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Current Job Listings


Animal Services

Office Assistant IV

Salary: (Range: $33,738-$53,325) (Administration)
Position number: 591731

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Graduation from high school and 2 years of experience in clerical work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer applicant with experience in animal welfare field. Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's license.

Closing date: 6/24/2024

Shelter Attendant

Salary: (Range: $32,191-$50,879) (Operations)
Position number: 580111

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: High School Diploma and prefer at least one year of directly related experience. Valid NC Driver's License with good driving record.

Closing date: 6/24/2024


Emergency Management

EMT Paramedic

Salary: (Range: $53,918-$85,219) (EMS)
Position number: 696232

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Graduation from high school or equivalent and 2 years experience in emergency response services including 1 year as an EMT with an Advanced Life Support Emergency Response Agency; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Valid North Carolina Paramedic credential. Will accept applications for EMT at Salary Grade 59 ($33,738) and Advanced EMT at Salary Grade 62 ($38,831) working against Paramedic. Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from high school and one year experience in emergency response services, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Valid North Carolina EMT credential or North Carolina Advanced EMT credential. Must have and maintain a valid North Carolina Driver's License.

Closing date: 6/21/2024


Public Health

Accounting Technician III

Salary: (Range: $40,696-$64,324) (Administration)
Position number: 630109

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: This position aids the Finance Director with the purchasing, acquisition and reconciliation of financial invoicing for the entire Administration Division for the Pitt County Health Department. This position is responsible for processing departmental order request, reconciling purchase order request through county finance, reconciling payroll invoices for contract employees and travel coordination for all health department staff. This position assists with accounts receivables serving approximately 135 people. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices. Considerable knowledge of established governmental and departmental budgeting and bookkeeping practices and procedures. Ability to understand, interpret and apply laws and regulations to the maintenance of financial records. Ability to prepare fiscal reports and analyses of financial statements. Ability to supervise and instruct subordinate personnel in record keeping and other clerical work. Required Minimum Training: Graduation from high school including or supplemented by basic courses in bookkeeping or accounting and four years' experience in bookkeeping or accounting clerical work in an accounting office; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in business administration may be substituted for the required experience; or a two year degree in business administration or accounting from a community college or business college may be substituted for three of the four years of required experience: or completion of a one year course including or supplemented by courses in bookkeeping or accounting may be substituted for two years of the required experience.) A valid North Carolina Driver's License required. Proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/14/2024

Nutrition Program Director II

Salary: (Range: $62,059-$98,085) (WIC/Nutrition)
Position number: 722901

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To administrate and supervise the work of the Nutrition Division. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of the field of nutrition. Thorough knowledge of dietary assessment techniques. Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision and management. Considerable knowledge of current research findings and trends. Considerable knowledge of community resources and socio-economic groups. Skill in interviewing, counseling, and dietary assessments. Ability to plan, develop, direct, and evaluate a nutrition program. Ability to train and supervise students, interns, administrative support and professional staff. Ability to establish rapport with community agencies and groups such as hospitals, hospice, medical society, civic groups and schools. Minimum Education and Experience: Master's degree in nutrition or public health nutrition and three years of program administration or supervisory experience, plus the ADA Commission of Dietetic Registration eligibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Will accept applications for a Nutrition Program Director I at salary grade ($56,504 - $89,304) working against a Nutrition Director II. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, public health nutrition, or dietetics, and 3 years of program administration or supervisory experience plus the ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration, eligibility; or master's in public health nutrition or nutrition and two years of program administration or supervisory experience plus the ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration eligibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid North Carolina driver's license required. Proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Nutritionist II

Salary: (Range: $46,841-$74,034) (WIC/Nutrition)
Position number: 661510

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide nutrition education and related services to Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning clients and to certify clients for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program at the main Health Center and three satellites. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs. Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling. Broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance. Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources. Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public. Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment. Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination. Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities. Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others. Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner. Minimum Education and Experience: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Master's degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience. Registered dietician preferred. Will accept applications for a Nutritionist I at salary grade ($40,696 - $64,324) working against a Nutritionist II. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university. Valid North Carolina driver's license , proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Patient Relations Representative V

Salary: (Range: $37,052-$58,562) (Administration)
Position number: 614101

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: The major purpose of this position is to determine client financial eligibility, account for special funds (including petty cash) and process medical encounters within electronic health record to ensure timely claims submission and reimbursement. Responsible for completing Presumptive Eligibility Applications for our Maternity Clients and making the determination if they qualify for Temporary Medicaid. Completing income screenings for clients to determine eligibility for the Health Department's Mobile Dental Unit. Review all past due accounts to determine eligibility for the NC Debt Setoff Program. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Substantive knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Substantive knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and materials. Substantive knowledge of accounting procedures, applicable mathematics and their application in the work environment. Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing. Considerable ability to record, compile, summarize and analyze data. Considerable ability to review and process information to determine conclusions, actions or compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations. Considerable ability to analyze work situations and interpret program content in making decisions and explaining policies, regulations and programs. Considerable ability to exercise judgment, discretion and negotiation skills in problem situations. Ability to learn, interpret and explain policies, regulations and programs. Ability to independently respond to inquiries and coordinate a variety of resources in acquiring and disseminating information. May require ability to train and manage a group of employees. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge's, skills and abilities gained through at least three years of office assistance/secretarial experience; or completion of a two-year secretarial science or business administration program with one year of responsible experience as described above; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid N.C. Driver's License and proof of measles, mumps, varicella and rubella immunity are required.

Closing date: 6/24/2024

Processing Assistant IV

Salary: (Range: $33,738-$53,325) (WIC/Nutrition)
Position number: 592129

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide administrative support to applicants, participants, and local staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Administrative support includes screening income and determining financial eligibility, ordering appropriate lab work, collecting and entering data, scheduling and coordinating appointments, issuing food instruments, and providing nutrition education to low-risk participants. This position works closely with all program supervisors, nutrition staff, health education staff, maternal and child service coordinators, and personal health staff. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Substantive knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Substantive knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and materials. Substantive knowledge of accounting procedures, applicable mathematics and their application in the work environment. Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing. Considerable ability to record, compile, summarize and analyze data. Considerable ability to review and process information to determine conclusions, actions or compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations. Considerable ability to analyze work situations and interpret program content in making decisions and explaining policies, regulations and programs. Considerable ability to exercise judgment, discretion and negotiation skills in problem situations. Ability to learn, interpret and explain policies, regulations and programs. Ability to independently respond to inquiries and coordinate a variety of resources in acquiring and disseminating information. May require ability to train and manage a group of employees. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid N.C. Driver's License; proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Processing Assistant IV

Salary: (Range: $33,738-$53,325) (WIC/Nutrition)
Position number: 592121

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide administrative support to applicants, participants, and local staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Administrative support includes screening income and determining financial eligibility, ordering appropriate lab work, collecting and entering data, scheduling and coordinating appointments, issuing food instruments, and providing nutrition education to low-risk participants. The Processing Assistant must possess a thorough working knowledge of all regularly scheduled clinics as follows: Pediatric, Prenatal, Family Planning, Adult Health, Immunizations, Communicable Disease, STD, TB, and any other added clinics or walk-ins. This position works closely with all program supervisors, nutrition staff health education staff, maternal and child service coordinators, and personal health staff. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Significant knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Significant knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and other materials. Significant knowledge of accounting procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment. Ability to learn and independently apply laws and departmental rules and regulations covering programs and services. Ability to review and process information to determine conclusions, actions or compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations. Ability to apply a variety of work-related formulas or mathematical calculations. Ability to record, compile, summarize and perform basic analysis of data. Ability to independently work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties that may be sensitive in nature. May require ability to supervise and coordinate the work of other staff, student workers or volunteers. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid N.C. Driver's License, proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Processing Assistant IV

Salary: (Range: $33,738-$53,325) (WIC/Nutrition)
Position number: 592132

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide administrative support to applicants, participants, and local staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Administrative support includes screening income and determining financial eligibility, ordering appropriate lab work, collecting and entering data, scheduling and coordinating appointments, issuing food instruments, and providing nutrition education to low-risk participants. The Processing Assistant must possess a thorough working knowledge of all regularly scheduled clinics as follows: Pediatric, Prenatal, Family Planning, Adult Health, Immunizations, Communicable Disease, STD, TB, and any other added clinics or walk-ins. This position works closely with all program supervisors, nutrition staff health education staff, maternal and child service coordinators, and personal health staff. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Significant knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Significant knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and other materials. Significant knowledge of accounting procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment. Ability to learn and independently apply laws and departmental rules and regulations covering programs and services. Ability to review and process information to determine conclusions, actions or compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations. Ability to apply a variety of work-related formulas or mathematical calculations. Ability to record, compile, summarize and perform basic analysis of data. Ability to independently work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties that may be sensitive in nature. May require ability to supervise and coordinate the work of other staff, student workers or volunteers. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid N.C. Driver's License, proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity. and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Public Health Nurse II

Salary: (Range: $62,059-$98,085) (Personal Health)
Position number: 723616

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: Provide preventative health care to all patients attending the Pitt County Health Department clinics, as well as in the community, following agency policies, procedures and standing orders. Provide direction and coordination of clinic services. This position will provide nursing services in all programs offered such as Women's Health, Immunizations for Adult Health and Child Health, and Communicable Diseases/Tuberculosis/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). This position will function primarily as a clinic staff RN and will serve as the STD program coordinators' back up. Knowledge, Skills, and 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 an accredited school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience. Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in North Carolina. Valid North Carolina Driver's License, proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella. Immunized against Hepatitis B prior to employment or begin upon employment but prior to clinical work.

Closing date: 7/1/2024

Social Worker II

Salary: (Range: $49,090 - $77,589) (Care Management)
Position number: 674929

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: The Care Management For At-Risk Children is a population health program that is responsive to the varying needs of children and their families. The Social Worker is to collaborate and coordinate with families to ensure identification of and access to preventive, specialized and supportive services for themselves and their children. Clients served are children age's birth to five years of age who meet program identified risk criteria. They may be at risk for developmental delay, chronic illness, toxic stress and social-emotional disorder or diagnosed with such problems. The Social Worker will complete initial assessments with input from parents. The Social Worker will develop and implement a plan of care with parents/client's family. Documentation will be completed in the Virtual Health electronic system. The Social Worker will encourage client to seek counseling/therapy as part of the care plan/needs assessment. The Social Worker will adjust plan of care as client's needs change or as problems are resolved. The Social Worker will function as a community liaison for other county programs/services. The Social Worker may consult with other professionals providing care for client. Parents of client and The Social Worker will be the base of the team. The Social Worker collaborates closely with the local medical practice serving as the child's medical home to coordinate roles and responsibilities and ensure the child obtains necessary care. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superior's members of case load and their families, and with civics medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express Ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work. Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid North Carolina Driver's License required. Proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella immunity. BSW's and MSW's strongly preferred.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Social Worker II

Salary: (Range: $49,090-$77,589) (Care Management)
Position number: 674922

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to improve birth outcomes and the health of women of reproductive age through strengthening the perinatal systems of care, building family resilience, promoting quality services and increasing community capacity to address perinatal disparity. The Care Management for High Risk Pregnancy (CMHRP) program works with NC Baby Love program to provide referral for pregnant women who qualify for NC BLP services. NC BLP provides case management/care coordination services to referred pregnant participants and continues services, if necessary, throughout the interconception period with their children up to 18 months after birth. Preconception women referred primarily by family planning clinics and fathers of child participants or male partners of pregnant or interconception women also receive education and case management/care coordination's. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial. behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors' members of case load and their families, and with civics medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express Ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work. Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a valid North Carolina Driver's License and a good driving record. Must have proof of measles, mumps, rubella and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/14/2024


Sheriff's Office

Deputy Sheriff (Basic)

Salary: (Range: $51,448-$81,309) (Sheriff's Office)
Position number: 0

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Graduation from high school supplemented by training in basic law enforcement; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the North Carolina Sheriff's Training and Standards Commission. Valid North Carolina driver license required. Requires a Pitt County Sheriff's Office Application Packet (which can be obtained from the Pitt County Human Resources Department) and is due in Human Resources by 5:00 pm. on the closing date. The Packet is not available on the county website.

Closing date: 6/28/2024


Social Services

Accounting Technician II

Salary: (Range: $37,052-$58,562) (Admin/Fiscal)
Position number: 610111

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is the responsible party in Agency Contracts, Records Retention for the Department, Medicaid Transportation reimbursement, and Home Community Care Block Grant. The position also works directly with other Accounting Technician IIs in the Fiscal/Administrative Unit as the backup for these positions. Worker must have a level of professionalism such that confidentiality and overall security of agency funds are maintained. Worker must have strong decision-making skills when dealing with both clients and staff. Worker must possess the ability to perform well independently as well as a team. The worker must perform well under all stress levels and possess strong time management skills as necessary. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the application of established bookkeeping and accounting principles and techniques to standard accounting transactions. General knowledge of established governmental and departmental budgeting and bookkeeping practices and procedures. General knowledge of office methods and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and review the work of subordinate clerical personnel. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public and other government employees. Ability to present information clearly and concisely in oral and written form. Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies to the maintenance of financial records. Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from a high school including or supplemented by basic courses in bookkeeping or accounting and three years' experience in bookkeeping or accounting clerical work in an accounting office; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Completion of a one or two year business course in an accredited community college or business school including or supplemented by basic courses in bookkeeping or accounting may be substituted for two and three years of the required experience respectively). NOTE: Will accept applications for Accounting Technician I at Salary Grade 59 ($33,738 - $53,325) working against Accounting Technician II. Minimum Education and Experience Graduation from a high school including or supplemented by basic courses in bookkeeping or accounting and two years' experience in bookkeeping or accounting clerical work in an accounting office; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Completion of a one-year business course in a business school including or supplemented by courses in bookkeeping or accounting may be substituted for the required experience.) Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 7/1/2024

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Salary: (Range: $40.696-$64,324) (Redetermination)
Position number: 632394

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for determining continued eligibility of benefits established during intake. This position must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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 perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Minimum Education and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I at Salary Grade 61 ($37,052 - $58,562) working against Income Maintenance Caseworker II. Minimum Education and Experience: 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. Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/24/2024

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Salary: (Range: $40,696-$64,324) (Intake)
Position number: 6323115

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for interviewing the clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews. This position must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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 perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Minimum Education and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I at Salary Grade 61 ($37,052 - $58,562) working against Income Maintenance Caseworker II. Minimum Education and Experience: 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. Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/14/2024

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Salary: (Range: $40,696-$64,324) (Intake)
Position number: 632378

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for interviewing the clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews. This position must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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 perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Minimum Education and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I at Salary Grade 61 ($37,052 - $58,562) working against Income Maintenance Caseworker II. Minimum Education and Experience: 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. Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/14/2024

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Salary: (Range: $40,696-$64,324) (Intake)
Position number: 632327

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for interviewing the clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews. This position must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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 perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Minimum Education and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I at Salary Grade 61 ($37,052 - $58,562) working against Income Maintenance Caseworker II. Minimum Education and Experience: 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. Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Social Worker II

Salary: (Range: $49,090-$77,589) (Child Welfare-Permanency Planning)
Position number: 674945

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position will be as the Payment/Eligibility Social Worker for the permanency planning/adoption function. Position gathers and reviews court documents to ensure cases are opened under the correct funding source and Medicaid. Position maintains data for 5027's and 5094's and ensures eligibility requirements are being sustained. Position completes redetermination and provides updates to the Child Welfare Unit to ensure coding for funding is accurate throughout the life of the case. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required In certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial. behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors members of case load and their families, and with civics medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express Ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work. Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTE: Will accept applications for Social Worker I at Salary Grade 63 ($40,696-64,324) working against Social Worker II. Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid North Carolina driver license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/14/2024

Social Worker Investigative/Assessment & Treatment

Salary: (Range: $56,504-$89,304) (Child Welfare - Investigations)
Position number: 702703

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of the on-call protective services position includes receipt of incoming calls from the public to report child maltreatment and screening reports of alleged abuse, neglect and dependency. In-person field response to accepted reports of child maltreatment investigates and assess the child's need for protective services, insures the child and family receives needed protective services and other agency/community resources, and educate the community with regards to the responsibilities of reporting abuse and neglect through public speaking, being a community liaison and/or consultation. Telephone calls or in-person field response to active Investigation Assessment, Family In-Home or Foster Care cases, and courtesy assists from other counties and states and all related case documentation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of Social Work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex casework, treatment, and investigation of abuse or neglect of children; thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as evidenced by the ability to cite the authority of federal and state law; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior, family dynamics, and medical, behavioral and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory. Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Ability to interact and motivate a resistant involuntary client population and the public who may not agree with the laws, rules or policies of the process or the programs; ability to prepare documentation such as written investigative reports for the court, case records and treatment plans; ability to testify as an expert witness; ability to employ advanced case management interview techniques to establish a supportive relationship and involve families in the initial assessment for the need of services; ability to quickly assess the risks and safety of the client environment during daylight hours, after dark and in high crime areas; ability to employ expert negotiation skills in the most complex cases; ability to analyze and assess child development safety issues in relation to risk factors; ability to analyze tense family situations and make decisions about removing children when the decision has to be made with limited direct information and limited access to consultation; ability to communicate effectively and establish supportive client relationships. Ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Minimum Education and Experience: Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work and one year of Social Work experience; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Social Work and two years of Social Work or counseling experience; or Master's degree in a counseling field and two years of Social Work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of Social Work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: Will accept applications for Social Worker III at Salary Grade 69 ($53,918 - $85,219) working against Social Worker I/A&T. Minimum Training and Experience: Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. (Directly related experience is defined as human services experience in the areas of case management, assessment and referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning.) Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/24/2024

Social Worker Investigative/Assessment & Treatment

Salary: (Range: $56,504-$89,304) (Child Welfare - Investigations)
Position number: 702729

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of the protective services intake and assessment position is to screen reports of alleged abuse, neglect and dependency, investigate and assess the child's need for protective services, insure the child and family receives needed protective services and other agency or community resources and to educate the community with regards to responsibilities of reporting abuse and neglect through public speaking, being a community liaison and/or consultation. The position also provides backup to the Child Protective Services Intake position by covering lunch times, leaves, etc., on a rotating basis with other Social Workers assigned intake and assessment responsibilities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of Social Work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex casework, treatment, and investigation of abuse or neglect of children; thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as evidenced by the ability to cite the authority of federal and state law; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior, family dynamics, and medical, behavioral and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory. Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Ability to interact and motivate a resistant involuntary client population and the public who may not agree with the laws, rules or policies of the process or the programs; ability to prepare documentation such as written investigative reports for the court, case records and treatment plans; ability to testify as an expert witness; ability to employ advanced case management interview techniques to establish a supportive relationship and involve families in the initial assessment for the need of services; ability to quickly assess the risks and safety of the client environment during daylight hours, after dark and in high crime areas; ability to employ expert negotiation skills in the most complex cases; ability to analyze and assess child development safety issues in relation to risk factors; ability to analyze tense family situations and make decisions about removing children when the decision has to be made with limited direct information and limited access to consultation; ability to communicate effectively and establish supportive client relationships. Ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Minimum Education and Experience: Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or Master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative. NOTE: Will accept applications for Social Worker III at Salary Grade 69 ($53,918 - $85,219) working against Social Worker I/A&T. Minimum Training and Experience: Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. (Directly related experience is defined as human services experience in the areas of case management, assessment and referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning.) Valid North Carolina driver license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.

Closing date: 6/21/2024

Staff Development Specialist I

Salary: (Range: $49,090-$77,589) (Quality Improvement)
Position number: 676001

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: Primary purpose of this position is to provide NC Fast and policy training to staff, research, troubleshoot and identify problems with cases in the NC Fast case management system that caseworkers are unable to authorize. The primary program areas are Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, WFFA, Child Care, and the Crisis Intervention Program including Emergency Assistance and the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. This position will work with the NC Fast Help Desk in order to determine possible solutions that could be the cause of cases not authorizing. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of training. Considerable knowledge of capabilities and uses of audiovisual aids and other training tools and resources. Ability to organize and coordinate training activities; to evaluate student learning; and to maintain accurate records. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form. Ability to work effectively with others and use sound judgement in applying policies, policies, procedures, and training principles. Minimum Education 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. Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) and NC FAST Certificate are preferred. Valid North Carolina driver's license required. Bilinguals encouraged to apply. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference

Closing date: 6/21/2024


PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES
NEW HIRES COULD BE SUBJECT TO A POST-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO BACKGROUND CHECK

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