Current Job Listings
Public Health Education Specialist
Salary: (Range: 38,669 - 61,114) (Health Education - (PrEP) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)
Position number: 652008
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Grant Funded Position
Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to improve access to Pre-exposure
Prophylaxis (PrEP)services for eligible persons at high risk for HIV with a primary
focus on young, African American men who have sex with men (MSM). This
position enables the local health department to connect with and develop
relationships with the MSM communities to identify those at most risk for HIV and
link them to qualified providers for PrEP. The position also works to provide
capacity building and technical assistance to increase the ability of providers in the
Local Health Directors Region 10 (9+ counties) to provide high quality, accessible
PrEP services. The position addresses the national HIV prevention goals of
reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to care and reducing HIV-related
disparities and health inequities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of the programs within the assigned area of responsibility; of the principles and practice of public health and public health education; and of community structure and leadership patterns. General knowledge of community health and human service systems; of modern educational theory and techniques of public health education; and of display techniques. Considerable skill in the development, selection, and use of effective educational materials. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff; community organizations and the public; ability to analyze situations accurately and to adopt effective course of action; ability to stimulate interest and cooperation among various groups in carrying out health education programs or activities; and to speak effectively in public and to express ideas clearly in writing.
Required Minimum Training:
Graduation from a four year college with a major in health education and one year of experience in public health education or a related field; graduation from a four year college or university and two years of experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid North Carolina Driver's License with a good driving record. Proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella vaccine or immunity.
Closing date: 12/17/2019
Public Health Nurse II
Salary: (Range: 53,687 - 84,854) (Personal Health - Nurse Family Partnership - Nurse)
Position number: 723612
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Public Health Nurse II (working title - Nurse Home Visitor) is responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of the lead agency.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health; knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed; general knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities; ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others; ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions; ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships; ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions; adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Must have a current valid North Carolina Driver's License and a history of a good driving record. Proof of Rubella Vaccine or Immunity by serological testing.
Closing date: 12/20/2019
Income Maintenance Caseworker II
Salary: ($35,206 - $55,647) (Redeterm)
Position number: 632386
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to determine continued eligibility for public assistance programs.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements: Considerable knowledge of the program/areas of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.
Minimum Training and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: Will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I at Salary Grade 61 ($32,055 - $50,662) working against Income Maintenance Caseworker II. Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) and NC FAST Certificate are preferred. Bilinguals are encouraged to apply. Valid North Carolina driver license required. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.
Closing date: 12/20/2019
Staff Development Specialist II
Salary: ($46,645 - $73,723) (Child Welfare)
Position number: 695502
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate and/or support ongoing training activities, provide remedial training as needed and conduct technology training for Services staff in support of NC FAST, Northwoods and the usage of equipment used in conjunction with the programs. This position will also develop and update forms in Northwoods as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of training theory, principles and techniques. Ability to interpret, apply, and communicate a variety of policies, procedures, and regulations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in assessing training needs, development of objectives, recommending training goals, and evaluating student learning. Ability to develop course outlines and lesson plans. Ability to adapt and communicate information to a wide range of audiences and situations. Skills in counseling and relating to others.
Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of experience in a human service program, counseling or training in the subject matter specified; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate required skills and knowledge.
Closing date: 12/20/2019
Accounting Technician III
Salary: (Grade 63- 35,206)
Position number: 630107
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: High school diploma and 4 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, or auditing experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Closing date: 12/20/2019