Current Job Listings
Maintenance Mechanic II (Detention Center)
Salary: (Salary Grade 64: 37,633) (Detention Center)
Position number: 644203
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Graduation from high school and 4 years of experience in heating, ventilation and air conditioning, electrical and plumbing trades, or building maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must live in Pitt County or those counties surrounding Pitt County. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. 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: 4/13/2020
Environmental Health Specialist
Salary: (Range: 47,578 - 75,197) (Food & Lodging)
Position number: 693510
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: To carry out rules and regulations promulgated by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. These activities include but are not limited to the following: inspections, investigations and permitting activities regarding food, lodging, and institutional establishments that consist primarily of restaurants, food stands, drinks stands, meat markets, schools, school cafeterias, rest homes, nursing homes, hospitals, local confinement facilities, adult day care facilities, hotels/motels, bed and breakfast homes, elderly nutrition sites, mental health centers, child day care centers, push carts, mobile food units, temporary food and drink stands, summer camps and limited food service facilities. To develop, present and coordinate educational programs for all persons involved with the aforementioned industries. To investigate complaints concerning foodborne illness outbreaks and communicable diseases related to the above establishments. To inspect and permit public swimming pools in Pitt County. To perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as a complete understanding of the concepts of public health law. Practical knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, epidemiology, soil science, entomology, and basic engineering technology as applied to environmental health practices. General knowledge of community resources. Working knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies involved in environmental health work. Working knowledge of the interrelationship between socio-economic factors and environmental health concerns. Working knowledge of the design of on-site waste water treatment systems, food sanitation, food borne diseases, communicable diseases, vector control, protection of water supplies, solid waste management, and institutional sanitation. Working knowledge of inspection methods and investigation techniques as applied in environmental health. Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports. Ability to exercise sound judgement and deal tactfully with a wide range of public contracts while enforcing public health laws and regulations. Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health. Ability to present formal environmental health training programs. Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written from. Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities. Ability to apply environmental health knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.
Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; or a four year or Master's degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health. Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment. Administering the Trainee Appointment- Appointees must be eligible for registration and apply for registration as a Sanitarian Intern within 60 days of employment. Employees may remain registered as a Sanitarian Intern until registration as a Sanitarian or up to three years, whichever comes first. 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: 4/3/2020
Medical Laboratory Technician II
Salary: (Range: 37,633 - 59,481) (Personal Health )
Position number: 641801
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to provide accurate clinical laboratory results useful in the detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of clinical conditions.
Medical Laboratory Technicians are vital members of the Pitt County Health Department healthcare team and contribute significantly to the delivery of quality health care to the people of Pitt County.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: General knowledge of the variety of laboratory procedures applicable to the area(s) of work. General knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and terminology. Some knowledge of the basic physiological processes being monitored and how the medical laboratory science is applied. Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of procedures. Ability to make accurate observations and written reports of test results. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Minimum Training and Experience: Associate's degree in medical technology from an appropriately accredited institution or completion of a certified laboratory assistant course in medical technology or a comparable course, and one year of medical laboratory experience; or high school or General Educational Development diploma and three years of medical laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid North Carolina Driver's License; proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella immunity.
Closing date: 4/3/2020
Public Health Nurse III
Salary: (Range: 57,389 - 90,704) (Personal Health - STD/HIV Program Back-up)
Position number: 732413
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to: Provide Enhanced Role Registered Nurse services for clients receiving communicable disease services in the Pitt County Health Department clinics and the community. Provide clinical services for clients requesting a variety of services from the Health Department.
Assist the STD/HIV Coordinator with managing the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) programs. Assist with community related communicable disease follow-up investigations with guidance from the Communicable Disease Coordinators as well as the Personal Health Clinical Services Administrative and Clinical Supervisors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of and skill in the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; for employees in expanded role positions, considerable knowledge of, and skill in obtaining a health history and performing physical examinations sufficient enough to determine if there is any deviation from normal; considerable 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 make 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; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health; 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 two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Note: Will accept applications for a PH Nurse II at salary grade 72 ($54,761-$86,551) working against a Public Health Nurse III.
Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in North Carolina. Valid North Carolina driver's license; proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella vaccine or immunity by serological testing as well as any other tests or vaccines required by agency. Immunized against hepatitis B prior to employment or begin upon employment prior to clinical work.
Closing date: 4/3/2020
Social Worker II
Salary: (Grade; 67 - 43,317) (Detention Center )
Position number: 674946
Required Courses/Education & Exp.: SOCIAL WORKER II (Salary Grade 67: $43,317) This position is currently a grant funded position. The Social Worker position is responsible for providing intensive social work services in serious and complicated cases which require the flexible use of a wide range of social work practice skills and intervention techniques. Work involves in-depth assessment of individuals and family dynamics and needs, intervention and treatment planning for program participation, discharge planning for community re-entry, and assistance in aftercare follow-up with individuals leaving the specialized program unit. Clients have specialized behavioral, mental health and substance abuse issues and are assigned to a specialized unit and/or specialized program at the detention center. The Social Worker will work closely with other program unit staff at the detention center in preparing initial summaries and make proper referrals to the appropriate staff within the facility including writing reports and correlating information such as classification data, admission summaries, risk assessments and security designation forms, and conducting group psycho-education classes such as parenting skills, basic life skills, healthy relationships, etc.
Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in social work or social services field of study, with a minimum of 1 year paid experience in social work, counseling, advocacy, corrections, mental health/substance use/behavioral disorders, public health, or program development/implementation; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined by the Council on Social Work Education. A valid North Carolina driver's license is required. Must be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC), or at minimum, already registered seeking to obtain licensure/certification. Must possess, be eligible for, or actively in pursuit of an advanced graduate degree in a criminal justice, social work, or social services field of study at the time of hire. Position requires a Pitt County Sheriff's Office Application Packet which can be obtained from Pitt County Human Resources Department. Please submit a completed application and a resume with a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position and describing your interest in this particular position to our human resources department.
Closing date: 3/31/2020