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The Town of Belhaven announces the following JOB OPPORTUNITIES (updated 5/8/2024

Electric Line Worker First Class

This is a skilled position that requires two or more years’ experience as Electric Line Worker 2nd Class with municipal or private sector high voltage electrical distribution systems. Requires drug testing and background check prior to employment. Pay is based on experience and qualifications. Belhaven provides an excellent benefits package.  Hiring range: $41,000 to $51,000 based on qualifications.

Electric Line Worker Trainee

This trainee position will begin at an apprentice level and will follow the course of study through the ElectriCities Lineman Career Development program.  Attendance at classes out of town will be required periodically. Requires drug testing and background check prior to employment. Pay is based on experience and qualifications. Hiring range: $34,000 to $38,000 based on qualifications.

Full time positions include health insurance, retirement, 401K - - Benefits package valued at $12,000

Police Officer

The Town of Belhaven is adding to its ranks.  The Belhaven Police Department seeks qualified individuals to serve in the position of Officer. We are seeking dedicated professionals who embody the ethics and values that are expected from law enforcement professionals. The community policing organization serves a community of 1400 residents and 900 households.  The crime rate in Belhaven is 23% lower than the national average.

Police officers perform a full range of general law enforcement duties in the patrol division.  Work includes patrolling the Town during a shift in a police car, on foot, by bicycle, or other appropriate means preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and crime; investigating traffic accidents, helping victims, and performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; testifying in court; and executing related assignments.  Employees must exercise judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties, but more difficult problems are normally carried out under the direction of or in conjunction with the supervisor. Work involves frequent public contact which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness. 

Employee must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's license and have completed at least the minimum requirement established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council for certified law enforcement officers.

Starting Salary: $55,000 dependent upon qualifications, plus Hiring Bonus of $2,500. The Town of Belhaven is currently undergoing a pay and compensation study expected to be implemented in FY25.

The Town of Belhaven provides a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; participation in the NC Local Government Employees Retirement System (LGERS)   and NC 401K Plan.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards Form F3.  All documents should be mailed to:  Chief Wesley Waters, PO Box 220, Belhaven, NC 27810 or email wwaters@townofbelhaven.com. CLICK HERE FOR PD Application Package

Applications may be downloaded online at:  www.townofbelhaven.com

Submit completed application packets to:
Town of Belhaven
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 220
Belhaven, NC 27810


The Town of Belhaven seeks to hire a Utility Billing Specialist. The ideal candidate will have advanced computer skills, attention to detail, and exemplary customer service skills. The utility billing specialist is responsible for set-up and maintenance of all utility accounts, meters, and utility assets.  The UBS will work closely with utility field staff on work orders and service orders. Record keeping, reporting, and accurate payment collection are essential duties of the position. Hiring range is $35,100 to $36,855. Hours are 7:30AM to 4:30PM M-F.  Position is open until filled.   


Serves as FIELD ATTENDANT for spring and summer recreation programs. Provides all necessary equipment for the games to the score/timekeeper and game officials, Makes certain that fields are set-up and broken down properly, and Inspect the playing area to ensure the field is safe for competition, and other duties as assigned.  Work is performed on Nights and weekends; hours vary; 10-15 hours per week.  Position will also operate equipment in preparation and maintenance of fields. 

Positions require drug testing and background check prior to employment. Pay is based on experience and qualifications. Belhaven provides an excellent benefits package. Please submit a completed Town of Belhaven job application to Town of Belhaven, ATTN: HR, PO Box 220, Belhaven, NC 27810. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Position is open until filled. Applications available  below. The Town of Belhaven is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants interested in a career with the Belhaven Police Department should CLICK HERE to download the required forms. 


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