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There are currently 2 job openings with the Town of Dallas. 

  • The Town of Dallas, NC is currently seeking applicants for the full-time position of Development Services Director. Dallas, a community of approximately 5,000 residents located 20 miles west of Charlotte, is known as the “Crossroads of Gaston County”.  Its prime location conveniently situated near the intersection of I-85 and US-321 has sparked an increase in development interest in the past few years – a trend that is expected to continue.  In response to this growth the Town recently began the creation of a Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan, and will soon begin the development of a Comprehensive Land Use Plan to help guide the future of our community. This department-head-level professional serves as the one-person Office of Planning and Community Development, administering the Town’s zoning, development, and subdivision ordinances.

    Position responsibilities include: implements the intake, review, processing and approval of zoning and sign permits, subdivision plats, re-zonings, variances, special use permits, annexations, and site plans; recommends and develops Ordinance amendments and development plans; coordinates efforts of consultants; assists with historic preservation efforts, as well as development and administration of economic development initiatives and incentive programs; acts as support for Planning Board and Board of Adjustment; and helps to maintain the Town’s website and Facebook page.

    Other position responsibilities include grant writing; developing an effective relationship between the Town and business community; extensive public contact and involvement; coordination of code enforcement activities in conjunction with the Police Department; and other duties as assigned.

    The ideal candidate must exhibit the initiative to promote sound growth and development, and have the ability to balance the needs of a diverse community in the changing economic environment.  Personal attributes should include: excellent oral and written communication skills; considerable tact and professionalism; and a positive and cooperative attitude.

    Requires possession of a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field, and 1-2 years’ experience in local government planning and/or community development, or equiv. comb. of education, training and experience. Knowledge of and experience in principles and practices of economic and community development and environmental code enforcement desirable. Hiring range is $55,364 - $59,240 with competitive benefits, DOQ. Submit a cover letter, resume, and Town application to: Town Manager, 210 N. Holland St. Dallas, NC 28034 or by e-mail at: Applications may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or from the Town’s website   First consideration given to applications received by March 27, 2020.  EOE

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  • The Town of Dallas is seeking a sports-minded individual to fill the position of Parks and Recreation Assistant.  This position performs athletic and recreation program planning, coordination, facilitation, and administrative work for the Parks and Recreation Department. 

    Applicant will assist in maintaining programs, facilities, and events under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department.  Considerable knowledge of resources, materials, game rules, equipment and facilities utilized in a public recreation program; including necessary maintenance of athletic fields and facilities is required.  Applicant must be able to work nights and weekends, as necessary.

    Graduation from an accredited high school, supplemented with college level courses in business administration or physical education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  An Associate’s degree in a related field is required.

    Hiring range for this position is $33,989-37,796 DOQ.  Applications may be obtained at the Town of Dallas Administrative Offices located at 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or from the Town’s website  All applications should be sent to 210 N. Holland St., Dallas, NC 28034 or emailed to  Closing date for applications is Friday, March 27, 2020.  EOE

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