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Environmental Health

Environmental Health Specialist

Salary: (Range: 46,645-73,723) (Food & Lodging)
Position number: 693506

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: 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, foodstands, drinkstands, 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. KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, & 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. Required Minimum Trainings: 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. Necessary Special Qualification- 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 License and a good driving record. Must have proof of Rubella Immunity.

Closing date: 6/3/2019


Industrial Development Commission

Executive Director

Salary: (Grade: 87 - 108,464 Commensurate with Experience)
Position number: 870501

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. At least 10 years of experience in business, economic/industrial development planning, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position. Certified Economic Development (CEcD) status is desirable.

Closing date: 5/31/2019


Public Health

Nutritionist II

Salary: (Range: 40,523-64,047) (Nutrition/WIC)
Position number: 661508

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, & 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. Required Minimum Training: 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. Administering the Class – Candidates should provide documentation of registration status from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, provide university or college transcripts or CADE verification statement. Registered dietician preferred. Will accept applications for a Nutritionist I at salary grade 63 ($35,206 - $55,647) working against a Nutritionist II. Valid North Carolina driver's license , proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.

Closing date: 6/10/2019

Public Health Nurse I

Salary: (Range: 48,882-77,258) (Personal Health - Family Planning Program Back-up )
Position number: 703602

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide preventative health care to patients attending the Pitt County Public Health Center clinics as well as in the community following agency policies, procedures and standing orders. To provide direction and coordination for nursing services provided through the Family Planning Clinic in the absence of the Family Planning Clinic Coordinator. To provide infant/postpartum home visits if needed. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Basic knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; understanding of best practices, safety standards, and therapeutic outcomes related to the specific area(s) of practice; working knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities; working knowledge of available resources and organizations; 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 accurately record services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instructions; some ability to oversee the work of others; adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, accessing information. Required Minimum Training: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and 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: 5/24/2019

Public Health Nurse I

Salary: (Range: 48,882-77,258) (Personal Health - Clinic Nurse)
Position number: 703606

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: Provide preventative health care to all patients attending the Pitt County Public Health Center clinics as well as in the community following agency policies, procedures and standing orders. This includes providing nursing services for clients in Maternal Health, Family Planning, OS, Adult Health, Child Health, Immunization, STD/HIV and Communicable Disease clinics. Coordinate Maternal Health Clinic back up duties in the absence of the Maternal Health Program Coordinator. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Basic knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; understanding of best practices, safety standards, and therapeutic outcomes related to the specific area(s) of practice; working knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities; working knowledge of available resources and organizations; 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 accurately record services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instructions; some ability to oversee the work of others; adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, accessing information. Required Minimum Training: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and 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: 5/24/2019

Public Health Nurse II

Salary: (Range: 53,687-84,854) (Personal Health -Child Health Services Coordinator)
Position number: 723623

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To coordinate, direct, and provide nursing services for the Child Health Program, including infant/postpartum home visits, for Pitt County clients. Provide preventative health care to patients receiving personal health care services at the Pitt County Public Health Department following agency policies, procedures and standing orders. 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. Required Minimum Training: 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. 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: 5/24/2019

Public Health Nurse III

Salary: (Range: 56,264-88,925) (Personal Health)
Position number: 732402

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Purpose of Position: To provide assessments, planning, reporting and coordinating of reportable or clusters of communicable diseases that occur in Pitt County. Be a resource for the private medical practices, private industry and schools regarding concerns and guidance for communicable disease prevention and control. To coordinate, plan, supervise and report to the health department's management staff the activities surrounding the control and/or prevention communicable diseases (i.e. Hepatitis B contact tracing, health fairs in high risk populations) To be a lead person on the EPI team during an outbreak by orchestrating the epidemiological follow up of suspects and contacts. To serve as lead OSHA/Infection Control Nurse for the agency. Provide clinical services for clients requesting a variety of services from the Health Department. Collaborate with the health director and nursing supervisors to write policies, procedures and standing orders for the communicable disease program utilizing the North Carolina Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NCEDSS), the North Carolina Communicable Disease Branch guidelines as well as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance. Knowledge, Skills, & 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. Required Minimum Training: 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. Will accept applications for a PH Nurse II at salary grade 72 ($53,687 - $84,854) working against a Public Health Nurse III. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing. Valid North Carolina Driver's License with a good driving record. Proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella vaccine or immunity by serological testing and other tests or vaccines required by agency. Immunized against Hepatitis B prior to employment or begin upon employment prior to clinical work.

Closing date: 5/24/2019


Social Services

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Salary: (Range: 35,206 - 55,647) (Intake)
Position number: 632310

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to determine eligibility for public assistance programs. This position is required to maintain a Work First caseload and will have to be knowledgeable regarding FNS, Medicaid and Work First. 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: 5/24/2019

Income Maintenance Caseworker II Floater

Salary: (Range: 35,206 -55,647) (Quality Control)
Position number: 6323101

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This position will be used to provide coverage in the Intake and Redeterm Units whenever there is a staff shortage due to vacancies and/or staff out on FML. This position will be used to determine eligibility or continued eligibility in all program areas depending on which Unit this position will be assisting in at any given time. 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: 5/24/2019

Social Worker III

Salary: (Range: 46,645 - 73,723) (Adult Services Outpost)
Position number: 694603

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Primary Purpose of Position: This is an Adult Protective Services Social Work position based at Vidant Medical Center that deals with the target population at Vidant Medical Center only. This position is responsible for carrying out duties as a Hospital Social Worker by providing evaluation, protection, requested services to alleviate the adult's crisis, and to recognize the client's right to self-determination; assisting the family in initiating and participating in the court proceedings when the family's decision is to pursue guardianship; and acting as an ongoing resource to the family when assistance is needed in implementing and carrying out the court's guardianship order. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, groupwork and community problems. Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral, and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory. Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, and resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training. In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problems. Ability to supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns in the program. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families, as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively. 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. Transcript required with application to be considered for position. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference. Salary is negotiable with education and experience.

Closing date: 5/24/2019


Solid Waste

Site Operator I

Salary: (Grade: 56 - 25,356)
Position number: 560404

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Completion of high school and some experience in the operation of motorized equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Closing date: 5/24/2019

Site Operator II

Salary: (Grade: 59 - 29,186)
Position number: 593502

Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Completion of high school, plus 2 years experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Possession of valid Class C driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina.

Closing date: 5/24/2019


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