Form F-3 (LE). Forms must be received in the Human Resources Office by the posted deadline. Resumes may be submitted in addition to but not in lieu of a completed Application of Employment (PD 107). Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to: City of Southport, Human Resources Dept. Attention: Teresa Parker-Mosley, 1029 N. Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 or email to:


Employment Opportunity: City of Southport Police Officer